Homepage of Xiaobo Qu (English, 中文)

 

 

Ph.D., Associate Professor
Advisors of Ph.D. Students / Postdoc Fellows
 
Director of Computational Sensing Group
Faculty of Department of Electronic Science, College of Electronic Science and Technology, Xiamen University.
 
Email: quxiaobo <at> xmu.edu.cn
Mailing address: P.O.Box 979, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.
Postal code: 361005
 
Office: Room 343, Physics and Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Building, Haiyun Campus, Xiamen University.



Biosketch

Education

Research interests

Publications

Talks

Awards

Research experiences

Teaching experiences

Professional experiences

Students


Biosketch

Xiaobo Qu is an associate professor of Department of Electronic Science at Xiamen University in China. He received received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in communication engineering from Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. From 2009 to 2011, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From July 2014 to September 2014, he was the Visiting Scientist with Swedish NMR Centre, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. From February 2012 to July 2015, he was the Assistant Professor with Xiamen University, where he is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic Science.

Dr. Qu has published 60+ peer reviewed papers on conferences and journals including IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging/IEEE Trans. Signal Processing/IEEE Trans. BioMedical Engineering/Medical Image Analysis/Angewandte Chemie International Edition, etc. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. Computational Imaging, Section Editor of BMC Medical Imaging and on the editorial board
of Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery. He was awarded the E. K. Zavoisky Stipend (2014, 2016, 2018) of ISMRM Scientific Meeting, Swedish Wenner-Gren Fellowship (2014), Distinguished Young Scholar Award in Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (2018), Faculty Research Award (2014) and He Yici Chair Professor Award (2018) at Xiamen University, respectively.

His research interests include magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, signal and image representations, computational imaging, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Citations at [ISI Web of Sicence], [Scopus], [Google Scholar],[ORCID]

Research Interests
d Computational imaging d Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy
d Signal and image processing d Applications of MRI in medicine
d Wavelet and Fourier analysis d Applications of NMR in biochemistry
d Machine learning and neural networks d High-performance computing
Education
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Ph.D (Sept. 2008-Dec. 2011)
Department of Communication Engineering, Xiamen University, China.
Advisor: Prof. Zhong Chen

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Visiting Scholar, Joint China&USA Ph.D Training (Oct. 2009-Oct. 2011), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.
Advisor: Prof. Zhi-Pei Liang

d M.S. Candidate (Sept. 2006-Sept. 2008) 
Department of Communication Engineering, Xiamen University, China.
Advisor: Prof. Jingwen Yan
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B.S. (Sept. 2002-June 2006)
Department of Communication Engineering, Xiamen University, China.

Research Experiences

National Key R&D Program of China (No. 2017YFC0108703) (06/2017-12/2020)
Principal Investigator

National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61571380) (01/2016-12/2019)
Principal Investigator

National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61811530021) (01/2018-12/2020)
International cooperation exchange project: NSFC-STINT
Principal Investigator

National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61201045) (01/2013-12/2015)
Principal Investigator

Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (No. 2018J06018) (04/2018-03/2021)
Distinguished Young Scholar Award
Principal Investigator

Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (No. 2015J01346) (04/2015-03/2018)
Principal Investigator

Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 20720180056), President Fund of Xiamen University (01/2018-12/2020)
Principal Investigator
Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 20720150109), President Fund of Xiamen University (01/2015-12/2017)
Principal Investigator
Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 2013SH002), Shanhai Fund of Xiamen University (01/2013-12/2015)
Principal Investigator

National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61302174) (08/2013-12/2016)
Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Prof. Di Guo)

MRSI denoising and MRI reconstruction with prior information (01/2010-10/2011)
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL 61801, USA.
Advisor:Prof. Zhi-Pei Liang
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Fast sampling and sparse reconstruction for MRI and MRS (03/2008-12/2011 )
Research Center of Magnetic Resonance and Medical Imaging, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China.
Advisor: Prof. Zhong Chen

d Image fusion based on wavelet and beamlet (10/2005-02/2008)
Department of Communication Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China.
Advisor: Prof. Jingwen Yan
Teaching Experiences

Circuit Aalysis (B.S. Course)

Basic Experiments In Electronic Information (B.S. Course)
Modern Signal Processing (M.S. /Ph.D. Course)
Professional Experiences
Membership:
  Members of IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
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Editorship:

