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Kevin James Parker, Ph.D.

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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Education

PhD | Mass Inst Technology. Electrical Engineering. 1981

MS | Mass Inst Technology. Electrical Engineering. 1978

BS | St Univ at Buffalo. Engineering, All Other. 1976

Research

Patents

Thin Film Phantoms and Phantom Systems

Issue date: May 26, 1998

Patent #: 5,756,875

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker, Daniel B Phillips

System for Estimating Target Velocity from Pulse Echoes in Response to their Correspondence with Predetermined Delay Trajectories Corresponding to Different Distinct Velocities

Issue date: May 30, 1995

Patent #: 5,419,331

Country: United States

Inventors: Kaiser Alam, Kevin James Parker

System for Model-Based Compression of Speckle Images

Issue date: March 31, 1998

Patent #: 5,734,754

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise Mask

Issue date: January 13, 1998

Patent #: 5,708,518

Country: United States

Inventors: Theophano Mitsa, Kevin James Parker

Ultrasmall Non-Aggregated Porous Particles of Uniform Size for Entrapping Gas Bubbles Within and Methods

Issue date: April 21, 1998

Patent #: 5,741,522

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker, Michael Violante

Ultrasmall Porous Particles for Enhancing Ultrasound Back Scatter

Issue date: July 07, 1998

Patent #: 5,776,496

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker, Michael Violante

Method and Apparatus for Breast Imaging and Tumor Detection Using Modal Vibration Analysis

Issue date: March 31, 1992

Patent #: 5,099,848

Country: United States

Inventors: S.R. Huang, Robert M Lerner, Kevin James Parker

System and Method for 4D Reconstruction and Visualization

Issue date: January 02, 2001

Patent #: 6,169,817

Country: United States

Inventors: Ed A Ashton, Kevin James Parker, Jose G Tamez-Pena

Method and Apparatus for Using Doppler Modulation Parameters for Estimation of Vibration Amplitude

Issue date: February 11, 1992

Patent #: 5,086,775

Country: United States

Inventors: S.R. Huang, Robert M Lerner, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftoning and Inverse Halftoning and the Transmission of Such Images

Issue date: March 27, 1999

Patent #: 204348

Country: Korea, Republic of

Inventors: Christopher Miceli, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftoning and Inverse Halftoning and the Transmission of Such Images

Issue date: May 07, 1999

Patent #: 2925325

Country: Japan

Inventors: Christopher Miceli, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftoning and Inverse Halftoning and the Transmission of Such Images

Issue date: June 21, 1994

Patent #: 5,323,247

Country: United States

Inventors: Christopher Miceli, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftoning and Inverse Halftoning and the Transmission of Such Images

Issue date: October 13, 1998

Patent #: 2,133,558

Country: Canada

Inventors: Christopher Miceli, Kevin James Parker

Document Data Compression System Which Automatically Segments Documents and Generates Compressed Smart Documents Therefrom

Issue date: October 23, 2001

Patent #: 6,307,962

Country: United States

Inventors: Hei Tao Fung, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Breast Imaging

Issue date: February 11, 1992

Patent #: 2,095,440

Country: Canada

Inventors: S.R. Huang, Robert M Lerner, Kevin James Parker

Thin Film Phantoms and Phantom Systems

Issue date: April 13, 2004

Patent #: 6,720,766

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker, Daniel B Phillips

Real-Time Visualization of Shear Wave Propagation in Soft Materials with Sonoelastography

Issue date: November 04, 2008

Patent #: 7,444,875

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker, Zhe (Clark) Wu

Sonoelastographic Shear Velocity Imaging Using Crawling Wave Excitation

Issue date: September 18, 2012

Patent #: 8,267,865

Country: United States

Inventors: Kenneth Hoyt, Kevin James Parker

Superresolution Imaging of Scatterers in Pulse-Echo Imaging

Issue date: September 27, 2016

Patent #: 9,453,908

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker

Superresolution Imaging of Scatterers in Pulse-Echo Imaging with Symmetric Stabilized Pulses

