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2022

Best Poster Award, SPIE Medical Imaging Conference (Yichuan Tang).

Travel Award, SPIE Photonics West Conference (Shang Gao).

First place (Yichuan Tang), Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE), Robotics Engineering, Cyberphysical Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering, WPI.

Second place (Xihan Ma), Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE), Robotics Engineering, Cyberphysical Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering, WPI.

First place (Shang Gao), Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE), Life Sciences and Bioengineering, WPI.

2021

UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS) Pilot Project Program (Haichong Zhang, Co-PI)

Nakajima Foundation Scholarship (Ryo Murakami), PhD Fellowship.

A MQP team (Development of Needle Intervention System with Mirror Ultrasound Imaging) was selected for Best Poster Award, RBE.

First place (Jakub Kaminski), Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE), Robotics Engineering, Cyberphysical Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering, WPI.

Honorable Mention Best Poster Award, SPIE Medical Imaging Conference (Yichuan Tang).

2020

Early Career Investigator Fellowship, Interstellar Initiative, AMES and NYAS (Haichong Zhang).

NIH R01 “Enhanced imaging and treatment of aggressive subtypes of prostate cancer” (Haichong Zhang, Co-I).

NIH DP5 Administrative Supplement “Robotic Lung Ultrasound for Triage of COVID-19 Patients in a Resource-Limited Environment” (Haichong Zhang, PI).

A MQP team (Ultrasound imaging of tissue engineering bioreactor) was selected for Honorable Mention, BME Provost’s Award.

Two master students (Jakub Kaminski and Shang Gao) were awarded as finalists for Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE), WPI.

Transformative Research and Innovation, Accelerating Discovery (TRIAD) grant (Haichong Zhang).

2019

NIH Director’s Early Independence Award, NIH “Multiparametric Photoacoustic Imaging-Based Identification of Aggressive Prostate Cancer” (Haichong Zhang, PI).

NSF I-Corp Cohort Program at WPI (Jakub Kaminski).

JSPS Overseas Research Fellowship (Ryosuke Tsumura).

Exchange Research Grant for Researchers, Marubun Research Promotion Foundation (Ryosuke Tsumura).