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Kang Kim

Associate Professor
Bioengineering Department Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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PhD, Acoustics, Pennsylvania State University

MS, Physics, University of Pierre & Marie Curie

BS, Educational Physics, Seoul National University

Desmidt, T., Brizard, B., Dujardin, P.A., Ternifi, R., Remenieras, J.P., Patat, F., Andersson, F., Cottier, J.P., Vierron, E., Gissot, V., Kim, K., Aizenstein, H., El-Hage, W., & Camus, V. (2017). Brain Tissue Pulsatility is Increased in Midlife Depression: a Comparative Study Using Ultrasound Tissue Pulsatility Imaging. NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 42(13), 2575-2582.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.113.

Kim, K., & Wagner, W.R. (2016). Non-invasive and Non-destructive Characterization of Tissue Engineered Constructs Using Ultrasound Imaging Technologies: A Review. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 44(3), 621-635.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1495-0.

Yu, J., Chen, X., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. (2016). Vaporization and recondensation dynamics of indocyanine green-loaded perfluoropentane droplets irradiated by a short pulse laser. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 109(24), 243701.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.4972184.

Kang, J., Chang, J.H., Wilson, B.C., Veilleux, I., Bai, Y., DaCosta, R., Kim, K., Ha, S., Lee, J.G., Kim, J.S., Lee, S.G., Kim, S.M., Lee, H.J., Ahn, Y.B., Han, S., Yoo, Y., & Song, T.K. (2015). A prototype hand-held tri-modal instrument for in vivo ultrasound, photoacoustic, and fluorescence imaging. REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, 86(3), 034901.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.4915146.

Mahmoud, A.M., Ding, X., Dutta, D., Singh, V.P., & Kim, K. (2014). Detecting hepatic steatosis using ultrasound-induced thermal strain imaging: an ex vivo animal study. PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 59(4), 881-895.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/4/881.

Park, D.W., Ye, S.H., Jiang, H.B., Dutta, D., Nonaka, K., Wagner, W.R., & Kim, K. (2014). In vivo monitoring of structural and mechanical changes of tissue scaffolds by multi-modality imaging. BIOMATERIALS, 35(27), 7851-7859.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2014.05.088.

Mahmoud, A.M., Dutta, D., Lavery, L., Stephens, D.N., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. (2013). Noninvasive Detection of Lipids in Atherosclerotic Plaque Using Ultrasound Thermal Strain Imaging. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 62(19), 1804-1809.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.07.013.

Yu, J., Takanari, K., Hong, Y., Lee, K.W., Amoroso, N.J., Wang, Y., Wagner, W.R., & Kim, K. (2013). Non-invasive characterization of polyurethane-based tissue constructs in a rat abdominal repair model using high frequency ultrasound elasticity imaging. BIOMATERIALS, 34(11), 2701-2709.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.01.036.

Ha, S.H., Carson, A.R., & Kim, K. (2012). Ferritin as a novel reporter gene for photoacoustic molecular imaging. CYTOMETRY PART A, 81A(10), 910-915.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22160.

Wang, Z., Ha, S., & Kim, K. (2012). A new design of light illumination scheme for deep tissue photoacoustic imaging. OPTICS EXPRESS, 20(20), 22649-22659.The Optical Society. doi: 10.1364/OE.20.022649.

Stidham, R.W., Xu, J., Johnson, L.A., Kim, K., Moons, D.S., McKenna, B.J., Rubin, J.M., & Higgins, P.D.R. (2011). Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging for Detecting Intestinal Fibrosis and Inflammation in Rats and Humans With Crohn's Disease. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 141(3), 819-U519.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2011.07.027.

Kim, K., Huang, S.W., Hall, T.L., Witte, R.S., Chenevert, T.L., & O'Donnell, M. (2008). Arterial vulnerable plaque characterization using ultrasound-induced thermal strain imaging (TSI). IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 55(1), 171-180.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TBME.2007.900565.

