CHEN, XI

chenxiXi Chen, Ph.D, Assistant Professor

Supervisor of Postgraduate

 

Work Address:  Institute of Image Processing & Pattern Recognition
School of Electronic and Information Engineering
Xi’an Jiaotong University

No.28, Xianning West Rd., Xi’an, Shaanxi, 710049. China
Phone:  +86-29-82668076-348

E-mail:   xi_chen@mail.xjtu.edu.cn

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

Medical imaging, especially on mammography

    Dual energy digital mammography
    Digital breast tomosynthesis
    Scatter correction in medical imaging
    Photon counting detector based dual-energy mammography

Medical image processing

    Computer Aided Diagnosis
    Medical image quality assessment
    Medical image denoising and segmentation

 

Education

• 2004.9~2010.6    PhD student,

                               Institute of Image Processing andPatternRecognition,            
                               School of Electronic and Information Engineering,
                               Xi’an JiaotongUniversity, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.

                               Dissertation: Dual-energy Digital Mammography Imaging Technique

                               Supervisor: Prof. Xuanqin Mou

• 2009.3~2009.9    Non-dgree student,

                              Department of Radiology,

                              The University of Chicago,

                              Chicago, IL, USA.

                              Research:  dual-energy mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis

                              Supervisor: Associate Prof. Robert M. Nishikawa

• 2002.9~2004.7    Masters training

                              Department of Information and Communication Engineering,

                              School of Electronic and Information Engineering,

                               Xi’anJiaotongUniversity, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.

• 1998.9~2002.7    Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology,

                               School of Electronic and Information Engineering,

                               Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.

 

 

Work Experience

• 2008.12~2009.3  Research Assistant  (Internship)

                              Department of Computing,

                              The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

• 2010.7~Present   Assistant Professor

                               Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition,

                               School of Electronic and Information Engineering,

                               Xi’an JiaotongUniversity, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.

 

Professional Affiliation

AAPM member (The American Association of Physicists in Medicine)

SPIE member (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers)

 

Research Funds (as a Principle Investigator)

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (2015.1-2017.12), Grant No. 61401349 Digital Mammography Technique with Increased Calcification Sensitivity, total costs: 4,1000 US$
  • New Faculty Foundation of Xi’an Jiaotong University (2010.11-2013.11), Grant No. 93D1c130000050 Dual-energy digital Mammography, total costs: 2,5000 US$.
  • New Subject Foundation of Xi’an Jiaotong University (2010.09-2012.09), Grant No. xjj20100154 Dual-energy digital Mammography for Calcification Imaging, total costs: 1,5000 US$.

Publications

1. Xi Chen and Xuanqin Mou. Conventional mammographic image generation method with increased calcification sensitivity based on dual-energy. 12th International Workshop on Breast Imaging, (IWDM2014, Gifu, Japan) , LNCS 8539, pp. 460–467, 2014.
2. Xi Chen, Robert M. Nishikawa, Suk-tak Chan, Beverly A. Lau, Lei Zhang and Xuanqin Mou. Algorithmic scatter correction in dual-energy digital mammography. Medical Physics, 40(11), 111919, 2013.
3. Xi Chen, Robert M. Nishikawa, Xuanqin Mou. Conventional mammographic image generation in dual-energy digital mammography. SPIE Medical Imaging 2013(Orlando, FL, USA), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8668, 866823 (2013). oral presentation
4. Xi Chen, Robert M. Nishikawa, Suk-tak Chan, Beverly A. Lau, Lei Zhang and Xuanqin Mou. Algorithmic scatter correction in dual-energy digital mammography for calcification imaging. SPIE Medical Imaging 2012(San Diego, CA, USA), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8313, 83130E (2012), oral presentation.
5. Xi Chen, Robert M. Nishikawa, Suk-tak Chan, Lei Zhang, Xuanqin Mou. Image noise sensitivity of dual-energy digital mammography for calcification imaging. SPIE Medical Imaging 2011(Orlando, FL, USA), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7961, 796155 (2011).
6. Xi Chen, Xuanqin Mou and Hao Yan. Scatter correction algorithm without extra exposure for dual-energy digital mammography. SPIE Medical Imaging 2009 (Orlando, FL, USA), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7258, 725840 (2009).
7. Xuanqin Mou, Xi Chen, Lijun Sun, Hengyong Yu, Zhen Ji and Zhang LeiSun LJ, et al. The impact of calibration phantom errors on dual-energy digital mammography. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 53 (22): 6321-6336, 2008.
8. Xi Chen, Xuanqin Mou and Lei Zhang. Indicator and Calibration Material for Microcalcification in Dual-energy Mammography. Medical Biometrics. 7th International Conference (ICMB 2008, Hong Kong, China). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.4901: 265~272, 2008.
9. Xuanqin Mou and Xi Chen. Error analysis of calibration materials on dual-energy mammography. 10th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2007, Brisbane, Australia). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4792: 596~603, 2007.
10. Jun Fu, Hui Peng, Xi Chen, Xuanqin Mou. Correcting Saturated Pixels in Images Based on Human Visual Characteristics. SPIE Electronic Imaging 2013 (San Francisco, CA, USA), Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8660, 866809, 2013. oral presentation.
11. Hao Yan, Xuanqin Mou, Shaojie Tang and Xi Chen. Iterative scatter correction for x-ray cone-beam CT with semi-transparent beam stop array. SPIE Medical Imaging 2009 (Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA). SPIE, 7258: 725838, 2009.
12. Ying Yang, Xuanqin Mou and Xi Chen. A robust X-ray tube spectra measuring method by attenuation data. SPIE Medical Imaging 2006 (San Diego, CA, USA). SPIE, 6142: 61423K, 2006.