Weibao Qiu

Ph.D., Professor

Paul C. Lauterbur Research Center for Biomedical Imaging,

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

1068 Xueyuan Ave., Shenzhen University Town, Nanshan, Shenzhen 518055, China.

Phone: 86-755-86392284 Fax:86-755-86392299

Email: __wb.qiu@siat.ac.cn__

### Education

Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2012

*Thesis Title: Development of Novel Imaging Systems and Techniques for Micro-ultrasound*Visiting scholar, NIH Resource Center for Medical Ultrasonic Transducer Technology, University of Southern California, CA, Jan-May 2012.

MSc, State Key Lab of Precision Measuring Technology and Instruments, Tianjin University, China, Mar 2007.

BSc, School of Instrument Science and Opto-electronics Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, China, Jul 2004.

### Work Experience

Professor, Paul C. Lauterbur Research Center for Biomedical Imaging, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Feb 2018- till now.

Associate Professor, Paul C. Lauterbur Research Center for Biomedical Imaging, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Aug 2012- Jan 2018.

Research Associate, Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, May - Sep 2009.

Engineer/Research Manager, ZTE Corporation, China. April 2007 - May 2009.

### Research Interests

**Novel ultrasound transducer and system for biomedical imaging and therapy.**

**1) High Resolution Ultrasound Imaging Transducer and System**

High-resolution ultrasound imaging technology and equipment. (a) High-performance ultrasound transducer; (b) Array ultrasound electronic system; (c) New ultrasound instrument and equipment; (d) Ultra-sensitive micro blood flow imaging technology; (e) Three-dimensional ultrasound blood flow imaging technology.

[1] J. Xia, Y. Yang, C. Hu, R. Meng, Q. Jiang, R. Liu, Y. Yu, Z. Sheng, F. Yan, L. Zhang, Z. Shi, H. Zheng, and **W. Qiu***, “Evaluation brain tumor in small animals using plane-wave-based power Doppler imaging”, * Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology*. vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 811-822, Mar. 2019. (IF: 2.645)

[2] [Z. Zhang, R. Chen], B. Wang, T. Zhang, M. Su, R. Liu, J. Yang, X. Cao, Y. Li, H. Zheng, K. K. Shung, M. S. Humayun, Q. Zhou*, and **W. Qiu***, “Development of a high-frequency KNN ceramic based lead-free linear array ultrasonic transducer”, ** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**. vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 2113-2120, Nov. 2018. (IF: 2.704)

[3] **W. Qiu***, J. Xia, Y. Shi, P. Mu, X. Wang, M. Gao, C. Wang, Y. Xiao, G. Yang, J. Liu, L. Sun, and H. Zheng*, “A delayed-excitation data acquisition method for high-frequency ultrasound imaging”,** IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering**. vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 15-20, Jan. 2018. (IF: 3.577)

[4] [**W. Qiu**, Y. Yu], F. K. Tsang, H. Zheng*, and L. Sun*, "A novel modulated excitation imaging system for micro-ultrasound," ** IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering,** vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 1884-1890, 2013. (IF: 2.233

[5] **W. Qiu**, Y. Yu, H. R. Chabok, C. Liu, F. K. Tsang, Q. Zhou, K. K. Shung, H. Zheng, and L. Sun*, “A flexible annular array imaging platform for micro-ultrasound,”** IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control**, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 178-86, 2013. (IF: 1.503)

**2) High resolution intravascular ultrasound imaging method and system**

Development of novel ultrasound tools for cardiovascular disease. We have developedkey technologies for intravascular ultrasound imaging.(a) Principle of intravascular ultrasound imaging; (b) High-frequency ultrasound imaging system;(c) Intravascular ultrasound transducer and catheter, diameter less than 1 mm, The center frequency is greater than 40 MHz; (d) Circuits and software for imaging and debugging; (e) Ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging of blood vessels in vitro.

