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Prof. Qifa Zhou

Department of Biomedical Engineering

NIH Ultrasonic Transducer Resource Center

University of Southern California, USA

Professor


Email: qifazhou@usc.edu


Qualifications


1993 Ph.D., Xi'an Jiaotong University, Materials and Devices

1989 M.S., Wuhan University, Materials and Devices

1983 B.S., Hubei University, Applied Physics


Publications (selected)

  1. Krista Jansen, Antonius FW van der Steen, Min Wu, Heleen MM van Beusekom, Geert Springeling, Xiang Li, Qifa Zhou, K. Kirk Shung, Dominique PV de Kleijn, Gijs van Soest, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(2), 026006, 2014.
  2. Jiawen Li, Xiang Li, Dilbahar Mohar, Aidan Raney, Joseph Jing, Jun Zhang, Abbey Johnston, Shanshan Liang, Teng Ma, K. Kirk Shung, Sari Mahon, Matthew Brenner, Jagat Narula, Qifa Zhou, Pranav M. Patel, Zhongping Chen, Integrated IVUS-OCT for Real-Time Imaging of Coronary Atherosclerosis, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, Vol. 7, No. 1, 101-8, 2014 (corresponding author).
  3. Wenjuan Qi, Rui Li, Teng Ma, K. Kirk Shung, Qifa Zhou, and Zhongping Chen, Confocal acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography using a ring ultrasonic transducer, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 123702, 2014 (corresponding author).
  4. Teng Ma, Xiangyang Zhang, Chi Tat Chiu, Ruimin Chen, K. Kirk Shung, Qifa Zhou, and Shuliang Jiao, Systematic study of high-frequency ultrasonic transducer design for laser-scanning photoacoustic ophthalmoscopy, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(1), 016015, 2014
  5. L. Chiye, J.M. Yang, R. Chen, C.H. Yeh, L. Zhu, K. Maslov, Q. Zhou, K. K. Shung, and L.V. Wang. Urogenital photoacoustic endoscope. Optical Letters 39: 1473-1476, 2014.
  6. Xiang Li, Jiawen Li, Joe Jing, Teng Ma, Jun Zhang, Dilbahar Mohar, Aidan Raney, Sari Mahon, Matthew Brenner, Pranav Patel, K. Kirk Shung, Qifa Zhou, and Zhongping Chen, Integrated IVUS-OCT Imaging for Atherosclerotic Plaque Characterization, Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Mar; 20(2): 7100108, 2014.
  7. C. Liu, F.T. Djuth, Q. Zhou, and K.K. Shung. Micromaching techniques in developing high frequency piezoelectric composite ultrasonic array transducers. IEEE Trans Ultra Ferroelect. Freq. Cont. 60: 2615-2625, 2013.
  8. Z. Xie, S.L. Chen, M.L. Fabiilli, J.B. Fowlkes, K.K. Shung, Q. Zhou, P.L. Carson, X. Wang. Simultaneous viewing of individual cells and ambient microvasculature using optical absorption and fluorescence contrasts. Mol Imaging. 12: 491-496, 2013.
  9. Y.H. Lin, K.L. Tung, S.H. Wang, Q.F. Zhou, and K.K. Shung. Distribution and Deposition of organic fouling on microfiltration membrane by high frequency ultrasound. Journal of Membrane Science 433: 100-113, 2013.
  10. Jinhyoung Park, Thomas M. Cummins, Michael Harrison, Jungwoo Lee, QifaZhou, Ching-Ling Lien, and K. Kirk Shung, High frequency photoacoustic imaging for in vivo visualizing blood flow of zebrafish heart, Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 12, 14636-642 (2013). (corresponding author).
  11. Fei Yu, Juhyun Lee , Nelson Jena, Xiang Li, Qian Zhang, Rui Tang, Qifa Zhou, Eun. S. Kim, Tzung K. Hsiai levated electrochemical impedance in the endoluminal regions with high shear stress: Implication forassessing lipid-rich atheroscleroticlesions, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 43, 237-244, 2013.