Issue date: September 11, 2018

Patent #: 10,073,176

Country: United States

Inventors: Shujie Chen, Kevin James Parker

Scattering and Reflection Identification System and Method

Issue date: January 12, 2021

Patent #: 10,890,661

Country: United States

Inventors: Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise Mask

Issue date: May 05, 1992

Patent #: 5,111,310

Country: United States

Inventors: Theophano Mitsa, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise Mask

Issue date: August 23, 1994

Patent #: 5,341,228

Country: United States

Inventors: Theophano Mitsa, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise Mask

Issue date: August 06, 1996

Patent #: 5,543,941

Country: United States

Inventors: Theophano Mitsa, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise Mask

Issue date: December 19, 1995

Patent #: 5,477,305

Country: United States

Inventors: Theophano Mitsa, Kevin James Parker

Method and Apparatus for Halftone Rendering of a Gray Scale Image Using a Blue Noise Mask

Issue date: March 10, 1998

Patent #: 5,726,772

Country: United States

Inventors: Theophano Mitsa, Kevin James Parker

Publications

Journal Articles

Scattering and reflection identification in H-scan images.

Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2016 June 2161 (12):L20-8. Epub 05/25/2016.

Shear Wave Elastography in the Living, Perfused, Post-Delivery Placenta.

McAleavey SA, Parker KJ, Ormachea J, Wood RW, Stodgell CJ, Katzman PJ, Pressman EK, Miller RK

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2016 June 42 (6):1282-8. Epub 03/19/2016.

Biological Effects of Low-Frequency Shear Strain: Physical Descriptors.

Carstensen EL, Parker KJ, Dalecki D, Hocking DC

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2016 January 42 (1):1-15. Epub 10/14/2015.

Crawling Waves Speed Estimation Based on the Dominant Component Analysis Paradigm.

Rojas R, Ormachea J, Salo A, Rodríguez P, Parker KJ, Castaneda B

Ultrasonic imaging.. 2015 October 37 (4):341-55. Epub 01/26/2015.

Oestreicher and elastography.

Carstensen EL, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 2015 October 138 (4):2317-25. Epub 1900 01 01.

Methodology to study the three-dimensional spatial distribution of prostate cancer and their dependence on clinical parameters.

Rojas KD, Montero ML, Yao J, Messing E, Fazili A, Joseph J, Ou Y, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ, Davatzikos C, Castaneda B

Journal of medical imaging.. 2015 July 2 (3):037502. Epub 07/29/2015.

Experimental evaluations of the microchannel flow model.

Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2015 June 760 (11):4227-42. Epub 05/14/2015.

Shear wave dispersion in lean versus steatotic rat livers.

Barry CT, Hazard C, Hah Z, Cheng G, Partin A, Mooney RA, Chuang KH, Cao W, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.. 2015 June 34 (6):1123-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

What do we know about shear wave dispersion in normal and steatotic livers?

Parker KJ, Partin A, Rubens DJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2015 May 41 (5):1481-7. Epub 02/24/2015.

Could linear hysteresis contribute to shear wave losses in tissues?

Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2015 April 41 (4):1100-4. Epub 02/17/2015.

Shear wave speed and dispersion measurements using crawling wave chirps.

Hah Z, Partin A, Parker KJ

Ultrasonic imaging.. 2014 October 36 (4):277-90. Epub 03/21/2014.

A microchannel flow model for soft tissue elasticity.

Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2014 August 759 (15):4443-57. Epub 07/22/2014.

Real and causal hysteresis elements.

Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 2014 June 135 (6):3381-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Elasticity estimates from images of crawling waves generated by miniature surface sources.

Partin A, Hah Z, Barry CT, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2014 April 40 (4):685-94. Epub 08/22/2013.

The Gaussian shear wave in a dispersive medium.