Kim, K., Jeong, C.G., & Hollister, S.J. (2008). Non-invasive monitoring of tissue scaffold degradation using ultrasound elasticity imaging. Acta Biomater, 4(4), 783-790.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2008.02.010.

Kim, K., Johnson, L.A., Jia, C., Joyce, J.C., Rangwalla, S., Higgins, P.D.R., & Rubin, J.M. (2008). Noninvasive ultrasound elasticity imaging (UEI) of Crohn's disease: animal model. Ultrasound Med Biol, 34(6), 902-912.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2007.11.020.

Kim, K., Huang, S.W., Ashkenazi, S., O’Donnell, M., Agarwal, A., Kotov, N.A., Denny, M.F., & Kaplan, M.J. (2007). Photoacoustic imaging of early inflammatory response using gold nanorods. Applied Physics Letters, 90(22), 223901.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.2743752.

Iyer, A., Sheng, Z., Zhang, Q., Kim, K., & Sharma, N. (2020). Analysis of Tremor During Grasp Using Ultrasound Imaging: Preliminary Study. In 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2020-November, (pp. 533-538).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/biorob49111.2020.9224446.

Sheng, Z., Kim, K., & Sharma, N. (2020). An Ultrasound Imaging Based Observer for Estimating NMES-Induced Muscle Fatigue: Theory and Simulation. In Volume 1: Adaptive/Intelligent Sys. Control; Driver Assistance/Autonomous Tech.; Control Design Methods; Nonlinear Control; Robotics; Assistive/Rehabilitation Devices; Biomedical/Neural Systems; Building Energy Systems; Connected Vehicle Systems; Control/Estimation of Energy Systems; Control Apps.; Smart Buildings/Microgrids; Education; Human-Robot Systems; Soft Mechatronics/Robotic Components/Systems; Energy/Power Systems; Energy Storage; Estimation/Identification; Vehicle Efficiency/Emissions, 1.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/dscc2020-3196.

Zhang, Q., Iyer, A., Kim, K., & Sharma, N. (2020). Volitional Contractility Assessment of Plantar Flexors by Using Non-invasive Neuromuscular Measurements. In 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2020-November, (pp. 515-520).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/biorob49111.2020.9224298.

Zhang, Q., Sheng, Z., Kim, K., & Sharma, N. (2019). Observer Design for a Nonlinear Neuromuscular System with Multi-rate Sampled and Delayed Output Measurements. In 2019 American Control Conference (ACC), 2019-July, (pp. 872-877).IEEE. doi: 10.23919/acc.2019.8814473.

Yu, J., Lavery, L., & Kim, K. (2017). Notice of Removal: In vivo super-resolution imaging of vasa vasorum in rabbit atherosclerotic plaque model using deconvolution-based localization technique. In 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2017.8092182.

Chen, W., Lee, B.G., Park, D., Kim, K., Chu, H., Kim, K., Huard, J., & Wang, Y. (2015). Controlled Delivery of Angiogenic Factor FGF2 and Immunomodulatory Cytokine IL-10 Cocktail by Heparin-based Coacervate Synergistically Enhances Ischemic Heart Repair. In TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 21, (p. S71).

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Optical Trapping Applications, OTA 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Optics and the Brain, BRAIN 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery, OMP 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Bio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Novel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near Infrared Quaterrylenediimide-cored Dendrimeric Dyes for Photoacoustic Imaging. In Optics in the Life Sciences.OSA. doi: 10.1364/boda.2015.jt3a.15.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Optical Trapping Applications, OTA 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Optics and the Brain, BRAIN 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Novel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2015.

Shao, P., Ha, S., Kim, K., & Bai, M. (2015). Near infrared quaterrylenediimide-cored dendrimeric dyes for photoacoustic imaging. In Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery, OMP 2015.

Yu, J., Nguyen, M., & Kim, K. (2015). High spatial-resolution cavitation imaging of laser-triggered PFP droplets. In 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2015.0260.

Dae Woo Park, & Kang Kim. (2014). Elastic modulus contrast enhancement in shear wave imaging using mechanical nonlinearity: In vitro tissue mimicking phantom study. In 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 2335-2338).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2014.0582.