[1] [J. Hong, M. Su, Y. Yu], Z. Zhang, R. Liu, Y. Huang, P. Mu, H. Zheng*, and **W. Qiu***, “A dual-mode imaging catheter for intravascular ultrasound application”,** IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.** Accepted. (IF: 6.131)

[2] Z. Zhang, F. Li, R. Chen, T. Zhang, X. Cao, S. Zhang, T. Shrout, H. Zheng, K. K. Shung, M. S. Humayun, **W. Qiu***, and Q. Zhou*, “High performance ultrasound needle transducer based on modified PMN-PT ceramic with ultrahigh clamped dielectric permittivity”, ** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**. vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 223-230, Feb. 2018. (IF: 2.743)

[3] **W. Qiu***, X. Wang, Y. Chen, Q. Fu, M. Su, L. Zhang, J. Xia, J. Dai, Y. Zhang, and H. Zheng*, “Modulated excitation imaging system for intravascular ultrasound”, ** IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering**, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 1935-1942, Aug 2017. (IF: 3.577)

[4] **W. Qiu**, Y. Chen, X. Li, Y. Yu, W. F. Cheng, F. K. Tsang, Q. Zhou, K. K. Shung, J. Dai, and L. Sun*, “An open system for intravascular ultrasound imaging,” ** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**, vol. 59, no. 10, pp. 2201-2209, 2012. (IF: 1.822)

[5] **W. Qiu**, Y. Yu, F. K. Tsang, and L. Sun*, “An FPGA based open platform for ultrasound biomicroscopy,” ** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1558-1567, July, 2012. (IF: 1.822)

[6] **W. Qiu**, Y. Yu, F. K. Tsang, and L. Sun*, “A multi-functional, reconfigurable pulse generator for high frequency ultrasound imaging,”** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1432-1442, July, 2012. (IF: 1.822)

**3) High-resolution endoscopic ultrasound imaging method and device**

Provides high-resolution imaging methods for GI diseases. We have developed a new type of endoscopic ultrasound imaging technology.(a) Wireless capsule ultrasound endoscopic scheme; (b) imaging scanning method; (c)prototype, 35MHz ultrasound imaging device based on LiNbO3 single crystal; (d)small intestine Imaging with aaxial resolution of less than 60 microns.

[1] [Y. Qiu, Y. Huang], Z. Zhang, B. F. Cox, R. Liu, J. Hong, P. Mu, H. S. Lay, G. Cummins, M. P. Y. Desmulliez, E. Clutton, H. Zheng, ** W. Qiu***, and S. Cochran, “Ultrasound capsule endoscopy with a mechanically scanning micro-ultrasound: a porcine study”,

**, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 796-804, Mar. 2020.**

*Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology*[2] X. Wang, V. Seetohul, R. Chen, M. Qian, Z. Shi, G. Yang, P. Mu, C. Wang, Z. Huang, Q. Zhou, H. Zheng, S. Cochran, and **W. Qiu***, “Development of a mechanical scanning device with high-frequency ultrasound transducer for ultrasonic capsule endoscopy”, ** IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging**, vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 1922-1929, Sep. 2017. (IF: 3.942)

**4) Noninvasive ultrasound neuromodulation methods and systems**

Research on non-invasive ultrasound neuromodulation technology. (a) Portable ultrasound neuromodulation equipment; (b) Array ultrasound neuromodulation system module; (c) Array ultrasound transducer; (d) Magnetic resonance compatible array system; (e) Thousand-element ultrasonic tweezer system ; (F) Large-scale ultrasound array system.

[1] [G. Li, **W. Qiu**,
Z. Zhang], Q. Jiang, M. Su, R. Cai, Y. Li, F. Cai, Z. Deng, D. Xu, H.
Zhang, and H. Zheng*, “Noninvasive ultrasonic neuromodulation in freely
moving mice”, ** IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering**. vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 217-224, Jan. 2019. (IF: 4.288)

[2] [G. Li, **W. Qiu]**, J. Hong, Q. Jiang, M. Su, P. Mu, G. Yang, Y. Li, C. Wang, H. Zhang, H. Zheng*, “Imaging-Guided Dual-Target Neuromodulation of the Mouse Brain Using Array Ultrasound”, ** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**. vol. 65, no. 9, pp. 1583-1589, Sep. 2018. (IF: 2.743)

[3] [Q. Jiang, G. Li], H. Zhao, W. Sheng, L. Yue, M. Su, S. Weng, L. Chan, Q. Zhou, M. S. Humayun, **W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, “Temporal neuromodulation of retinal ganglion cells by low-frequency focused ultrasound stimulation”, ** IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering**. vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 969-976, May. 2018. (IF: 3.41)

