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Recent updates from PURL including conference attendances, papers and awards.

09/12/22

Tianrui has had a paper describing his work in photoacoustic microscopy published in Applied Sciences.

22/11/22

Christian has had a paper describing his work in automated ultrasound needle tracking published in Sensors.

18/11/22

Wenlong Qiao from Xian Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, China, has joined the group as a visiting PhD student. Welcome, Wenlong!

15/11/22

Javad Rostami has joined the group as a Research Associate in Ultrasound Signal Processing. Welcome, Javad!

14/11/22

Mengjie has had a paper describing her method for denoising photoacousic images published in Biomedical Optics Express.

10/10/22

The PURL team attended the New Scientist Live exhibition at the Excel Centre, London, manning their "Sonic Needle" game (developed by Christian and James) as part of the School's Hospital of the Future exhibit.

12/09/22

Christian, Mengjie and Tianrui presented three oral papers at IOP Optics + Ultrasound V​.

09/09/22

Christian and Mengjie presented two oral papers at BioMedEng22.

25/08/22

Mengjie has had a paper describing her work in photoacoustic visualisation of clinical needles published in Sensors.

15/08/22

Shiying Wu from Tongji University (Shanghai, China) joined our lab as a visiting PhD student. Welcome, Shiying!

27/07/22

Tianrui Zhao's recent work on ultrathin photoacoustic endomicroscope is published in Biomedical Optics Express! This work has been highlighted as Editor's pick and featured by Optica as a News Release. Well done, Tianrui! 

11/07/22

Mengjie and Tianrui have delivered invited talks at the International Workshop on Biomedical Photoacoustics as part of the IEEE EMBC 2022 annual conference in Glasgow. 

26/06/22

Tianrui attended HSMR2022 Workshop: Sensing and Biophotonics for Surgical Robotics and In-Vivo Diagnostics with a poster presentation.

07/04/22

Mengjie's recent work on surgical needle visualisation with photoacoustic imaging and AI was published in Photoacoustics. Congratulations to Mengjie and the team!

15/02/22

Tianrui has passed his PhD viva with minor revision! Congratulations, Dr. Tianrui Zhao!

20/12/21

Mengjiao Zhang from Tongji University (Shanghai, China) joined the lab as a visiting PhD student. Welcome, Mengjiao!

22/11/21

Tianrui attended PIERS 2021 and was awarded a 1st Prize Winner of the Best Student Paper Award. A total number of 5 First Prize Winners were awarded for the entire conference. Congratulations, Tianrui!

01/10/21

Weidong joined the lab as a PhD student! Welcome onboard!

01/08/21

Wenfeng was awarded a new grant from the Academy of Medical Sciences on the development of multi-modal optical imaging probes for neurosurgical guidance. We are forward to exciting times ahead with collaborators Prof. Keyoumars Ashkan from KCH and Prof. Paul Beard from UCL.

18/06/21

Tianrui attended European Conference on Biomedical Optics and gave two oral presentations.

07/04/21

We had a picnic in Richmond park!

17/12/20

Our research article 'High-speed photoacoustic-guided wavefront shaping for focusing light in scattering media' was published in Optics Letters and highlighted as Editor's pick! This research was on the spotlight on research at King's news centre.  Congratulations to Tianrui for his excellent work!

01/10/20

Mengjie and Qi joined the group as PhD students - welcome aboard! 

06/07/20

Our research article 'Seeing through multimode fibres with real-valued intensity transmission matrices' was published in Optics Express. This research was highlighted on the spotlight on research by King's. Congratulations to first author Tianrui and all!

01/02/20

Wenfeng and Tianrui attended SPIE Photonics West 2020. We had an oral and a poster presentation.

17/06/19

Tianrui attended the 9th International Graduate summer school Biophotonics '19 and presented a poster in Sweden.

25/11/19

Tianrui received the Best Oral Presentation award at the 2019 PGR Research Symposium. Congratulations, Tianrui!

31/10/19

Our review article 'Minimally invasive photoacoustic imaging: Current status and future perspectives' was published in Photoacoustics. Congratulations to first author Tianrui, and all the co-authors!

17/06/19

Tianrui attended the 9th International Graduate summer school Biophotonics '19 and presented a poster in Sweden.

19/03/19

Fang-Yu joined the group as a Research Associate.

01/03/19

Wenfeng received a MRC confidence in concept award on "Interoperable ultrasonic needle tracking with a fibre-optic microresonator ultrasound sensor".

01/10/18

Tianrui joined the group as a PhD student! 

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