Mechatronics in Medicine Lab, Mechanical Engineering Department
Imperial College London, South Kensington, London. SW7 2AZ
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Birth Date: 08/11/1983; Marital Status: Single.
Dr Fangde Liu, Phd, Senior Associate of Royal Society of Medicine, Member of British Machine Vision Association, is an expert on medical imaging and image guided robotic surgery. His research focuses on High Performance Surgery Navigation Systems, which has been applied for endovascular surgery, minimally invasive neurosurgery, in situ cancer diagnosis and orthopedics implants customization. Dr Liu has various clinical and industry cooperators including Royal Society of Medicine, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Wellcome Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, St George Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, Philips Research, BrainLab, Kuka Robotics, MedRobot and Renishaw.
Surgical Robotics System, Smart Operating Room, Computer Aided Surgery Planning, Implants Customization, Medical Image and Signal Processing, Medical Image Visualization, Deep Learning, Parallel Computing.
PhD, National Centre of Computer Animation, Bournemouth University. 2008–2012
Supervisor: Prof Jian J Zhang, Professor and Director of NCCA
Physics Based Character Motion Synthesis
MSc, Harbin Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering. 2006–2008
Supervisor: Prof Dianguo Xu, Assistant President of HIT, Dean of EE School
Robotics and Sensor Network
BSc, Harbin Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering. 2002–2006
Supervisor: Prof Dianguo Xu.
Electrical Automation and Power Electronics
2012-Now Research Associate, Imperial College London.
Leading the development of image guided autonomous navigation system for minimal invasive surgery and non destructive inspection (NDI) robots, take part in the following projects.
STING (Soft Tissue Intervention and Neurosurgical Guide), ERC F7 funded project developing a biological inspired steerable needle for neurosurgery. Leading investigation of the following topics:
GPU accelerated Robotic Operating System for Surgery Navigation
Flexible Surgical Instruments localization based on Ultrasound
MRI and Ultrasound Fusion
Fluorescent Particle Image Velocity for Tissue Mechanics Modeling
Parallel Surgery Planning and Obstacle avoidance
Smart Catheter, British Heart Foundation funded project developing nbsp;optical sensing catheter that ease endovascular surgery and free surgeon from CT angiography radiation. Leading development of the following technology.
Fibre Bragg Gate based Catheter shape reconstruction and localization
Tactile sensing based vascular tissue diagnosis
Augmented Reality User Interface for the Surgeon
Active Constraints ERC FP7 funded attentive operating room project for human-robot cooperative surgery. contributed the dynamic surgery safety field visualization technology needed by the AR system.
NDI Snake Robots for Rolls Royce Trent Series Turbine Engine (Rolls Royce). contributed high performance image guided navigation system
Complete Shoulder Replacement Centre, Wellcome Trust founded surgery research project.
Investigate the Surgery plan transfer and implants customization technology based on non rigid registration
2008-2012 PhD Candidate, National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University.
Focused on Physics based Character Animation and Deformation Technology for Visual Effects Production. Investigate the animation system based on human anatomy and motor control principle which combining the control theory, biomechanics and neuroscience
Physically Based Deformation of Anatomy Structures.
Multigrid and Domain decomposition numeric solver
Constrained Rigid and Fluid Dynamic Simulation
Dynamic Bipedal Walking Simulation.
Cell mapping dynamic analysis
Adaptive bipedal walking synthesis
Dimension Reduction and latent space analysis for walking motion
2007 Intern Robotic Software Engineer, ABB Group, Robotic Department R&D, Shanghai.
Software developer for Machining PowerPac, a plugin of Robotic Studio 5, a commercial Robotic Virtual Programming Environment that generates machining motion program based CAD model. In charge of Tool Calibration and Virtual/Working Environment Registration
Moduli Space Sampling: A Fast and Robust Parallel Planning for Steerable Needle. F Liu, J Peterson, F Rodriguez y Baena, ROBIO 2015 (submitted)
On-line path planning for steerable needle with nonlinear constraints. C Burrows, F Liu, F Rodriguez Y Baena. IROS 2015
Motion adaptation with motor invariant theory F Liu, R Southern, S Guo, X Yang, JJ Zhang
Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on 43 (3), 1131-1145
Deformation-as-control for a biologically inspired steerable needle F Liu, C Burrows, F Rodriguez y Baena Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, 848-853
ROS-Based GPU Acceleration Framework for Image Guided Surgery F Liu, G Sison, FR y Baena The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 47
A biologically inspired latent space for gait parameterization R Southern, S Guo, F Liu, JJ Zhang ACM SIGGRAPH 2012 Posters, 1
Adaptive Motion Synthesis by Qualitative Approach Fangde Liu, Xiaosong Yang, JJ Zhang. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems 7 (1)
Registration for 3D model of human atlas based on vertex information P JIAO, J CHANG, X YANG, Y JIAO, F LIU, S GUO, R BAI, J OUYANG, Journal of Medical Biomechanics 5, 018
STING–A Soft Tissue Intervention and Neurosurgical Guide A Leibinger, C Burrows, F Liu, MJ Oldfield, R Secoli, FR y Baena, IEEE Life Science Grand Challenge Conference, 2013
Surgical Robotics at Imperial College London, National Key lab of Complex System and Control, China Academy of Science, 12/2013
Robotic Surgery and Augmented Reality, National Key Lab of Virtual Reality Technology, BeiHang University, 07/2014
EDEN2020: H2020 minimally invasive drug deliver robotic system for ealy brain cancer treatment and disease.
SmartCatheter: British Heart Fundation Funded optical sensing robotic catheter for endovascular surgery.
2012 Founded ArTek group, which provided consulting service of computer graphics and visual effects. Built relationship with major technology provider such Foundry, Arnold and Chinese Film Production Company and Cloud Rendering Providers. Awarded the Silver Prize in Oversea High Skill Entrepreneurship Awarded by China Embassy.
2013 Represent IET at System, Man and Cybernetics Conference, IEEE for promote global cooperation. Initiated the cooperation between IET , Indian Institutes and Abu Dhabi University.