Thomas J. Royston

Thomas J. Royston is Professor and Head of the Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He earned his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University in 1995. Professor Royston's research in acoustics and vibrations has been supported by grants from the NSF, NIH, ONR and DOE. He is a recipient of the NSF Career Award (1998) and the Acoustical Society of Americas R. Bruce Lindsay Award (2002). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2007). In 2014 he was recognized by NIH with the NIBIB New Investigator Award for his work on The Audible Human Project.

Associated articles

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Scattering and Diffraction of Elastodynamic Waves in a Concentric Cylindrical Phantom for MR Elastography
Benjamin L. Schwartz, Ziying Yin, Temel K. Yaşar, Yifei Liu, Altaf A. Khan, Allen Q. Ye, Thomas J. Royston, and Richard L. Magin, University of Illinois, USA The mechanical properties of biologic tissue are often correlated to their relative states of health,... Read more
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Early detection of Acute Chest Syndrome through electronic recording and analysis of auscultatory percussion
Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is the leading cause of death among people with sickle cell disease. ACS is clinically defined and diagnosed by the presence of a new pulmonary infiltrate on chest imaging with accompanying fever and respiratory symptoms like... Read more