  03/2018, Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging
04/2015, Section Editor, BMC Medical Imaging (SCI, IF 1.66) ; 02/2014-03/2015, Associate Editor
05/2014, Editorial Board, Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery
11/2013, Guest Editor, Special Issue on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Imaging 2014, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine (SCI, IF 1.02)
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Service in academic conferences:

 

07/2017, Session Chair, “MRI Image Reconstruction” and “Ignite Session F-03”, The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17)

  06/ 2017, Publication Chair, 2017 International Symposium on Image Computing and Digital Medicine (ISICDM’ 2017)
  02/2014, Technical Program Committee, Special session chair of "Sparse Representation in Image and Signal Processing", The 4th International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS 2014)
  01/2013, Technical Program Committee, The 1st International Conference on Industrial Application Engineering 2013- ICIAE'13, Kitakyushu International Conference Center, Kitakyushu, Japan, March 27-28, 2013.
 

10/2012, Secretary, 4th Cross-Strait Magnetic Resonance Symposium, Xiamen, China, October 20-24, 2012

  10/2012, Secretary, 17th National Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Conference in China, Xiamen, China, October 23-26, 2012

Referee for

  Journals:  IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging; Medical Image Analysis; IEEE Transactions on BioMedical Engineering; IEEE Transactions on Image Processing; Magnetic Resonance Imaging;Computers in Biology and Medicine; IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters;International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology;Image and Vision Computing; IET Image Processing; Information Fusion; Pattern Recognition Letters; Electronics Letters; Signal Processing; Signal Processing: Image Communication; Applied Geophysics; Acta Automatica Sinica ; Acta Electronica Sinica; Chinese Optics Letters; Journal of Systems Engineering and Electronics; Optics and Precision Engineering; Journal of Remote Sensing; Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics; Journal of Electronics and Information Technology;
Awards
2014/2016/2018, E. K. Zavoisky Stipend, Annual Meeting of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
04/2018, Distinguished Young Scholar Award, Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China
04/2018, He Yici Chair Professor Award, Xiamen University
2017/2018, Advisor of Excellent Master Thesis in Fujian Province (Yunsong Liu, Zhifang Zhan, Jiaxi Ying)
08/2015, Advisor of 4 Student Travel Stipend Winners at ISMAR
04/2015, China Construction Bank Faculty Research Award, Xiamen University
07/2014, Swedish Wenner-Gren Fellowship
11/2013, Second award of the 8th teaching competion for young faculties, Xiamen University
2010/2011, Educational Stipend,Annual Meeting of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
10/2009-10/2011, Fellowship of Postgraduates' Oversea Study Program for Building High-Level Universities, China Scholarship Council (CSC)
05/2009, First Prize of China Merchants Bank Scholarship Award, Xiamen University
11/2008, IBM Distinguished Student Scholarships, China Scholarship Council
05/2008, Top Ten Students on Academic Research, Xiamen University 
12/2007, Third Prize Award, 4th National Postgraduates Mathematical Contests in Modeling of China 
d 10/2006, Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Chinese Student Scholarship, China Scholarship Council
d 07/2006, Outstanding Graduates Award, Xiamen University
d 10/2005, Huaying Outstanding Scholarship Award, Xiamen University
d 02/2004, National Scholarships, Ministry of Education, China
d 10/2002, National Scholarships, Ministry of Education, China
d Excellent student in the academic years of 2002-2003,2003-2004 and 2005-2006, Xiamen University
Recent Publications (Asterisk (*) indicates the corresponding author)
(1) Selected publications
d Xiaobo Qu*, Yingkun Hou, Fan Lam, Di Guo, Jianhui Zhong, Zhong Chen*. Magnetic resonance image reconstruction from undersampled measurements using a patch-based nonlocal operator, Medical Image Analysis, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 843-856, 2014 (SCI, JCR 1, 3-Year IF 4.09)
d Xiaobo Qu*, Maxim Mayzel, Jian-Feng Cai, Zhong Chen, Vladislav Orekhov*. Accelerated NMR spectroscopy with low-rank reconstruction, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 852-854, 2015. (SCI, JCR 1, 3-Year IF 12.84)
d Yunsong Liu, Zhifang Zhan, Jian-Feng Cai, Di Guo, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*.Projected iterative soft-thresholding algorithm for tight frames in compressed sensing magnetic resonance imaging, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 35(9): 2130-2140, 2016.(SCI, JCR 2, IF 3.85)