Jaesok Yu, Youngsoo Jung, Jeeun Kang, Lee, S.G., Jin Ho Chang, Jung-Kun Lee, & Kim, K. (2014). Enhancement of photoacoustic signal using a novel light illumination improvement device: In vivo feasibility animal study. In 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 349-352).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2014.0086.

Nguyen, M.M., Ding, X., Yu, F., & Kim, K. (2014). Adaptive beamforming for thermal strain imaging using a single ultrasound linear array. In 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 1686-1689).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2014.0418.

Nguyen, M.M., Ding, X., Yu, J., Daewoo Park, Yu, F., & Kim, K. (2014). Tri-modality ultrasound imaging system: Design and phantom experiment results. In 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 325-328).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2014.0080.

Xuan Ding, Dutta, D., Mahmoud, A.M., & Kim, K. (2013). Adaptive displacement estimation for optimal reconstruction of thermal strain. In 2013 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), (pp. 930-933).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2013.0239.

Allen, R.A., Wu, W., Dutta, D., Duan, X., Stolz, D., Robertson, A., Kim, K., & Wang, Y. (2012). One-year follow-up of host remodeling of rapidly degradable synthetic artery grafts. Poster session presented at the meeting of Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Dutta, D., Mahmoud, A.M., & Kim, K. (2012). A time series analysis technique for effective thermal strain imaging in atherosclerotic plaques by reducing large cardiac motion induced artifacts. In 2012 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 1189-1192).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2012.0296.

Ha, S., Carson, A., & Kim, K. (2012). Photoacoustic molecular imaging of ferritin as a reporter gene. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2012, 8223.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.906802.

Stephens, D.N., Mahmoud, A.M., Dutta, D., Lucero, S., & Kim, K. (2012). Flexible integration of both high imaging resolution and high power arrays for Thermal Strain Imaging (TSI). In 2012 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 941-944).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2012.0235.

Wang, Z., Ha, S., & Kim, K. (2012). Evaluation of finite element based simulation model of photoacoustics in biological tissues. In Medical Imaging 2012: Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy, 8320.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.912152.

Wang, Z., Ha, S.H., & Kim, K. (2012). Photoacoustic design parameter optimization for deep tissue imaging by numerical simulation. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2012, 8223.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.912973.

Dutta, D., Lee, K.W., Allen, R., Yu, J., Wang, Y., & Kim, K. (2011). Non-invasive assessment of mechanical property changes with cell growth in a polymer-based vascular graft using ultrasound elasticity imaging. In 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 2245-2248).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2011.0557.

Dutta, D., Mahmoud, A.M., & Kim, K. (2011). Feasibility of elastic and compositional characterization of an arterial plaque by dual mechanical strain and thermal strain imaging using a single ultrasound probe. In 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 1774-1777).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2011.0443.

Ha, S., Tripathy, S., Carson, A., Lavery, L.L., Zhang, H., Agarwal, A., Kotov, N., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. (2011). Multi-target photoacoustic molecular imaging of cardiovascular inflammatory biomarkers using bioconjugated gold nanorods. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2011, 7899.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.875459.

Hollman, K.W., Tripathy, S., & Kim, K. (2011). Three-dimensional mapping of strain in ex vivo porcine cornea with an ultrasound elasticity microscope. In Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2011, (pp. 8503-8506).IEEE.United States. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6092098.

Lee, K.W., Dutta, D., Allen, R.A., Yu, J., Kim, K., & Wang, Y. (2011). Non-invasive strength monitoring in the arterial graft during tri-culture in the bioreactor using ultrasound elasticity imaging. Poster session presented at the meeting of NHLBI-NIH Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine.

Leeman, J.E., Kim, J.S., Kagemann, L., Yu, F., Chen, X., Pacella, J.J., Schuman, J.S., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. (2011). In Vitro Monitoring of Microbubble Mediated Clot Dissolution Using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). In CIRCULATION, 124(21).

