University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute

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Yong Long

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Assistant Professor

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  nc.ud1539780625e.utj1539780625s@gno1539780625l.gno1539780625y1539780625

Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering: Systems, The University of Michigan (2011)
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Fudan University (2006)
B.S. Electrical Engineering, East China Normal University(2003)

Work Experience

2014-pres. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2012-2014 Research Scientist, General Electric Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY
2011-2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2007-2011 Graduate Student Research Assistant, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Awards

  1.  National Prize for New Advances in CT and 3D Imaging, Chinese Society for Stereology, 2010
  2.  Barbour Scholarship, The University of Michigan, 2010
  3.  Best Poster Award, 10th International Meeting on Fully Three-Dimensional Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (The Fully 3D Meeting), 2009
  4.  Student Travel Grant, The Fully 3D Meeting, 2009
  5.  Rackham Conference Travel Grant, The University of Michigan, 2009
  6.  Excellent Bachelor Graduate, Shanghai, China, 2003
  7.  Second Prize, ATMEL-Xuan Ye Creative Research Scholarship, ECNU, 2003
  8.  Second Prize, Fifth National Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest, China, 2001
  9.  First Prize, Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest, Shanghai, 2001
  10.  Ten Best Female Undergraduate Award, ECNU, 2001

Research Interests

  1.  Model-based image reconstruction for biomedical imaging.
  2.  Image processing in image-guided interventions.
  3.  General inverse problems in medical signal processing
  4.  Algorithm development and performance analysis.

Publications

 PATENTS

  1. Y. Long, J. A. Fessler and J. M. Balter. Fast and accurate three-dimensional forward and back-projection methods. Provisional patent application, No. 61/378,041 (08/2010). Patent application filed/pending, Application No. 13/219,997, Publication No. US 2012/0051626 A1(08/2011).

 JOURNAL PAPERS

  1.  Y. Long, L. Cheng, X. Rui, A. Alessio, E. Asma, P. Kinahan and B. De Man, Ultra-low dose CT attenuation correction for PET/CT: analysis of sparse-view acquisition protocol and reconstruction algorithm combinations. Phys. Med. Biol., Submitted.
  2. Y. Long and J. A. Fessler. Multi-material decomposition using statistical image reconstruction for Spectral CT. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., Special Issue on Spectral CT, To appear.
  3. Y. Long, J. A. Fessler, and J. M. Balter. 3D forward and back-projection for X-ray CT using separable footprints. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 29(11):1839–50, November 2010.
  4. Y. Long, J. A. Fessler, and J. M. Balter. Accuracy estimation for projection-to-volume targeting during rotational therapy: A feasibility study. Med. Phys., 37(6):2480–90, June 2010.

 CONFERENCE PROCEEDING PAPERS

  1.  Y. Long, J. A. Fessler, and J. M. Balter. A 3D forward and back-projection method for X-ray CT using separable footprint. In Proc. Intl. Mtg. on Fully 3D Image Recon. in Rad. and Nuc. Med, pages 146–9, 2009. Winner of poster award.
  2.  Y. Long, J. A. Fessler, and J. M. Balter. 3D forward and back-projection for X-ray CT using separable footprints with trapezoid functions. In Proc. First Intl. Mtg. on image formation in X-ray computed tomography, pages 216–9, 2010.
  3. Y. Long and J. A. Fessler. Multi-material decomposition using statistical image reconstruction in X-ray CT. In Proc. 2nd Intl. Mtg. on image formation in X-ray computed tomography, pages 413–6, 2012.
  4. Y. Long, L. Cheng, X. Rui, B. De Man, A. Alessio, E. Asma and P. Kinahan. Analysis of ultra-low dose CT acquisition protocol and reconstruction algorithm combinations for PET attenuation correction. Proc. Intl. Mtg. on Fully 3D Image Recon. in Rad. and Nuc. Med, pages 400–3, 2013.
  5.  X. Rui, Y. Long, A. Alessio, E. Asma, P. Kinahan and B. De Man. Theoretical analysis of optimal CT spectrum for PET attenuation correction. Proc. IEEE Nuc. Sci. Symp. Med. Im. Conf., October 2013.
  6.  Y. Long, H. Gao, M. Wu, J. D. Pack, H. Xu, K. Tao, P. F. Fitzgerald and B. De Man. Physicsbased modeling of X-Ray CT measurements with energy-integrating detectors. Proc. SPIE 9033, Medical Imaging, Physics of Medical Imaging, 90334S, 2014.
  7. J.Wang, Y. Long, L. Fu, X. Rui and B. De Man. Sinogram rebinning and frequency boosting for high resolution iterative CT reconstruction with focal spot wobbling. Proc. SPIE 9033, Medical Imaging, Physics of Medical Imaging, 903333, 2014.
  8. H. Xu, K. Tao, P. GK, M. Wu, X. Cao, Y. Long, M. Yan, Y. Yao and B. De Man. Hybrid model for computed tomography simulations and post-patient collimator design. Proc. SPIE 9033, Medical Imaging Physics of Medical Imaging, 90334R, 2014.

 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS/ABSTRACTS

  1.  Y. Long, J. A. Fessler, and J. M. Balter. Accuracy limits for projection-to-volume targeting during arc therapy. In Proc. Amer. Assoc. Phys. Med., page 3154, 2010.
  2. Y. Long, J. A. Fessler, and J. M. Balter. Two-material decomposition from a single CT scan using statistical image reconstruction. In Proc. Amer. Assoc. Phys. Med., page 3810, 2011.
  3. J. M. Balter, Y. Long, M. M. Folkerts, G. C. Sharp, T. R. Bortfeld and J. A. Fessler. An open platform for 2D-3D image registration experiments. In Proc. Amer. Assoc. Phys. Med., page 3450, 2011.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Xiaobo Hu

COURSES

VE216 Introduction to Signals and Systems