d Jiaxi Ying, Jian-Feng Cai, Di Guo, Gongguo Tang, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*, Vandermonde factorization of Hankel matrix for complex exponential signal recovery - application in fast NMR spectroscopy, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, DOI: 10.1109/TSP.2018.2869122, 2018.(SCI, JCR 2, TOP, IF 4.30)
d Hengfa Lu, Xinlin Zhang, Tianyu Qiu, Jian Yang, Jiaxi Ying, Di Guo, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*, Low rank enhanced matrix recovery of hybrid time and frequency data in fast magnetic resonance spectroscopy, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 65(4):809-820, 2018. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 3.58)
d Jiaxi Ying, Hengfa Lu, Qingtao Wei, Jian-Feng Cai, Di Guo, Jihui Wu, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*, Hankel matrix nuclear norm regularized tensor completion for N-dimensional exponential signals, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 65(14): 3702-3717, 2017. (SCI, JCR 2, TOP, IF 4.30)
d Xiaobo Qu, Jingwen Yan, Hongzhi Xiao, Ziqian Zhu. Image fusion algorithm based on spatial frequency-motivated pulse coupled neural networks in nonsubsampled contourlet transform domain. Acta Automatica Sinica, vol.34, no.12, pp.1508-1514, 2008. (EI)
(2) Journal papers
d Xiaobo Qu*, Tianyu Qiu, Di Guo, Hengfa Lu, Jiaxi Ying, Ming Shen, Bingwen Hu, Vladislav Orekhov, Zhong Chen, High-fidelity spectroscopy reconstruction in accelerated NMR, Chemical Communications, DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06132G, 2018. (SCI, JCR 1, IF 6.29)
d Zongying Lai#, Xiaobo Qu#*, Yunsong Liu, Di Guo, Jing Ye, Zhifang Zhan, Zhong Chen*. Image reconstruction of compressed sensing MRI using graph-based redundant wavelet transform, Medical Image Analysis, 27: 93-104, 2016 (# denotes co-first authorship) (SCI, JCR 1, 3-Year IF 4.09)
d Zhifang Zhan, Jian-Feng Cai, Di Guo, Yunsong Liu, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*. Fast multiclass dictionaries learning with geometrical directions in MRI reconstruction,IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63(9): 1850-1861, 2016. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 2.35)
d Zongying Lai, Xinlin Zhang, Di Guo, Xiaofeng Du, Yonggui Yang, Gang Guo, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*, Joint sparse reconstruction of multi-contrast MRI images with graph based redundant wavelet transform, BMC Medical Imaging, 18(1):7, 2018. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 1.66)
d Di Guo, Xiaobo Qu*, Improved reconstruction of low intensity magnetic resonance spectroscopy with weighted low rank Hankel matrix completion, IEEE Access, 6: 4933-4940, 2018. (SCI, JCR 3, IF 3.24)
d Zongying Lai, Xiaobo Qu*, Hengfa Lu, Xi Peng, Di Guo, Yu Yang, Gang Guo, Zhong Chen, Sparse MRI reconstruction using multi-contrast image guided graph representation, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 43:95-104, 2017. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 2.23)
d Di Guo, Hengfa Lu, Xiaobo Qu*, A fast low rank Hankel matrix factorization reconstruction method for non-uniformly sampled magnetic resonance spectroscopy, IEEE Access, 5: 16033-16039, 2017. (SCI, JCR 3, IF 3.24)
d Hong Zheng, Xiaobo Qu*, Zheng-Jian Bai, Yunsong Liu, Di Guo, Jiyang Dong, Xi Peng, Zhong Chen*, Multi-contrast brain magnetic resonance image super-resolution using the local weight similarity, BMC Medical Imaging, 17(1), DOI: 10.1186/s12880-016-0176-2, 2017. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 1.66)
d Jian-Feng Cai*, Xiaobo Qu, Weiyu Xu, Gui-Bo Ye, Robust recovery of complex exponential signals from random Gaussian projections via low rank Hankel matrix reconstruction, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, 41(2): 470-490, 2016. (SCI, JCR 1, 3-Year IF 2.51)
d Jing Ye, Xiaobo Qu*, Hua Guo, Yunsong Liu, Di Guo, Zhong Chen, Patch-based directional redundant wavelets in compressed sensing parallel MRI with radial sampling trajectory, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, 6:387-398, 2016. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 0.64)
d Qiyue Li, Xiaobo Qu*, Yunsong Liu, Di Guo, Zongying Lai, Jing Ye, Zhong Chen, Accelerating patch-based directional wavelets with multicore parallel computing in compressed sensing MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 649-658, 2015. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 2.02)
d Yunsong Liu, Jian-Feng Cai, Zhifang Zhan,Di Guo,Jing Ye,Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*. Balanced sparse model for tight frames in compressed sensing magnetic resonance imaging, PLoS ONE, 10(4): e0119584, 2015. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 3.53)
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Lei Liu, Jingwen Yan, Xianwei Zheng, Hong Peng, Di Guo, Xiaobo Qu*. Karhunen-Loève transform for compressive sampling hyperspectral images, Optical Engineering, 54(1):014106, 2015.(SCI, JCR 4, IF 0.96)