Parker KJ, Baddour N

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2014 April 40 (4):675-84. Epub 01/10/2014.

Mouse liver dispersion for the diagnosis of early-stage Fatty liver disease: a 70-sample study.

Barry CT, Hah Z, Partin A, Mooney RA, Chuang KH, Augustine A, Almudevar A, Cao W, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2014 April 40 (4):704-13. Epub 01/10/2014.

Physical models of tissue in shear fields.

Carstensen EL, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2014 April 40 (4):655-74. Epub 1900 01 01.

Quantifying the passive stretching response of human tibialis anterior muscle using shear wave elastography.

Koo TK, Guo JY, Cohen JH, Parker KJ

Clinical biomechanics.. 2014 January 29 (1):33-9. Epub 11/19/2013.

Elastography: general principles and clincial applications.

Doyley MM, Parker KJ

Ultrasound clinics.. 2014 January 9 (1):1-11. Epub 1900 01 01.

Superresolution imaging of scatterers in ultrasound B-scan imaging.

Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 2012 June 131 (6):4680-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Shear wave dispersion measures liver steatosis.

Barry CT, Mills B, Hah Z, Mooney RA, Ryan CK, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2012 February 38 (2):175-82. Epub 12/16/2011.

Crawling wave detection of prostate cancer: preliminary in vitro results.

An L, Mills B, Hah Z, Mao S, Yao J, Joseph J, Rubens DJ, Strang J, Parker KJ

Medical physics.. 2011 May 38 (5):2563-71. Epub 1900 01 01.

Imaging the elastic properties of tissue: the 20 year perspective.

Parker KJ, Doyley MM, Rubens DJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2011 January 756 (1):R1-R29. Epub 11/30/2010.

Elastography in the management of liver disease.

Carstensen EL, Parker KJ, Lerner RM

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2008 October 34 (10):1535-46. Epub 05/15/2008.

Real-time sonoelastography of hepatic thermal lesions in a swine model.

Zhang M, Castaneda B, Christensen J, Saad W, Bylund K, Hoyt K, Strang JG, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Medical physics.. 2008 September 35 (9):4132-41. Epub 1900 01 01.

Quantitative characterization of viscoelastic properties of human prostate correlated with histology.

Zhang M, Nigwekar P, Castaneda B, Hoyt K, Joseph JV, di Sant'Agnese A, Messing EM, Strang JG, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2008 July 34 (7):1033-42. Epub 02/06/2008.

Two-dimensional sonoelastographic shear velocity imaging.

Hoyt K, Castaneda B, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2008 February 34 (2):276-88. Epub 10/23/2007.

Tissue elasticity properties as biomarkers for prostate cancer.

Hoyt K, Castaneda B, Zhang M, Nigwekar P, di Sant'agnese PA, Joseph JV, Strang J, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Cancer biomarkers : section A of Disease markers.. 2008 4 (4-5):213-25. Epub 1900 01 01.

Congruence of imaging estimators and mechanical measurements of viscoelastic properties of soft tissues.

Zhang M, Castaneda B, Wu Z, Nigwekar P, Joseph JV, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2007 October 33 (10):1617-31. Epub 07/02/2007.

Real-time shear velocity imaging using sonoelastographic techniques.

Hoyt K, Parker KJ, Rubens DJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2007 July 33 (7):1086-97. Epub 04/16/2007.

Sonoelastographic imaging of interference patterns for estimation of shear velocity distribution in biomaterials.

Wu Z, Hoyt K, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 2006 July 120 (1):535-45. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prostate cancer: three-dimensional sonoelastography for in vitro detection.

Taylor LS, Rubens DJ, Porter BC, Wu Z, Baggs RB, di Sant'Agnese PA, Nadasdy G, Pasternack D, Messing EM, Nigwekar P, Parker KJ

Radiology.. 2005 December 237 (3):981-5. Epub 10/26/2005.

