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Ling Jian Meng

Ling Jian Meng
Associate Professor
(217) 333-7710
111E Talbot Laboratory
PROF
(217) 333-7710
111E Talbot Laboratory

Research Topics

  • Bioimaging at Multi-Scale

Education

  • Ph.D., Detector Physics University of Southampton, UK, 2001
  • B.Sc., Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, PRC, 1995

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, 8/2012 - present
  • Affiliated Faculty Member, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, 6/2007 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, 3/2006 - 8/2012
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, 07/2004 - 02/2006
  • Research Fellow, Department of Radiology and Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, 01/2002 - 07/2004

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Research Topics

  • Bioimaging at Multi-Scale

Research Interests

  • Biomedical imaging
  • Radiation detection and measurement

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • L. J. Meng, L. Cai and J. W. Tan, "Technological Development Towards Sub-500 μm Resolution SPECT Imaging Inside MR Scanners," Fourth workshop on small animal, single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), Tucson, Arizona, 2010.
  • L. J. Meng, J. W. Tan, L. Cai, Qingzhen Guo, and H. S. Krawczynski , "Development of Small-Pixel CZT and CdTe Detectors Read Out by a Novel Energy-Resolved Photon-Counting ASIC," IEEE NSS/MIC, Knoxville, 2010.
  • L. J. Meng, Jia-Wei Tan and Cai Liang, "Sub-500 μm Resolution SPECT Imaging Inside a 3T MRI Scanner," IEEE NSS/MIC, Knoxville, 2010.
  • L. J. Meng, Geng Fu, Nan Li, and Patrick La Riviere, "X-ray Fluorescence Emission Tomography (XFET) - Towards 3D Mapping of Trace-Metals in Biological Samples With A Bench-Top X-ray Source," IEEE NSS/MIC, Knoxville, 2010.
  • L. J. Meng, Geng Fu, Nan Li, Matt Newville, Peter Eng and Patrick La Riviere, "X-ray Fluorescence Emission Tomography (XFET) for Imaging Trace-Metals in Plant," Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA), Ann Arbor, 2010.
  • L. J. Meng, Jia-Wei Tan and Cai Liang, "Sub-500 μm Resolution SPECT Imaging Inside a 3T MRI Scanner," Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA), Ann Arbor, 2010.
  • L. J. Meng; Geng Fu; Nan Li; Matt Newville; Peter Eng; Patrick La Rivi're, "X-ray fluorescence tomography using imaging detectors," SPIE Conference on Developments in X-Ray Tomography VII, August, 2010.
  • Y. Yin, H. Wu, S. Komarov, A. Garson, Q. Guo, H. Krawczynski, L. J. Meng, Y.-C. Tai1, "Coincidence Measurement of 350μm Pitched Pixelated CdZnTe Detector with LSO PET Module," IEEE NSS/MIC Conference Record, Knoxville, 2010.

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Nan Li and L. J. Meng, "Adaptive Angular Sampling for SPECT Imaging," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol. 58,(5), pp. 2205-2218, 2011
  • L. J. Meng, Nan Li and P. J. La Riviere, "X-ray Fluorescence Emission Tomography (XFET) with Novel Imaging Geometries--A Monte Carlo Study",IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol. 58, No.6, pp. 3359-3369, 2011.
  • L. J. Meng and N. Li, "Non-uniform Object-Space Pixelation (NUOP) for Penalized Maximum-likelihood Image Reconstruction for a Single Photon Emission Microscope System," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol 56(5), pp. 2777-2788, 2009.
  • L. J. Meng, J. W. Tan, K. Spartiotis, T. Schulman, “Preliminary Evaluation of A Novel Energy-Resolved Photon-Counting Gamma Ray Detector”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods A, Vol 604(3), pp. 548-554, 2009.
  • L. J. Meng, G. Fu, E. J. Roy, B. Suppe, and C. T. Chen, “An Ultrahigh Resolution SPECT System for I-125 Mouse Brain Imaging Studies”, Nucl. Instru. Methods, Vol 600(2), pp. 498-505, 2009.
  • L. J. Meng and N. Li, “A Vector Uniform Cramer-Rao Bound for SPECT System Design”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 56, pp. 81-89, 2009.
  • L. J. Meng and G. Fu, “Investigation of the Intrinsic Spatial Resolution of an Intensified EMCCD Scintillation Camera”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 55, pp. 2508 – 2517, 2008.
  • L. J. Meng, “An Intensified EMCCD Camera for Low Energy Gamma Ray Imaging Applications”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 53, pp. 2376 – 2384, 2006.
  • L. J. Meng, Z. He, B. Alexander and J. Sandoval, “Spectroscopic Performance of 1 cm thick HgI2 Detectors”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vo;. 53, pp. 1706 – 1712, 2006.
  • L. J. Meng, “Design and Feasibility Study of a Single Photon Emission Microscope System for Small Animal I-125 Imaging”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 53, pp. 1168-1178, 2006.
  • L. J. Meng and Z. He, “Exploring the Limiting Timing Resolution for Large Volume CZT Detectors with Waveform Analysis”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods A, vol. 550, pp. 435-445, 2005.
  • L. J. Meng and Z. He, “Estimate interaction timing in large volume HgI2 detector using cathode pulse waveforms”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods A vol. 545, pp234-251, 2005.

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