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We are hiring a postdoctoral scholar and a PhD graduate student. Please contact Dr. Li at cli32@ucmerced.edu if you are interested in biomedical imaging lab in UC Merced.
 
 

Oct. 12, 2017

Paper: "X-ray luminescence computed tomography based on a focused X-ray beam" by Wei Zhang, Michael Lun, Alex Anh-Tu Ngyyen, Changqing Li has been accepted by Journal of Biomedical Optics.

August 21, 2017

Paper: "Kernel-based anatomically-aided diffuse optical tomography reconstruction" by Reheman Baikejiang, Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, Andrew Hernandez, Shadi Shakeri, Guobao Wang, Jinyi Qi, John Boone, Changqing Li has been accepted by Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express.

June 14, 2017

Defense: Reheman Baikejiang successfully defensed his Ph.D. dissertation. Congratulations!

May 12, 2017

Paper: "Collimated superfine x-ray beam based x-ray luminescence computed tomography" by Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, Michael Lun and Changqing Li has been acceted by Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology.

May 2017

Funding: Dr. Li received a UC Merced Faculty Senate Seed Grant.

Apr. 10 2017

Paper: "Anatomical image-guided fluorescence molecular tomography reconstruction using kernel method" by Baikejiang, Zhao, Fite, Ferrara, Li bas been accepted by Journal of Biomedical Optics.

Mar. 24 2017

Seminar: Dr. Li was invited to give a seminar talk in CSU Fresno. 

Mar. 10 2017

Paper (Editor Pick Paper): "Sensitivity sutdy of x-ray luminescence computed tomography" by Michael Lun, Wei Zhang, and Changqing Li bas been accepted by Applied Optics.

Nov. 20 2016

Paper: "Diffuse optical tomography for breast cancer imaging guided by computed tomography: A feasility study" by Reheman Baikejiang, Wei Zhang, and Changqing Li bas been accepted by Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology.

May. 23 2016

Paper: "Multiple pinhole collimator based X-ray luminescence computed tomography" by Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, Michale Lun, and Changqing Li bas been accepted by Biomedical Optics Express.

May. 20 2016

Conference: Dr. Wei Zhang presented "Multiple pinhole collimator based microscopic X-ray luminescence computed tomography" in the 2016 Yong Investigators Symposium of Medical Physics Research and Development, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Association of Physics in Medicine & Stanford University.

Mar. 2016

Fellowship: Yue Zhao, a Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Imaging Lab, won the BEST 2016 Summer graduate Fellowship (Congratulations to her).

Feb. 2016

Funding: Dr. Li received a R03 grant titled "Microscopic X-ray luminescence computed tomography" from NIH. Cheers!

Dec. 2015

Paper: "Accelerated image reconstruction in fluorescence molecular tomography using a non-uniform updating scheme with momentum and ordered subsets methods" by Dianwen Zhu and Changqing Li has been accepted by Journal of Biomedical Optics.

Nov. 2015

Paper: "3D mouse shape reconstruction based on phase-shifting algorithm for fluorescence molecular tomography imaging system" by Yue Zhao, Dianwen Zhu, Baikejiang Reheman and Changqing Li has been published in Applied Optics.

Oct. 2015

Conference: "Multiple pinhole collimator based microscopic x-ray luminescence computed tomography" by Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, and Changqing Li has been accepted in SPIE Medical Imaging Conference as Oral Presentation.

Oct. 2015

Conference: "Optimization and performance evaluation of a conical mirror-based fluorescence molecular tomography imaging system" by Yue Zhao, Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, Changqing Li has been accepted in SPIE Medical Imaging Conference as Oral Presentation.

Oct. 2015

Conference: "CT guided DOT for breast cancer imaging" by Baikejiang Reheman, Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, and Changqing Li has been accepted in SPIE Medical Imaging Conference as Poster Presentation.

Oct. 2015

Conference: "Acceleration of Direct Reconstruction of Pharmacokinetic Parameters in Dynamic Fluorescence Molecular Tomography by Augmented Lagrangian Method" by Dianwen Zhu, and Changqing Li has been accepted in SPIE Photonics West Conference as Poster Presentation.

Aug. 2015

Member: Michael Lun joined Biomedical Imaging Lab as a PhD graduate student.

Apr. 2015

Fellowship: Baikejiang Reheman, graduate students in Dr. Li lab, won BEST graduate summer fellowship (Congratulations to him).

Apr. 2015

Funding: Dr. Li received a UC Merced Faculty Senate Seed Grant.

