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Acoustics & Vibrations Laboratory Publications

Director: Thomas J. Royston

Free Shareware: Downloadable Executable Software Programs

  1. Audible Human Project® Interactive. See link at AudibleHumanProject.uic.edu. First published June 2014. Description: For simulation of the acoustic field created in the chest region, including the pulmonary system (airways, parenchyma), generated by external (airway insonification or chest percussion) or internal (breath sound) excitation.
  2. MRE DeVIANT and MR Elasto. See links at AudibleHumanProject.uic.edu. First published June 2014. Description: For analysis of MR elastography raw data acquired using standard MRE pulse sequences, as well as advanced SLIM-MRE, SDP-MRE and ULTIMATE-MRE pulse sequences developed under EB012142 support.
  3. MATLAB application package for reconstructing stiffness maps from MRE data

Patents

  1. Sandler RH, Mansy HA. Vibro-Acoustic Detection of Cardiac Conditions, US Patent 8,780,264, Awarded: July 2014.
  2. Klatt D, Yasar TK, Royston TJ, Magin RL. Title: Sample Interval Modulation Magnetic Resonance Elastography (SLIM-MRE). International Patent Application PCT/US13/71830. Filed: 11/26/2013.
  3. Yasar TK, Klatt D, Royston TJ, Magin RL. Title: Selective spectral displacement projection Magnetic Resonance Elastography. International Patent Application PCT/US14/15294. Filed: 02/07/2014.
  4. Yasar TK, Klatt D, Royston TJ, Magin RL. Title: Unified Sampling Time Interval Modulation (ULTIMATe MRE). Provisional patent filed on 8/28/2014; UIC OTM Identification number 2015-023 (DI023).

Student PhD Dissertations

  1. F. Meral, Advancing MR-Based Elastography Through Improved Instrumentation, Resolution, and Materials Modeling, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2010.
  2. Z. Dai, The Audible Human Project: Modeling Sound Transmission in the Lungs and Torso, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013
  3. T. K. Yasar. Optimal Pulse Sequences for Magnetic Resonance Elastography (2014).
  4. Y. Peng. The Audible Human Project: Computer simulation and Experimental Validation of Sound Transmission in the Lungs and Torso (2015).
  5. Y. Liu. High Resolution Magnetic Resonance Elastography: From Phantoms To Mouse Heart (2015).
  6. S. Kearney. Advances in Elastography Using Geometrically Focused Actuation.

Archival Journal (In Print)

  1. F. C. Meral, T. J. Royston, R. L. Magin, “Rayleigh-Lamb wave propagation on a fractional order viscoelastic plate,” J. of the Acoustical Society of America 129 (2), 1036 – 1045 (2011).
  2. H. A. Mansy, J. Grahe, T. J. Royston, R. H. Sandler, "Investigating a compact phantom and setup for testing body sound transducers," Computers in Biology and Medicine 41 (6) 361 – 366 (2011).
  3. T. J. Royston, Z. Dai, R. Chaunsali, Y. Liu, Y. Peng, R. L. Magin, “Estimating material viscoelastic properties based on surface wave measurements: A comparison of techniques and modeling assumptions,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 130 (6), 4126 – 4138 (2011).
  4. T. K. Yasar, T. J. Royston, R. L. Magin, "Wideband MR elastography for viscoelasticity model identification." Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 70.2 (2013): 479-489.
  5. T. K. Yasar, D. Klatt, R. L. Magin, T. J. Royston, “Selective spectral displacement projection for multifrequency MRE,” Physics in Medicine & Biology 58, 5771–5781(2013).
  6. D. Klatt, T. K. Yasar, R. L. Magin, T. J. Royston, “Sample interval modulation for the simultaneous acquisition of 3D displacement vector data in magnetic resonance elastography: theory and application,” Physics in Medicine & Biology 58, 8663–8675 (2013).
  7. Y. Peng, Z. Dai, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, R. A. Balk, T. J. Royston, "Sound transmission in the chest under surface excitation: an experimental and computational study with diagnostic applications", Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 52(8), 695-706 (2014).
  8. Z. Dai, Y. Peng, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, T. J. Royston, "Comparison of poroviscoelastic models for sound and vibration in the lungs", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 2014, in press, doi:10.1115/1.4026436.
  9. Z. Dai, Y. Peng, B. M. Henry, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, T. J. Royston, "A comprehensive computational model of sound transmission through the porcine lung", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2014, in press.
  10. Y. Liu, T. K. Yasar, T. J. Royston. "Ultra Wideband (500 Hz to 16 kHz) MR Elastography for Robust Shear Viscoelasticity Model Identification". Phys. Med. Biol. 59, 7717-7734 (2014). PMID: 25419651.
  11. Z. Dai, Y. Peng, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, and T. J. Royston. "Experimental and computational studies of sound transmission in a branching airway network embedded in a compliant viscoelastic medium." J. Sound Vib. 339, 215–229 (2015).
  12. Kearney SP, Khan AA, Dai Z, Royston TJ. "Dynamic viscoelastic models of human skin using optical elastography." Phys. Med. Biol. 60, 6975-6990. (2015).
  13. Peng Y, Dai Z, Mansy HA, Henry BH, Sandler RH, Balk RA, Royston TJ. "Sound Transmission in Porcine Thorax through Airway Insonification", Med. Biol. Engin. Comp. August (2015). DOI: 10.1007/s11517-015-1358-8.
  14. Mansy HA, Balk RA, Warren WH, Royston TJ, Dai Z, Peng Y, Sandler RH. Effect of pneumothorax on pulmonary acoustic transmission. J. Applied Physiology. 119(3), 250-7 (2015). doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00148.2015.
  15. Schwartz BL, Liu Y, Royston TJ, Magin RL. Axisymmetric diffraction of a cylindrical transverse wave by a viscoelastic spherical inclusion. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 364, 222–233 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2015.11.023.
  16. Yost G, Royston TJ, Bhat G, Tatooles A. Acoustic Characterization of Axial Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Operation In Vitro and In Vivo. ASAIO Journal. 46-55 (2016). doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000307.