A unified view of imaging the elastic properties of tissue.

Parker KJ, Taylor LS, Gracewski S, Rubens DJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 2005 May 117 (5):2705-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonoelastographic imaging of interference patterns for estimation of the shear velocity of homogeneous biomaterials.

Wu Z, Taylor LS, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2004 March 2149 (6):911-22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Doppler ultrasound imaging of magnetically vibrated brachytherapy seeds.

McAleavey SA, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering.. 2003 February 50 (2):252-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Shear wave focusing for three-dimensional sonoelastography.

Wu Z, Taylor LS, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 2002 January 111 (1 Pt 1):439-46. Epub 1900 01 01.

Three-dimensional sonoelastography: principles and practices.

Taylor LS, Porter BC, Rubens DJ, Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2000 June 45 (6):1477-94. Epub 1900 01 01.

Non-invasive quantitative reconstruction of tissue elasticity using an iterative forward approach.

Fu D, Levinson SF, Gracewski SM, Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 2000 June 45 (6):1495-509. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonographic investigation of flow patterns in the perfused human placenta and their modulation by vasoactive agents with enhanced visualization by the ultrasound contrast agent Albunex.

Abramowicz JS, Phillips DB, Jessee LN, Levene H, Parker KJ, Miller RK

Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU.. 1999 27 (9):513-22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Feature-adaptive motion tracking of ultrasound image sequences using a deformable mesh.

Yeung F, Levinson SF, Fu D, Parker KJ

IEEE transactions on medical imaging.. 1998 December 17 (6):945-56. Epub 1900 01 01.

Vibration sonoelastography and the detectability of lesions.

Parker KJ, Fu D, Graceswki SM, Yeung F, Levinson SF

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1998 November 24 (9):1437-47. Epub 1900 01 01.

Acoustic backscatter properties of the particle/bubble ultrasound contrast agent.

Phillips D, Chen X, Baggs R, Rubens D, Violante M, Parker KJ

Ultrasonics.. 1998 July 36 (8):883-92. Epub 1900 01 01.

Multilevel and motion model-based ultrasonic speckle tracking algorithms.

Yeung F, Levinson SF, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1998 March 24 (3):427-41. Epub 1900 01 01.

A new imaging science test object for performance measurements of ultrasonic imaging systems.

Phillips D, Parker KJ

Physics in medicine and biology.. 1998 February 43 (2):455-65. Epub 1900 01 01.

Imaging of the elastic properties of tissue--a review.

Gao L, Parker KJ, Lerner RM, Levinson SF

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1996 22 (8):959-77. Epub 1900 01 01.

Multiple resolution Bayesian segmentation of ultrasound images.

Ashton EA, Parker KJ

Ultrasonic imaging.. 1995 October 17 (4):291-304. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonoelasticity imaging: theory and experimental verification.

Gao L, Parker KJ, Alam SK, Lernel RM

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1995 June 97 (6):3875-86. Epub 1900 01 01.

Segmentation and feature extraction techniques, with applications to MRI head studies.

Ashton EA, Berg MJ, Parker KJ, Weisberg J, Chen CW, Ketonen L

Magnetic resonance in medicine.. 1995 May 33 (5):670-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonoelasticity imaging of prostate cancer: in vitro results.

Rubens DJ, Hadley MA, Alam SK, Gao L, Mayer RD, Parker KJ

Radiology.. 1995 May 195 (2):379-83. Epub 1900 01 01.

CT volumetric data-based left ventricle motion estimation: an integrated approach.

Chen CW, Luo J, Parker KJ, Huang TS

Computerized medical imaging and graphics : the official journal of the Computerized Medical Imaging Society.. 1995 19 (1):85-100. Epub 1900 01 01.

The butterfly search technique for estimation of blood velocity.

Alam SK, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1995 21 (5):657-70. Epub 1900 01 01.

Acoustic coupling from a focused transducer to a flat plate and back to the transducer.

