Emad Boctor

Assistant Professor

20012020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

An economic photoacoustic imaging platform using automatic laser synchronization and inverse beamforming

Wu, Y., Zhang, H. K., Kang, J. & Boctor, E. M., Apr 2020, In : Ultrasonics. 103, 106098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-time, functional intra-operative localization of rat cavernous nerve network using near-infrared cyanine voltage-sensitive dye imaging

Kang, J., Hanh, H. N., Karakus, S., Malla, A. P., Harraz, M. M., Kang, J. U., Burnett, A. L. & Boctor, E. M., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 6618.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Stabilized ultrasound imaging of a moving object using 2D B-mode images and convolutional neural network

Xie, T., Shahbazi, M., Wu, Y., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E. M., 2020, Medical Imaging 2020: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. Fei, B. & Linte, C. A. (eds.). SPIE, 113150C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11315).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transcranial photoacoustic imaging of NMDA-evoked focal circuit dynamics in the rat hippocampus

Kang, J., Kadam, S. D., Elmore, J. S., Sullivan, B. J., Valentine, H., Malla, A. P., Harraz, M. M., Rahmim, A., Kang, J. U., Loew, L. M., Baumann, M. H., Grace, A. A., Gjedde, A., Boctor, E. M. & Wong, D. F., Apr 2020, In : Journal of neural engineering. 17, 2, 025001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

CNN and back-projection: Limited angle ultrasound tomography for speed of sound estimation

Anas, E. M. A., Cheng, A., Seifabadi, R., Wu, Y., Aalamifar, F., Wood, B., Rahmim, A. & Boctor, E. M., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Byram, B. C. & Ruiter, N. V. (eds.). SPIE, 109550M. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10955).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Conformal radiofrequency ablation to validate ultrasound thermometry

Audigier, C., Kim, Y., Ziegle, J., Friebe, M. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. Fei, B. & Linte, C. A. (eds.). SPIE, 1095122. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10951).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Correlation of ultrasound tomography to MRI and pathology for the detection of prostate cancer

Seifabadi, R., Cheng, A., Malik, B., Kishimoto, S., Wiskin, J., Munasinghe, J., Negussie, A. H., Bakhutashvili, I., Krishna, M. C., Choyke, P., Pinto, P., Rahmim, A., Boctor, E. M., Merino, M., Lenox, M., Turkbey, B. & Wood, B. J., 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Ruiter, N. V. & Byram, B. C. (eds.). SPIE, 109550C. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10955).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Deep learning image reconstruction method for limited-angle ultrasound tomography in prostate cancer

Cheng, A., Kim, Y., Anas, E. M. A., Rahmim, A., Boctor, E. M., Seifabadi, R. & Wood, B. J., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Ruiter, N. V. & Byram, B. C. (eds.). SPIE, 1095516. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10955).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Enabling low-cost point-of-care ultrasound imaging system using single element transducer and delta configuration actuator

Xu, K., Kim, Y., Boctor, E. & Zhang, H. K., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. Fei, B. & Linte, C. A. (eds.). SPIE, 109510W. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10951).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interventional imaging: Ultrasound

Hacihaliloglu, I., Chen, E. C. S., Mousavi, P., Abolmaesumi, P., Boctor, E. & Linte, C. A., Jan 1 2019, Handbook of Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention. Elsevier, p. 701-720 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Photoacoustic Generation in Polymer Matrix Nanocomposite Films

Zeng, F. W., Kang, J., Boctor, E. & Spicer, J. B., Jan 24 2019, 18th International Conference on Nanotechnology, NANO 2018. IEEE Computer Society, 8626379. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology; vol. 2018-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transcranial Recording of Electrophysiological Neural Activity in the Rodent Brain in vivo Using Functional Photoacoustic Imaging of Near-Infrared Voltage-Sensitive Dye

Kang, J., Zhang, H. K., Kadam, S. D., Fedorko, J., Valentine, H., Malla, A. P., Yan, P., Harraz, M. M., Kang, J. U., Rahmim, A., Gjedde, A., Loew, L. M., Wong, D. F. & Boctor, E. M., Aug 9 2019, In : Frontiers in Neuroscience. 13, 579.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Ultrasound thermometry using an ultrasound element and deep learning for HIFU

Chen, C., Kim, Y., Audigier, C. & Boctor, E. M., Oct 2019, 2019 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 548-551 4 p. 8926186. (IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS; vol. 2019-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Correction to: Ultrasound thermal monitoring with an external ultrasound source for customized bipolar RF ablation shapes

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Ziegle, J., Friebe, M. & Boctor, E., Jun 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Correction to: RF-ablation pattern shaping employing switching channels of dual bipolar needle electrodes: ex vivo results