Archival Journal (Accepted or In Press)

  1. Mansy HA, Balk RA, Warren WH, Royston TJ, Dai Z, Peng Y, Sandler RH. Effect of pneumothorax on pulmonary acoustic transmission. J. Applied Physiology. In Press (2015).
  2. Dai Z, Peng Y, Mansy HA, Sandler RH, Royston TJ. A Model of Lung Parenchyma Stress Relaxation Using Fractional Viscoelasticity. Med. Engin. Phys. In Press (2015).
  3. Schwartz BL, Liu Y, Royston TJ, Magin RL. Diffraction of a cylindrical transverse wave by an elastic spherical inclusion: an axisymmetric problem. Journal of Sound and Vibration. Accepted (2015).

Conference Papers and Presentations (Presented)

  1. Z. Dai, Y. Peng, H. A. Mansy, T. J. Royston, R. H. Sandler, "Estimation of local viscoelasticity of lungs based on surface waves," ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (Denver, CO, November 11 - 17, 2011). 8 pages. IMECE2011-65561.
  2. T. J. Royston, Z. Dai, Y. Peng, H. A. Mansy, “Fractional poroviscoelastic modeling of sound and vibration in the lungs,” 4th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting of the International Society for Porous Media (Purdue, West Lafayette, IN, May 14 – 16, 2012) abstract.
  3. Y. Peng, Z. Dai, H. A. Mansy, T. J. Royston, “Poroviscoelastic modeling of mechanical wave motion in the lungs,” ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 20 – 23, 2012, Fajardo, Puerto Rico) extended abstract.
  4. T. K. Yasar, T.J. Royston, R. L. Magin, "A comparison of mechanical wave measurement techniques to quantify soft tissue viscoelasticity up to 8 kHz: a phantom study of shear, Rayleigh and Lamb waves," 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (Kansas City, MI, October 22 - 26, 2012) invited abstract.
  5. Y. Liu, T. K. Yasar, T. J. Royston, R. L. Magin, “A finite element simulation for wave propagation in magnetic resonance elastography,” BMES Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA, October 24 – 27, 2012) extended abstract
  6. Y. Peng, Z. Dai, T. J. Royston, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, “Chest response to vibratory excitation: Advances beyond percussion,” ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (Houston, TX, November 9 – 15, 2012). 4 pages.
  7. D. Klatt, T. K. Yasar, T. J. Royston, R. L. Magin, “Introduction of sample interval modulation for the simultaneous acquisition of 3D displacement data in MR elastography,” Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 21st Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Salt Lake City, UT, April 20 – 26, 2013).
  8. T. K. Yasar, D. Klatt, R. L. Magin, T. J. Royston, “Selective spectral displacement projection for 3D multifrequency MRE,” Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 21st Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Salt Lake City, UT, April 20 – 26, 2013).
  9. Y. Peng, Z. Dai, B. Henry, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, T. J. Royston, “Modeling and experimental validation of sound transmission in human torso, ” Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, (Sep. 25-28, 2013, Seattle, WA) abstract.
  10. Z. Dai, Y. Peng, H. A. Mansy, T. J. Royston, Sound transmission in a lung phantom model, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, (Nov. 15-21, 2013, San Diego, CA).
  11. Y. Liu, T. K. Yasar, T. J. Royston, “Interpreting microscopic magnetic resonance elastography measurements using finite element analysis,” ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (San Diego, CA, November 15 – 21, 2013). IMECE2013-63355.