[4] **W. Qiu**,
J. Zhou, Y. Chen, M. Su, G. Li, H. Zhao, S. Cao, D. Meng, C. Wang, Y.
Xiao, K. H. Lam, J. Dai, and H. Zheng*, “A portable ultrasound system
for non-invasive ultrasonic neuro-stimulation”, ** IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering**. vol. 25, no. 12, pp. 2509-2515, Dec. 2017. (IF: 3.41)

[5] [M. Gao, Y. Yu], H. Zhao, G. Li, H. Jiang, C. Wang, F. Cai, L. Chan, B. Chiu, W. Qian, **W. Qiu***,
and H. Zheng*, “A simulation study of ultrasonic retinal prosthesis
with a novel contact-lens array for non-invasive retinal stimulation”, ** IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering**. vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 1605-11, Sep. 2017. (IF: 3.41)

### Professional Activities

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, since 2018.

Member, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Transducers and Transducer Materials (Group 5) Technical Program Committee (TPC), since 2018.

Co-Chairs, IEEE UFFC Ultrasounics Standing Committee (USSC) Education Committee, since 2021.

Organizer and teaching faculty, IEEE-UFFC Society Special Topic Schools, Waves and Transducers School.

Session Chair, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS).

Member, Youth Innovation Promotion Association, Chinese Academy of Sciences, since 2017.

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), since 2011.

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), since 2016.

Committee member, Ultrasound equipment chapter, Chinese Association of Ultrasound in Medicine and Engineering, since 2016.

Member, IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, since 2012.

Member, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, since 2012.

Program committee member of ICBMU conference. Shenzhen, China, 2014.

Editorial board member, Ultrasound chapter, Roadmap of biomedical engineering in China, China Association for Science and Technology, 2016.

### Opening positions

We have opening positions for PhD students and post-docs. Please contact if you are interested in advanced biomedical ultrasound technology.

### Publications

[1] ** W. Qiu**, A. Bouakaz, E. E. Konofagou, H. Zheng*, “Ultrasound for the Brain: A Review of Physical and Engineering Principles, and Clinical applications”,

**, accepted.**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[2] J. Zhou, J. Li, H. Zhong, X. Shi, G. Yang, J. Huang, Y. Li, T. Ma, X. Long, ** W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, “Fiber-based Clock Synchronization Method for Medical Ultrasound System”,

**, accepted.**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[3] [Z. Zhang, M. Su], F. Li, R. Liu, R. Cai, G. Li, Q. Jiang, H. Zhong, T. Shrout, S. Zhang, H. Zheng*, and ** W. Qiu***, “New Sm-PMN-PT Ceramic-based 2D Array for Low-intensity Ultrasound Therapy Application”,

**, accepted.**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[4] [Y. Qiu, Y. Huang], Z. Zhang, B. F. Cox, R. Liu, J. Hong, P. Mu, H. S. Lay, G. Cummins, M. P. Y. Desmulliez, E. Clutton, H. Zheng, ** W. Qiu***, and S. Cochran, “Ultrasound capsule endoscopy with a mechanically scanning micro-ultrasound: a porcine study”,

**, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 796-804, Mar. 2020.**

*Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology*[5] Q. Zhang, X. Pang, Z. Zhang, M. Su, J. Hong, H. Zheng, ** W. Qiu**, and K. H. Lam, "Miniature Transducer Using PNN-PZT-based Ceramic for Intravascular Ultrasound",

**, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 1102-1109, Jun. 2019. (IF: 2.989).**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[6] [M. Su, Z. Zhang], J. Hong, Y. Huang, P. Mu, Y. Yu, R. Liu, S. Liang, H. Zheng*, and ** W. Qiu***, “Cable shared dual-frequency catheter for intravascular ultrasound”,

**. vol. 66, no. 5, pp. 849-856, May. 2019. (IF: 2.989).**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[7] Y. Yu, Z. Zhang, F. Cai, M. Su, Q. Jiang, Q. Zhou, M. S. Humayun, ** W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, A Novel Racing Array Transducer for Noninvasive Ultrasonic Retinal Stimulation: A Simulation Study,

**, vol. 19, no. 8, 1825, 2019. (IF: 3.031).**

*Sensors*[8] Z. Zhang, ** W. Qiu**, H. Gong, G. Li, Q. Jiang, P. Liang, H. Zheng*, and P. Zhang*, “Low-intensity ultrasound suppresses low-Mg

