Fucang Jia, PhD, Professor, Principal Investigator

Lab for Medical Imaging and Digitial Surgery

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology
Telephone: 0755-86392213
Address: 1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Xili University Town, Shenzhen
Postcode: 518055

Research Areas

Computer Assisted Medical Interventions

Medical Image Analysis

Machine Learning

Brain Imaging


PhD student: Sep. 2001 to Jul. 2004. Computer Application Technology. Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

MSc student: Sep. 1998 to Jul. 2001. Applied Psychology. Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

BSc student: Sep. 1994 to Jul. 1998. Applied Mathematics. Beijing Institute of Technology


From Aug. 2004 to Apr. 2008, Research Engineer, Project Manager, Department Manger at Shenzhen Anke High-Tech. Co., Ltd.


1. Cai W, Fan Y, Hu H, Xiang N, Fang C, Jia F. Postoperative liver volume was accurately predicted by a medical image three dimensional visualization system in hepatectomy for liver cancer. Surgical Oncology. 26(2): 188-194. 2017.

2. Xiao D, Li Y, Luo H, Zhang Y, Guo X, Zheng H, Hu Q, Jia F. In vivo comparison of two navigation systems for abdominal percutaneous needle intervention. Abdominal Radiology. DOI: 10.1007/s00261-017-1083-x. 2017.

3. Cai W, He B, Fan Y, Fang C, Jia F. Comparison of liver volumetry on contrast-enhanced CT images: one semiautomatic and two automatic approaches. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 17(6): 118-127. 2016.

4. Li Y, Jia F, Qin J. Brain tumor segmentation from multimodal magnetic resonance images via sparse representation. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 73: 1-13. 2016.

5. Xiao D, Luo H, Jia F, Zhang Y, Li Y, Guo X, Cai W, Fang C, Fan Y, Zheng H, Hu Q. A Kinect(™) camera based navigation system for percutaneous abdominal puncture. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 61(15):5687-5705. 2016.

6. He B, Huang C, Sharp G, Zhou S, Hu Q, Fang C, Fan Y, Jia F. Fast automatic 3D liver segmentation based on a three-level AdaBoost-guided active shape model. Medical Physics. 43(5):2421-2434. 2016.

7. Zhai H, Yu Y, Zhang W, Chen G, Jia F. ACC and IPL networks in the perception of the faces of parents during selective tasks. Brain Imaging and Behavior. 10(4):1172-1183. 2016.

8. Xiao Y, Zhai H, Friederici AD, Jia F. The development of the intrinsic functional connectivity of default network subsystems from age 3 to 5. 10(1):50-59. 2016.

9. Xiao Y, Brauer J, Lauckner M, Zhai H, Jia F, Margulies DS, Friederici AD. Development of the Intrinsic Language Network in Preschool Children from Ages 3 to 5 Years. PLoS One. 11(11):e0165802. 2016.

10. Elazab A, Wang C, Jia F, Wu J, Li G, Hu Q. Segmentation of Brain Tissues from Magnetic Resonance Images Using Adaptively Regularized Kernel-Based Fuzzy C-Means Clustering. Computing Mathematics and Methods in Medicine. 2015:485495. 2015.

11. Zhang T, Song Z, Wang X, Zheng H, Jia F, Wu J, Li G, Hu Q. Fast retinal layer segmentation of spectral domain optical coherence tomography images. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 20(9):096014. 2015.

12. Chen M, Elazab A, Jia F, Wu J, Li G, Li X, Hu Q. Automatic estimation of midline shift in patients with cerebral glioma based on enhanced voigt model and local symmetry. Australasia Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine. 38(4):627-641. 2015.

13. Zhou S, Chen W, Jia F, Hu Q, Xie Y, Chen M, Wu J. Segmentation of brain magnetic resonance angiography images based on MAP-MRF with multi-pattern neighborhood system and approximation of regularization coefficient. Medical Image Analysis. 17(8):1220-1235. 2013.

14. Zhang X, Jia F, Luo S, Liu G, Hu Q. A marker-based watershed method for X-ray image segmentation. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 113(3):894-903. 2014.

15. Jimenez-Del-Toro O, Muller H, Krenn M, Gruenberg K, Taha AA, Winterstein M, Eggel I, Foncubierta-Rodriguez A, Goksel O, Jakab A, Kontokotsios G, Langs G, Menze BH, Salas Fernandez T, Schaer R, Walleyo A, Weber MA, Dicente Cid Y, Gass T, Heinrich M, Jia F, Kahl F, Kechichian R, Mai D, Spanier AB, Vincent G, Wang C, Wyeth D, Hanbury A. Cloud-Based Evaluation of Anatomical Structure Segmentation and Landmark Detection Algorithms: VISCERAL Anatomy Benchmarks. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 35(11):2459-2475.  2016.

Research Interests

Computer Assisted Medical Interventions

Medical Image Analysis

Brain Imaging


Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University

The First Affiliate Hospital of Harbin Medical University

Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University

Beijing Jishuitan Hospital

General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Command of PLA

The 307th Hospital of PLA

Shenzhen People's Hospital

Peking University Shenzhen Hospital