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Michael L. Oelze


Michael L. Oelze is a Professor and Associate Head of Graduate Affairs in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a Professor in the Carle-Illinois Carle of Medicine, Affiliate faculty in Bioengineering and a full-time Beckman Institute faculty member in the Bioacoustics Research Laboratory. His fields of professional interest are quantitative ultrsaound imaging, cancer diagnosis using ultrasound treatment monitoring using quantitative ultrasound, the development of novel beamforming techniques and super resolution, machine learning for diagnostic ultrasound and automated image classification, inverse scattering techniques for sound speed and attenuation imaging, the development of beamforming techniques to visualize focused ultrasound beams during therapy, focused ultrasound therapies for treating multiple sclerosis, use of ultrasound with microbubbles and nanobubbles and use fo ultrasound to induce mechnical effects in novel materials.

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

2014-2018 Chair/Vice Chair Basic Science and Instrumentation Community of Practice, AIUM
2013- Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control
2014- Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
2013- Associate Editor of Ultrasonic Imaging
2013- Member of the Technical Program Committee IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium
2011- Member of the Advisory Editorial Board of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
2013- External Advisory Committee, Department of Engineering and Physics, Abilene Christian University
2010- Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
2009- Senior Member, IEEE, IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control
2007- Member of Biomedical Ultrasound/Bioresponse to Vibration Technical Council, Acoustical Society of America
2007-2013 Member of Bioeffects Committee, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine


List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Students - Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2012 (two courses), Spring 2011 (Rated Outstanding), Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Fall 2006
2014 Invited Participant, 2014 Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (JAFOE), Sponsored by the NAE and Japan Science and Technology Agency.
2012 - 2013 Fulbright Scholar (France) - "Development of ultrasound-activated microbubble therapies"
2008 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award
2007 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award
2006 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award
2002 - 2004 NIH F32 Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship
2000 - 2002 NIH Institutional (Radiation Oncology Training) Postdoctoral Fellowship
1996 - 2000 National Center for Physical Acoustics (NCPA) Fellowship (graduate)
1994 - 1996 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Board of Regents Fellowship (graduate)
1998 - 1999 Physics Graduate Student of the Year
1998 Phi Kappa Phi (honor society)

Contact Information:
Michael L. Oelze
4251 Beckman Institute
University of Illinois
405 N. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801

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