Nianming Zuo, PhD
Associate Professor
Brainnetome Center & National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition
Institute of Automation
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing 100190, P. R. China

Phone: +86 10 8254 4768
Fax: +86 10 8254 4777
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Brief History, Research Interests, Research Works.

Brief History

  • Sep.1998-Jul.2002, B.S., School of Mathematics, Shandong University, China;
  • Sep.2002-Jul.2007, PhD, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, CASIA, China; From Jan. 2005 to Jun. 2005, Visiting student, Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, USA;
  • Jul.2007-Sep.2008, Senior Researcher, Kodak Health Group Global R&D Center (Shanghai), China;
  • Oct.2008-present, Assistant professor, Brainnetome Center & NLPR, CASIA, China; From Oct. 2011 to now, A/Professor

Research Interests

  • Medical image processing and diffusion MRI;
  • General purpose graphics unit processing (GPGPU);
  • Medical image processing system development, for research and clinical use;


Research Works

  1. Nianming Zuo, Dan Xia, Yu Zou, Tianzi Jiang and Xiaochuan Pan, Exact Image Reconstruction in Cone-beam CT with a Curved Detector, Medical Physics, vol. 33, 3743-3757, 2006.
  2. Dan Xia, Yu Zou, Emil Y. Sidky, Nianming Zuo and Xiaochuan Pan, 3D ROI-image Reconstruction from Cone-beam Data, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, 2006.
  3. Nianming Zuo, Dan Xia, Tianzi Jiang, Yu Zou and Xiaochuan Pan, Exact Image Reconstruction Based on General Circle-line Trajectory, Journal of Electronics (Chinese), 2007.
  4. Dan Xia, Lifeng Yu, Emil Sidky, Yu Zou, Nianming Zuo and Xiaochuan Pan, Investigation on Noise Properties of Chord-based Image Reconstruction, IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 2007.
  5. Dan Xia, Lifeng Yu, Yu Zou, Emil Y. Sidky, Nianming Zuo and Xiaochuan Pan, ROI-image Reconstruction for a Saddle Trajectory, Chinese Journal of Stereology and Image Analysis, vol. 10, 141-144, 2005.
  6. Feng Han, Nianming Zuo, and Jiwu Zhang, An iterative accurate reconstruction algorithm in Cone-beam CT with limited views, Chinese Journal of Image and Graphics, submitted, 2008


  1. Nianming Zuo, Dan Xia, Emil Y Sidky, Lifeng Yu, Yu Zou, Xiaochuan Pan and Tianzi Jiang, Backprojection-filtration Based Exact Helical Cone-Beam Image Reconstruction with Curved Detectors, IEEE Medical Imaging Conference, Puerto Rico, 2005.
  2. Nianming Zuo, Lifeng Yu, Dan Xia, Yu Zou, Xiaochuan Pan and Tianzi Jiang, Exact Reconstruction Algorithms for Helical Cone-beam CT with Curved Multi-Row Detectors, Conference of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, 2005.
  3. Nianming Zuo, Xiaochuan Pan and Tianzi Jiang, Minimum Data Cone-beam CT Reconstruction with General Trajectories and Curved Detectors, International Symposium on Medical Imaging and Computing, Oral, Beijing, June 19-20, 2005.
  4. Nianming Zuo, Yu Zou, Tianzi Jiang and Xiaochuan Pan, Cone-beam Image Reconstruction with Spherical Detectors Using BPF Algorithm, Proceedings of SPIE, San Diego, 2006.
  5. Feng Han, Nianming Zuo, Jiwu Zhang and Xiaochuan Pan, An Investigation of Interpolation Methods in Rebinning Circular Cone-beam data into Parallel-fan-beam Data, 7th Asian-Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, vol.19, 2008.


  • Nianming Zuo, Jiwu Zhang, Feng Han, and, Algorithm and apparatus for tomographic imaging with modified FDK algorithm and GPU acceleration, US patent, pending, 2008.

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