Name:Kaiqin Chu
Address:University of Science and Technology of China, west campus
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1991 - 1995Nankai University, Physics, B.S.
1999 - 2002Shanghai Jiaotong University, Physics, M.S.
2002 - 2009University of Rochester, Optics, Ph.D
2009 - 2015University of California, Davis, Postdoc and project scientist
2015 - presentUniversity of Science and Technology of China, Professor
Our research effort can be summarized in the following key directions.
• Super-resolution & Live Cell Imaging
  oAlgorithms for fast and low-signal SIM imaging
  oHardware improvements for fast SIM
  oCombined SIM and quantitative phase imaging
• Point of Care Technologies
  oCost-effective complete blood counting performed by untrained users
  oElastic light scattering for anemia diagnostics
  oDIY whole slide bright-field, dark-field, and fluorescence microscopy
  oPOC devices for chemiluminescent detection of cardiac markers
1.Ma, Y., Guo, S. Y., Pan, Y., Fan, R., Smith, Z. J., Lane, S., & Chu, K. Q. (2019). Quantitative phase microscopy with enhanced contrast and improved resolution through ultra-oblique illumination (UO-QPM). Journal of Biophotonics, 12(10). doi:10.1002/jbio.201900011
2.Xiao, C., Smith, Z. J., & Chu, K. (2019). Simultaneous recovery of both bright and dim structures from noisy fluorescence microscopy images using a modified TV constraint. Journal of Microscopy, 275(1), 24-35. doi:10.1111/jmi.12799
3.Cai, B., Zhai, X. M., Wang, Z. G., Shen, Y., Xu, R., Smith, Z. J., . . ., & Chu, K. Q. (2018). Optical volumetric projection for fast 3D imaging through circularly symmetric pupil engineering. Biomedical Optics Express, 9(2), 437-446. doi:10.1364/Boe.9.000437
4.Ma, Y., Li, D., Smith, Z. J., Li, D., & Chu, K. Q. (2018). Structured illumination microscopy with interleaved reconstruction (SIMILR). Journal of Biophotonics, 11(2). doi:10.1002/jbio.201700090
5.Xie, D. L., Xie, Y. J., Liu, P., Tong, L. S., Hu, C. Z., Shao, P. F., Chu, K. Q., & Smith, Z. J. (2018). Performance of a cost-effective and automated blood counting system for resource-limited settings operated by trained and untrained users. Journal of Biophotonics, 11(2). doi:10.1002 / jbio.201700030
6.Chu, K. Q., McMillan, P. J., Smith, Z. J.,  Yin, J., Atkins, J., Goodwin, P., Wachsmann-Hogiu, S., Lane, S. (2014)  Image reconstruction for structured-illumination microscopy with low signal level. Optics Express, 22(7), 8687-8702,

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