Dr. Zhongliang Jiang

Email: zl.jiang@tum.de

Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality, Fakultät für Informatik, Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 3, 85748 Garching b. München
Room: MI 03.13.041

Klinikum Rechts der Isar
Interdisziplinäres Forschungslabor
Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675 München
Room: Building 501 - 01.01.3a-c
Phone: +49 89 4140 6457

Demonstrations and Personal Web Links

News

  • 18 Oct (2022): successfully defended my doctoral thesis with the honor of "summa cum laude"
  • 08 Aug (2022): 1 paper accepted by IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
  • 24 Apr (2022): 1 paper directly accepted by IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
  • 18 Apr (2022): 1 paper directly accepted by IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
  • 30 Jun (2021): 1 paper accepted IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (presented at IROS2021)
  • 23 Jun (2021): 1 paper accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • 28 Feb (2021): 1 paper accepted to ICRA2021
  • 21 Oct (2020): 1 paper accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • 30 May (2020): 1 paper accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics
  • 07 Jan (2020): 1 paper accepted to IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (presented at ICRA2020)
  • 03 Oct (2018): Join CAMP

Research Interests

  • Medical Robotics: automatic robotic ultrasound acquisition and diagnosis system
  • Imaging Processing: RGB-D camera image process, surface registration, ultrasound imaging segmentation
  • Robotic Learning: reinforcement learning, inverse reinforcement learning, imitation learning to learn operation skills form doctors
  • Robotic Control: MPC, shared control, Human-Robot Interaction, fuzzy control to ensure safety and accomplish complex medical tasks

Curriculum Vitae

  • 06.2022 - now: senior research scientist
  • 10/2018 - 10.2022: Ph.D. student at CAMP, TUM
  • 01/2017 - 06/2018: Research Assistant, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), China
  • 09/2014 - 01/2017: M. Eng, Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China

Student Projects

If you are looking for an IDP, guided research or Master thesis around these topics please contact me.

Topic 1: Ultrasound Image Segmentation using Latent Information

Topic 2: Learning from Demonstrations: Automatic Robotic Ultrasound scanning

Topic 3: Intelligent human-robotic shared control

Topic 4: Transverse artery segmentation and peripheral arterial disease assessment

Topic 5: Atlas-based Optimal Scanning Trajectory for Robotic US imaging Based on Deep Learning

Topic 6: Non-rigid Ultrasound and CT Registration based on Skeleton Feature

Topic 7: The Needle Detection and Reconstruction Based on Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)

Topic 8: Sensor-less 3D Ultrasound Imaging Reconstruction

 

  • Here is a list of current and previously supervised projects:
    Year Type Topic By Status
    2022  Master's Thesis Autonomous Screening and Diagnosis of Limb Artery Tree F. Duelmer               ongoing
    2022 Master's Thesis Stiffness-based US and CT Registration for Optimal Scanning Trajectory C. Zhang ongoing
    2022 Master's Thesis Learning-based deformation correction for robotic US imaging  Y. Zhou Submited to a Journal
    2021 Master's Thesis Markerless Motion Capture for Reactive Robotic US N. Danis Published in IEEE TIM
    2021 Master's Thesis Reward Learning from Few Demonstrations towards Standard Ultrasound Scan Planes Y. Bi Submited to a journal
    2021 Lab project Deformation-Aware Robotic 3D Ultrasound Y. Zhou Published in RAL-IROS2021
    2020 Master's Thesis Vision-based Robotic Ultrasound for Three-dimensional Imaging of Blood Vessels using RGB-D Camera H. Wang Published in ICRA2021
    2020 Master's Thesis Autonomous Robotic Screening of Tubular Structures Z. Li Published in IEEE TIE
    2020 Bachelor's Thesis Fuzzy Force Controller for Robotic Ultrasound M. Shi finished

 

Demos

Publications

  • Jiang, Zhongliang; Li, Zhenyu; Grimm, Matthias; Zhou, Mingchuan; Esposito, Marco; Wein, Wolfgang; Stechele, Walter; Wendler, Thomas; Navab, Nassir: Autonomous Robotic Screening of Tubular Structures Based Only on Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging Feedback. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 69 (7), 2022, 7064-7075 more…
  • Bi, Yuan; Jiang, Zhongliang; Gao, Yuan; Wendler, Thomas; Karlas, Angelos; Navab, Nassir: VesNet-RL: Simulation-Based Reinforcement Learning for Real-World US Probe Navigation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 7 (3), 2022, 6638-6645 more…
  • Jiang, Zhongliang; Zhou, Yue; Bi, Yuan; Zhou, Mingchuan; Wendler, Thomas; Navab, Nassir: Deformation-Aware Robotic 3D Ultrasound. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 6 (4), 2021, 7675-7682 more…
  • Jiang, Zhongliang; Grimm, Matthias; Zhou, Mingchuan; Hu, Ying; Esteban, Javier; Navab, Nassir: Automatic Force-Based Probe Positioning for Precise Robotic Ultrasound Acquisition. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 68 (11), 2021, 11200-11211 more…
  • Jiang, Z.; Wang, H.; Li, Z.; Grimm, M.; Zhou, M.; Eck, U.; Brecht, S. V.; Lueth, T. C.; Wendler, T.; Navab, N.: Motion-Aware Robotic 3D Ultrasound. 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2021 more…
  • Jiang, Zhongliang; Grimm, Matthias; Zhou, Mingchuan; Esteban, Javier; Simson, Walter; Zahnd, Guillaume; Navab, Nassir: Automatic Normal Positioning of Robotic Ultrasound Probe Based Only on Confidence Map Optimization and Force Measurement. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 5 (2), 2020, 1342-1349 more…
  • Jiang, Zhongliang; Lei, Long; Sun, Yu; Qi, Xiaozhi; Hu, Ying; Li, Bing; Navab, Nassir; Zhang, Jianwei: Model-Based Compensation of Moving Tissue for State Recognition in Robotic-Assisted Pedicle Drilling. IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics 2 (3), 2020, 463-473 more…