CSG News
  • October 2017: Congratulations to Xinlin Zhang and Tianyu Qiu on starting their journey of Ph.D. Candidate.Wish them everything goes well and achieve their study successfully.
  • July 2017: Xiaobo Qu, Hengfa Lu attended The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society-EMBC’17,held in Jeju Island, Korea. Xiaobo Qu served as Session Chairs of “MRI Image Reconstruction” and “Ignite Session F-03”, and gave an oral presentation on the context of the paper published by the conference. Information of this paper is: 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, pp. 3537-3540, July 11-15, Jeju Island, Korea, 2017. (EI).Hengfa Lu also gave an oral presentation on the context of the paper published by the conference. Information on this paper is: 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, pp. 3269-3272, July 11-15, Jeju Island, Korea, 2017. (EI)
  • July 2017: Zongying Lai's paper is published by Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Information of this paper is: 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 representationMagnetic Resonance Imaging, 43:95-104, 2017. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 2.23)
  • July 2017: Associate Professor Jian-Feng Cai from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology visited Computational Sensing Group, click here for more information.
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  • June 2017: Hengfa Lu's paper is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Information of this paper is: 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, 10.1109/TBME.2017.2719709, 2017. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 3.58)
  • June 2017: Congratulations to Zhifang Zhanand Jiaxi Ying with outstanding achievements through master thesis defense, and wish them a bright future.
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  • June 2017: Congratulations on Yunsong Liu being awarded Excellent M.S. Thesis in Fujian Province of China.
  • May 2017: Congratulations on Yunsong Liu's admission to the Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California as a Ph.D. student.
  • March 2017: Jiaxi Ying's paper is accepted by IEEE Trans. Signal Processing. Information of this paper is: 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, IF 2.62)
  • March 2017: Congratulations to Xiaobo Qu for obtaining authorization of a patent. Information of the patent is: 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.
  • January 2017: Hong Zheng's Paper is accepted by BMC Medical Imaging. Information of this paper is: 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 similarityBMC Medical Imaging, 17(1), DOI: 10.1186/s12880-016-0176-2, 2017. (SCI, JCR 4, IF 1.66)
  • December 2016: Congratulations to Zhifang Zhan who is awarded Graduate National Scholarship.
  • October 2016: Congratulations to Zhong Chen (PI) and Xiaobo Qu (Co-PI) for the project granted by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. U1632274).
  • September 2016: Welcome Xinlin Zhang and Tianyu Qiu joined CSG.
  • August 2016: Congratulations to Yu Yang for her project granted by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61601386).
  • May 2016: Congratulations on Yunsong Liu and Jing Ye with outstanding achievements through master thesis defense, and wish them a bright future.
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  • March 2016: Yunsong Liu's Paper is accepted by IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging. Information of this paper is: 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, DOI:10.1109/TMI.2016.2550080, 2016. (SCI, JCR 2, IF 3.85)
  • March 2016: Xiaobo Qu, Yunsong Liu, and Jiaxi Ying attended The 41st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing-ICASSP'16, held at Shanghai, China. Xiaobo Qu gave oral presentation on "Spread spectrum compressed sensing MRI using chirp radio frequency pulses" during the meeting and his paper was accepted by ICASSP'16 . Informationof this paper is: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.
    Photos of CSG members attending ICASSP'16.
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  • January 2016: Congratulations to Yunsong Liu who is awarded Graduate National Scholarship.
  • December 2015: Professor Zhi-Pei Liang (IEEE Fellow / ISMRM Fellow) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign visited Computational Sensing Group, click here for more information.
  • November 2015: Zhifang Zhan's paper is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Information of this paper is: Zhifang Zhan, Jian-Feng Cai, Di Guo, Yunsong Liu, Zhong Chen, Xiaobo Qu*. Fast multi-class dictionaries learning with geometrical directions in MRI reconstruction,IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2015.2503756, 2015. (SCIJCR 2IF 2.35)
  • November 2015: Zongying Lai's paper is published by Medical Image Analysis. Information of this paper is: 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 transformMedical Image Analysis, 27: 93-104, 2016. (# denotes co-first authorship) (SCI, JCR 1, 3-Year IF 4.09).