d Di Guo, Jingwen Yan, Xiaobo Qu*. High quality multi-focus image fusion using self-similarity and depth information, Optics Communications, 338:138-144, 2015. (SCI, JCR 3, IF 1.54)
d Qiyue Li, Xiaobo Qu*, Yunsong Liu, Di Guo, Jing Ye, Zhifang Zhan and Zhong Chen*. Parallel computing of patch-based nonlocal operator and its application in compressed sensing MRI, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Volume 2014, Article ID 257435, 2014. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 0.79)
d Jing Li, Congbo Cai*, Lin Chen, Ying Chen, Xiaobo Qu, Shuhui Cai*. Flexible reduced field of view magnetic resonance imaging based on single-shot spatiotemporally encoded technique, Chinese Physics B, 24(10):108703, 2015. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 1.60)
d Guangcao Liu, Xiaobo Qu, Shuhui Cai, Zhiyong Zhang, Zhiwei Chen, Congbo Cai, Zhong Chen*. Fast 3D gradient shimming by only 2×2 pixels in X-Y plane for NMR-solution samples, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, vol. 248, pp. 13-18, 2014. (SCI, JCR 3, IF 2.41)
d Bende Ning, Xiaobo Qu*, Di Guo, Changwei Hu, Zhong Chen*. Magnetic resonance image reconstruction using trained geometric directions in 2D redundant wavelets domain and non-convex optimization, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 1611-1622, 2013. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 2.06)
d Haoli Wang, Jianwu Li*, Xiaobo Qu, Zhengchao Dong. Fast iterative contourlet thresholding for compressed sensing MRI, Electronics Letters,vol. 49, no.19, pp. 1206-1208, 2013.(SCI, JCR 3, IF 1.04)
d Ying Chen, Jing Li, Xiaobo Qu, Lin Chen, Congbo Cai, Shuhui Cai, Jianhui Zhong, Zhong Chen. Partial Fourier transform reconstruction for single-shot MRI with linear frequency-swept excitation, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol. 69, no. 5, pp.1326-1336, 2013.(SCI, JCR 3, IF 3.27)
d Xiaobo Qu, Di Guo, Bende Ning, Yingkun Hou, Yulan Lin, Shuhui Cai, Zhong Chen. Undersampled MRI reconstruction with patch-based directional wavelets, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol.30, no.7, pp. 964-977, 2012. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 2.21)
d Di Guo, Zicheng Liu, Xiaobo Qu, Lianfen Huang, Yan Yao, Ming-Ting Sun. Sparsity-based online missing data recovery using overcomplete dictionary, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol.12, no.7,pp. 2485-2495, 2012. (SCI, JCR 3, IF 1.47)
d Di Guo, Xiaobo Qu, Lianfen Huang, Yan Yao. Optimized local superposition in wireless sensor networks with t-average-mutual-coherence, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 122, pp. 389-411, 2012. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 3.76)
d Xiaobo Qu, Di Guo, Xue Cao, Shuhui Cai and Zhong Chen. Reconstruction of self-sparse 2D NMR spectra from undersampled data in indirect dimension, Sensors, vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 8888-8909, 2011. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 1.77)
d Changwei Hu, Xiaobo Qu, Di Guo, Lijun Bao, Zhong Chen. Wavelet-based edge correlation incorporated iterative reconstruction for undersampled MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol.29, no.7, pp. 907-915, 2011. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 2.21)
d Xiaobo Qu, Xue Cao, Di Guo, Changwei Hu and Zhong Chen. Combined sparsifying transforms for compressed sensing MRI, Electronics Letters, vol.46, no.2, pp.121-123, 2010. (SCI, JCR 3, IF 1.07)
d Xiaobo Qu, Weiru Zhang, Di Guo, Congbo Cai, Shuhui Cai, Zhong Chen. Iterative thresholding compressed sensing MRI based on contourlet transform, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, vol.18, no.6, pp.737-758, 2010. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 0.69)
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Xiaobo Qu, Jingwen Yan, Guide Yang. Multifocus image fusion method of sharp frequency localized contourlet transform domain based on sum-modified-Laplacian. Optics and Precision Engineering, vol.17,no.5, pp.1203-1212, 2009. (in Chinese) (EI)

