Guoqiang Yu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Areas:

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering - BME
514C RMB
Lexington, KY 40506-0108
Phone: 859-257-9110
Fax: 859-257-1856
Email: guoqiang.yu@uky.edu


Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 1999

Appointments

Associate Professor, Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2012-present

Assistant Professor, Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2007-2012

Research Assistant professor, Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2007

Senior Research Investigator, Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2006

Research Associate, Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2004

Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2002

Research Scientist, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Germany, 1999-2001

Recent Publications

  1. G. Yu, R. Cheng*, J. Yang, Z. Yang, M. Xun, T. Liu, Y. Li, “Near-infrared diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS) for noninvasive monitoring of photodynamic therapy (PDT)”, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering, Invited Review, In Press
  2. L. Dong, L. He, Y. Lin, Y. Shang, G. Yu, “Simultaneously extracting multiple parameters via fitting one single autocorrelation function curve in diffuse correlation spectroscopy”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, TBME-01162-2012 (2012)
  3. Y. Shang, K. Gurley, B. Symons, D. Long, R. Srikuea, L. J. Crofford, C. A. Peterson, G. Yu, “Noninvasive optical characterization of muscle blood flow, oxygenation, and metabolism in women with fibromyalgia”, Arthritis Research & Therapy, 14(6), R236 (2012)
  4. R. Srikuea, T. B. Symons, D. E. Long, J. Lee, Y. Shang, P. J. Chomentowski, G. Yu, L. J. Crofford, C. A. Peterson, “Analysis of physical function and skeletal muscle properties in post-menopausal women with fibromyalgia”, Arthritis & Rheumatism, [EPUB ahead of print] (Nov. 1, 2012)
  5. K. Gurley, Y. Shang, G. Yu, “Noninvasive optical quantification of absolute blood flow, blood oxygenation, and oxygen consumption rate in exercising skeletal muscle,” Journal of Biomedical Optics 17, 075010 (2012)
  6. R. Cheng, Y. Shang, D. Hayes, S. Saha, G. Yu, “Noninvasive optical evaluation of spontaneous low frequency oscillations in cerebral hemodynamics,” NeuroImage 62(3), 1445-1454 (2012)
  7. L. Dong, M. Kudrimoti,R. Cheng, Y. Shang, E. L. Johnson,
    S. D. Stevens, B. J. Shelton, G. Yu, “Noninvasive diffuse optical monitoring of head and neck tumor blood flow and oxygenation during radiation delivery,” Biomedical Optics Express 3, 259-272 (2012) (highlighted as spotlight paper)
  8. N. Munk, B. Symons, Y. Shang, R. Cheng, and G. Yu, “Noninvasively measuring the hemodynamic effects of massage on skeletal muscle: a novel hybrid near-Infrared diffuse optical instrument,” Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, 16(1), 22-28 (2012)
  9. Y. Lin,L. He, Y. Shang, G. Yu, “Noncontact diffuse correlation spectroscopy for noninvasive deep tissue blood flow measurement,” Journal of Biomedical Optics Letters, 17(2), 010502 (2012)
  10. G. Yu, “Near-infrared diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS) in cancer diagnosis and therapy monitoring,” Journal of Biomedical Optics, 17(2), 010901, Invited Review (2012)