Wu, J., Brigham, J.C., Simon, M.A., Kim, K., & Sacks, M.S. (2011). Geometric Analysis and Decomposition of Normal and Hypertensive Human Right Ventricle From Diagnostic Medical Imaging. In ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (PARTS A AND B), (pp. 1133-1134).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53951.

Ha, S., Kim, J.S., Tripathy, S., Carson, A., Grata, M., Agarwal, A., Kotov, N.A., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. (2010). Simultaneous photoacoustic detection of multiple inflammatory biomarkers using bioconjugated gold nanorods as selective targeting agents. In 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 499-502).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2010.5935888.

Tripathy, S., Simon, M.A., & Kim, K. (2010). Quantitative evaluation of correlation-based 3D vs. 2D speckle tracking using finite element cardiac mechanical model and in-vitro phantom. In 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 579-582).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2010.5935680.

Tripathy, S., Simon, M.A., Sacks, M.S., Brigham, J.C., & Kim, K. (2010). 3-Dimensional Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging for Quantitative Cardiac Mechanical Property Assessment: A Numerical Approach. In ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (PARTS A AND B), (pp. 97-98).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2010-19291.

Tripathy, S., Takanari, K., Hashizume, R., Hong, Y., Amoroso, N.J., Fujimoto, K.L., Sacks, M.S., Wagner, W.R., & Kim, K. (2010). In-vivo mechanical property assessment of a biodegradable polyurethane tissue construct on rat abdominal repair model using ultrasound elasticity imaging. In 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 1137-1140).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2010.5935743.

Cui, W., Chen, X., Wang, J., Fisher, A., Kim, K., Carson, A., Kripfgans, O.D., Haworth, K.J., Wagner, W.R., & Villanueva, F.S. (2008). A New Method for Stem Cell Imaging Using Contrast Ultrasound. In CIRCULATION, 118(18), (p. S642).

Jia, C., Olafsson, R., Kim, K., Kolias, T.J., Rubin, J.M., Xie, H., & O'Donnell, M. (2008). 2D speckle tracking vs DTI-derived elasticity imaging on an isolated rabbit heart. In 2008 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 958-961).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2008.0231.

Kim, K., Agarwal, A., Mcdonald, A.M., Moore, R.M., Myers, Jr., D.D., Witte, R.S., Huang, S.W., Ashkenazi, S., Kaplan, M.J., Wakefield, T.W., O'Donnell, M., & Kotov, N.A. (2008). In vivo imaging of inflammatory responses by photoacoustics using cell-targeted gold nanorods (GNR) as contrast agent. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2008: The Ninth Conference on Biomedical Thermoacoustics, Optoacoustics, and Acousto-optics, 6856.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.763498.

Olafsson, R., Jia, C., Huang, S.W., Kim, K., Witte, R.S., & O'Donnell, M. (2008). Mapping cardiac currents using Ultrasound Current Source Density Imaging. In 2008 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 757-760).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2008.0181.

Richards, M.S., Rubin, J.M., Jeong, C.G., Hollister, S.J., & Kim, K. (2008). Three dimensional elastic modulus reconstruction for non-invasive, quantitative monitoring of tissue scaffold mechanical property changes. In 2008 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, (pp. 536-539).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2008.0130.

Witte, R.S., Kim, K., Agarwal, A., Fan, W., Kopelman, R., Kotov, N., Kipke, D., & O'Donnell, M. (2008). Enhanced photoacoustic neuroimaging with gold nanorods and PEBBLEs. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2008: The Ninth Conference on Biomedical Thermoacoustics, Optoacoustics, and Acousto-optics, 6856.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.764337.

Jia, C., Kim, K., Kolias, T.J., Rubin, J.M., Weitzel, W.F., Yan, P., Dione, D., Sinusas, A.J., Duncan, J., & O'Donnell, M. (2007). 10B-5 4D Elasticity Imaging of PVA LV Phantom Integrated with Pulsatile Circulation System Using 2D Phased Array. In 2007 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, (pp. 876-879).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2007.224.

