Dr Steven Yang

Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Overview

Dr Steven Yang is a researcher in School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.

Dr Yang’s research projects are:

  • Cartilage segmentation on MR images
  • MRI-guided Histology reconstruction for Australia Mouse Brain Mapping Consortium
  • Attenuation correction for hybrid MRI-PET imaging

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Sichuan University
  • Master of Science, Sichuan University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong

Publications

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Publications

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  • Shaffer, J., Choupan, J., Mowry, B., Yang, Z. and Reutens, D. (2015). Voxel-Based Morphometry of Patients with Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders. In: Journal of Investigative Medicine. Southern Regional Meeting of the American-Federation-for-Medical-Research, New Orleans, LA, United States, (443-443). 26-28 February 2015. doi:10.1097/JIM.0000000000000146

  • Ma, Heather T., Ye, Chenfei, Wu, Jun, Yang, Pengfei, Chen, Xuhui, Yang, Zhengyi and Ma, Jingbo (2014). A preliminary study of DTI Fingerprinting on Stroke Analysis. In: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Chicago, IL United States, (2380-2383). 26-30 August 2014. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944100

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Fripp, Jurgen, Engstrom, Craig, Chandra, Shekhar, Xia, Ying, Paproki, Anthony, Strudwick, Mark, Neubert, Ales and Crozier, Stuart (2014). Automatic Bone Segmentation for Shoulder {MRI} using Statistical Shape Models. In: Program Schedule with Recorded Oral Scientific Presentations. 2014 – Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, 22nd Scientific Meeting and Exhibition, Milan, Italy, (). 10-16 May 2014.

  • Fang, Yanhong, Wu, Bin and Yang, Zhengyi (2014). Study on virtual liver surgery simulation system with real-time haptic feedback. In: Advances in Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation II. 2nd International Conference on Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation (ICMRA 2014), Zhuhai, China, (900-906). 8-9 March 2014. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.536-537.900

  • Choupan, Jeiran, Gal, Yaniv, Reutens, David C. and Yang, Zhengyi (2014). The effect of temporal observation selection on the prediction of visual stimulus from block design functional MRI. In: 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. 2014 IEEE 11th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Beijing, China, (25-28). 29 April-2 May 2014. doi:10.1109/ISBI.2014.6867800

  • Chan, Sze-Liang Stanley, Gal, Yaniv, Jeffree, Rosalind L., Fay, Michael, Thomas, Paul, Crozier, Stuart and Yang, Zhengyi (2013). Automated classification of bone and air volumes for hybrid PET-MRI brain imaging. In: Paulo de Souza, Ulrich Engelke and Ashfaqur Rahman, Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), 2013 International Conference on. 2013 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Hobart, TAS Australia, (110-117). 26 -28 November 2013. doi:10.1109/DICTA.2013.6691483

  • Sepehrband, Farshid, Choupan, Jeiran, Vegh, Viktor, Tieng, Quang M., Reutens, David C. and Yang, Zhengyi (2013). Periodic spherical spiral sampling facilitates noise reduction in diffusion weighted imaging. In: Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. International Symposium on Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, (2049-2049). 20-26 April 2013.

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Vegh, Viktor and Reutens, David (2012). A fast multi-resolution differential evolution method for multimodal image registration. In: 2012 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2012): Proceedings. 2012 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2012), Chongqing, Sichuan, China, (804-809). 16 - 18 October 2012. doi:10.1109/CISP.2012.6469991

  • Tieng, Quang, Vegh, Viktor, Reutens, David and Yang, Zhengyi (2012). Application of Weber's law to medical image registration to accommodate intensity inhomogeneities. In: 2012 International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA). 2012 International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Fremantle, Australia, (1-7). 3-5 December 2012. doi:10.1109/DICTA.2012.6411685

  • Dahiya, Rachana, Cowin, Gary J., Yang, Zhengyi, Almestehi, May and Leong, Gary M. (2012). Effect of a 12-month lifestyle behavioral modification intervention on fat compartmentation in overweight and obese prepubertal children. In: Meeting Abstracts. ENDO 2012: The 94th Annual Meeting and Expo, Houston, TX, United States, (). 23-26 June 2012.