  12. Wenjuan Qi, Rui Li, Teng Ma, Jiawen Li, Qifa Zhou and Zhongping Chena, Resonant Acoustic Radiation Force Optical Coherence Elastography, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 103704, 2013.
  13. Kwok Ho Lam, Hong Fen Ji, Fan Zheng, Wei Ren, Qifa Zhou, K. Kirk Shung, Development of lead-free single-element ultrahigh frequency (170–320 MHz) ultrasonic transducers, Ultrasonics, Vol. 53, 1033-1038, 2013.
  14. J.Y. Hwang, N.S. Lee, C. Lee, K.H. Lam, H.H. Kim, J. WooJ, M.Y. Lin, K. Kisler, H. Choi, Q. Zhou, R.H. Chow, K.K. Shung. Investigating contactless high frequency ultrasound microbeam stimulation for determination of invasion potential of breast cancer cells. Biotechnol Bioeng., Vol. 110, No. 10, 2697-2705, 2013.
  15. D. Maresca, G. Renaud , G. van Soest G, X. Li, Q. Zhou, K.K. Shung , N. de Jong N, A.F. van der Steen. Contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound pulse sequences for bandwidth-limited transducers. Ultrasound Med Biol. 39: 706-13, 2013.
  16. Hsiu-Sheng Hsu, Vatcharee Benjauthrit, Qiang Wei, Yuhong Huang, Qifa Zhou, and K. Kirk Shung, Silver doped 0.9PMN-PT-0.1PZT composite films for very high frequency ultrasonic transducer applications, Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 2013.
  17. Kwok Ho Lam, Hong Fen Ji, Fan Zheng, Wei Ren, Qifa Zhou, K. Kirk Shung, Development of lead-free single-element ultrahigh frequency (170–320 MHz) ultrasonic transducers, Ultrasonics, Vol. 53, No. 5, 1033-1038, 2013.
  18. Xingwei Yan, Hongfen Ji, Kwok Ho Lam, Ruimin Chen, Fan Zheng, Wei Ren, Qifa Zhou and K. Kirk Shung, Lead-Free BNT Composite Film for High-Frequency Broadband Ultrasonic Transducer Applications, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Controls, 1533, 2013.
  19. Xingwei Yan, Kwok Ho Lam, Xiang Li, Ruimin Chen, Wei Ren, Xiaobing Ren, Qifa Zhou, and K. Kirk Shung, Lead-free intravascular ultrasound transducer using BZT-50BCT ceramics, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Controls, Vol. 60, pp. 1272-1276, 2013.
  20. Kwok Ho Lam, Hsiu-Sheng Hsu, Ying Li, Changyang Lee, Anderson Lin, Qifa Zhou, Eun Sok Kim, K. Kirk Shung , Ultrahigh frequency lensless ultrasonic transducers for acoustic tweezers application, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 110, No. 3, 881-886, 2013.
  21. Yuanming Liu, Kwok Ho Lam, K. Kirk Shung, Jiangyu Li and Qifa Zhou, Enhanced piezoelectric performance of composite sol-gel thick films evaluated using piezoresponse force microscopy, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 113, 187205, 2013 (corresponding author).
  22. Weibao Qiu, Yanyan Yu, Hamid Reza Chabok, Cheng Liu, Fu Keung Tsang, Qifa Zhou, K. Kirk Shung, Hairong Zheng, and Lei Sun, A Flexible Annular-Array Imaging Platform for Micro-Ultrasound, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Controls, Vol. 60, No. 1, 178-186, 2013.
  23. Fei Yu, Juhyun Lee, Nelson Jen, Xiang Li, Qian Zhang, Rui Tang, Qifa Zhou, Eun. S. Kim, Tzung K. Hsiai, Elevated electrochemical impedance in the endoluminal regions with high shear stress: Implication for assessing lipid-rich atherosclerotic lesions, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 43, 237-244, 2013.

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