d Hongzhi Xiao, Jingwen Yan, Xiaobo Qu. A novel video denoising method with 3D context model based on surfacelet transform. Acta Electronica Sinica, Vol . 36, No. 7, pp.1460-1464, 2008. (in Chinese) (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Jingwen Yan, Guofu Xie, et al. A novel image fusion algorithm based on bandelet transform. Chinese Optics Letters, vol.5, no.10, pp.569-572, 2007. (SCI&EI, JCR 4)
d Jingwen Yan, Xiaobo Qu, Jiazhen Chen, New quasi-lossless compression of partitioned KLT and IWT multispectral images, Acta Optica Sinica, vol.27,no.10, pp:1740-1744, 2007. (In Chinese) (EI)
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Jingwen Yan, Jian Yu, Xiaobo Qu, Xiaoling Zhang. Novel fast motion estimation algorithm based on optimizing predictive motion vector, Optics and Precision Engineering, vol.15, no.10, pp.1622-1627, 2007.(In Chinese) (EI)

d Shengqiang Xu, Xiaobo Qu. Guofu Xie. A greedy operator genetic algorithm in scheduling problem of competition item, Software Guide, vol.6, no.2, pp.115-117, 2007. (In Chinese)
d Jingwen Yan, Jianhang Xu, Xiaobo Qu. Improvement for PCNN image fusion algorithm based on discrete wavelet transformation, Journal of Xiamen University of Technology, vol.14, no.4. pp.13-18, 2006. (In Chinese)
d Xiaobo Qu, Kun Wang, Di Guo, Post road programming and postal vehicle scheduling based on Clark-Wright algorithm, the 4th National Postgraduates Mathematical Contests in Modeling of China, 2007. (In Chinese)
d Qingbo Cai, Yun Chen, Xiaobo Qu, Problems of region division and resource allocation in Ad-Hoc network, the 3rd National Postgraduates Mathematical Contests in Modeling of China, 2006. (In Chinese)
(3) Conference papers
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Xiaobo Qu*, Jiaxi Ying, Jian-Feng Cai, Zhong Chen. Accelerated magnetic resonance spectroscopy with Vandermonde factorization, The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society-EMBC’17, Jeju Island, Korea, July 11-15, pp. 3537-3540, 2017. (EI) [Oral presentation]

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Hengfa Lu, Xinlin Zhang, Tianyu Qiu, Jian Yang, Di Guo, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*.A low rank Hankel matrix reconstruction method for ultrafast magnetic resonance spectroscopy, The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society-EMBC’17, Jeju Island, Korea, July 11-15, pp. 3269-3272, 2017. (EI) [Oral presentation]

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Xiaobo Qu*, Ying Chen, Xiaoxing Zhuang, Zhiyu Yan, Di Guo, Zhong Chen. Spread spectrum compressed sensing MRI using chirp radio frequency pulses,The 41st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing-ICASSP’16, Shanghai, China, 20th -25th, March, pp.689-693, 2016. (EI) (Oral presentation)