^{2+}-induced epileptiform discharges in juvenile mouse hippocampal slices”,

**, vol. 16, 036006, 2019. (IF: 4.551)**

*Journal of Neural Engineering*[9] C. Liu, M. Xing, B. Cong, C. Qiu, D. He, C. Wang, Y. Xiao, T. Yin, M. Shao, ** W. Qiu**, T. Ma, X. Gong, X. Chen, H. Zheng, R. Zheng, and L. Song, "In vivo transrectal imaging of canine prostate with a sensitive and compact handheld transrectal array photoacoustic probe for early diagnosis of prostate cancer",

**, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1707-1717, 2019. (IF: 3.91)**

*Biomed. Opt. Express*[10] [J. Hong, M. Su, Y. Yu], Z. Zhang, R. Liu, Y. Huang, P. Mu, H. Zheng*, and ** W. Qiu***, “A dual-mode imaging catheter for intravascular ultrasound application”,

**vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 657-663, Mar. 2019. (IF: 7.816)**

*IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.*[11] J. Xia, Y. Yang, C. Hu, R. Meng, Q. Jiang, R. Liu, Y. Yu, Z. Sheng, F. Yan, L. Zhang, Z. Shi, H. Zheng, and ** W. Qiu***, “Evaluation brain tumor in small animals using plane-wave-based power Doppler imaging”,

**. vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 811-822, Mar. 2019. (IF: 2.205).**

*Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology*[12] [G. Li, ** W. Qiu**, Z. Zhang], Q. Jiang, M. Su, R. Cai, Y. Li, F. Cai, Z. Deng, D. Xu, H. Zhang, and H. Zheng*, “Noninvasive ultrasonic neuromodulation in freely moving mice”,

**. vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 217-224, Jan. 2019. (IF: 4.491)**

*IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering*[13] [Z. Zhang, R. Chen], B. Wang, T. Zhang, M. Su, R. Liu, J. Yang, X. Cao, Y. Li, H. Zheng, K. K. Shung, M. S. Humayun, Q. Zhou*, and ** W. Qiu***, “Development of a KNN Ceramic-Based Lead-Free Linear Array Ultrasonic Transducer”,

**. vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 2113-2120, Nov. 2018. (IF: 2.989).**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[14] F. Guo, Y. Wang, Z. Huang, ** W. Qiu**, Z. Zhang, Z. Wang, J. Dong*, B. Yang, and W. Cao “Magnesium Alloy Matching Layer for PMN-PT Single Crystal Transducer Applications”,

**. vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 1865-1872, Oct. 2018. (IF: 2.989)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[15] H. Liu*, C. Tsai, C. Jan, H. Chang, S. Huang, M. Li, ** W. Qiu**, and H. Zheng, “Design and implementation of a transmit/receive ultrasound phased array for brain applications”,

**. vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 1756-1767, Oct. 2018. (IF: 2.989)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[16] H. Zhang, T. Wang, ** W. Qiu**, Y. Han, Q. Sun, J. Zeng, F. Yan, H. Zheng, Z. Li*, and M. Gao, “Monitoring the Opening and Recovery of the Blood–Brain Barrier with Noninvasive Molecular Imaging by Biodegradable Ultra-small Cu2–xSe Nanoparticles”,

**. vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 4985-4992, Jul. 2018. (IF: 12.279)**

*Nano Letters*[17] [J. Ye, S. Tang, L. Meng], X. Li, X. Wen, S. Chen, L. Niu, X. Li, ** W. Qiu**, H. Hu, M. Jiang, S. Shang, Q. Shu, H. Zheng*, S. Duan, and Y. Li*, “Ultrasonic control of neural activity through activation of the mechanosensitive channel MscL”,

**. vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 4148-4155, Jun. 2018. (IF: 12.279)**

*Nano Letters*[18] [G. Li, ** W. Qiu]**, J. Hong, Q. Jiang, M. Su, P. Mu, G. Yang, Y. Li, C. Wang, H. Zhang, H. Zheng*, “Imaging-guided dual-target neuromodulation of the mouse brain using array ultrasound”,