Jia, C., Olafsson, R., Kim, K., Witte, R.S., Huang, S.W., Kolias, T.J., Rubin, J.M., Weitzel, W.F., Deng, C., & O'Donnell, M. (2007). 9A-2 Controlled 2D Cardiac Elasticity Imaging on an Isolated Perfused Rabbit Heart. In 2007 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, (pp. 745-748).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2007.191.

Kim, K., Huang, S.W., Olafsson, R., Jia, C., Witte, R.S., & O'Donnell, M. (2007). 7C-6 Motion Artifact Reduction by ECG Gating in Ultrasound Induced Thermal Strain Imaging. In 2007 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, (pp. 581-584).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2007.151.

Kim, K., Richards, M.S., Jeong, C.G., & Hollister, S.J. (2007). 5C-2 Non-Invasive Ultrasound Elastic Modulus Estimates on Tissue Scaffold Mechanical Property Change. In 2007 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, (pp. 347-350).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2007.97.

Witte, R.S., Huang, S., Ashkenazi, S., Kim, K., & O'Donnell, M. (2007). Contrast-enhanced photoacoustic imaging of live lobster nerve cord. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2007: The Eighth Conference on Biomedical Thermoacoustics, Optoacoustics, and Acousto-optics, 6437.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.701570.

Ashkenazi, S., Witte, R.S., Kim, K., Huang, S.W., Hou, Y., & O'Donnell, M. (2006). 2D optoacoustic array for high-resolution imaging. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2006: The Seventh Conference on Biomedical Thermoacoustics, Optoacoustics, and Acousto-optics, 6086.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.645543.

Kim, K., Witte, R., Koh, I., Ashkenazi, S., & O'Donnell, M. (2006). Early detection of dental caries using photoacoustics. In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2006: The Seventh Conference on Biomedical Thermoacoustics, Optoacoustics, and Acousto-optics, 6086.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.646455.

O�Donnell, M., Kim, K., Weitzel, W.F., Jia, C., Rubin, J.M., & Kolias, T.J. (2006). P1E-1 Left Ventricular Phantom with Pulsatile Circulation for Ultrasound Strain Rate Imaging. In 2006 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1, (pp. 1317-1320).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2006.338.

O�Donnell, M., Kim, K., Weitzel, W.F., Jia, C., Rubin, J.M., & Kolias, T.J. (2006). 6G-6 Local Nonlinear Arterial Elastic Modulus Reconstruction From In Vivo Strain Imaging and PWV. In 2006 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1, (pp. 728-731).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2006.195.

O�Donnell, M., Stephens, D.N., Shung, K.K., Cannata, J., Liu, R., Oralkan, O., Nikoozadeh, A., Khuri-Yakub, P., Nguyen, H., Chia, R., Dentinger, A., Wildes, D., Thomenius, K.E., Mahajan, A., Shivkumar, K., Kim, K., & Sahn, D. (2006). 5G-6 Forward Looking Intracardiac Imaging Catheters for Electrophysiology. In 2006 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1, (pp. 702-705).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2006.191.

Olafsson, R., Witte, R.S., Kim, K., Ashkenazi, S., & O'Donnell, M. (2006). Electric current mapping using the acousto-electric effect. In Medical Imaging 2006: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, 6147.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.655755.

Witte, R.S., Kim, K., Martin, B.J., & O'Donnell, M. (2006). Effect of fatigue on muscle elasticity in the human forearm using ultrasound strain imaging. In Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2006, (pp. 4490-4493).IEEE.United States. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.260850.

Witte, R.S., Kim, K., Martin, B.J., & O'Donnell, M. (2006). Ultrasound elasticity imaging of muscle fatigue in the human forearm: Implication on muscle injury and recovery. In 5th World Congress of Biomechanics.Proc. 5th World Congress of Biomechanics.

Witte, R.S., Olafsson, R., O�Donnell, M., Hall, T.L., Ashkenazi, S., Kim, K., & Huang, S.W. (2006). P1E-5 Feasibility of Inducing and Imaging Thermal Strain for High-Risk Plaque Identification in Peripheral Arteries Using Ultrasound Arrays. In 2006 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1, (pp. 1333-1336).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2006.344.

Ashkenazi, S., Witte, R., Kim, K., Hou, Y., & O'Donnell, M. (2005). Tissue microscopy using optical generation and detection of ultrasound. In IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2005., 1, (pp. 269-272).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2005.1602847.

Kang Kim, Weitzel, W.F., Hua Xie, Rubin, J.M., Congxian Jia, & O'Donnell, M. (2005). Dual arterial elastic modulus reconstruction from in-vivo strain imaging and PWV. In IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2005., 1, (pp. 377-380).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2005.1602873.

Kang Kim, Witte, R., & O'Donnell, M. (2005). Arterial lipid characterization by high resolution TSI. In IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2005., 1, (pp. 137-140).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2005.1602815.

Aglyamov, S.R., Xie, H., Kim, K., Rubin, J.M., O'Donnell, M., Wakefield, T.W., Myers, D., & Emelianov, S.Y. (2004). Young's modulus reconstruction for elasticity imaging of deep venous thrombosis: animal studies. In Medical Imaging 2004: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, 5(27), (pp. 193-201).SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.539454.

Chen, X., Li, X., Sahn, D., Kim, K., Xie, H., & O'Donnell, M. (2004). Evaluation of 2-D speckle tracking based strain rate imaging (SRI) using a 3-D heart simulation model. In IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2004, 3, (pp. 2125-2128).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ultsym.2004.1418257.

Kim, K., Weitzel, W.F., Rubin, J.M., Xie, H., Chen, X., & Donnell, M.O. (2004). Arterial elastic modulus reconstruction from in-vivo strain image using arterial pressure equalization. In Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1, (pp. 380-383).

Chen, X., Liu, X., Sahn, D., Kim, K., Xie, H., & O'Donnell, M. (2003). Temporal and spatial registration for cardiac strain rate imaging. In Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2, (pp. 2134-2137).

Kim, K., Weitzel, W.F., Rubin, J.M., Xie, H., Chen, X., & O'Donnell, M. (2003). Enhanced vascular strain imaging using arterial pressure equalization. In Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1, (pp. 216-219).

Ding, X., James, I., Marra, K., Rubin, J.P., Leers, S., & Kim, K. Improved Multi-foci Beamforming for Combined High Frame Rate Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging and Thermal Strain Imaging. In Proc. IEEE IUS International Symposium.

Ding, X., Nguyen, M., James, I.B., Marra, K.G., Rubin, J.P., Leers, S.A., & Kim, K. Improved estimation of thermal strain using pulse inversion harmonic imaging: An ex vivo human tissue study. In IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ding, X., Palmeri, M.L., & Kim, K. Performance Comparison of High Frame Rate and Standard (1:1) Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging. In Proc. IEEE IUS International Symposium.

Rubin, J.M., Horowitz, J., Sisson, T., Kim, K., Ortiz, L., & Hamilton, J. Local lung ventilation estimation using ultrasound strain measurements. In Proc. IEEE IUS International Symposium.

Yu, J., Chen, X., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. High-speed imaging of vaporization and recondensation dynamics of ICG-loaded PFP droplets irradiated by a short pulse laser. In Proc. IEEE IUS International Symposium.

Yu, J., Yu, F.T.H., Pacella, J.J., Villanueva, F.S., & Kim, K. In vivo super-resolution imaging of muscle vasculature using microbubble localization technique. In Proc. IEEE IUS International Symposium.

Kim, K., Weitzel, W.F., Rubin, J.M., Jia, C., O'Donnell, M., & Kolias, T.J. Measurement of tissue elastic modulus. US 8,167,804 B2.

Kim, K., Xu, J., & Rubin, J.M. Methods and apparatuses for measuring tissue stiffness changes using ultrasound elasticity imaging. US 9,554,777 B2.

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Research interests

Linear/nonlinear ultrasound...
Multi-modality imaging
Non-invasive characterization of...
Photoacoustic molecular imaging
Ultrasound thermal strain imaging