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Crozier, Stuart, Engstrom, Craig, Xia, Ying, Neubert, Ales, Brancato, Tania, Schwarz, Raphael, Lauer, Lars, Fripp, Jurgen, Chandra, Shekhar and Salvado, Olivier (2012). Morphology-based interslice interpolation on manual segmentations of joint bones and muscles in MRI. In: 2012 International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA). 2012 International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Fremantle, WA, Australia, (). 3-5 December 2012. doi:10.1109/DICTA.2012.6411678

  • Ullmann, J. F. P., Janke, A. L., Watson, C., Kurniawan, N. D., Paxinos, G., Keller, M, Yang, Z., Richards, K., Egan, G., Petrou, S., Galloway, G. and Reutens, D. (2012). Probabilistic atlas of the C57BL/6J mouse cerebellum. In: ISMRM 20th Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Adapting MR in a Changing World. 20th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Melbourme, VIC, Australia, (). 5-11 May 2012.

  • Tieng, Quang, Vegh, Viktor, Brereton, Ian M., Reutens, David and Yang, Zhengyi (2012). The use of inverse phase Fourier image to accommodate intensity inhomogeneities in medical image registration. In: Proceedings: CIMSiM 2012 Fourth International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation. 2012 Fourth International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation (CIMSiM), Kuantan, Malaysia, (276-281). 25 - 27 September 2012. doi:10.1109/CIMSim.2012.60

  • Kurniawan, Nyoman D., Yang, Zhengyi, Richards, Kay, Calamante, Fernando, Ullmann, Jeremy F. P., Galloway, Graham J., Petrou, Steven and Reutens, David C. (2012). Visualization of mouse barrel cortex using ex-vivo track density imaging. In: ISMRM 20th Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Adapting MR in a Changing World. 20th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Melbourme, VIC, Australia, (). 5-11 May 2012.

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Vegh, Viktor, Reutens, David C. and Pierens, Gregory K. (2011). A rapid procedure for spectral similarity matching of heteronuclear single quantum coherence spectra. In: 2011 International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA). 2011 International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Noosa, QLD, Australia, (302-307). 6-8 December 2011. doi:10.1109/DICTA.2011.57

  • Liao, Xiaochun, Reutens, David and Yang, Zhengyi (2011). Morphology-based interslice interpolation using local intensity information for segmentation. In: 2011 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI). 2011 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI), Shanghai, China, (384-389). 15-17 October 2011. doi:10.1109/BMEI.2011.6098315

  • Fazel, Seyyed Adel Alavi, Gal, Yaniv, Yang, Zhengyi and Vegh, Viktor (2011). Qualitative and quantitative analysis of six image fusion methodologies and their application to medical imaging. In: Patrick Kellenberger, Proceedings. 2011 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications: DICTA 2011. DICTA 2011. Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, Noosa, Qld., Australia, (308-313). 6-8 December 2011. doi:10.1109/DICTA.2011.58

  • Bartlett, Perry, Beare, Richard, Buckley, Rachel F., Egan, Gary, Faggian, Nathan, Galloway, Graham, Keller, Marianne Dorothea, Kurniawan, Nyoman D., Paxinos, George, Petrou, Steven, Reutens, David, Richards, Kay, Vukovic, Jana, Wang, Deming, Watson, Charles, Yang, Steven and Zhao, Peter (2010). A new approach to mouse brain mapping. In: Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2010. ISMRM, Stockholm, Sweden, (3140-3140). 1-7 May, 2010.

