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Lianjie Huang

Lianjie Huang

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Phone (505) 665-1108

Capabilities

  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical modeling
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Geophysics
  • Acoustic sensing
  • Science of Signatures - Remote and Standoff Sensing
  • Acoustic sensing and sensors
  • High performance computing
  • Acoustic sensing
  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Lattice Boltzmann method
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Inverse modeling

Expertise

  • Acoustic- and elastic-wave modeling, imaging and inversion in isotropic and anisotropic media
  • Medical ultrasound imaging and tomography for cancer detection and diagnosis

Education

  • PhD in Geophysics, 1994, University of Paris 7 / Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
  • MSc in Mathematics, 1989, Peking University
  • BSc in Physics, 1985, Peking University
 

LANL Positions

  • Scientist 5 (Senior Scientist), May 2010 - present, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Scientist 4 (Senior Scientist), July 2008 - May 2010, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Staff Scientist, April 1998 - July 2008, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, December 1996 - April 1998, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, March 1995 - December 1996, University of California, Santa Cruz
 

Professional Societies

  • AIUM: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • AGU: American Geophysical Union
  • SEG: Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • SPIE: International Society of Optics and Photonics
 

Awards

  • Honorable Mention Poster Award, 2007 SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging Conference
  • Honorable Mention Poster Award, 2008 SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging Conference
  • Cum Laude Poster Award, 2010 SPIE Ultrasonic Imaging, tomography, and Therapy Conference
  • 2013 Federal Laboratory Consortium Mid-Continent Notable Technology Development Award
 

Patents

3 patents awarded, 5 patents pending.

 

Publications

Selected recent publications (More than 200 journal articles and proceedings papers):