  • July 2015: Jing Ye's Paper is accepted by Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics. Information of this paper is: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.
  • May 2014: Dr. Xiaobo was invited to join the editorial board of journal "Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery" which is indexed by PubMed.
  • May 2014: Qiyue Li and Xiaobo Qu, attended the Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014,held at Milano in Italy and presented one poster on Chirp pulse-based spread spectrum compressed sensing MRI and another poster on NMR data processing app on IPAD.
  • May 2014: Yunsong Liu, Jing Ye, and Xiaobo Qu, attended the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging,held at Beijing in China and presented two posters on MRI image reconstruction.
  • February 2014: Dr. Xiaobo Qu was invited to give 2 hour presentation on sparse image reconstruction at School of Optoelectronic Engineering in Chongqing University. This talk was supported by visiting scholar fund of Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Technology&Systems at Chongqing University.
  • February 2014: Dr. Xiaobo Qu was invited to be associate editor of BMC Medical Imaging, an open access journal indexed by ISI Web of Science.
  • January 2014: Dr. Xiaobo Qu won the Outstanding Class Teacher in the School of Physics and Mechanical & Electrical Engineering.
  • December 2013: In the 2013 National Electrical Engineering Mathematical Modeling Contest, Two Groups won the 2nd Class Awards, One Group won the 3rd Class Awards, Three groups won the Successful Participants. Dr. Xiaobo Qu served as the faculty advisor. Recipients are
  • Xingyu Li, Zhe Qu, Shiyao Liu(2nd Class Award )
  • Yao Xiao, Jiayang Jiang, Wenxun Wang (2nd Class Award )
  • Ruitan Cheng, Muyun Yan, Meifang Zhu (3rd Class Award)
  • Wei Luo, Chuyu Wen, Youyue Zhang (Successful Participants )
  • Hui Wang, Senlei Li, Xinyu Ma (Successful Participants )
  • December 2013: Dr. Xiaobo Qu won 2nd award of the 8th teaching competion for young faculties at Xiamen University.
  • October 2013: Xiaobo Qu's paper is accepted by Medical Image Analysis. Information of this paper is: 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, in press,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2013.09.007, 2013. (SCI, JCR 1, IF 4.09).Note: Medical Image Analysis is the premier journal on medical image analysis focusing on applications of computer vision, virtual reality and robotics to biomedical imaging problems. The five-year impact factor of MedIA is 4.66 and its impact factor in 2013 is 4.09.
  • October 2013, congratulations to Zhifang Zhan and Bingjie Huang winning the admissions to be graduation sutdents in Universities in China without examination for their excellent performance as B.S. in Xiamen University.
  • August 2013: The proposal "Topology-based Sparse Recovery of Multimodal Data in Wireless Sensor Networks" was granted by National Natural Science Foundation of China with Grant No. 61302174. The PI is Dr. Di Guo, and Dr. Xiaobo Qu is the co-PI.
  • August 2013: One co-author paper is accepted by Electronics Letters (Haoli Wang, Jianwu Li*, Xiaobo Qu, Zhengchao Dong. Fast iterative contourlet thresholding for compressed sensing MRI, Electronics Letters, in press, 2013).
  • July 2013: The proposal "Fast and high-resolution magnetic resonance microscopy with sparse signal processing" was granted by Xiamen University with Grant No. 2013SH002. Dr. Xiaobo Qu is the PI.
  • July 2013: Dr. Xiaobo Qu attended the IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP) held at Beijing and gave oral presentation on "Magnetic resonance image reconstruction using similarities learnt from multi-modal images". The corresponding conference paper is "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."
  • July 2013: Bende Ning's paper is accepted by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (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, DOI: 10.1016/j.mri.2013.07.010, in press, 2013).
  • July 2013: Prof. Ming-Ting Sun, Professor of Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Washington and IEEE Fellow, vsited "Compuational Imaging Group" (CIG) and "Research Center of Magnetic Resonance and Medical Imaging". He gave talks on "Research and Publishing Papers in High Quality Journals". See the photos (With CIGMRI center, Dr. Xiaobo Qu).
