Emad Boctor

Assistant Professor

20012020

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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., Merino, M., Lenox, M., Turkbey, B. & Wood, B. J., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Byram, B. C. & Ruiter, N. V. (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., Seifabadi, R. & Wood, B. J., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Byram, B. C. & Ruiter, N. V. (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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

2017

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 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 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

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

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

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

Software-based approach toward vendor independent real-time photoacoustic imaging using ultrasound beamformed data

Zhang, H. K., Huang, H., Lei, C., Kim, Y. & Boctor, E., 2017, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10064. 100643O

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

Speed of sound estimation for thermal monitoring using an active ultrasound element during liver ablation therapy (Conference Presentation)

Kim, Y., Audigier, C., Dillow, A., Cheng, A. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 10139. 101390F

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

Toward dynamic lumbar punctures guidance based on single element synthetic tracked aperture ultrasound imaging

Zhang, H. K., Lin, M., Kim, Y., Paredes, M., Kannan, K., Patel, N., Moghekar, A. R., Durr, N. J. & Boctor, E., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10135. 101350J

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

2016

A new robotic ultrasound system for tracking a catheter with an active piezoelectric element

Ma, Q., Davis, J. D., Cheng, A., Kim, Y., Chirikjian, G. S. & Boctor, E., Nov 28 2016, IROS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-November. p. 2321-2328 8 p. 7759362

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

Catheter tracking in an interventional photoacoustic surgical system

Cheng, A., Kim, Y., Zhang, H. K., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., Dec 16 2016, 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7787359

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

Co-robotic synthetic tracked aperture ultrasound imaging with cross-correlation based dynamic error compensation and virtual fixture control

Zhang, H. K., Finocchi, R., Apkarian, K. & Boctor, E., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728522

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

Experimental assessment of energy requirements and tool tip visibility for photoacoustic-guided endonasal surgery

Lediju Bell, M. A., Dagle, A. B., Kazanzides, P. & Boctor, E., 2016, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2016. SPIE, Vol. 9708. 97080D

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

Image reconstruction for robot assisted ultrasound tomography

Aalamifar, F., Zhang, H. K., Rahmim, A. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9790. 979017

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

In vivo visualization of robotically implemented synthetic tracked aperture ultrasound (STRATUS) imaging system using curvilinear array

Zhang, H. K., Aalamifar, F. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9790. 97901X

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

New platform for evaluating ultrasound-guided interventional technologies

Kim, Y., Guo, X. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9790. 97901J

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

Photoacoustic image reconstruction from ultrasound post-beamformed B-mode image

Zhang, H. K., Guo, X., Kang, H. J. & Boctor, E., 2016, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2016. SPIE, Vol. 9708. 970837

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

Photoacoustic imaging paradigm shift: Towards using vendor-independent ultrasound scanners

Zhang, H. K., Guo, X., Tavakoli, B. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention - MICCAI 2016 - 19th International Conference, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9900 LNCS. p. 585-592 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9900 LNCS).

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

Speed of sound estimation with active PZT element for thermal monitoring during ablation therapy: Feasibility study

Kim, Y., Guo, X., Cheng, A. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9790. 97901K

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

Surgical fiducial segmentation and tracking for pose estimation based on ultrasound B-mode images

Chen, L., Kuo, N., Aalamifar, F., Narrow, D., O'Brien-Coon, D., Prince, J. L. & Boctor, E., Oct 13 2016, 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-October. p. 1244-1247 4 p. 7590931

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

Three-dimensional photoacoustic imaging using robotically tracked transrectal ultrasound probe with elevational synthetic aperture focusing

Zhang, H. K., Cheng, A. & Boctor, E., Dec 16 2016, 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7787354

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

Ultrasound tomosynthesis: A new paradigm for quantitative imaging of the prostate

Aalamifar, F., Seifabadi, R., Bernardo, M., Negussie, A. H., Turkbey, B., Merino, M., Pinto, P., Rahmim, A., Wood, B. J. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention - MICCAI 2016 - 19th International Conference, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 9900 LNCS. p. 577-584 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9900 LNCS).

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

Ultrasound to video registration using a bi-plane transrectal probe with photoacoustic markers

Cheng, A., Kang, H. J., Zhang, H. K., Kang, J. U., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 9786. 97860J

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

2015

Active point out-of-plane ultrasound calibration

Cheng, A., Guo, X., Zhang, H. K., Kang, H. J., Etienne-Cummings, R. & Boctor, E. M., Jan 1 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. Webster, R. J. & Yaniv, Z. R. (eds.). SPIE, 94150W. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9415).

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

B-mode ultrasound pose recovery via surgical fiducial segmentation and tracking

Asoni, A., Ketcha, M., Kuo, N., Chen, L., Boctor, E., Coon, D. & Prince, J. L., Jan 1 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. Webster, R. J. & Yaniv, Z. R. (eds.). SPIE, 94152C. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9415).

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

Classification of kidney and liver tissue using ultrasound backscatter data

Aalamifar, F., Rivaz, H., Cerrolaza, J. J., Jago, J., Safdar, N., Boctor, E. M. & Linguraru, M. G., Jan 1 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Duric, N. & Bosch, J. G. (eds.). SPIE, 94190X. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9419).

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

Co-robotic ultrasound tomography: Dual arm setup and error analysis

Aalamifar, F., Jiang, D., Zhang, H. K., Cheng, A., Guo, X., Khurana, R., Iordachita, I. & Boctor, E. M., Jan 1 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. Duric, N. & Bosch, J. G. (eds.). SPIE, 94190N. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9419).

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

Direct ultrasound to video registration using photoacoustic markers from a single image pose

Cheng, A., Guo, X., Kang, H. J., Choti, M. A., Kang, J. U., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E. M., Jan 1 2015, Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XIII. Vo-Dinh, T., Mahadevan-Jansen, A. & Grundfest, W. S. (eds.). SPIE, 93130X. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9313).

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