  • Chen, Yong Hua, Yang, Zheng Yi and Ye, Rui Hua (2010). Factors in practical manufacturability analysis of layer-based machining (LBM). In: Wang, J, Mathew, P, Li, XP, Huang, CZ and Zhu, HT, Advances in Materials Processing IX. 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Materials Processing, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, (336-341). 7-10 June 2010. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.443.336

  • Vegh, Viktor, Yang, Zhengyi, Tieng, Quang M. and Reutens, David C. (2010). Multimodal image registration using stochastic differential equation optimization. In: Proceedings of 2010 IEEE 17th International Conference on Image Processing. 2010 IEEE 17th International Conference on Image Processing, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, (4385-4388). 26-29 September 2010. doi:10.1109/ICIP.2010.5653395

  • Yang, Z., Vegh, V, Wang, D. and Reutens, D. C. (2010). Registration of histology and MR images using local rigid registration and differential evolution. In: ISMRM-ESMRMB Joint Annual Meeting 2010. ISMRM-ESMRMB Joint Annual Meeting 2010: Clinical Needs and Technological Solutions, Stockholm, Sweden, (). 3-7 May 2010.

  • Chen, Y. H., Yang, Z. Y. and Ye, R. H. (2008). A fuzzy decision making approach to determine build orientation in automated layer-based machining. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL 2008), Qingdao, China, (1-6). 1-3 September 2008. doi:10.1109/ICAL.2008.4636109

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Zapotoczna, Aleksandra, Sasso, Giuseppe, Simpson, John, Cowin, Gary and Wang, Deming (2008). An approach to prostate segmentation on MR images. In: Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. ISMRM 16th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition: 2008 Proceedings. ISMRM 16th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, Toronto, ON, Canada, (561-561). 3-9 May 2008.

  • Yang. Z., Vegh, V., Tieng, Q. M. and Wang, D. (2008). Deformable force feedback model constructed from magnetic resonance images for haptic interaction. In: IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2008 Nss/Mic). The 2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and 16th Room Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop, Dresden, Germany, (). 19-25 October 2008.

  • Ting Ma, Heather, Griffith, James F., Yang, Zhengyi, Kwok, Anthony Wai Leung, Leung, Ping Chung and Lee, Raymond Y. W. (2008). Effect of vertebral morphology on lumbar kinematics in elderly subjects with decreased bone mineral density. In: "Personalized Healthcare through Technology". 30th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, (883-886). August 20-24, 2008.

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Ma, Heather T., Wang, Deming and Lee, Raymond (2008). Error analysis on spinal motion measurement using skin mounted sensors. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS'08 - "Personalized Healthcare through Technology". 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Vancouver, Canada, (4740-4743). 20-24 August 2008. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650272

  • Tieng, Quang M., Vegh, Viktor, Cowin, Gary J. and Yang, Zhengyi (2008). Fast parallel image reconstruction using smacker for functional magnetic resonance imaging. In: H. Benali, 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, 2008. ISBI 2008. ISBI 2008. 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, Paris, France, (564-567). 14-17 May 2008. doi:10.1109/ISBI.2008.4541058

  • Yang, Z., Tieng, Q., Vegh, V. and Wang, D. (2008). Spherical harmonic representation based haptic rendering for medical image perception. In: ISMRM 16th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition: 2008 Proceedings. ISMRM 16th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, (3158-3158). 3-9 May, 2008.

  • Ting Ma, H., Griffith, J.F., Yang, Zhengyi, Wai Leung Kwok, A., Ping Chung Leung and Lee, R.Y.W. (2008). Study on the kinematic pattern of lumbar spine in subjects with varied bone mineral density. In: 2008 International Special Topic Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine. 5th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB 2008) in conjunction with 2nd International Symposium & Summer School on Biomedical and Health Engineering (IS3BHE 2008): Innovative Technologies for Low-cost Healthcare, Shenzhen, China, (408-411). 30 -31 May 2008. doi:10.1109/ITAB.2008.4570631

  • Yang, Z. Y., Lu, W., Luk, K. D. K. and Lee, R. (2007). Errors in the Measurement of Lumbar Spine Motions Using Skin Mounted Sensors. In: Journal of biomechanics. Program and Abstracts of the XXI Congress, International Society of Biomechanics. XXI Congress, International Society of Biomechanics, Taipei, Taiwan, (S600-S600). 1-5 July 2007. doi:10.1016/S0021-9290(07)70588-2

  • Ma, H. T., Yang, Z. Y., Griffith, J. F. and Lee, R. (2007). Measurement of intervertebral motions of the lumbar spine motion using Bayesian belief network. In: Proceedings of 2007 Annual Meeting of Spine Society of Europe. 2007 Annual Meeting of Spine Society of Europe, Brussels, Belgium, (). 25 - 28 October 2007.

  • Ma, Heather T., Yang, Zhengyi, Griffith, James Francis, Leung, Ping Chung and Lee, Raymond Y.W. (2007). Modelling of lumbar spine motion using Bayesian belief network. In: Journal of Biomechanics: Program and Abstracts of the XXI Congress, International Society of Biomechanics. XXI Congress, International Society of Biomechanics, Taipei, Taiwan, (S599-S599). 1-5 July, 2007. doi:10.1016/S0021-9290(07)70587-0

  • Yang, Zhengyi, Simpson, John, Sasso, Giuseppe, Zapotoczna, Aleksandra, Cowin, Gary and Wang, Deming (2007). Prostate segmentation on MR images without endorectal coil. In: Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB: 2007 Proceedings. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Berlin, Germany, (627-627). 19-25 May 2007.

  • Yang, Z. Y., Griffith, J. F., Leung, P. C., Pope, M. and Lee, R. (2006). Effects of osteoporosis on the morphology and mobility of the lumbar spine. In: Annual Meeting of International Society for Study of Lumbar Spine, Bergen, Norway, (). 2006.

  • Yang, Steven, Griffith, James Francis and Yeung, David (2006). MR imaging study of relationships between lumbar bone density, paravertebral muscle bulk and perfusion indices in postmenopausal osteoporosis. In: ISMRM 2006 Proceedings. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 14th Scientific Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA, (119-119). 6-12 May 2006.

  • Yang, Z., Griffith , J., Leung, P., Pope , M. and Lee, R. (2005). An inverse kinematic model of the osteoporotic spine. In: Ronnie Lundström, Britt Andersson and Helena Grip, Proceedings of the International Federation for Medical and Biomedical Engineering: 13th Nordic Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics: 13NBC 2005. NBC'O5 Umea: 13th Nordic-Baltic-Conference Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Umea, Sweden, (257-258). 13-17 June 2005.

  • Sun, L.W., Yang, Z.Y., Lee, R.Y., Lu, W. and Luk, K.D.K. (2005). Automatic measurement of intervertebral movements using radiographic images. In: Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference. 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, (3199-3201). 1-4 September, 2005.

  • Chen, Y., Lian, L. and Yang, Z. Y. (2005). Haptic customization of product physical properties in a virtual environment. In: William Lewis and Andrew Samuel, Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Engineering Design - ICED 05. 15th International Conference on Engineering Design - ICED 05, Melbourne, Australia, (33-34). 15 - 28 August 2005.

  • Yang, Zhengyi and Chen, Yonghua (2005). Inspection path generation in haptic virtual CMM. In: Les A. Piegl, Computer-aided design and applications.. CAD'05, Bangkok, Thailand, (273-282). 20-24 June 2005. doi:10.3722/cadaps.2005.273-282

  • Chen, Y. H., Lian, L. L. and Yang, Z. Y. (2005). Product customization in a virtual environment. In: Virtual modeling and rapid manufacturing : advanced research in virtual and rapid prototyping.Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research and Rapid Prototyping. 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, (233-237). 28 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005.

  • Yang, Z., Griffith, J. F., Leung, P. C., Pope, M., Sun, L. W. and Lee, R. (2005). The Accuracy of Surface Measurement for Motion Analysis of Osteoporotic Thoracolumbar Spine. In: Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE. Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference, Shanghai, China, (6871-6874). 1-4 September 2005.

