Qianqian Fang

Associate Professor and Associate Chair For Graduate Affairs,  Bioengineering
Affiliated Faculty,  Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

Office

  • 223 ISEC
  • 617.373.3829

Research Focus

Innovations in translational medical imaging devices to better diagnose cancers, low-cost point-of-care diagnostic tools to delivery life-saving medicines to the resource-poor regions, and high performance computing tools to facilitate the development of the next-generation imaging methods

Education

  • 2005 PhD Biomedical Engineering Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College
  • 1999 B.Eng. Electrical Engineering University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Honors & Awards

  • 2021 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow
  • Leading Innovation in Reimagining Global Health, Innovation Countdown 2030 Initiative

Professional Affiliations

  • OSA, The Optical Society of America

Research Overview

Innovations in translational medical imaging devices to better diagnose cancers, low-cost point-of-care diagnostic tools to delivery life-saving medicines to the resource-poor regions, and high performance computing tools to facilitate the development of the next-generation imaging methods

Computational Optics & Translational Imaging Lab

The mission of the Computational Optics & Translational Imaging (COTI) Lab is to develop innovative optical imaging techniques and computational methods that can help diagnose and fight diseases, and ultimately improve the health and well-being of all.

Computational Optics & Translational Imaging Lab

Selected Research Projects

  • A Versatile High-Performance Optical Mammography Co-Imager
    • – Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health
  • GPU-Accelerated Monte Carlo Photon Transport Simulation Platform
    • – Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health
  • Next-Generation Optical Brain Functional Imaging Platform
    • – Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health

Selected Publications

  • A. Phong Tran, S. Yan, Q. Fang, Improving Model-Based fNIRS Analysis Using Mesh- Based Anatomical and Light-Transport Models, Neurophotonics, 7(1), 2020, 015008
  • Y. Yuan, P. Cassano, M. Pias, Q. Fang, Transcranial Photobiomodulation with Near-Infrared Light from Childhood to Elderliness: Simulation of Dosimetry, Neurophotonics, 7(1), 2020, 015009
  • S. Yan, A.P. Tran, Q. Fang, A Dual-Grid Mesh-Based Monte Carlo Algorithm for Efficient Photon Transport Simulations in Complex 3-D Media, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 24(2), 2019, 020503
  • Q. Fang, S. Yan, Graphics Processing Unit-Accelerated Mesh-Based Monte Carlo Photon Transport Simulations, Journal of Biomed. Optics, 24(11), 2019, 115002
  • P. Cassano, A.P. Tran, H. Katnani, B.S. Bleier, M.R. Hamblin, Y. Yuan, Q. Fang, Selective Photobiomodulation for Emotion Regulation: Model-Based Dosimetry Study, Neurophotonics, 6(1), 2019, 015004
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Spotlight Story

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Morris Vanegas, PhD’21 – Bioengineering

Advised by Associate Professor Qianqian Fang, Bioengineering Morris Vanegas obtained his BS and MS degrees from MIT before joining the Computational Optics and Translational Imaging Lab (COTI Lab) in the Department of Bioengineering as a PhD student in the Fall of 2016. Since then, he has been the driving force for a number of research […]

Faculty

Jun 01, 2016

Fang Awarded $1.7M NIH Grant

BioE Assistant Professor Qianqian Fang was awarded a five-year $1.7M NIH grant for "A Versatile High-Performance Optical Mammography Co-Imager".

Sep 04, 2015

New Faculty Spotlight: Qianqian Fang

Qianqian Fang joins the Bioengineering department in Fall 2015 as an Assistant Professor.

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