Dec. 2014

Fellowship: Reheman Baikejiang won the Graduate Student Scholarship from XinJiang Province, China. (Congratulations!!)

10/24/2014

Paper: "Nonuniform update for sparse target recovery in fluorescence molecular tomography accelerated by ordered subsets" by Dianwen Zhu and Changqing Li has been acceped in Biomedical Optics Express

10/8/2014

Conference: "Fluorescence molecular imaging system with a novel mouse surface extraction method and a rotary scanning scheme" by Yue Zhao, Dianwen Zhu, Reheman Baikejiang, and Changqing Li has been acceped in SPIE Photonics West Conference 2015 as oral presentation.

10/8/2014

Conference: "Accelerating spatially non-uniform update for sparse target recovery in fluorescence molecular tomography by ordered subsets and momentum methods" by Dianwen Zhu and Changqing Li has been acceped in SPIE Photonics West Conference 2015 as oral presentation.

10/8/2014

Conference: "Microscopic x-ray luminescence computed tomography" by Wei Zhang, Dianwen Zhu, Kun Zhang, and Changqing Li has been acceped in SPIE Photonics West Conference 2015 as oral presentation.

10/5/2014

Member: Dr. Shi Sheng joined our lab as a visiting scholar.

Sept. 2014

Member: Dr. Wei Zhang joined our lab as a postdoctoral scholar. 

08/07/2014

Paper: "A systematic investigation of reflectance diffuse optical tomography using nonlinear reconstruction methods and continuous wave measurements" by Zhen Yuan, Jiang Zhang, Xiaodong Wang, and Changqing Li has been published in Biomedical Optics Express

Jul. 2014

Funding: Dr. Li received a grant from California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP).

Jun. 2014

Fellowship: Ivan Felix and Van Thai, two undergraduate students won COIN summer fellowship (Cheers! Congratulation to them).

04/29/2014

Paper: "Comparision of regularizaiton methods in fluorescence molecular tomography" by Dianwen, Yue, Baki, Zhen and Li has been published in Photonics.

04/24/2014

Fellowship: Baikejiang Rehenman, a graduate student in Dr. Li lab, won the Outstanding Teaching Award from UC Merced (Congratulations to Baki).

04/23/2014

Funding: Dr. Li received a UC Merced Faculty Senate Seed Grant.

04/17/2014

Visitor: Professor Bin Zhao from Chinese Academy of Science visited UC Merced and Biomedical Imaging Lab. 

04/16/2014

Paper: "Nonconvex regularizations in FMT for sparsity enhancemnet" by Drs Zhu and Li has been accepted by Physics in Medine and Biology.

04/11/2014

Visitor: Professor Hong Liu from University Oklahoma visited UC Merced and Biomedical Imaging Lab. 

03/07/2014

Fellowship: Yue Zhao and Baikejiang Reheman, graduate students in Dr. Li lab, won BEST graduate summer fellowship (Congratulations to them).

03/06/2014

Grant review: Dr. Li attended the NIH Biomedical Instrumentation Special Emphais Panel in Bethesda, MD

August 2013

Member: Yue Zhao, M.S. and Kun Zhang, M.S. joined Biomedical Imaging Lab as PhD students

06/21/2013

Conference: Dr. Changqing Li chaired the optical imaging section, UC Bioengineering Symposium 2013, UC San Diego, CA.

June 2013

Member: Baikejiang Reheman, M.S., joined Biomedical Imaging Lab as PhD student

06/07/2013

Seminar: Dr. Li visited Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China.

05/27/2013

Seminar: Dr. Changqing Li visited Professor Jie Tian lab, institute of automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

March 2013

Grant review: Dr. Li attended the NIH Biomedical Instrumentation Special Emphais Panel in Bethesda, MD

02/02/2013

Conference: Dr. Changqing Li has presented his x-ray luminescence optical tomography (XLOT) research in 2013 SPIE West Photonics, San Franicsco, CA, USA.

02/01/2013

Member: Dr. Dianwen Zhu joined biomedical imaging lab.

11/08/2012

Seminar: Dr. Changqing Li was invited to give a semianr in Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis.

10/04/2012

Seminar: Dr. Changqing Li was invited to give a semianr for BMES students, UC Merced.

9/24/2012

Seminar: Dr. Changqing Li was invited to give a semianr for BMES students, UC Merced.

09/01/2012

Mermber: Undergraduate students (Manny, David, Michael, Yale, Belen) joined the biomedical imaging lab. 

08/01/2012

Dr. Changqing Li started the biomedical imaging lab in UC Merced.