d Xiaobo Qu, Yingkun Hou, Fan Lam, Di Guo, Zhong Chen. Magnetic resonance image reconstruction using similarities learnt from multi-modal images, 2013 IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing-ChinaSIP'13, 6th – 10th , July, 2013, pp.264-268. (EI) (Oral presentation)
d Di Guo, Xiaobo Qu, Lianfen Huang, Yan Yao, Zicheng Liu, Ming-Ting Sun.Sparsity‐based Online Missing Sensor Data Recovery, 2012 IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems-ISCAS'12, Seoul, Korea, May 20-23, 2012, pp.918‐921. (Oral presentation) (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Xue Cao, Di Guo, Changwei Hu, Zhong Chen. Compressed Sensing MRI with Combined Sparsifying Transforms and Smoothed L0 Norm Minimization. The 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing-ICASSP'10, Dallas,Texas, U.S.A, March 14 – 19, 2010,pp.626-629. (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Xue Cao, Di Guo, Zhong Chen. Compressed Sensing for Sparse Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 18h Scientific Meeting. Stockholm, Sweden, 2010, p 3371.
d Di Guo, Xiaobo Qu, Mingbo Xiao, Yan Yao. Comparative Analysis on Transform and Reconstruction of Compressed Sensing in Sensor Networks, 2009 Int. Conf. Commun. and Mobile Computing-CMC'09, Jan. 6-8 2009, Kunming, China, pp.441-445. (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Di Guo, Zhong Chen, Congbo Cai. Compressed sensing MRI based on nonsubsampled contourlet transform. 2008 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine & Education-ITME'08, 12 -14 Dec., 2008, Xiamen, China, pp.693-696. (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Changwei Hu, Jingwen Yan, Image Fusion Algorithm Based On Orientation Information Motivated Pulse Coupled Neural Networks, The seventh World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation-WCICA'08,Chongqing, China,25-27 June 2008, pp.2437-2441. (EI)
d Xiao-Bo Qu,Jingwen Yan.Image Fusion Algorithm Based on Features Motivated Multi-channel Pulse Coupled Neural Networks, The 2nd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering-iCBBE'08,Shanghai, China, 16-18 May 2008, pp. 2103-2106. (EI)
d Jingwen Yan, Hongzhi Xiao, Xiaobo Qu, A Novel Video Denoising Method Based on Surfacelet Transform, 2008 Congress on Image and Signal Processing-CISP'08, Vol. 3,pp. 245-249, 2008. (EI)
d QU Xiaobo, Yan jingwen. The Sharp Frequency Localized Contourlet Transform for image denoising using cycle spinning, Proc.of the 3th International Conference on Intelligent System & Knowledge Engineering-ISKE'08,Xiamen,China,Nov. 17-18, 2008,pp.1247-1251. (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Jingwen Yan. Multi-focus image fusion algorithm based on regional firing characteristic of Pulse Coupled Neural Networks, Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Applications-BIC-TA'07,Zhenzhou, China, 14-17 Sep.2007, pp.62-66. (EI)
d Xiaobo Qu, Guofu Xie, Jingwen Yan, et al. Image Fusion Algorithm Based on Neighbors and cousins information in Nonsubsampled Contourlet Transform Domain, Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Wavelet Analysis and Pattern Recognition-ICWAPR'07, Beijing, China, 2-4 Nov. 2007,pp.1797-1802. (EI)
(4) Conference abstracts
d Xiaobo Qu, Di Guo, Bende Ning, Yingkun Hou, Shuhui Cai, Zhong Chen, Undersampled MRI reconstruction with trained directions from a guide image, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 20th Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, Australia, 2012, p 2264.
d Zhong Chen, Changwei Hu, Xiaobo Qu, Lijun Bao, Shuhui Cai, Improving edge recovery in udersampled MRI reconstruction,International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 20th Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, Australia, 2012, p 2270.
d Xiaobo Qu, Changwei Hu, Di Guo, Lijun Bao, Zhong Chen, Gaussian Scale Mixture-based Joint reconstruction of multicomponent MR images from undersampled k-space measurements, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 19th Scientific Meeting. Montreal, Canada, 2011, p 2838.
d Changwei Hu,Xiaobo Qu, Di Guo, Lijun Bao, Shuhui Cai, Zhong Chen, Undersampled MRI reconstruction using edge-weighted L1 norm minimization, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 19h Scientific Meeting. Montreal, Canada, 2011, p 2832.
d Lijun Bao, Wanyu Liu, Changwei Hu, Xiaobo Qu, Shuhui Cai, and Zhong Chen, Three dimensional restoration of cardiac magnetic resonance diffusion weighted images based on sparse denoising, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 19h Scientific Meeting. Montreal, Canada, 2011, p 2703.
d Xiaobo Qu, Xue Cao, Di Guo, Zhong Chen. Compressed Sensing for Sparse Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 18h Scientific Meeting. Stockholm, Sweden, 2010, p 3371.
Patents and Registered Softwares
d Xiaobo Qu, Zhifang Zhan, Yunsong Liu, Di Guo, Zhong Chen, An iterative reconstruction method for magnetic resonance imaging, China State Intellectual Property Office, ZL201510181018.0, application date: April 16, 2015, authorization date: March 15, 2017.
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Xiaobo Qu, Zhiyu Yan, Ying Chen, Xiaoxing Zhuang, Di Guo, Zhong Chen. A radio frequency-based controllable spatially encoding compressed sensing spread spectrum MRI, China State Intellectual Property Office, ZL201210534894.3, application date: December 12, 2012, authorization date: January 1, 2015.