  1. Gao, K. and L. Huang, 2018. Optimal damping profile ratios for stabilization of perfectly matched layers in general anisotropic media, Geophysics, vol. 83, T15-T30.
  2. Gao, K. and L. Huang, 2017. An improved rotated staggered-grid finite-difference method with fourth-order temporal accuracy for elastic-wave modeling in anisotropic media, Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 350, 361-386.
  3. Lin, Y. and L. Huang, 2017. Building Subsurface Velocity Models with Sharp Interfaces Using Interface-Guided Seismic Full-Waveform Inversion, Pure and Applied Geophysics, vol. 174,4035-4055.
  4. Shin, J and L. Huang, 2017. Spatial Prediction Filtering of Acoustic Clutter and Random Noise in Medical Ultrasound Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol. 36, 396-406.
  5. Harbert, W., T. M. Daley, G. Bromhal, C. Sullivan, and L. Huang, 2016. Progress in monitoring strategies for risk reduction in geologic CO2 storage, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 51:260-275.
  6. Huang, L., J. Shin, T. Chen, Y. Lin, K. Gao, M. Intrator, and K. Hanson, 2016. Breast ultrasound tomography with two parallel transducer arrays, Physics of Medical Imaging, edited by Despina Kontos, Thomas G. Flohr, Joseph Y. Luo, 9783:97830C-1-12.
  7. Chen, T., J. Shin, and L. Huang, 2016. Ultrasound transmission attenuation tomography using energy-scaled amplitude ratios, Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, edited by Neb Duric, Brecht Heyde, 9790:979016-1-7.
  8. Lin, L., and L. Huang, 2016. Ultrasound waveform tomography with the second-order total-generalized-variation regularization, Physics of Medical Imaging, edited by Despina Kontos, Thomas G. Flohr, Joseph Y. Luo, 9783:978356-1-7.
  9. Shin, J., and L. Huang, 2016. Frequency-space prediction filtering for acoustic clutter and random noise attenuation in ultrasound imaging, Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, edited by Neb Duric, Brecht Heyde, 9790:97901O-1-11.
  10. Shin, J., and L. Huang, 2016. High-resolution synthetic aperture ultrasound imaging with minimum variance beamforming and spiking deconvolution, Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, edited by Neb Duric, Brecht Heyde, 9790:97901W-1-10.
  11. Lin, Y. and L. Huang, 2015. Quantifying subsurface geophysical properties changes using double-difference seismic-waveform inversion with a modified total-variation regularization scheme, Geophys. J. Int. (2015) 203:2125–2149.
  12. Lin, Y. and L. Huang, 2015.  Acoustic- and elastic-waveform inversion using a modified total-variation regularization scheme, Geophys. J. Int. 200, 489-502.
  13. Chen, T. and L. Huang, 2015.  Seismicity characterization around the Farnsworth field site for combined large-scale CO2 storage and EOR, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 33, 63-68.
  14. Intrator, M., Y. Lin, T. Chen, J. Shin, L. Huang, 2015. Ultrasound bent-ray tomography with a modified total-variation regularization scheme, Proc. SPIE 9419, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, DOI:10.1117/12.2082192, pp. 941917-1-10.
  15. Huang, L., J. Shin, T. Chen, Y. Lin, M. Intrator, K. Hanson, K. Epstein, D. Sandoval, and M.  Williamson, 2015. Breast ultrasound tomography with two parallel transducer arrays: Preliminary clinical results, Proc. SPIE 9419, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, DOI:10.1117/12.2082404, pp. 941916-1-10.
  16. Tan, S. and L. Huang, 2014.  Least-squares reverse-time migration with a wavefield-separation imaging condition and updated source wavefields, Geophysics 79, S195-S205.
  17. Tan, S. and L. Huang, 2014.  Reducing the computer memory requirement for 3D reverse-time migration with a boundary-wavefield extrapolation method, Geophysics 79, S185-S194.
  18. Tan, S. and L. Huang, 2014.  An efficient finite-difference method with high-order accuracy in both time and space domains for modelling scalar-wave propagation, Geophys. J. Int. 197, 1250-1267.
  19. Tan, S. and L. Huang, 2014.  A staggered-grid finite-difference scheme optimized in the time–space domain for modeling scalar-wave propagation in geophysical problems, Journal of Computational Physics 276, 613-634.
  20. Labyed, L. and L. Huang, 2014. TR-MUSIC inversion of the density and compressibility contrasts of point scatters, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 61(1): 16-24.
  21. Lin, Y. and L. Huang, 2014. Ultrasound waveform tomography with a spatially-variant regularization scheme, Medical Imaging 2014: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, Proc. SPIE Vol. 9040, 90401M-1-7.
  22. Huang, L., Y. Lin, Z. Zhang, Y. Laybed, S. Tan, N. Nguyen, K. Hanson, D. Sandoval, and M. Williamson, 2014. Breast ultrasound waveform tomography: Using both transmission and reflection data, and numerical virtual point sources, Medical Imaging 2014: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 9040, 90400T-1-12.
  23. Lin, Y. and L. Huang, 2013. Ultrasound waveform tomography with a modified total-variation     regularization scheme, “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8675:8675F-1-9.
  24. Zhang, Z. and L. Huang, 2013. Ultrasound waveform tomography using a wave-energy-weighted gradient, “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8675:86751G-1-11.
  25. Huang, L and M. Williamson, 2013. High-resolution synthetic-aperture ultrasound imaging using wave-equation migration: A clinical study, “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8675:87751O-1-10.
  26. Zhang, Z. and L. Huang, 2013. Double-difference elastic-waveform inversion with prior information for time-lapse monitoring, Geophysics, 78(6):R259-273.
  27. Labyed, L. and L. Huang, 2013. Super-resolution ultrasound imaging using a phase-coherent MUSIC method with compensation for the phase response of transducer elements, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 60(6):1048-1060.
  28. Shang, X. and L. Huang, 2012. Optimal designs of time-lapse seismic surveys for monitoring CO2 leakage through fault zones, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 10:419-433.
  29. Huang, L., Y. Labyed, Y. Lin, Z. Zhang, J. Pohl, D. Sandoval, and M. Williamson, 2012. Detection of breast microcalcifications using synthetic-aperture ultrasound. “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8320:83200H-1-8.
