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Prof. Fei Gao / 高飞 助理教授、研究员

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  • Hybrid imaging system (Photoacoustic, thermoacoustic and magnetoacoustic imaging)
  • Medical sensing/imaging circuits and system design
  • AI based medical imaging algorithm
  • Deep learning and computer vision in emerging medical applications


Dr. Gao received his bachelor degree in Microelectronics from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2009, and PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2015. He joined School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University as an assistant professor in Jan. 2017. During his PhD study, he has received Integrated circuits scholarship from Singapore government, and Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad (2014). His PhD thesis was selected as Springer Thesis Award 2016. He worked as postdoctoral researcher in Nanyang Technological University and Stanford University in 2015-2016. He has published more than 30 journal papers on top journals, such as Scientific Reports, Adv. Func. Mat., Nano Energy, Small, Nanoscale, Photoacoustics, APL, OL, OE, IEEE TBME, IEEE TMI, IEEE JSTQE, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Sensors Letters. In 2017, he was awarded the Shanghai Eastern Scholar Professorship. His interdisciplinary research topics include hybrid imaging physics, biomedical and clinical applications, as well as biomedical circuits, systems and algorithm design. His doctoral outcome has generated four patents, and attracted interest from industries.


1. Fei Gao, "Multi-wave electromagnetic-acoustic sensing and imaging: physics and system", Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2015. (Selected by Springer Thesis Award 2016, recognizing outstanding PhD research): Series title: Springer Theses, ISBN: 978-981-10-3715-3 (Print) 978-981-10-3716-0 (Online), Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. (2017).
2. Fei Gao*, Xiaohua Feng, Ruochong Zhang, Siyu Liu, Yuanjin Zheng, "Adaptive photoacoustic sensing using matched filter", IEEE Sensors Letters, 1, 3501003 (2017). (*Corresponding author)
3. Ruochong Zhang, Fei Gao*, Xiaohua Feng, Siyu Liu, Rahul Kishor, Yunqi Luo and Yuanjin Zheng*, “Noninvasive Photoacoustic Measurement of Glucose by Data Fusion”, Analyst, 142, 2892-2896 (2017). (*Corresponding author) DOI: 10.1039/C7AN00743D
4. Fei Gao, Rahul Kishor, Xiaohua Feng, Siyu Liu, Ran Ding, Ruochong Zhang and Yuanjin Zheng, “An analytical study of photoacoustic and thermoacoustic generation efficiency towards contrast agent and film design optimization”, Photoacoustics, 7, 1-11 (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.pacs.2017.05.001
5. Ran Ding, Xiaoli Zhang, Geng Chen, Hongli Wang, Rahul Kishor, Juanxiu Xiao, Fei Gao, Kaiyang Zeng, Xiaodong Chen, Xiao Wei Sun, Yuanjin Zheng, “High-performance piezoelectric nanogenerators composed of formamidinium lead halide perovskite nanoparticles and poly(vinylidene fluoride)”, Nano Energy, 37, 126-135 (2017) . DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.05.010.
6. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Ruochong Zhang, Siyu Liu, Ran Ding, Rahul Kishor and Yuanjin Zheng, “Single laser pulse generates dual photoacoustic signals for differential contrast photoacoustic imaging”, Scientific Reports, 7, 626 (2017).
7. Fei Gao, Ruochong Zhang, Xiaohua Feng, Siyu Liu, Ran Ding, Rahul Kishor, Lei Qiu and Yuanjin Zheng, “Phase-domain photoacoustic sensing”, Applied Physics Letters, 110, 033701 (2017).
8. Fei Gao, Linyi Bai, Siyu Liu, Ruochong Zhang, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, and Yanli Zhao, “Rationally Encapsulated Gold Nanorods Improving both Linear and Nonlinear Photoacoustic Imaging Contrast in vivo”, Nanoscale, 9, 79-86 (2017) DOI: 10.1039/C6NR07528B
9. Ding, Ran, Liu, H., Zhang, X., Xiao, J., Kishor, R., Sun, H., Zhu, B., Chen, G., Gao, F., Feng, X., Chen, J., Chen, X., Sun, X. and Zheng, Y., Flexible Piezoelectric Nanocomposite Generators Based on Formamidinium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanoparticles. Advanced Functional Materials, 26: 7708–7716. DOI:10.1002/adfm.201602634.
10. Gaoming Li?, Fei Gao?, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, "Theory analysis of stimulated Raman Photoacoustics in frequency domain: a feasibility study ", Journal of Applied Physics, 120, 083105 (2016). (?Equal contribution)