Ziegle, J., Audigier, C., Krug, J., Ali, G., Kim, Y., Boctor, E. & Friebe, M., Jul 3 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CUST: CNN for ultrasound thermal image reconstruction using sparse time-of-flight information

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Anas, E. M. A., Ziegle, J., Friebe, M. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Simulation, Image Processing, and Ultrasound Systems for Assisted Diagnosis and Navigation - International Workshops, POCUS 2018, BIVPCS 2018, CuRIOUS 2018, and CPM 2018, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2018, Proceedings. Aylward, S., Simpson, A., Maier-Hein, L., Martel, A., Chabanas, M., Tavares, J. M., Reinertsen, I., Taylor, Z., Xiao, Y., Farahani, K., Stoyanov, D., Li, S. & Rivaz, H. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 29-37 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11042 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Enabling fast and high quality LED photoacoustic imaging: A recurrent neural networks based approach

Anas, E. M. A., Zhang, H. K., Kang, J. & Boctor, E., Aug 1 2018, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 9, 8, p. 3852-3866 15 p., 331886.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enabling vendor independent photoacoustic imaging systems with asynchronous laser source

Wu, Y., Zhang, H. K. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018. SPIE, Vol. 10494. 104945M

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fusing acoustic and optical sensing for needle tracking with ultrasound

Cheng, A., Zhang, B., Oh, P. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10576. 105762I

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Low-Cost Ultrasound Thermometry for HIFU Therapy Using CNN

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Ellens, N. & Boctor, E., Dec 17 2018, 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2018. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-October. 8579982

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phantom with multiple active points for ultrasound calibration

Zhang, H. K., Cheng, A., Kim, Y., Ma, Q., Chirikjian, G. S. & Boctor, E., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 5, 4, 045001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photoacoustic-based catheter tracking: Simulation, phantom, and in vivo studies

Cheng, A., Kim, Y., Itsarachaiyot, Y., Zhang, H. K., Weiss, C., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 5, 2, 021223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physics-Based Simulation to Enable Ultrasound Monitoring of HIFU Ablation: An MRI Validation

Audigier, C., Kim, Y., Ellens, N. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2018 - 21st International Conference, 2018, Proceedings. Frangi, A. F., Fichtinger, G., Schnabel, J. A., Alberola-López, C. & Davatzikos, C. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 89-97 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11073 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pocus 2018 preface

Aylward, S., Boctor, E. & Fitchinger, G., Jan 1 2018, In : Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 11042 LNCS, p. VII

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Prostate-specific membrane antigen-targeted photoacoustic imaging of prostate cancer in vivo

Zhang, H. K., Chen, Y., Kang, J., Lisok, A., Minn, I., Pomper, M. G. & Boctor, E. M., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Biophotonics. 11, 9, e201800021.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

RF-ablation pattern shaping employing switching channels of dual bipolar needle electrodes: ex vivo results

Ziegle, J., Audigier, C., Krug, J., Ali, G., Kim, Y., Boctor, E. & Friebe, M., Apr 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robust photoacoustic beamforming using dense convolutional neural networks

Anas, E. M. A., Zhang, H. K., Audigier, C. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Simulation, Image Processing, and Ultrasound Systems for Assisted Diagnosis and Navigation - International Workshops, POCUS 2018, BIVPCS 2018, CuRIOUS 2018, and CPM 2018, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2018, Proceedings. Aylward, S., Simpson, A., Maier-Hein, L., Martel, A., Chabanas, M., Tavares, J. M., Reinertsen, I., Taylor, Z., Xiao, Y., Farahani, K., Stoyanov, D., Li, S. & Rivaz, H. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 3-11 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11042 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Single-element needle-based ultrasound imaging of the spine: An in vivo feasibility study

Zhang, H. K., Kim, Y., Moghekar, A. R., Durr, N. J. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Simulation, Image Processing, and Ultrasound Systems for Assisted Diagnosis and Navigation - International Workshops, POCUS 2018, BIVPCS 2018, CuRIOUS 2018, and CPM 2018, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2018, Proceedings. Aylward, S., Simpson, A., Maier-Hein, L., Martel, A., Chabanas, M., Tavares, J. M., Reinertsen, I., Taylor, Z., Xiao, Y., Farahani, K., Stoyanov, D., Li, S. & Rivaz, H. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 82-89 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11042 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Toward dynamic lumbar puncture guidance using needle-based single-element ultrasound imaging

Zhang, H. K., Kim, Y., Lin, M., Paredes, M., Kannan, K., Moghekar, A. R., Durr, N. J. & Boctor, E., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 5, 2, 021224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Towards a Fast and Safe LED-Based Photoacoustic Imaging Using Deep Convolutional Neural Network