**. vol. 65, no. 9, pp. 1583-1589, Sep. 2018. (IF: 2.989)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[19] [Q. Jiang, G. Li], H. Zhao, W. Sheng, L. Yue, M. Su, S. Weng, L. Chan, Q. Zhou, M. S. Humayun, ** W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, “Temporal neuromodulation of retinal ganglion cells by low-frequency focused ultrasound stimulation”,

**. vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 969-976, May. 2018. (IF: 3.478)**

*IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering*[20] Z. Zhang, F. Li, R. Chen, T. Zhang, X. Cao, S. Zhang, T. Shrout, H. Zheng, K. K. Shung, M. S. Humayun, ** W. Qiu***, and Q. Zhou*, “High performance ultrasound needle transducer based on modified PMN-PT ceramic with ultrahigh clamped dielectric permittivity”,

**. vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 223-230, Feb. 2018. (IF: 2.989)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[21] ** W. Qiu***, J. Xia, Y. Shi, P. Mu, X. Wang, M. Gao, C. Wang, Y. Xiao, G. Yang, J. Liu, L. Sun, and H. Zheng*, “A delayed-excitation data acquisition method for high-frequency ultrasound imaging”,

**. vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 15-20, Jan. 2018. (IF: 4.491).**

*IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering*[22] ** W. Qiu**, J. Zhou, Y. Chen, M. Su, G. Li, H. Zhao, S. Cao, D. Meng, C. Wang, Y. Xiao, K. H. Lam, J. Dai, and H. Zheng*, “A portable ultrasound system for non-invasive ultrasonic neuro-stimulation”,

**. vol. 25, no. 12, pp. 2509-2515, Dec. 2017. (IF: 3.972)**

*IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering*[23] [M. Gao, Y. Yu], H. Zhao, G. Li, H. Jiang, C. Wang, F. Cai, L. Chan, B. Chiu, W. Qian, ** W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, “Simulation Study of an Ultrasound Retinal Prosthesis With a Novel Contact-Lens Array for Noninvasive Retinal Stimulation”,

**. vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 1605-11, Sep. 2017. (IF: 3.972)**

*IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering*[24] X. Wang, V. Seetohul, R. Chen, M. Qian, Z. Shi, G. Yang, P. Mu, C. Wang, Z. Huang, Q. Zhou, H. Zheng, S. Cochran, and ** W. Qiu***, “Development of a mechanical scanning device with high-frequency ultrasound transducer for ultrasonic capsule endoscopy”,

**, vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 1922-1929, Sep. 2017. (IF: 6.131)**

*IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging*[25] ** W. Qiu***, X. Wang, Y. Chen, Q. Fu, M. Su, L. Zhang, J. Xia, J. Dai, Y. Zhang, and H. Zheng*, “Modulated excitation imaging system for intravascular ultrasound”,

**, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 1935-1942, Aug 2017. (IF: 4.288)**

*IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering*[26] C. Wang, Y. Xiao, J. Xia, ** W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, “Effects of Non-Elevation-Focalized Linear Array Transducer on Ultrasound Plane-Wave Imaging”,

**, 16, 1906, 2016. (IF: 2.677)**

*Sensors*[27] [Y. Xiao, Y. Yu], L. Niu, M. Qian, Z. Deng, ** W. Qiu**, and H. Zheng*, Quantitative evaluation of peripheral tissue elasticity for ultrasound-detected breast lesions,

**, vol. 71, no. 9, pp. 896-904, 2016. (IF: 2.141)**

*Clinical Radiology*[28] [H. Fang, Y. Chen], C. M. Wong, ** W. Qiu**, J. Dai*, Q. Li, and Q. Yan, “Anodic aluminum oxide AAO-epoxy composite acoustic matching layers for ultrasonic transducer application”,

**, vol. 70, pp. 29-33, 2016. (IF: 2.327)**

*Ultrasonics*[29] G. Li, H. Zhao, H. Zhou, F. Yan, Y. Wang, C. Xu, C. Wang, L. Niu, L. Meng, S. Wu, H. Zhang, ** W. Qiu***, and H. Zheng*, “Improved anatomical specificity of non-invasive neuro-stimulation by high frequency (5 MHz) ultrasound”,

**, 6, 24738, 2016. (IF: 4.259)**

*Scientific Reports*[30] [** W. Qiu***, C. Wang], Y. Li, J. Zhou, G. Yang, Y. Xiao, G. Feng, Q. Jin, P. Mu, M. Qian, and H. Zheng*, “A scanning-mode 2D shear wave imaging (s2D-SWI) system for ultrasound elastography”,

