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Yihuan Lu, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Contact Information

Yihuan Lu, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

    PO Box 208048, 15 York Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8048

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Yihuan Lu received his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in 2015 in Electrical Engineering. From then on, he joined the Yale PET Center and dedicated himself to positron emission tomography (PET) technology innovation. From 2015 to 2017, Dr. Lu was a post-doctoral trainee at the Yale PET Center. In 2017, Dr. Lu was promoted to Associate Research Scientist as a junior faculty member in Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Dr. Lu’s research interests include (1) new algorithms for motion correction in PET, (2) quantitative corrections in PET physics and (3) machine learning based image processing for PET. Dr. Lu has published over 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals, given over 10 invited lectures and mentored/co-mentored 10 students/trainees. Dr. Lu was awarded the Hiruma-Wagner Award at the Conference of Peace through Mind/Brain Science in 2018. Also in 2018, Dr. Lu was the 1st Place winner of the Young Investigator Award from the Computer and Instrumentation Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and in the same year, Dr. Lu was the 3rd Place winner of the Young Investigator Award of the Brain Imaging Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine. In 2020, Dr. Lu was named the winner of Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Award from IEEE.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Stony Brook University, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2015)
  • MS
    Stony Brook University, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2011)
  • BS
    Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering (2010)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science AwardIEEE2020
Young Investigator Award (1st Place)Computer and Instrumentation Council of Society of Nuclear Medicine2018
Young Investigator Award (3rd Place)Brain Imaging Council of Society of Nuclear Medicine2018
Hiruma-Wagner AwardConference of Peace through Mind/Brain Science2018

Departments & Organizations