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Education:

PHD of Biomedical Engineering Northwestern university, The United States 09/2011-present

•  GPA: 90/100

Master of Biomedical Engineering Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China 09/2008-03/2011

•  GPA: 91/100, Rank: Top 1/30

Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering Tianjin University , China 09/2004-07/2008

•  GPA: 87/100, Rank: Top 4/60

Publications:

Papers published as a master in the field of neuroscience (Shanghai JiaoTong University, China, 09/2008-03/2011)

•  Wen-Zhong Liu , Ying-Ying Zhang, Pei-Ji Liang; Quantitative measure of population adaptation of retinal ganglion cell's light response; The 3 rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, China, 2009.

•  Wen-Zhong Liu , Wei Jing, Hao Li, Hai-Qing Gong, Pei-Ji Liang; Spatial and temporal correlations of spike trains in frog retinal ganglion cells. Journal of computational neuroscience. 2010.

•  Wen-Zhong Liu , Ru-Jia Yan, Hai-Qing Gong & Pei-Ji Liang; Spike with short inter-spike intervals in frog retinal ganglion cells are more correlated with their adjacent neurons' activities.Protein & Cell, 2011

•  Wei Jing, Wen-Zhong Liu , Xin-Wei Gong, Hai-Qing Gong, Pei-Ji Liang; Visual pattern recognition based on spatio-temporal patterns of retinal ganglion cells' activities. Cognitive Neurodynamics, 2010.

•  Wei Jing, Wen-Zhong Liu , Xin-Wei Gong, Hai-Qing Gong, Pei-Ji Liang; Influence of GABAergic inhibition on concerted activity between the ganglion cells. NeuroReport, 2010.

•  Hao Li, Wen-Zhong Liu , Pei-Ji Liang; Adaptation-Dependent Synchronous Activity Contributes to Receptive Field Size Change of Bullfrog Retinal Ganglion Cell. PLOS ONE 2012

•  Ying-Ying Zhang, Lei Xiao, Wen-Zhong Liu , Hai-Qing Gong, Pei-Ji Liang; Synchronized firings in retinal ganglion cells in response to natural stimulation. Journal of Chinese Physics Letters, 2011

Papers published as a PHD in the field of optical imaging (northwestern university, the united states, 09/2011-present)

•  Wen-Zhong Liu , Tan Liu, Wei Song, Qing Wei, Hao F Zhang; Automatic retinal vessel segmentation based on active contours method in spectral-domain Doppler optical coherence tomography, (submitted to optical letters)

•  Wen-Zhang Liu, Hao F Zhang; Automatic retinal vessel segmentation based on active contours method in spectral-domain Doppler optical coherence tomography ( Applying Patent , in process)

•  Wen-Zhong Liu , Shu-Liang Jiao, Hao F Zhang; Accuracy of retinal oximetry: a Monte Carlo investigation (submitted to journal of biomedical optics)

•  [Wei Song*, Wen-Zhong Liu*] Hao F Zhang; Flow measurement by Photoacoustic imaging, (in preparation, co first author)

Qing Wei, Wei Song, Tan Liu, Wen-Zhong Liu , Shu-Liang Jiao, Hao F Zhang, Metabolic rate measurement of rat retina using multi-wavelength photoacoustic ophthalmology and Doppler optical coherence tomography (in preparation)

Scholarship and award:

•  Walter P. Murphy Fellowship (26700 dollars/year) 09/2011-09/2012

•  Liu-Yuan scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (10 out of 200) 2010

•  The first-level graduate scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2 out of 30) 2009

•  National outstanding scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (4 out of 200) 2009

•  Jing Qin scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (1 out of 200) 2009

•  The third-level graduate scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong university(top 30%) 2008

•  Admission into Graduate school of Tianjin University exempted from National Graduate Record

Exams (top10%, I gave up the chance, taking the exam, then studied in Shanghai Jiao Tong University ) 2008

•  The second-level prize of scientific competition of Tianjin University 's Challenge Cup(top 10%) 2007

•  ˇ®Three A' students' Scholarship (3 times), Tianjin University (6 out of 60) 2005-2007

Activities:

•  10/2009-4/2010, I worked as the secretary of the of Alumni's Foundation for my department. I assisted the Chief in collecting donations from alumni, and helped those poor students to apply the assistantship.

•  07/2012-07/2013, Vice president of the Chinese Student and Scholar Association at northwestern university.

E-mail: wenzhongliu2016@u.northwestern.edu