  30. Labyed Y. and L. Huang. 2012. Ultrasound imaging of extended targets using windowed time-reversal MUSIC method. “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8320:832019-1-10.
  31. Lin, Y., L. Huang, and Z. Zhang, 2012. Ultrasound waveform tomography with the total-variation regularization for detection of small breast tumors. “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8320:832002-1-9.
  32. Zhang, Z., L. Huang, and Y. Lin, 2012. Efficient implementation of ultrasound waveform tomography using source encoding.  “Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 8320:832003-1-10.
  33. Labyed Y. and L. Huang, 2012. Ultrasound time-reversal MUSIC imaging with diffraction and attenuation compensation. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 59(10):2186-2199.
  34. Labyed Y. and L. Huang. 2012. Ultrasound time-reversal MUSIC imaging of extended targets. Ultrasound in Med. & Biol. 38(11):2018-2030.
  35. Labyed, Y. and L. Huang, 2011. Detecting small targets using windowed time-reversal MUSIC imaging: A phantom study. 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings. 1579-1582.
  36. Fremers, S., A. Fichtner, G.B. Brietzke, H. Igel, C. Larmart, L. Huang, and M. Kaser, 2011. Exploring the potentials and limitations of the time-reversal imaging of finite seismic sources, Solid Earth, 2: 95-105.
  37. Zhou, R., Huang, L., and Rutledge, J., 2010. Microseismic event location for monitoring CO2 injection using double-difference tomography. The Leading Edge, 29, 208-214.
  38. Zhou, R., Huang, L., Rutledge, J., Daley, T., and Majer, E., 2010. Coda-wave Interferometry Analysis of Time-lapse VSP Data for Monitoring Geological Carbon Sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 4, 679-686.
  39. Huthwaite, P., Simonetti, F., and Huang, L., 2010. The Different Structural Scales of the Breast and their Impact on Time-of-Flight and Diffraction Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy, DOI:10.1117/12.844346.
  40. Cheng, A., Huang, L., and Rutledge, J., 2010. Time-lapse VSP data processing for monitoring CO2 injection, The Leading Edge, 29, 196-199.
  41. Denli, H., and Huang, L., 2010. Elastic-wave sensitivity propagation, Geophysics, vol.70, T83-T97.
  42. Huang, L., Simonetti, F., Huthwaite, P., Rosenberg, R., and Williamson, M., 2010.  Detecting Breast Microcalcifications Using Super-Resolution and Wave-Equation Ultrasound Imaging: A Numerical Phantom Study, “Ultrasound Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy,” Proc. of SPIE, 7629:792919-1-10.
  43. Li, C., Duric, N., and Huang, L., 2009. Breast ultrasound tomography with total-variation regularization, Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing.
  44. Simonetti, F. and Huang, L., 2009. A novel synthetic aperture technique for breast tomography with toroidal arrays, Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing 7256, 72650Y-1-8.
  45. Simonetti, F. and Huang, L. 2009 Synthetic Aperture Diffraction Tomography for Three-dimensional Imaging.  Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 465, 2877-2895.
  46. Simonetti, F., Huang, L., Duric, N., et al. 2009a Diffraction and coherence in breast ultrasound tomography: A study with a toroidal array Med. Phys, 36, 2955-65, 2009
  47. Li, C., Huang, L., Duric N., Zhang, H., and Rowe, C., 2009. An improved automatic time-of-flight picker for medical ultrasound tomography, Ultrasonics 49, 61-72.
  48. Li, C., Duric, N., Littrup, P., and Huang, L., 2009. In vivo breast sound-speed imaging with ultrasound tomography, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 35, 1615-1628.
  49. Huang, L., and Fehler, M. (Eds.), 2008. “Computational Geophysics,” Special Issue of the “Communications in Computational Physics.”
  50. Simonetti, F. and Huang, L., 2008. From beamforming to diffraction tomography.  J. Appl. Phys., 103, 103110-1-7.
  51. Simonetti, F., Huang, L., Duric, N., 2008. Frequency diversity in breast ultrasound tomography, In “Physics of Medical Imaging,” J. Hsie and E. Samei, eds., Proc. of SPIE vol. 6913, 6913E-1-8.
  52. Huang, L., Hanson, K.M., Quan, Y., Li, C., Duric, N., 2008. Globally optimized Fourier finite-difference method for ultrasound breast imaging, In “Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing,” S. A. McAleavey and J. D’hooge, eds., Proc. SPIE 6920, 6920007-1-11.
  53. Simonetti, F., Huang, L., Duric, N., 2008. Frequency diversity in breast ultrasound tomography, In “Physics of Medical Imaging,” J. Hsie and E. Samei, eds., Proc. of SPIE vol. 6913, 6913E-1-8.
  54. Li, C., Duric, N., Huang, L., 2008. Clinical breast imaging using sound-speed reconstructions of ultrasound tomography data, In “Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing,” S. A. McAleavey and J. D’hooge, eds., Proc. of SPIE vol. 6920, 692009-1-9.
  55. Li, C., Duric, N., Huang, L., 2008. Comparison of ultrasound attenuation tomography methods for breast imaging, In “Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing,” S. A. McAleavey and J. D’hooge, eds., Proc. of SPIE vol. 6920, 692015-1-9.
  56. Duric N., Li, C., Littrup, P., Glide-Hurst, C., Huang, L., Lupincacci, J., Schmidt, S., Rama, O., Bey-Knight, L., and Xu, Y., 2008. Multi-model breast imaging with ultrasound tomography, “Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing,” S. A. McAleavey and J. D’hooge, eds., Proc. of SPIE vol. 6920, 69200O-1-8.
  57. Huang, L., 2007. A lattice Boltzmann approach to acoustic-wave propagation. Advances in Geophysics, vol.48, 517-559.
  58. Huang, L. and Quan, Y., 2007. Ultrasound pulse-echo imaging using the split-step Fourier propagator, In “Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing”, Stanislav Y. Emelianov and Stephen A. McAleavey, eds., vol.6513, 651305-1-12.
  59. Simonetti, F., Huang, L., Duric., N., and Rama, O., 2007. Super-resolution ultrasound tomography: A preliminary study with a ring array, In “Physics of Medical Imaging”, vol.6510, 65103F-1-7.
  60. Pratt, R. G., Huang, L., Duric, N., and Littrup, P., 2007. Sound-speed and attenuation of the breast tissue using waveform tomography of transmission ultrasound data, In “Physics of Medical Imaging”, vol.6510, 65104S-1-12.
 
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