  • Yang, Z. Y., Sun, L. W, Griffith, J. F., Leung, P. C. and Lee, R. (2005). The accuracy of surface measurement for osteoporotic spine motion analysis. In: Abstracts of XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., (793-793). 31 July - 5 August, 2005.

  • Griffith, J. F., Yang, Z. Y., Antonio, G. E. and Yeung, D. K. W. (2005). The relationship between lumbar bone mineral density and paravertebral muscle bulk. In: 2005 International Symposium on Quality of Bone and Scaffold Biomaterials evaluated by microCT, pQCT, QCT and MRI, Hong Kong, (). 17-18 October 2005.

  • Chen, Y., Lian, L. and Yang, Z. Y. (2005). Where the virtual outperforms the real - the case of a haptic virtual coordinate measuring machine. In: The 3rd International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing - ICRM 2005, Guangzhou, China, (). 12-14 September, 2005.

  • Chen, Y., Wang, Y. and Yang, Z.Y. (2004). Collision detection for spatial interaction with haptic holograms. In: Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing. The 6th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, Xi'an, China, (). 21-23 June, 2004.

  • Chen, Yonghua and Yang, Zhengyi (2004). Concurrent haptic tool path planning and simulation for robot machining. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing (ICFDM’04). ICFDM 2004: The 6th Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing (第六届海内外青年设计与制造科学会议), Xi’an, China, (). 21-23 June 2004.

  • Yang, Z. Y., Lian, L. L. and Chen, Y. H. (2004). Haptic aided ergonomic evaluation in mass customized product design. In: ICMA 2004 : proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Automation : Advanced Design and Manufacturing in Global Competition. ICMA 2004 - International Conference on Manufacturing Automation: Advanced Design and Manufacturing in Global Competition, Wuhan, China, (181-188). 26-29 October 2004.

  • Chen, Yonghua, Yang, Zhengyi and Lian, Lili (2004). Haptic modeling in rapid product development. In: Les A Piegl, Computer-aided design and applications.. CAD'04, Pattaya Beach, Thailand, (577-584). 24-28 May 2004.

  • Yang, Z.Y. and Chen, Y. (2004). Haptic-based function analysis and shape modeling of multi-material product: A case study. In: Proceedings of DETC'04, ASME 2004 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. DETC'04, ASME 2004 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A., (). 28 September - 2 October, 2004.

  • Yang, Zhengyi and Chen, Yonghua (2004). Reverse engineering based on virtual volume sculpting. In: Les A Piegl, Computer-aided design and applications.. CAD'04, Pattaya Beach, Thailand, (63-72). 24-28 May 2004.

  • Chen, Y.H. and Yang, Z. (2003). Copy and paste the geometry of physical objects into computer-aided design models. In: Proceeding of 5th International Conference on Computer Aided Industrial Design and Conceptual Design. 5th International Conference on Computer Aided Industrial Design and Conceptual Design (CAID & CD 2003), Hangzhou, China, (). 18-20 October 2003.

  • Chen, Y. and Yang, Z. (2003). Haptic modeling as an integrating tool for product development. In: 19th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, CARS & FOF 2003. 19th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, (303-310). 22-24 July 2003.

  • Yang, Zhengyi and Chen, Yonghua (2003). Haptic rendering of milling. In: EuroHaptics 2003. EuroHaptics 2003, Dublin, Ireland, (). 6-9July 2003.

  • Chen, Y. H., Yang, Z. Y. and Sze, W. S. (2003). Part orientation in layer-based machining. In: Recent Advances in Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering. Proceedings of: 4th international conference, IDMME 2002. IDMME 2002: 4ème conférence internationale sur la conception et la fabrication intégrées en mécanique [4th International Conference On Integrated Design And Manufacturing In Mechanical Engineering], Clermont-Ferrand, France, (211-220). 14-16 May 2002.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision