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Yide Zhang

Yide Zhang

Email: yzhang34@nd.edu

Phone: 574-303-8498

Office: B20 Stinson-Remick Hall

Education

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, USA, 2017

B.Eng. in Automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2014

Biography

Yide Zhang was born in Huanggang, Hubei, China, and received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Automation from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 2014. He came to the University of Notre Dame in 2014 to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering. In 2017, he received a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. Currently, he is a Ph.D. candidate working with Dr. Scott Howard in the Biophotonics Research Group. His research is interdisciplinary and focused on developing new types of fluorescence microscopes that could advance the work of other researchers and medical personnel in a wide variety of fields. His research interests include multiphoton microscopy, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy, super-resolution microscopy, high-speed imaging, deep tissue imaging, adaptive optics, computational imaging, and deep learning. He received the Graduate Student Research Award for 2016 from the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame. He was also the recipient of the 2017 Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowship from the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics Initiative (AD&T) of the University of Notre Dame. In 2019, he was awarded the JenLab Young Investigator Award at the SPIE Photonics West conference. He will join Dr. Lihong V. Wang’s group at California Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral researcher in September 2019.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Nonlinear microscopy, multiphoton microscopy (MPM), fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM), super-resolution microscopy, high-speed imaging, deep tissue imaging, adaptive optics, computational imaging, deep learning.

 

Selected Publications:

  1. Yide Zhang, Takashi Hato, Pierre Dagher, Evan Nichols, Cody Smith, Kenneth Dunn, and Scott Howard, “Automatic segmentation of intravital fluorescence microscopy images by K-means clustering of FLIM phasors”, Optics Letters, vol. 44, no. 16, pp. 3928-3931, Aug. 2019.
  2. Yide Zhang, Yinhao Zhu, Evan Nichols, Qingfei Wang, Siyuan Zhang, Cody Smith, and Scott Howard, “A Poisson-Gaussian denoising dataset with real fluorescence microscopy images”, IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Long Beach, California USA, June 2019.
  3. Yide Zhang, Evan L. Nichols, Abigail M. Zellmer, Ian H. Guldner, Cody Kankel, Siyuan Zhang, Scott S. Howard, and Cody J. Smith, “Generating intravital super-resolution movies with conventional microscopy reveals actin dynamics that construct pioneer axons”, Development, vol. 146, no. 5, pp. dev171512, Feb. 2019.
  4. Yide Zhang, David Benirschke, Ola Abdalsalam, and Scott S. Howard, “Generalized stepwise optical saturation enables super-resolution fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy”, Biomedical Optics Express, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 4077-4093, Sept. 2018.
  5. Yide Zhang, Prakash D. Nallathamby, Genevieve D. Vigil, Aamir A. Khan, Devon E. Mason, Joel D. Boerckel, Ryan K. Roeder, and Scott S. Howard, “Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy by stepwise optical saturation”, Biomedical Optics Express, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1613-1629, Apr. 2018.
  6. Yide Zhang, Genevieve D. Vigil, Lina Cao, Aamir A. Khan, David Benirschke, Tahsin Ahmed, Patrick Fay, and Scott S. Howard, “Saturation-compensated measurements for fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy”, Optics Letters, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 155-158, Jan. 2017.
  7. Yide Zhang, Aamir A. Khan, Genevieve D. Vigil, and Scott S. Howard, “Super-sensitivity multiphoton frequency-domain fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy”, Optics Express, vol. 24, no. 18, pp. 20862-20867, Sep. 2016.
  8. Yide Zhang, Aamir A. Khan, Genevieve D. Vigil, and Scott S. Howard, “Investigation of signal-to-noise ratio in frequency-domain multiphoton fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy”, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 33, no. 7, pp. B1-B11, Jul. 2016.

News

Open-Source Application Creates Super-Resolution Images of Cell Development in Living Animals

March 5, 2019

A new tool may allow researchers to see more of the physiological state of living organisms at the cellular level, according to a study by the University of Notre Dame, involving the research of NDEE professor Scott Howard and graduate student Yide Zhang

Graduate student receives Jenlab Young Investigator Award

February 18, 2019

Earlier this month Department of Electrical Engineering graduate student Yide Zhang was awarded the JenLab Young Investigator Award at the International Society for Optics and Photonics West (SPIE BIOS) conference in San Francisco.

Zhang receives Young Investigator Award

February 15, 2019

NDEE graduate student Yide Zhang, advised by professor Scott Howard, was awarded the JenLabs Young Investigator Award at the International Society for Optics and Photonics West. It is the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference in the world, receiving thousands of submissions each year.

K.I.S.S.: A "Simple" Solution to a Common Situation

April 5, 2018

Most people recognize “K.I.S.S.” as an acronym for “Keep it simple, silly” – a warning about the cost of sophistication with origins in military hardware. Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) graduate student, Yide Zhang, has found it’s a practice that has served his research as well.

KISS brings SOS

April 4, 2018

Most people recognize “K.I.S.S.” as an acronym for “Keep it simple, silly” – a warning about the cost of sophistication with origins in military hardware. Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) graduate student, Yide Zhang, has found it’s a practice that has served his research as well.

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