11. Fei Gao, Linyi Bai, Xiaohua Feng, Huijun Phoebe Tham, Ruochong Zhang, Yuanyuan Zhang, Siyu Liu, Lingzhi Zhao, Yuanjin Zheng, and Yanli Zhao, “Remarkable in vivo nonlinear photoacoustic imaging based on organic dyes”, Small, 12, 5239-5244 (2016). DOI: 10.1002/smll.201602121 
12. Gaoming Li?, Fei Gao?, Yisheng Qiu, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, "Multiple stimulated Emission fluorescence photoacoustic sensing and spectroscopy", Applied Physics Letters, 109, 013701 (2016). (?Equal contribution)
13. Rahul, Kishor?, Fei Gao?, S. Sreejith, X. Feng, Y. P. Seah, Z. Wang, M. C. Stuparu, T.-T. Lim, X. Chen, and Y. Zheng, “Photoacoustic Induced Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor for Concurrent Opto-Mechanical Microfluidic Sensing of Dyes and Plasmonic Nanoparticles”, RSC Advances, 6, 50238-50244 (2016). (?Equal contribution)
14. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, "Advanced photoacoustic and thermoacoustic sensing and imaging beyond pulsed absorption contrast ", Journal of Optics, 18, 074006 (2016). (invited review)
15. Fei Gao, Qiwen Peng, Xiaohua Feng, Bo Gao, and Yuanjin Zheng, “Single-wavelength blood oxygen saturation sensing combining optical scattering and absorption”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 16, 1943-1948 (2016).
16. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng and Yuanjin Zheng, "Micro-Doppler photoacoustic effect and sensing by ultrasound radar ", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics on Quantum Electronics, 22, 681806, 1-6 (2016).
17. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Xilin Miao, Yuanjin Zheng, "A Prototype for a Palm-sized Photoacoustic Sensing Unit", X-Acoustics: Imaging and Sensing, 1, 1 (2015). (invited article)
18. Xiaohua Feng, Fei Gao, Chenyu Xu, Gaoming Li, Yuanjin Zheng, "Self temperature regulation of photothermal therapy by laser-shared photoacoustic feedback", Optics Letters, 40, 4492-4495 (2015).
19. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, "Photoacoustic elastic oscillation and characterization", Optics Express, 23, 20617-20628 (2015).
20. Fei Gao, Yi Hong Ong, Gaoming Li, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, Quan Liu, "Fast photoacoustic-guided depth-resolved Raman spectroscopy: a feasibility study", Optics Letters, 40, 3568-3571 (2015).
21. Xiaohua Feng, Fei Gao, Rahul Kishor and Yuanjin Zheng, “Coexisting and mixing phenomena of thermoacoustic and magnetoacoustic waves in water”, Scientific Reports, 5, 11489 (2015). 
22. Xiaohua Feng, Fei Gao, Yuanjin Zheng, "Photoacoustics Based Close-loop Control for Nanoparticle Hyperthermia", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 62, 1728 - 1737 (2015).
23. Xiaohua Feng, Fei Gao, Yuanjin Zheng, "Modulatable magnetically mediated thermoacoustic imaging with magnetic nanoparticles", Applied Physics Letters, 106, 153702 (2015).
24. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, "Photoacoustic Phasoscopy Super-Contrast Imaging", Applied Physics Letters, 104, 213701 (2014).
25. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, "Coherent photoacoustic-ultrasound correlation and imaging", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 61, 2507-2512 (2014).
26. Fei Gao, Qian Zheng, Yuanjin Zheng "Circuit Modeling and Analysis of Microwave Acoustic Interaction with Biological Tissues", Medical Physics, 41, 053302 (2014).
27. Fei Gao, Xiaohua Feng, Yuanjin Zheng, Claus-Dieter Ohl, "Photoacoustic resonance spectroscopy for tissue characterization", Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(6), 067006 (2014).
28. Xiaohua Feng, Fei Gao, Yuanjin Zheng, "Thermally modulated photoacoustic imaging with super-paramagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles", Optics Letters, 39, 3414-3417 (2014).
29. Fei Gao, Yuanjin Zheng, Xiaohua Feng, and Claus-Dieter Ohl, “Thermoacoustic resonance effect and circuit modelling of biological tissue,” Applied Physics Letters 102, 063702 (2013). 
30. Xiaohua Feng, Fei Gao, Yuanjin Zheng, “Magnetically mediated thermoacoustic imaging toward deeper penetration,” Applied Physics Letters 103, 083704 (2013).
31. Fei Gao, Yuanjin Zheng, and Dongfang Wang, "Microwave-acoustic phasoscopy for tissue characterization," Applied Physics Letters 101, 043702 (2012).