**, vol. 62, pp. 89-96, Sep, 2015. (IF: 1.954)**

*Ultrasonics*[31] Y. Yu, ** W. Qiu**, B. Chiu, and L. Sun*, "Feasibility of multiple micro-particle trapping--A simulation study",

**, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 4958-74, 2015. (IF: 2.033)**

*Sensors*[32] [** W. Qiu**, Y. Chen], C. M. Wong, B. Liu, J. Dai*, and H. Zheng*, “A novel dual-frequency imaging method for intravascular ultrasound applications”,

**, vol. 57, pp. 31-35, Mar, 2015. (IF: 1.954)**

*Ultrasonics*[33] [Y. Chen, ** W. Qiu**], K. H. Lam, B. Liu, X. Jiang, H. Zheng, H. S. Luo, H. L. W. Chan, and J. Dai*, “Focused intravascular ultrasonic probe using dimpled transducer elements”,

**, vol. 56, pp. 227-231, Feb, 2015. (IF: 1.954)**

*Ultrasonics*[34] [Y. Chen, K. H. Lam], D. Zhou, Q. Yue, Y. Yu, J. Wu, ** W. Qiu**, L. Sun, C. Zhang, H. Luo, H. L. W. Chan, and J. Dai*, “High performance relaxor-based ferroelectric single crystals for ultrasonic transducer applications”,

**, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 13730-58, Jul, 2014. (IF: 2.245)**

*Sensors*[35] ** W. Qiu***, Z. Ye, Y. Yu, Y. Chen, L. Chi, P. Mu, G. Li, C. Wang, Y. Xiao, J. Dai, L. Sun, H. Zheng*, "A digital multi-gate Doppler method for high frequency ultrasound",

**, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 13348-60, Jul, 2014. (IF: 2.245)**

*Sensors*[36] Q. Zhou*, K. H. Lam, H. Zheng*, ** W. Qiu**, K. K. Shung, “Piezoelectric single crystal ultrasonic transducers for biomedical applications”,

**, vol. 66, pp. 87-111, Oct, 2014. (IF: 27.417)**

*Progress in Materials Science*[37] [X. Zhang, Y. Xiao], J. Zeng, ** W. Qiu**, M. Qian, C. Wang, R. Zheng*, and H. Zheng*, “Computer-assisted assessment of ultrasound real-time elastography: initial experience in 145 breast lesions”,

**, 83, e1-e7, 2014. (IF: 2.369)**

*European Journal of Radiology*[38] ** [W. Qiu**, Y. Yu], F. K. Tsang, H. Zheng*, and L. Sun*, "A novel modulated excitation imaging system for micro-ultrasound,"

**, vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 1884-1890, 2013. (IF: 2.233)**

*IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering*[39] X. Zhou*, L. Sun, Y, Yu, ** W. Qiu**, C. L. Lien, K. K. Shung. W. Yu, “Ultrasound bio-microscopic image segmentation for evaluation of zebrafish cardiac function,”

**, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 718-726, 2013. (IF: 1.503)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[40] ** W. Qiu**, Y. Yu, H. R. Chabok, C. Liu, F. K. Tsang, Q. Zhou, K. K. Shung, H. Zheng, and L. Sun*, “A flexible annular array imaging platform for micro-ultrasound,”

**, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 178-86, 2013. (IF: 1.503)**

*IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control*[41] ** W. Qiu**, Y. Chen, X. Li, Y. Yu, W. F. Cheng, F. K. Tsang, Q. Zhou, K. K. Shung, J. Dai, and L. Sun*, “An open system for intravascular ultrasound imaging,”

**, vol. 59, no. 10, pp. 2201-2209, 2012. (IF: 1.822)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[42] ** W. Qiu**, Y. Yu, F. K. Tsang, and L. Sun*, “An FPGA based open platform for ultrasound biomicroscopy,”

**, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1432-1442, July, 2012. (IF: 1.822)**

*IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control*[43] W. Qiu, Y. Yu, F. K. Tsang, and L. Sun*, “A multifunctional, reconfigurable pulse generator for high-frequency ultrasound imaging,” ** IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control**, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1558-1567, July, 2012. (IF: 1.822)