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Education

    • 2003 PhD in Biomedical Engineering
      Tsinghua University, 2003
    • 1998 BS in Biomedical Engineering
      Tsinghua University, 1998

Appointments

    • Mar 2011 to Mar 2017 Faculty Associate Research
      University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington
    • Mar 2006 to Mar 2011 Postdoc
      University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington
    • Mar 2005 to Mar 2006 Postdoc
      Tufts University (Medford, MA,
    • Mar 2004 to Feb 2005 Postdoc
      University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA,

Memberships

    • 2014 to 2018 American Heart Association (AHA)
      Member
    • 2012 to 2018 SPIE – the International Society for Optics and Photonics
      Senior Member

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2002 Outstanding Graduate Scholarship (Grade 3) sponsored by Tsinghua University
    • Dec  2002 Science and Technology Achievement (Grade 3) sponsored by Ministry of Education, the People’s Republic of China
    • Dec  2001 Outstanding Graduate Scholarship (Grade 1) sponsored by Tsinghua University

Publications

      Journal Article 2017
      • Impairment of cerebral autoregulation in pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation associated with neuroimaging abnormalities
        [Tian, Fenghua, Morriss, MichaelCraig, Chalak, Lina, Venkataraman, Ramgopal, Ahn, Chul, Liu, Hanli, Raman, Lakshmi]. 4(4), 041410 [.]
      2017
      • Novel Wavelet Real Time Analysis of Neurovascular Coupling in Neonatal Encephalopathy
        [Chalak, LinaF., Tian, Fenghua, Adams-Huet, Beverley, Vasil, Diana, Laptook, Abbot, Tarumi, Takashi, Zhang, Rong]. 7,
      2017
      • Regional cerebral abnormalities measured by frequency-domain near-infrared spectroscopy in pediatric patients during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
        [Tian, Fenghua, Jenks, Christopher, Potter, Donald, Miles, Darryl, Raman, Lakshmi]. 63(5), e59 [.]
      2017
      • Up-regulation of cerebral cytochrome-c-oxidase and hemodynamics by transcranial infrared laser stimulation: A broadband near-infrared spectroscopy study
        [Wang, Xinlong, Tian, Fenghua, Reddy, DivyaD., Nalawade, SahilS., Barrett, DouglasW., Gonzalez-Lima, Francisco, Liu, Hanli]. 0271678X17691783 [.]

      Journal Article 2016
      • Cerebral hemodynamics in asphyxiated newborns undergoing hypothermia therapy: pilot findings using a multiple-time-scale analysis
        [Chalak, LinaF., Tian, Fenghua, Tarumi, Takashi, Zhang, Rong]. 55, 30-36 [.]
      2016
      • Interplay between up-regulation of cytochrome-c-oxidase and hemoglobin oxygenation induced by near-infrared laser
        [Wang, Xinlong, Tian, Fenghua, Soni, SagarS., Gonzalez-Lima, F., Liu, Hanli]. 6, 30540 [.]
      2016
      • Prefrontal hemodynamic mapping by functional near-infrared spectroscopy in response to thermal stimulations over three body sites
        [Yennu, Amarnath, Tian, Fenghua, Gatchel, RobertJ., Liu, Hanli]. 3(4), 045008 [.]
      2016
      • Prefrontal responses to Stroop tasks in subjects with post-traumatic stress disorder assessed by functional near infrared spectroscopy
        [Yennu, Amarnath, Tian, Fenghua, Smith-Osborne, Alexa, Gatchel, RobertJ., Woon, FuLye, Liu, Hanli]. 6, 30157 [.]
      2016
      • Transcranial laser stimulation improves human cerebral oxygenation
        [Tian, Fenghua, Hase, SnehalN., Gonzalez‐Lima, F., Liu, Hanli]. 48(4), 343-349 [.]
      2016
      • Wavelet coherence analysis of dynamic cerebral autoregulation in neonatal hypoxic–ischemic encephalopathy
        [Tian, Fenghua, Tarumi, Takashi, Liu, Hanli, Zhang, Rong, Chalak, Lina]. 11, 124-132 [.]

      Journal Article 2015
      • Dynamic functional connectivity revealed by resting-state functional near-infrared spectroscopy
        [Li, Zhen, Liu, Hanli, Liao, Xuhong, Xu, Jingping, Liu, Wenli, Tian, Fenghua, He, Yong, Niu, Haijing]. 6(7), 2337-2352 [.]
      2015
      • Evaluation of cortical plasticity in children with cerebral palsy undergoing constraint-induced movement therapy based on functional near-infrared spectroscopy
        [Cao, Jianwei, Khan, Bilal, Hervey, Nathan, Tian, Fenghua, Delgado, MauricioR., Clegg, NancyJ., Smith, Linsley, Roberts, Heather, Tulchin-Francis, Kirsten, Shierk, Angela]. 20(4), 046009 [.]
      2015
      • Multiregional functional near-infrared spectroscopy reveals globally symmetrical and frequency-specific patterns of superficial interference
        [Zhang, Yujin, Tan, Fulun, Xu, Xu, Duan, Lian, Liu, Hanli, Tian, Fenghua, Zhu, Chao-Zhe]. 6(8), 2786-2802 [.]
      2015
      • Predicting N2pc from anticipatory HbO activity during sustained visuospatial attention: a concurrent fNIRS–ERP study
        [Huang, Jing, Wang, Fang, Ding, Yulong, Niu, Haijing, Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli, Song, Yan]. 113, 225-234 [.]
      2015
      • Quantification and normalization of noise variance with sparsity regularization to enhance diffuse optical tomography
        [Yao, Jixing, Tian, Fenghua, Rakvongthai, Yothin, Oraintara, Soontorn, Liu, Hanli]. 6(8), 2961-2979 [.]

