XU Kailiang

Center for Biomedical Engineering

Professional Title:Professor



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Research Interests

- Biomedical ultrasound, including bone quantitative ultrasound, ultrafast ultrasound, ultrasound localization microscopy;

- Ultrasound NDT, including ultrasonic guided waves based non-destructive evaluation, resonant ultrasound spectroscopy (RUS) based materials elasticity determination;
- Acoustic simulation, including FEM, FDTD, BEM simulation;
- Ultrasonic singal processing, including dispersive signal processing, Radon transform, medical imaging, spectrum analysis, compress sensing, time-frequency analysis; 
- Inverse problem, such as Bayesian analysis, Reversible Jump Markov chain Monte Carlo etc.


2015, EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie International Incoming Fellowship (around top 15% of > 8000 candidates).          
2014, Excellent Ph. D. Thesis, Shanghai Education Department.                  
2013, The 25th Shanghai Excellent Invention, Golden award, 5th participant.     
2012, Excellent Graduate, Shanghai Education Department.        
2011, Co-supervised Scholarship, China Scholarship Council and SUNY, Stony Brook.   
2011, Collaboration Scholarship, Jyvaskyla University, Finland. 

Education and Working Experience

2012,  Fudan University,Shanghai, China, 
Ph. D. in Biomedical Engineering, Dept. of Electronic Engineering
Dissertation: Long cortical bone evaluation based on ultrasonic guided waves
Supervisors: Weiqi Wang (academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering) and Dean Ta.
2006, Inner Mongolia University,  Inner Mongolia, China
B.S. in Electronic Information Science and Technology, Dept. of Electronic Engineering.                  
Second B.S. in Computer Science and Technology, Dept. of Computer Science.
-Research Experiences
01/04/2017-31/08/2018, Researcher, Michael Tanter's Team, Langevin Institute, ESPCI Paris, France.
01/04/2014-31/04/2017, Post-Doctor, Pascal Laugier's Team Laboratoire d’Imagerie Biomedicale UPMC University Paris VI, Paris France
01/05/2012-01/04/2014, Post-Doctor, Biomedical Ultrasound Lab, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
01/09/2011-01/03/2012, Vsiting scholar, Dept. of Biomedical Eng., Stony Brook University, SUNY Stony Brook, USA
01/01/2011-01/02/2011, Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Physics, Jyvaskyla University, Jyvaskyla, Finland


-Selected Publications

[1] Kailiang Xu*, Guillaume Marrelec, Simon Bernard, Quentin Grimal, Lorentzian-Model-Based Bayesian Analysis for Automated Estimation of Attenuated Resonance Spectrum, IEEE T. Signal Proces., 67(1): 4-16, 2019.

[2] Laing Bai, Kailiang Xu*, Dan Li, Dean Ta*, Lawrence H. Le, Weiqi Wang, Fatigue evaluation of long cortical bone using ultrasonic guided waves. J. Biomechanics, 77, 83-90, 2018.
[3] Kailiang Xu*, Pascal Laugier, Jean-Gabriel Minonzio, Dispersive Radon transform. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 143(5), 2729-2743, 2018.
[4] Kailiang Xu*, Jean-Gabriel Minonzio, Dean Ta, Bo Hu, Weiqi Wang, Pascal Laugier, Sparse SVD method for high resolution extraction of the dispersion curves of ultrasonic guided waves. IEEE T. Ultrason. Ferr. Freq. Control, 63(10): 1514-1524, 2016.(IEEE T. Ultrason. Ferr. Freq. Control recommended article, May 2017 EditionAug. 2017 EditionFeb. 2018 Edition)
[5] Kailiang Xu*, Dean Ta, Didier Cassereau, Bo Hu, Weiqi Wang, Pascal Laugier, Jean-Gabriel Minonzio, Multichannel processing for dispersion curves extraction of ultrasonic axial-transmission signals: Comparisons and case studies. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140(3), 1758-1770, 2016.
[6] Kailiang Xu*, Dean Ta*, Bo Hu, Pascal Laugier. Wideband dispersion reversal of Lamb waves, IEEE T. Ultrason. Ferr. Freq. Control, 61(6): 997-1005, 2014.
[7] Kailiang Xu, Dean Ta, Runxin He, Yi-Xian Qin, Weiqi Wang. Axial transmission method for long bone fracture evaluation by ultrasonic guided waves: simulation, phantom and in-vitro experiment. Ultrasound in Med. & Biol., 40(4): 817-827, 2014. 
[8] Kailiang Xu, Dan Liu, Dean Ta, Bo Hu, Weiqi Wang. Quantification of guided mode propagation in fractured long bones. Ultrasonics, 54(5): 1210-1218, 2014. 
[9] Kailiang Xu, Dean Ta, Zhongqing Su, Weiqi Wang. Transmission analysis of ultrasonic Lamb mode conversion in a plate with partial-thickness notch. Ultrasonics, 54(1): 395-401, 2014.
[10] Kailiang Xu, Dean Ta, Petro Moilanen, Weiqi Wang. Mode separation of Lamb waves based on dispersion compensation method. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 131(4): 2714-2722, 2012. 
[11] Kailiang Xu, Dean Ta, Weiqi Wang, Multiridge-based analysis for separating individual modes from multimodal guided wave signals in long bones. IEEE T. Ultrason. Ferr. Freq. Control, 57(11): 2480-2490, 2010. 

* Correspondence Author

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