Anas, E. M. A., Zhang, H. K., Kang, J. & Boctor, E., Jan 1 2018, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2018 - 21st International Conference, 2018, Proceedings. Frangi, A. F., Fichtinger, G., Schnabel, J. A., Alberola-López, C. & Davatzikos, C. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 159-167 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11073 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasound thermal monitoring with an external ultrasound source for customized bipolar RF ablation shapes

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Ziegle, J., Friebe, M. & Boctor, E., Apr 4 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation of noninvasive photoacoustic measurements of sagittal sinus oxyhemoglobin saturation in hypoxic neonatal piglets

Kang, J., Boctor, E., Adams, S., Kulikowicz, E., Zhang, H. K., Koehler, R. C. & Graham, E. M., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 125, 4, p. 983-989 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Voltage-sensitive dye delivery through the blood brain barrier using adenosine receptor agonist regadenoson

Pak, R. W., Kang, J., Valentine, H., Loew, L. M., Thorek, D. L. J., Boctor, E., Wong, D. F. & Kang, J. U., Aug 1 2018, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 9, 8, p. 3915-3922 8 p., 330308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Active phantoms: A paradigm for ultrasound calibration using phantom feedback

Cheng, A., Guo, X., Zhang, H. K., Kang, H. J., Etienne-Cummings, R. & Boctor, E., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 4, 3, 035001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A novel 3D ultrasound thermometry method for HIFU ablation using an ultrasound element

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Ellens, N. & Boctor, E., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8092773

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A novel 3D ultrasound thermometry method for HIFU ablation using an ultrasound element

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Ellens, N. & Boctor, E., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8091592

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A Novel Ultrasound Imaging Method for 2D Temperature Monitoring of Thermal Ablation

Audigier, C., Kim, Y. & Boctor, E., 2017, Imaging for Patient-Customized Simulations and Systems for Point-of-Care Ultrasound - International Workshops, BIVPCS 2017 and POCUS 2017 Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10549 LNCS. p. 154-162 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10549 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Catheter tracking in an interventional photoacoustic surgical system

Cheng, A., Itsarachaiyot, Y., Kim, Y., Zhang, H. K., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10135. 1013527

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Computational modeling of radiofrequency ablation: Evaluation on ex vivo data using ultrasound monitoring

Audigier, C., Kim, Y., Dillow, A. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10135. 1013525

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Computational modeling of radiofrequency ablation: Evaluation on ex vivo data using ultrasound monitoring

Audigier, C., Kim, Y., Dillow, A. & Boctor, E., Feb 3 2017, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 10327, 76.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Consistent evaluation of an ultrasound-guided surgical navigation system by utilizing an active validation platform

Kim, Y., Kim, S. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10135. 1013524

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Co-robotic ultrasound imaging: A cooperative force control approach

Finocchi, R., Aalamifar, F., Fang, T. Y., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10135. 1013510

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Force-assisted ultrasound imaging system through dual force sensing and admittance robot control

Fang, T. Y., Zhang, H. K., Finocchi, R., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., Mar 25 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High resolution three-dimensional robotic synthetic tracked aperture ultrasound imaging: Feasibility study

Zhang, H. K., Fang, T. Y., Finocchi, R. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 10139. 1013914

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

In vivo photoacoustic quantification of brain tissue oxygenation for neonatal piglet graded ischemia model using microsphere administration

Kang, J., Zhang, H., Kulikowicz, E., Graham, E. M., Koehler, R. C. & Boctor, E., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8091578

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Listening to membrane potential: Photoacoustic voltage-sensitive dye recording

Zhang, H. K., Yan, P., Kang, J., Abou, D., Le, H. N. D., Jha, A. K., Thorek, D. L. J., Kang, J. U., Rahmim, A., Wong, D. F., Boctor, E. & Loew, L. M., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 22, 4, 045006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Localization of subsurface photoacoustic fiducials for intraoperative guidance

Cheng, A., Zhang, H. K., Kang, J. U., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2017, Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XV. SPIE, Vol. 10054. 100541D

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Real-time intra-operative guidance using combined photoacoustic and pulsed fluorescence imaging for robot-assisted surgical operation

Kang, J., Le, H., Kang, J. U. & Boctor, E., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8092183

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Real-time recording of neuronal voltage membrane variation during seizure using transcranial photoacoustic voltage-sensitive dye imaging

Kang, J., Kadam, S., Zhang, H., Valentine, H., Fedorko, J., Wong, D. F. & Boctor, E., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8092570

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Recording membrane potential changes through photoacoustic voltage sensitive dye

Zhang, H. K., Kang, J., Yan, P., Abou, D. S., Le, H. N. D., Thorek, D. L. J., Kang, J. U., Gjedde, A., Rahmim, A., Wong, D. F., Loew, L. M. & Boctor, E. M., Jan 1 2017, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2017. Oraevsky, A. A. & Wang, L. V. (eds.). SPIE, 1006407. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10064).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution