Medical Image Processing, Analysis and

                       Visualization Lab                        中文

              
 
Xinjian Chen

 

Distinguished Professor,

Director of Medical Image Processing and Analysis Lab,

School of Electronics and Information Engineering,

Soochow University, China

 

 

Research Interests

  • Medical Image Processing, Medical Image Analysis, Computer Aided Diagnosis,Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision,Computing Modeling, Biomedical Engineering, etc.

 

Work Experiences

  • 2012.06-present, Distinguished Professor and Director of Medical Image Processing and Analysis Lab, School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Soochow University, China
  • 2011.09-2012.05, Postdoc Associate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa, IA, US (with Prof. Milan Sonka and Prof. Michael Abramoff)
  • 2009.10-2011.09, Postdoc Fellow, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, US (with Dr. Ronald M. Summers and Dr. Jianhua Yao)
  • 2008.01-2009.10, Postdoc Fellow, MIPG Group, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US (with Prof. Jayaram K. Udupa and Prof. Samuel Matej)
  • 2006.07-2007.11, Associated researcher, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China

 

Awards

  • National Funds for Outstanding Young Scientists Award, China, 2016
  • “National One Thousand Young Talents Award”, China, 2013
  • JiangSu Provincial "High Level Creative Talents " Award, 2013
  • JiangSu Provincial “Peak Talents of Six Categories" Award, 2012
  • The Beijing Science and Technology Advancement Award, 2011
  • The President Award in Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2006
  • The HeShangyu Award in Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2006
  • The Important Technology Innovation Award of China, 2005
  • National Technology Advancement Award of China, 2004
  • The Beijing Technology Award, 2004

 

Associated Editor / Guest Editor for Journals

 

Associated Editor:

  • IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Since 2016
  • IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering In Health and Medicine, Since 2016

Guest Editor:

  • Journal of Ophthalmology, Special Issue: "Medical Retinal Image Analysis", Guest Editors: Jimmy Jiang Liu, Xinjian Chen, Mona K.Garivin, Emanuele Trucco,Yanwu Xu
  • Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Special Issue: “Ophthalmic Medical Image Analysis”, Guest Editors: Xinjian Chen, Shuo Li, Jimmy Jiang Liu, Yonggang Shi, Emanuele Trucco, Beiji Zou

 

Chair for Conference/Workshop

  • 2016.10.21 Organization Chairs: Jimmy Jiang Liu, Emanuele Trucco, Xinjian Chen, Mona K. Garvin, Xu Yanwu Frank, MICCAI 2016 Opthalmic Medical Image Analysis Workshop, Athena, Greece.
  • 2015.10.29-30 Organization Chairs: Xinjian Chen, Milan Sonka and Hemin Zhao, 3rd International Medical Imaging Workshop at Suzhou, Suzhou, China.
  • 2015.10.9 Organization Chairs: Emanuele Trucco, Xinjian Chen,Mona K. Garvin, Jimmy Jiang Liu, Xu Yanwu Frank, MICCAI 2015 Opthalmic Medical Image Analysis Workshop, Munich, Germany.
  • 2014.10.24-25 Organization Chairs: Xinjian Chen, Milan Sonka, 2nd International Medical Imaging Workshop at Suzhou, Suzhou, China.
  • 2014.09.24 Organization Chairs, Xinjian Chen, Mona K. Garvin, Jimmy Jiang Liu, MICCAI 2014 Opthalmic Medical Image Analysis Workshop, MIT, Boston, USA.
  • 2014.4.29-5.2, Organization Committee: Event Chair, 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Beijing, China
  • 2013.9.27-28 Organization Chairs: Xinjian Chen, Milan Sonka, 1st International Medical Imaging Workshop at Suzhou, Suzhou, China.

 

Invited Talks

  1. 2016.10, "Graph Based Medical Image Analysis", presented at Chinese Biomedical Engineering Conference, Nanning, China.
  2. 2015.02, "Retinal Image Analysis and its applications", presented at Department of Computer Sciences, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA.
  3. 2014.05, "Retinal Image Analysis", presented at MIPG group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
  4. 2013.09, "Fast Renal Cortex Localization by Combining Generalized Hough Transform and Active Appearance Models", presented at MICCAI 2013 Abdominal Imaging. Computation and Clinical Applications workshop, Nagoya, Japan.
  5. 2012.10, "A Fully Automated Framework for Renal Cortex Segmentation", presented at MICCAI 2012 Computational and Clinical Applications in Abdominal Imaging workshop, Nice, France.
  6. 2012.02, "Liver Vessel Tree Segmentation Based on a Hybrid Graph Cut - Fuzzy Connectedness Method", presented at SPIE Medical Imaging 2012, San Diego, USA.
  7. 2011.06, "Medical image segmentation and tumor growth prediction", presented to Milan Sonka’s group, University of IOWA, IOWA, USA.
  8. 2011.03, "Medical image segmentation based on IGC-OAAM", presented at Xidian University, Xi’an, China.
  9. 2010.10, “FEM based 3D tumor growth prediction for kidney tumor”, presented at Jiangxi University of Technology, Ganzhou, China.
  10. 2010.09, “FEM based 3D tumor growth prediction for kidney tumor”, presented at MIAR workshop, MICCAI 2010, Beijing, China.
  11. 2009.08, “Medical image segmentation based on IGC-ASM”, presented at Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA.
  12. 2009.02, “3D Automatic Anatomy Recognition Based on iterative Graph-Cut-ASM”, presented at SPIE Medical Imaging 2009, Florida, USA.
  13. 2008.02, “Fingerprint recognition and handwritten recognition”, presented at Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
  14. 2007. 08, “Handwritten mathematical expression recognition”, presented at Motorola Research China, Shanghai, China.
  15. 2006.05, “Enhancement of Low Quality Fingerprints”, presented at International Conference on Biometrics 2006, Hong Kong, China.
  16. 2005. 05, “A Secured Mobile Phone Based on Embedded Fingerprint Recognition Systems”, presented at the IEEE Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2005, Atlanta, USA.

 

30 Selected Journal Papers(* indicates Corresponding Autor)

  1. Chao Jin, Fei Shi, Dehui Xiang, Xueqing Jiang, Ximing Wang, Weifang Zhu, Enting Gao, and Xinjian Chen*, 3D Fast Automatic Segmentation of Kidney Based on Modified AAM and Random Forest, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging,35(6):1395-1406,2016
  2. Fei Shi, Xinjian Chen*, Weifang Zhu, Dehui Xiang, Enting Gao, Milan Sonka and Haoyu Chen, Automated 3-D Retinal Layer Segmentation of Macular Optical Coherence Tomography Images with Serous Pigment Epithelial Detachments, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 34, No.2, pp.441 - 452, 2015.
  3. Xinjian Chen, Meindert Niemeijer, Li Zhang, Kyungmoo Lee, Michael D. Abràmoff, and Milan Sonka, 3D Segmentation of Fluid-Associated Abnormalities in Retinal OCT: Probability Constrained Graph-Search–Graph-Cut, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 31, No.8, pp.1521-1531,Epub. Mar. 19, 2012. (Citation number: 34)
  4. Wei Ju, Deihui Xiang, Bin Zhang, Ivica Kopriva, Xinjian Chen*, Random Walk and Graph Cut for Co-Segmentation of Lung Tumor on PET-CT Images, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, DOI:10.1109/TIP.2015.2488902, 2015
  5. Xinjian Chen, Jayaram K. Udupa, UlaşBağcı, Ying Zhuge and Jianhua Yao, Medical Image Segmentation by Combining Graph Cut and Oriented Active Appearance Models, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol.21, No.4,pp. 2035-2046, EPub. Jan. 31,2011. (Citation number: 67)
  6. Xinjian Chen, JieTian, and Xin Yang, A New Algorithm for Distorted Fingerprints Matching Based on Normalized Fuzzy Similarity Measure,IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol.15, No.3, pp.767-776, Mar, 2006. (Citation number: 97)
  7. Xinjian Chen, Ronald Summers and Jianhua Yao, FEM Based 3D Tumor Growth Prediction for Kidney Tumor, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 58, No.3, pp.463-467, 2011. (Published as the issue’ first paper with highlight: Dedicated to Short Reports of Novel, High-quality, and Timely Advances in Biomedical Engineering)
  8. Xinjian Chen, Ronald M. Summers and Jianhua Yao, Kidney Tumor Growth Prediction by Coupling Reaction-Diffusion and Biomechanical Model, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol.60 No.1, pp.169-173, 2013.
  9. Xinjian Chen, Marcelo SoutoNacif, Songtao Liu, Christopher Sibley, Ronald M. Summers, David A. Bluemke, and Jianhua Yao, A Framework of Whole Heart Extracellular Volume Fraction Estimation for Low Dose Cardiac CT Images, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol. 16, No.5, pp.842-851, June, 2012.
  10. Xinjian Chen, JieTian, and Xin Yang,An Algorithm for Distorted Fingerprint Matching Based on Local Triangle Features Set,IEEE Transactions on Information, Forensics and Security, Vol.1, No.2, pp.169-177, June, 2006. (Citation number: 78)
  11. Guodong Li#, Xinjian Chen#, Fei Shi, Weifang Zhu, Jie Tian*, Dehui Xiang*, Automatic Liver Segmentation based on Shape Constraints and Deformable Graph Cut in CT Images, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, DOI:10.1109/TIP.2015.2481326, 2015 (#These authors contribute equally)
  12. Ivica Kopriva, Wei Ju, Bin Zhang, Fei Shi, Dehui Xiang, Kai Yu, Ximing Wang, Ulas Bagci and Xinjian Chen*, Single-channel Sparse Nonnegative Blind Source Separation Method for Automatic 3D Delineation of Lung Tumor in PET Images, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2016 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print DOI:10.1109/JBHI.2016.2624798, 2016
  13. UlasBagci, Xinjian Chen, Jayaram K. Udupa, HSMOR: Hierarchical Scale-Based Multi-Object Recognition of 3D Anatomical Structures, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging,Vol. 31, No.3, pp.777-789, 2012.
  14. Xiuli Li, Xinjian Chen, Jianhua Yao, Xing Zhang, Fei Yang and JieTian, Automatic renal cortex segmentation using implicit shape registration and novel multiple surfaces graph search, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol.31, No.10, pp.1849-1860, May, 2012.
  15. Xinjian Chen, Li Zhang, Elliott H. Sohn, Kyungmoo Lee, Meindert Niemeijer, John Chen, Milan Sonka, and Michael D. Abramoff, Quantification of External Limiting Membrane Disruption Caused by Diabetic Macular Edema from SD-OCT, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, December 2012, Vol. 53, No. 13, pp. 8042-8048.
  16. Xinjian Chen, Ping Hou, Chao Jin, Weifang Zhu, Xiaohong Luo, Fei Shi, Milan Sonka and Haoyu Chen, Quantitative analysis of retinal layers' optical intensities on 3D optical coherence tomography, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, September 17, 2013 IOVS-13-12062
  17. Xinjian Chen, Jayaram K. Udupa, AbassAlavi and Drew A. Torigian, Automatic Anatomy Recognition via MultiObject Oriented Active Shape Models, Medical Physics, Vol.37, No.12, pp.6390-6401, 2010.
  18. Xinjian Chen and UlasBagci, 3D Automatic Anatomy Segmentation Based on Iterative Graph-Cut-ASM, Medical Physics, Vol. 38, No.8, pp. 4610-4622, 2011.
  19. Xinjian Chen, Ronald M. Summers, Monique Cho, UlasBagci and Jianhua Yao, An Automatic Method for Renal Cortex Segmentation on CT images: Evaluation on Kidney Donors, Academic Radiology, Vol. 19, pp.562-570, 2012.
  20. Xinjian Chen, Jayaram K. Udupa, Drew Torigian and Abass Alavi, GC-ASM: Synergistic Integration of Graph-Cut and Active Shape Model Strategies for Image Segmentation, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 117(5):513-524, 2013
  21. Haoyu Chen, Xinjian Chen*, Zhiqiao Qiu, Dehui Xiang,Weiqi Chen, Fei Shi, Jianlong Zheng, Weifang Zhu, Milan Sonka, Quantitative analysis of retinal layers' optical intensities on 3D optical coherence tomography for central retinal artery occlusion, Scientific Reports, 2015, doi: 10.1038/srep09269.
  22. Enting Gao, Binyao Chen, Jianling Yang, Fei Shi, Weifang Zhu, Dehui Xiang, Haoyu Chen, Mingzhi Zhang, Xinjian Chen*, Comparison of Retinal Thickness Measurements between the Topcon Algorithm and a Graph-Based Algorithm in Normal and Glaucoma Eyes, PLoS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128925, 2015.
  23. Weifang Zhu, Hemin Zhao, Dehui Xiang, Xinjian Chen*, A Flattest Constrained Envelope Approach for Empirical Mode Decomposition, PLoS ONE, 2013 Apr 23; 8(4):e61739. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061739, 2013.
  24. Xuming Zhang, Liu Li, Fei Zhu, Wenguang Hou and Xinjian Chen, Spiking cortical model–based nonlocal means method for speckle reduction in optical coherence tomography images, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(6), 066005 ,June ,2014.
  25. Krzysztof C. Ciesielski, Xinjian Chen, Jayaram K Udupa, George J Grevera, Linear time algorithms for exact distance transform, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp.193-209, 2011.
  26. Kai Cao#, Xin Yang#, Xinjian Chen#, YaliZang and JieTian, A Novel Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm For Large-Distorted Fingerprint Matching, Pattern Recognition,doi:10.1016/j.patcog.2011.04.016, 2011. (# These authors contribute equally)
  27. Kai Cao#, Xin Yang#, Xinjian Chen#, Xunqiang Tao, YaliZang, Jimin Liang and JieTian, Minutia Handedness: A Novel Global Feature for Minutiae-based Fingerprint Matching, Pattern Recognition Letters, 2012, Vol.33, pp. 1411-1421. (# These authors contribute equally).
  28. Marcelo S. Nacif, Nadine Kawel, Jason J. Lee, Xinjian Chen, Jack Yao, Anna Zavodni, Christopher T Sibley, Joao AC Lima, Songtao Liu, David A Bluemke, Interstitial Myocardial Fibrosis Assessed as Extracellular Volume Fraction by Low Radiation Dose Cardiac CT, Radiology, Vol.264, No.3, pp.876-873. Doi:10.1148/radiol. 12112458, 2012. (Citation number: 30)
  29. U. Bagci, J.K. Udupa, N. Mendhiratta, B. Foster, Z. Xu, J. Yao, Xinjian Chen, D.J. Mollura,Joint Segmentation of Anatomical and Functional Images: Applications in Quantification of Lesions from PET, PET-CT, MRI-PET, and MRI-PET-CT Images, Medical Image Analysis, Volume 17, Issue 8, December 2013, pp.929–945.
  30. Xinjian Chen, Jie Tian, Jianggang Cheng, Xin Yang, Segmentation of Fingerprint Images Using Linear Classifier, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing,pp.480-494, doi: 10.1155/S1110865704309194,EURASIP JASP 2004:4. (Citation number: 109)

 

Books and Books Chapters

  • Xinjian Chen, Dehui Xiang, Wei Ju, Heming Zhao, and Jianhua Yao, "Renal Cortex Segmentation on Computed Tomography, Chapter 3, in the Book of - Abdomen and Thoracic Imaging", An Engineering & Clinical Perspective, El-Baz, Ayman S.; Saba, Luca; Suri, Jasjit (Eds.), published by Springer, 2013
  • Jie Tian, Xinjian Chen, Yangyang Zhang and Xin Yang, “Advances in Fingerprint Recognition Algorithms with Applications”, Chapter 11, in the Book of ―Advances in computational intelligence Theory & Applications, Fei-Yue Wang, Derong Liu, Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2006, ISBN 981-256-734-8

 

Patents

  1. Combining Online and Offline Recognizers in a Handwriting Recognition System,US Patent,Granted, Patent No:US 7,953,279 B2,Inventors:Xinjian Chen, Dongmei Zhang, Yu Zou, Ming Chang, Shi Han and Jian Wang.
  2. Distorted Fingerprints Matching Based on Local Triangle Structure Feature Set, Chinese Innovation Patent, Granted No. ZL200510090176.1, 2008, Inventors:Jie Tian, Xinjian Chen, Yangyang Zhang, and Xin Yang.
  3. Fake Fingerprint Detection Based on Thin Plate Spline Distortion Model, Chinese Innovation Patent, Granted No: ZL200710062828.X, Inventors:Jie Tian, Yangyang Zhang, Xinjian Chen, and Xin Yang.
  4. Automated 3D Retinal Layer Segmentation of Macular OCT Images with Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments, Chinese Patent, Granted No: 201410066419.7 , 2014, Xinjian Chen, Fei Shi.
  5. An OCT based Disruption Detection Method for Retinal IS-OS Layer, Chinese Patent, Granted No: 201410347952.0,2014,Xinjian Chen,Weifang Zhu, Haoyu Chen.
  6. Whole Heart Extracellular Volume Fraction / Volume of Distribution by Low Dose Computed Tomography, US Patent Pending, Inventors:David A. Bluemke, Songtao Liu, Marcelo N. Nacif,Jianhua Yao, Christopher T. Sibley, Xinjian Chen, and Ronald M. Summers, 2011.
  7. Handwriting Recognition System Using Multiple Path Recognition Framework,US Patent,Patent Application No:US20100163316A1,Inventors:Ming Chang, Shi Han, Dongmei Zhang, Yu Zou and Xinjian Chen.
  8. A Graph Cut Based Lung Tumor Segmentation Method For PET-CT Images, Chinese Patent, Application no: 201410160351.2,2014,Xinjian Chen, Wei Ju.
  9. An Automatic Segmentation Method for Retinal PE Detachment, Chinese Patent, Application no: 201410810074.1, 2014, Xinjian Chen, Zhuli Sun and Fei Shi.
  10. Support vector machine based IS/OS disruption detection from SD-OCT images, Patent application no: 201310692851.2,Xinjian Chen, Liyun Wang, Weifang Zhu, Haoyu Chen, Dehui Xiang.
  11. Renal Cortex localization by combining 3D Generalized Hough Transform and 3D Active Appearance Models, Patent application no: 201310699381.2, 2013, Xinjian Chen, Chao Jin, Dehui Xiang.
  12. An automatic detection method based on K nearest neighbors method to detect IS/OS disruption, Chinese Patent, Application no: 20130669758.X, 2013, Xinjian Chen, Weifang Zhu, Liyun Wang, Haoyu Chen.
  13. 3D Wide view swept source optical coherence tomography based choroidal image segmentation, Application no: 201611005068.4,2016,Fei Shi, Xinjian Chen.
  14. Automatic retinal cell segmentation and counting in fluorescence microscopic image, Patent application no: 201510073492.1, 2015, Xinjian Chen, Weihua Lu, Lei Yang, Weifang Zhu, Haoyu Chen.
  15. Automated segmentation method for intraretinal cystoid macular edema , Patent application no: 201510181368.7, 2015, Xinjian Chen, Li Zhang, Fei Shi, Weifang Zhu, Haoyu Chen.
  16. 3D Choroid Neovascularization Growth Prediction Based on Reaction-Diffusion Model,Patent application no: 201510868723.8,2015,Xinjian Chen, Shuxia Zhu.
  17. An automated framework for Classification and Segementation of Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion in SD-OCT, Patent application no: 2015109241987,2015, Xinjian Chen, Jingyun Guo, Weifang Zhu, Haoyu Chen.
  18. The method of Segmentation and Counting with Choroid Cells in Fluorescence Microscopic Image,Patent application no: 2015109703435,2015 , Xinjian Chen, Jianjun Fei, Weifang Zhu, Fei Shi, Dehui Xiang, Xiao Lin, Lei Yang
  19. An automated Segmentation method for Lung Tumors based on Random Forest and Monotonically Decreasing Function, Patent application no: 201510890132.0,2015,Xinjian Chen, Xueqing Jiang, Dehui Xiang, BinZhang.

 

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