  • June 2013: Bende Ning, a co-supervised master student by Prof. Zhong Chen and me, successfully passed the defense for Master's Thesis.
  • June 2013: Xiaoxing Zhuang, Yunsong Liu and Zhiyu Yan won the Distinguished Undergraduate Thesis, They are research assistants of CIG.
  • April 10, 2013, In the 2013 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), Hui Wang, Yuexin Zhou and Xingqiang Chen won the Meritorious Winner (15%); Mingzhang Zhu, Linxi Li and Guandan Chen won the Successful Participants (55%). Dr. Xiaobo Qu served as faculty advisor. See the Awards here (Hui's teamMingzhang's team). See more results on the official MCM website.
  • March 1-3, 2013, Zongying Lai, Yunsong Liu and Xiaobo Qu attended the Workshop on MR Image Reconstruction held at Shenzhen, China. Dr. Xiaobo Qu met with Prof. Zhi-Pei Liang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Prof. Leslie Ying (State University of New York at Buffalo), Prof. Dong Liang (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Prof. Xi Peng (Chinese Academy of Sciences), and Dr. Feng Huang (Philips Research China). See the photos (abc).
  • December 13, 2012, Dr. Feng Huang, Principal scientist in Philips Research China, will give his talk "Multi-contrast reconstruction in the context of parallel imaging" in our group.(See the detailed information
  • December 2012, Xiaobo Qu was invited to review a paper from IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.
  • December 2012, Bende Ning and his group won the Third Prize Award in the 9th National Postgraduates Mathematical Contests in Modeling of China. Xiaobo Qu is the faculty advisor of Bende's group. See the official announcement at http://phd.sjtu.edu.cn/news_show.php?id=56. (Award lists)
  • November 2012, Dr. Xiaobo Qu was invited to review the papers from ISMRM 2013.
  • November 2012, congratulations to Zongying whose daughter Jingyi was born in November. All the best for the whole family O(∩_∩)O
  • The CI group attended the 4th Cross-Straint Magnetic Resonance Symposium held from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24, and the 17th National Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Conference in China held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26 at Xiamen University in China. Dr. Xiaobo Qu served as the secretaries of these two conferences and gave a 15 minutes oral presentation on "Similarity-based undersampled MRI reconstruction with PANO".
  • October 2012, Yunsong Liu is recommended as one candidate of National Scholarship for Encouragement.
  • September 2012, congratulations to Yunsong Liu, Zhiyu Yan and Xiaoxing Zhuang on winning the admissions to be graduation sutdents in Xiamen University without examination for their excellent performance as B.S.
  • September 2012, Xiaobo Qu was invited to give presesentation on spasity-based fast MRI with inhomogeneous magnetic field at Department of Radiology, Xiamen No.2 Hospital.
  • September 2012, Xiabo Qu was invited to review a paper from IEEE Sensors Journal.
  • August, Xiaobo Qu was conformed as master student supervisor at Department of Electronic Science in Xiamen University. This news is at http://yjsy.xmu.edu.cn/hy/show.asp?id=3484. Therefore, Xiaobo can recruit Master Stduent from September in 2013. Our group is seeking for excellent students with a strong motivation and enthusiasm in developing signal processing, computation methods in medical imaging and image processing.
  • August 2012, Xiaobo Qu received a Research Grant from the National Natural Science Foundation of China. This three year project (01/2013-12/2015) is focus on developing the novel sparsity-based high-resolution image reconstruction and sampling methods in fast MRI.
  • July 2012, one paper "Partial Fourier transform reconstruction for single-shot MRI with linear frequency-swept excitation" was published online at Magnetic Resonance in Medicine(IF:3.27)
  • June 2012, Xianhong Chen won the Distinguished Undergraduate Thesis, She is my first supervised undergraduate student for the undergraduate's thesis.
  • June 2012, Changwei Hu, a co-supervised master student by Prof. Zhong Chen and me, successfully passed the defense for Master's Thesis.