  12. Y. Peng, Z. Dai, B. Henry, H. A. Mansy, T. J. Royston, “A comprehensive computational model of sound transmission through the porcine lung,” 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, (Dec. 2-6, 2013, San Francisco, CA) abstract.
  13. Kearney SP, Dai Z, Royston TJ, “Wide band optical elastography of in vivo human skin using geometrically focused surface waves,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Photonics West Conference PW14B-BO306-2: Optical Elastography and Tissue Biomechanics (San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2014).
  14. B. Henry, Z. Dai, Y. Peng, H. A. Mansy, R. H. Sandler, T. J. Royston, “Investigation of pulmonary acoustic simulation: comparing airway model generation techniques,” International Society for Optics and Photonics Conference on Medical Imaging, (Feb. 15-20, 2014, San Diego, CA).
  15. Mansy HA, Sandler RH. Using body sound measurements for monitoring heart conditions. AIEMS conference, (Cocoa Beach, FL, March 2014)
  16. Kearney SP, Z Dai, TJ Royston, “Wideband optical elastography of human skin using surface waves,” Frontiers in Elastography (Urbana, IL, June 2-3, 2014).
  17. Liu Y, TK Yasar, TJ Royston, “Wideband MR Elastography up to 16 kHz for Robust Shear Viscoelasticity Model Identification,” Frontiers in Elastography (Urbana, IL, June 2-3, 2014).
  18. S Brinker, S Kearney, TJ Royston, D Klatt, “Assessing a pressure vessel phantom at different stress states with MR elastography,” Frontiers in Elastography (Urbana, IL, June 2-3, 2014) abstract & poster.
  19. Brinker SB, Kearney SP, Royston TJ, Klatt D. Effects of quasistatic internal pressure loads on a multi-layered pressure vessel phantom in MR elastography. Proceedings of ICEM: 16th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (Cambridge, UK, July 7 – 11, 2014).
  20. Royston TJ, Dai Z, Peng Y, Kearney S, Henry B, Mansy HA, Sandler RH, Balk RA. The Audible Human Project: Modeling and Imaging Sound Transmission in the Lungs and How it is Affected by Injury and Disease. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics – invited submission (Boston, MA, July 6 – 11, 2014).
  21. Dai Z, Peng Y, Mansy HA, Sandler RH, Royston TJ. A model of lung parenchyma stress relaxation using fractional viscoelasticity. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics – contributed submission (Boston, MA, July 6 – 11, 2014).
  22. Peng Y, Dai Z, Mansy HA, Sandler RH, Royston TJ. Modeling insonified sound transmission through the porcine lung and torso. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics – contributed submission (Boston, MA, July 6 – 11, 2014).
  23. Mansy HA, Azad K, McMurray B, Henry B, Royston TJ, Sandler RH. Investigating the geometry of pig airways using computed tomography. Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference – contributed submission (Orlando, FL, Feb 21-26, 2015).
  24. Kearney SP, Brinker ST, Burns DA, Royston TJ, Klat D. SLIM-MRE without prolonged echo time for the simultaneous acquisition of the 3D displacement vector applied to in vivo mouse brain. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 23rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Toronto, CA, May 30 – June 5, 2015).
  25. Yasar TK, Liu Y, Klatt D, Magin RL, Royston TJ. Optimal Motion Encoding Scheme for MR Elastography. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 23rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Toronto, CA, May 30 – June 5, 2015).
  26. Yost G, Tatooles A, Royston TJ, Bhat G. Acoustic Detection of Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombus. 2015A87ASAIO. ASAIO 61st Annual Conference (Chicago, IL, June 24 – 27, 2015).