Zichun Zhong

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Wayne State University

Tel: 313-577-9530 (office)
Fax: 313-577-6868
Email: zichunzhong "at" wayne.edu

Office: 5057 Woodward Ave. (Maccabees Building), Suite 14109.2, Detroit, Michigan, 48202
Computer Modeling and Imaging Visualization Lab: 5057 Woodward Ave. (Maccabees Building), 2209, Detroit, Michigan, 48202
Graphics and Imaging Lab: 5057 Woodward Ave. (Maccabees Building), 3104.5, Detroit, Michigan, 48202

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Selected Recent Publications: (Click here for the full list)
  • Xin Zhen, Jiawei Chen, Zichun Zhong, Brian Hrycushko, Linghong Zhou, Steve Jiang, Kevin Albuquerque, Xuejun Gu, "Deep Convolutional Neural Network with Transfer Learning for Rectum Toxicity Prediction in Cervical Cancer Radiotherapy: A Feasibility Study,"      
  • Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB), Vol. 62, No. 21, pp. 8246 - 8263, 2017 (Editor's Choice). [Paper]
  • Haotian Xu, Ming Dong, Zichun Zhong, "Directionally Convolutional Networks for 3D Shape Segmentation,"      
  • IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp. 2698 - 2707, Venice, Italy, October 2017. [Paper]
  • Saifeng Ni, Zichun Zhong, Yang Liu, Wenping Wang, Zhonggui Chen, Xiaohu Guo, "Sliver-Suppressing Tetrahedral Mesh Optimization with Gradient-Based Shape Matching Energy,"      
  • Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP 2017 Special Issue), Vol. 52-53, pp. 247 - 261, 2017. [Paper]
  • Yiqi Cai, Xiaohu Guo, Yang Liu, Wenping Wang, Weihua Mao, Zichun Zhong, "Surface Approximation via Asymptotic Optimal Geometric Partition,"      
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), Vol. 23, No. 12, pp. 2613 - 2626, 2017. [Paper]
  • Hai Jin, Xun Wang, Zichun Zhong, Jing Hua, "Robust 3D Face Modeling and Reconstruction from Frontal and Side Images,"      
  • Computer-Aided Geometric Design, Vol. 50, pp. 1 - 13, 2017. [Paper]
  • Jiaxi Hu, Hajar Hamidian, Zichun Zhong, Jing Hua, "Visualization of Shape Deformations by Variation of Geometric Spectrum,"      
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) (IEEE SciVis 2016 Special Issue), Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 721 - 730, 2017. [Paper]
  • Hajar Hamidian, Jiaxi Hu, Zichun Zhong, Jing Hua, "Quantifying Shape Deformations by Variation of Geometric Spectrum,"      
  • The 19th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Athens, Greece, October 2016. [Paper]
  • Zichun Zhong, Jing Hua, "Kernel-Based Adaptive Sampling for Image Reconstruction and Meshing,"      
  • Computer-Aided Geometric Design (GMP 2016 Special Issue), Vol. 43, pp. 68 - 81, 2016. [Paper]
  • Haibin Chen, Zichun Zhong, Yuliang Liao, Arnold Pompoš, Brian Hrycushko, Kevin Albuquerque, Xin Zhen, Linghong Zhou, Xuejun Gu, "A Non-rigid Point Matching Method with Local Topology Preservation for Accurate Bladder Dose Summation in High Dose Rate Cervical Brachytherapy,"     
  • Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB), Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 1217 - 1237, 2016. [Paper]
  • Zichun Zhong, Xuejun Gu, Weihua Mao, Jing Wang, "4D Cone-Beam CT Reconstruction Using Multi-Organ Meshes for Sliding Motion Modeling,"     
  • Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB), Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 996 - 1020, 2016. [Paper]
  • Zichun Zhong, Xiaohu Guo, Yiqi Cai, Yin Yang, Jing Wang, Xun Jia, Weihua Mao, "3D-2D Deformable Image Registration Using Feature-Based Non-Uniform Meshes,"     
  • Journal of BioMed Research International, Vol. 2016, Article ID 4382854, pp. 1 - 19, 2016. [Paper]
  • Zichun Zhong, Xuejun Gu, Weihua Mao, Xiaohu Guo, Jing Wang, "GPU-Based 4D Cone-Beam CT Reconstruction by Mesh Method,"      
  • The 13th International Meeting on Fully Three-Dimensional Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (FULLY3D), 2015 (Oral Presentation, Top 2 with GPU Award). [Paper]
  • Chao Wang, Yang Liu, Xiaohu Guo, Zichun Zhong, Binh Huy Le, Zhigang Deng, "Spectral Animation Compression,"      
  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology (CVM 2015 Special Issue), Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 540 - 552, 2015. [Paper]
  • Yiqi Cai, Xiaohu Guo, Zichun Zhong, Weihua Mao, "Dynamic Meshing for Deformable Image Registration,"      
  • Computer-Aided Design (SPM 2014 Special Issue), Vol. 58, pp. 141 - 150, 2015. [Paper]
  • Zhichao Huang, Junfeng Yao, Zichun Zhong, Yang Liu, Xiaohu Guo, "Sparse Localized Decomposition of Deformation Gradients,"      
  • Computer Graphics Forum (PG 2014 Special Issue), Vol. 33, No. 7, pp. 239 - 248, 2014. [Paper]
  • Zichun Zhong, Liang Shuai, Miao Jin, Xiaohu Guo, "Anisotropic Surface Meshing with Conformal Embedding,"      
  • Graphical Models (GMP 2014 Special Issue), Vol. 76, No. 5, pp. 468 - 483, 2014. [Paper]
  • Zichun Zhong, Xiaohu Guo, Wenping Wang, Bruno Lévy, Feng Sun, Yang Liu, Weihua Mao, "Particle-Based Anisotropic Surface Meshing,"      
  • ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2013), Vol. 32, Issue 4, Article No. 99, July 2013. [Project Website] [UTD-News]
  • Yin Yang, Zichun Zhong, Xiaohu Guo, Jing Wang, John Anderson, Timothy Solberg, Weihua Mao, "A Novel Markerless Technique to Evaluate Daily Lung Tumor Motion Based on Conventional Cone-Beam CT Projection Data,"      
  • International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Vol. 82, No. 5, pp. e749 - e756, 2012. [Paper]
  • Yin Yang, Zichun Zhong, Guodong Rong, Xiaohu Guo, Jing Wang, Timothy Solberg, Weihua Mao, "Real-Time GPU-Aided Lung Tumor Tracking,"      
  • Proceedings of IEEE Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT 2010), pp. 495 - 500, Singapore, November 2010 (Travel Grant Award). [Paper]

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Last Update: January, 2018