   
Students
  Current
d Xinlin Zhang (Ph.D. candidate, 201?)
d Tianyu Qiu (Ph.D. candidate, 201?)
d Yihui Huang (Ph.D. candidate, 201?)
d Hong Zheng (Ph.D. candidate, 201?; co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen)
d Jiechao Wang (Ph.D. candidate, 201?; co-supervised with Prof. Shuhui Cai)
d Yiman Huang (M.S., 201?;)
d Tieyuan Lu (M.S., 201?;)
d Jinkui Zhao (M.S., 201?;)
d Yuhan Hu (M.S., 201?;)
d Wanqi Hu (M.S., 201?;)
d Zifei Zhang (M.S., 201?; co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen)
d Dongbao Liu (M.S., 201?; co-supervised with Senior Engineer Xin Wang)
d Zhangren Tu (M.S., 201?; co-supervised with Associate Prof. Di Guo)
  Graduated
d Zongying Lai (Ph.D., 2017; co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen; Assistant Professor at Jimei University), Thesis title: Sparse MRI Image Reconstruction with Graph Wavelet Transform
d Qiyue Li (Ph.D., 2014, co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen; Engineer at Xiamen University), Thesis title: Development of Mobile NMR Data Processing Application and Parallel Computing on MRI Reconstruction
d Lei Liu (Ph.D., 2014, co-supervised with Prof. Jingwen Yan; Associate Professor at Shantou University), Thesis title: Frame and Its Applications in Image Processing
d Hengfa Lu (M.S., 2018; Research Assistant, Computational Sensing Group, Xiamen University), Thesis title: Magnetic Resonance Spectra Reconstruction Based on Low-Rank Block Hankel Matrix
d Zhifang Zhan (M.S., 2017; Engineer at Huawei Technologies Corporation), Thesis title: Fast Multiclass Dictionaries Learning with Geometrical Directions in Sparse Image Reconstruction
d Jiaxi Ying (M.S., 2017; co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen; PhD student, Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Thesis title: Complex Exponential Signal Recovery and Its Application in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
d Yunsong Liu (M.S., 2016; PhD student in Department of Electronic Engineering at University of Southern California), Thesis title: Sparse Image Reconstruction with Directional Wavelet in Redundant Wavelet Domain
d Jing Ye (M.S., 2016, co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen; Office Clerk at Xiamen University), Thesis title: Models and Algorithms of Compressed Sensing Magnetic Resonance Imaging under Tight-Frame Image Representation
d Bende Ning (M.S., 2013, co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen; Shanghai infront Microelectronics Corporation, Image processing algorithm engineer), Thesis title: Sparse Image Reconstruction with Directional Wavelet in Redundant Wavelet Domain
d Changwei Hu (M.S., 2012, co-supervised with Prof. Zhong Chen; Ph.D., Duke University, USA), Thesis title: Edge-weighted L1 norm minimization in undersampled MRI reconstruction
Collaborators
d Zhi-Pei Liang, Professor, ISMRM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
d Fan Lam, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
d Jianhui Zhong, Professor, University of Rochester, USA
d Ming-Ting Sun, IEEE Fellow, University of Washington, USA
d Gongguo Tang, Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines, USA
d Vladislav Orekhov, Professor, Swedish NMR Centre,University of Gothenburg, Sweden
d Jian-Feng Cai, Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
d Zhong Chen, Professor, Xiamen University, China
d Shuhui Cai, Professor, Xiamen University, China
d Congbo Cai, Professor, Xiamen University, China
d Jihui Wu, Professor, Xiamen University, China
d Bingwen Hu, Professor, East China Normal University, China
d Jingwen Yan, Professor, Shantou University , China
d Jianwu Li, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
d Di Guo, Associate Professor, Xiamen University of Technology, China
d Yingkun Hou, Associate Professor, Taishan University, China