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Yi-Hwa Liu, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Cardiology); Associate Director of Cardiovascular Nuclear Imaging Core Laboratory, Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Yi-Hwa Liu is an elected senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a full member of Sigma Xi of The Scientific Research Society of North America. He is the leading editor of two text books: “Cardiovascular Imaging” (ISBN 978-1-84076-109-2, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK) and “Hybrid Imaging in Cardioavascular Medicine“ (ISBN 978-1-4665-9537-8, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, and is also the co-inventor of Wackers-Liu CQÔ (WLCQ) Quantitative Analytic Method for Myocardial Perfusion Tomographic Imaging (FDA-approved Commercial Software Package). Dr. Liu earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1991 and joined the faculty at Yale School of Medicine as Assistant Professor (1998 – 2004) and Associate Professor of Medicine (2004 – 2014). His primary research is focused on non-coherent image restoration, nuclear cardiac image reconstruction and quantification. He is one of the pioneers in the fields of fluorescence microscopic image restoration and nuclear cardiac image reconstruction and quantification.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Electrical, Computer and System Engineering (1991)
  • MS
    University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, Electrical and Computer Engineering (1987)
  • BS
    Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Biomedical Engineering (1981)

Professional Service

Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, Jerusalem, IsraelCo-Ad Hoc Reviewer2019
Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic ImagingEditor2017 - Present
Faculty Advisory Council to the Dean of Yale School of MedicineCouncil Member2015 - 2022
Medical Physics, AAPM, College Park, MDAssociate Editor2009 - Present
National American Heart Association (AHA)Committee Member2004 - Present

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