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    Weiguang Yao, PhD

    Weiguang Yao, PhD

    Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

    Departments

    Radiological Sciences

    Divisions

    Radiation Oncology

    Contact Information

    Weiguang Yao, PhD
    Radiation Oncology
    MS 220, Room I3136
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678
    Email: weiguang.yao@stjude.org
    Phone: (901) 595-2389
    FAX: (901) 595-3981


    Education

    PhD – University of Western Ontario, Canada
    MEng – China Institute of Atomic Energy
    BSc – Hangzhou Normal University


    Research Interests


    Selected Publications

    Li J, Yao W, Xiao Y, Yu Y. Feasibility of improving cone-beam CT number consistency using scatter correction. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 14:167-176, 2013.

    Yao W. A two-point scheme for optimal breast IMRT treatment planning. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 14:307-321, 2013.

    Levy LR, Yao W, Neufeld RWJ, et al. Nonlinear Bifurcations of Psychological Stress Negotiation: New Properties of a Formal Dynamical Model. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences 16:429-456, 2012.

    Yao W, Leszczynski K. An analytical approach to estimating the first order x-ray scatter in heterogeneous medium. Medical Physics 36:3145-3156, 2009. (This paper was selected by Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 17(12), 2009.)

    Yao W, Leszczynski K. An analytical approach to estimating the first order scatter in heterogeneous medium II: A practical application. Medical Physics 36:3157-3167, 2009.

    Yao W, Leszczynski K. Analytically derived exact weighting factors for transmission tomography cone beam projections. Physics in Medicine and Biology 54:513-533, 2009.

    Yao W, Leszczynski K. Depth distribution of multiple order X-ray scatter. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 77:381-390, 2008.

    Yao W, Abolmaesumi P, Greenspan M, Ellis RE. An estimation/correction algorithm for detecting bone edges in CT images. IEEE Trans on Medical Image 24:997-1010, 2005.

    Yao W, Ellis RE. A Piecewise-linear map for finding edges in images. Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems Series B 10, 117-120 Suppl. S2003.

    Yao W, Yu P, Essex C. Delayed stochastic differential model for quiet standing. Physical Review E 63:021902, 2001. (This work was interviewed by New Scientist.)

    Wu J, Yao W, Zhu H. Immune system memory realization in a population model. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B 8:241-259, 2007.

    Yu P, Yao W,Chen G. Analysis on topological properties of the Lorenz and the Chen attractors using GCM. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 17:2791-2796, 2007.

    Yao W, Hertel L, Wahl LM. Dynamics of recurrent viral infection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273:2193-2199, 2006.

    Yao W, Yu P, Essex C, Davison M. Competitive modes and their application. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 16:497-522, 2006.

    Akl SG, Yao W. A Parallel Approach Eliminates Measurement Perturbations in RLC Circuits. Journal of Supercomputing 35:155-164, 2006.

    Akl SG, Cordy B, Yao W. An analysis of the effect of parallelism in the control of dynamical systems. International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems 20:147-168, 2005.

    Akl SG, Yao W. Parallel computation and measurement uncertainty in nonlinear dynamical systems. Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, Special Issue on Parallel and Scientific Computations with Applications 4:5-15, 2005.

    Yao W, Essex C, Yu P, Davison M. Measure of predictability. Physical Review E 69:066121, 2004.

    Yao W, Essex C, Yu P, Davison M. Forecast entropy. Kybernetes 33:1009-1015, 2004.

    Yao W, Yu P, Essex C. Communication between synchronized random number generators. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 14:3995-4008, 2004.

    Yao W, Essex C, Yu P. A new chaotic system for better secure communication. Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems Series B10:221-234, 2003.

    Yao W, Yu P, Essex C. Estimating chaotic parameter regimes by generalized competition modes approach. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 7:197-205, 2002.

    Fang J, Yao W. Chaotic dynamics and chaos control in nonlinear laser systems. High Power Laser and Particle Beams 13:156-163, 2001.

    Yao W. Controlling chaos by ‘standard signals’. Physics Letter A 207:349-354, 1995.

    Fang J, Yao W. Inverse operator method for solutions of nonlinear dynamics equations and some typical applications. ACTA PHYSICA SINICA 42:1376-1380, 1993.

    Fang J, Yao W. Inverse operator method for solutions of nonlinear dynamics systems and the application to the Lorenz equations. Chinese Journal of Nuclear Physics 15:256-259, 1993.

    Last update: December 2013