Chen X, Schwarz KQ, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1994 June 95 (6):3049-54. Epub 1900 01 01.

Detection of intraocular pressure change in the eye using sonoelastic Doppler ultrasound.

Alam SK, Richards DW, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1994 20 (8):751-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Damage to murine kidney and intestine from exposure to the fields of a piezoelectric lithotripter.

Raeman CH, Child SZ, Dalecki D, Mayer R, Parker KJ, Carstensen EL

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1994 20 (6):589-94. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonoelasticity of organs: shear waves ring a bell.

Parker KJ, Lerner RM

Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.. 1992 August 11 (8):387-92. Epub 1900 01 01.

Particle-stabilized bubbles for enhanced organ ultrasound imaging.

Violante MR, Baggs RB, Tuthill T, Dentinger P, Parker KJ

Investigative radiology.. 1991 November 26 Suppl 1 :S194-7; discussion S198-200. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonoelasticity imaging: results in in vitro tissue specimens.

Lee F, Bronson JP, Lerner RM, Parker KJ, Huang SR, Roach DJ

Radiology.. 1991 October 181 (1):237-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

New approaches to nonlinear diffractive field propagation.

Christopher PT, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1991 July 90 (1):488-99. Epub 1900 01 01.

New approaches to the linear propagation of acoustic fields.

Christopher PT, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1991 July 90 (1):507-21. Epub 1900 01 01.

Absorption of finite amplitude focused ultrasound.

Dalecki D, Carstensen EL, Parker KJ, Bacon DR

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1991 May 89 (5):2435-47. Epub 1900 01 01.

Segmentation of speckle images based on level-crossing statistics.

Sperry RH, Parker KJ

Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics and image science.. 1991 March 8 (3):490-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ultrasound properties of liver with and without particulate contrast agents.

Tuthill TA, Baggs RB, Violante MR, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1991 17 (3):231-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ultrasound contrast for hepatic tumors using IDE particles.

Parker KJ, Baggs RB, Lerner RM, Tuthill TA, Violante MR

Investigative radiology.. 1990 October 25 (10):1135-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

"Sonoelasticity" images derived from ultrasound signals in mechanically vibrated tissues.

Lerner RM, Huang SR, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1990 16 (3):231-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Tissue response to mechanical vibrations for "sonoelasticity imaging".

Parker KJ, Huang SR, Musulin RA, Lerner RM

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1990 16 (3):241-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Lysis of cells in Elodea leaves by pulsed and continuous wave ultrasound.

Carstensen EL, Child SZ, Crane C, Miller MW, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1990 16 (2):167-73. Epub 1900 01 01.

Finite-amplitude effects on ultrasound beam patterns in attenuating media.

Reilly CR, Parker KJ

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1989 December 86 (6):2339-48. Epub 1900 01 01.

Liver glycogen and water storage: effect on ultrasound attenuation.

Tuthill TA, Baggs RB, Parker KJ

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1989 15 (7):621-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Particulate suspensions as ultrasonic contrast agents for liver and spleen.

Violante MR, Parker KJ, Fischer HW

Investigative radiology.. 1988 September 23 Suppl 1 :S294-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Deviations from Rayleigh statistics in ultrasonic speckle.

Tuthill TA, Sperry RH, Parker KJ

Ultrasonic imaging.. 1988 April 10 (2):81-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

The role of glycogen and phosphate in ultrasonic attenuation of liver.

Parker KJ, Tuthill TA, Baggs RB

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.. 1988 January 83 (1):374-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

In-vivo measurements of ultrasound attenuation in normal or diseased liver.

Parker KJ, Asztely MS, Lerner RM, Schenk EA, Waag RC

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1988 14 (2):127-36. Epub 1900 01 01.

A particulate contrast agent with potential for ultrasound imaging of liver.

Parker KJ, Tuthill TA, Lerner RM, Violante MR

Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 1987 September 13 (9):555-66. Epub 1900 01 01.