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Short Courses

The following Short Courses will be held on October 7, 2012.

Morning Session (08:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.):

1A:    Medical Ultrasound Transducers
Instructors:     Douglas G. Wildes, L. Scott Smith, GE Global Research

1B:    Regulatory and Safety Issues in Medical Ultrasound
Instructors:     Charles C. Church, National Center for Physical Acoustics and University of Mississippi, Jeffery Brian Fowlkes, University of Michigan, Peter A. Lewin, Drexel University, Michael L. Oelze, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Keith A. Wear, US Food and Drug Administration

1C:    Novel Measurement Techniques in Medicine and NDE Based on Sound Field Simulation
Instructors:     Elfgard Kühnicke, TU Dresden, Michael Lenz, TU Dresden, Bernd Köhler, FhG IZfP, Dresden

1D:    Nonlinear Effects in Acoustic Wave Piezoelectric Devices
Instructors:     Yook-Kong Yong, Rutgers University and Ji Wang, Ningbo University

1E:    Nonlinear Acoustics and Harmonic Imaging
Instructors:     Victor Humphrey, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research

1F:    Signal Processing and System-on-Chip Designs for Ultrasonics Imaging Applications
Instructors:     Jafar Saniie, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology, Ramazan Demirli, Center for Advanced Communications, Villanova University, Erdal Oruklu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology

Afternoon Session (01:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.):

2A:    Ultrafast Ultrasound Imaging: Principles and Applications
Instructors:     Mathias Fink, Mickael Tanter, Langevin Institute, ESPCI ParisTech

2B:    Multiscale Acoustic Imaging - From Quantitative In-Vivo Ultrasound to Scanning Acoustic Microscopy of Biological Tissues
Instructors:     Naohiro Hozumi, Toyohashi University of Technology, Roman Maev, Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research, University of Windsor, Kay Raum, Julius Wolff Institute, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Yoshifumi Saijo, Tohoku University

2C:    Photoacoustic Imaging and Sensing
Instructors:     Stanislav Emelianov, University of Texas at Austin, and Richard Bouchard, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

2D:    Array Imaging and Defect Characterisation: Engineering Applications
Instructors:     Bruce W Drinkwater, Paul D Wilcox, Alexander Velichko, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol

2E:    Piezoelectric Fundamentals - Materials and Transducers
Instructors:     Susan Trolier-McKinstry Materials Research Lab, Penn State University,
Sandy Cochran Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee, Christine Démoré Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee

2F:    Tissue Motion Assessment and Biomechanical Property Imaging Update
Instructors:     Jeffrey C. Bamber, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging Team, Joint Department of Physics, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, and Leo Garcia, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, Wales, UK