Expertise: Diffuse Optical Tomography, multi-modality photoacoustic, and ultrasound imaging.
optical coherence tomography, and structured light imaging techniques.
Translational Imaging Research on cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment assessment and prediction.
Professor Zhu joined Washington University in St. Louis as a professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering in July 2016. She also has a joint appointment in Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St Lois. Previously, she was a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut.
Professor Zhu has been named Fellow of Optical Society of American (OSA), Fellow of SPIE- International Society for Optics and Photonics, a Member of Connecticut Academy of Science. Professor Zhu received the Connecticut Technology Council 2007 Women of Innovation Award. She is a Topical Editor of Optics Letters, and an editorial board member of Photoacoustic and Biomedical Optics. She is a member of organizing committee for the SPIE Photonics West Photon Plus Ultrasound Conference, and Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue IX conference. Her research interests are focused on multi-modality photoacoustic, ultrasound, optical coherence tomography, structured light imaging techniques for cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment assessment and prediction.