      Journal Article 2014
      • An fNIRS investigation of associative recognition in the prefrontal cortex with a rapid event-related design
        [Schaeffer, JamesD., Yennu, AmarnathS., Gandy, KellenC., Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli, Park, Heekyeong]. 235, 308-315 [.]
      2014
      • Depth-compensated diffuse optical tomography enhanced by general linear model analysis and an anatomical atlas of human head
        [Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli]. 85, 166-180 [.]
      2014
      • Motion tracking and electromyography-assisted identification of mirror hand contributions to functional near-infrared spectroscopy images acquired during a finger-tapping task performed by children with cerebral palsy
        [Hervey, Nathan, Khan, Bilal, Shagman, Laura, Tian, Fenghua, Delgado, MauricioR., Tulchin-Francis, Kirsten, Shierk, Angela, Roberts, Heather, Smith, Linsley, Reid, Dahlia]. 1(2), 025009 [.]
      2014
      • Prefrontal responses to digit span memory phases in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): a functional near infrared spectroscopy study
        [Tian, Fenghua, Yennu, Amarnath, Smith-Osborne, Alexa, Gonzalez-Lima, F., North, CarolS., Liu, Hanli]. 4, 808-819 [.]

      Journal Article 2013
      • A preliminary investigation of human frontal cortex under noxious thermal stimulation over the temporomandibular joint using functional near infrared spectroscopy
        [Yennu, Amarnath, Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli, Rawat, Rohit, Manry, MichaelT, Gatchel, RobertJ]. 18(3), 134--155 [.] "Wiley Online Library".
      2013
      • Quantitative comparison of the hemodynamic activation elicited by cardinal and oblique gratings with functional near-infrared spectroscopy
        [Sun, Meirong, Huang, Jing, Wang, Fang, An, An, Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli, Niu, Haijing, Song, Yan]. 24(7), 354-358 [.]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Cerebrovascular responses of the rat brain to noxious stimuli as examined by functional near-infrared whole brain imaging
        [He, Ji-Wei, Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli, Peng, YuanBo]. 107(10), 2853-2865 [.]
      2012
      • Improving optical contact for functional near‑infrared brain spectroscopy and imaging with brush optodes
        [Khan, Bilal, Wildey, Chester, Francis, Robert, Tian, Fenghua, Delgado, MauricioR., Liu, Hanli, MacFarlane, Duncan, Alexandrakis, George]. 3(5), 878-898 [.]
      2012
      • Sparsity enhanced spatial resolution and depth localization in diffuse optical tomography
        [Kavuri, VenkaiahC., Lin, Zi-Jing, Tian, Fenghua, Liu, Hanli]. 3(5), 943-957 [.]
      2012
      • Test-retest assessment of cortical activation induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation with brain atlas-guided optical topography
        [Tian, Fenghua, Kozel, F.Andrew, Yennu, Amarnath, Croarkin, PaulE., McClintock, ShawnM., Mapes, KimberlyS., Husain, MustafaM., Liu, Hanli]. 17(11), 116020 [.]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Enhanced functional brain imaging by using adaptive filtering and a depth compensation algorithm in diffuse optical tomography
        [Tian, Fenghua, Niu, Haijing, Khan, Bilal, Alexandrakis, George, Behbehani, Khosrow, Liu, Hanli]. 30(6), 1239-1251 [.]
      2011
      • Resting-state functional connectivity assessed with two diffuse optical tomographic systems
        [Niu, Haijing, Khadka, Sabin, Tian, Fenghua, Lin, Zi-Jing, Lu, Chunming, Zhu, Chaozhe, Liu, Hanli]. 16(4), 5 [.]

      Journal Article 2010
      • Algorithmic depth compensation improves quantification and noise suppression in functional diffuse optical tomography
        [Tian, Fenghua, Niu, Haijing, Khadka, Sabin, Lin, Zi-Jing, Liu, Hanli]. 1(2), 441-452 [.]
      2010
      • Comprehensive investigation of three-dimensional diffuse optical tomography with depth compensation algorithm
        [Niu, Haijing, Lin, Zi-Jing, Tian, Fenghua, Dhamne, Sameer, Liu, Hanli]. 15(4), 9 [.]
      2010
      • Development of a compensation algorithm for accurate depth localization in diffuse optical tomography
        [Niu, Haijing, Tian, Fenghua, Lin, Zi-Jing, Liu, Hanli]. 35(3), 429-431 [.]
      2010
      • Identification of abnormal motor cortex activation patterns in children with cerebral palsy by functional near-infrared spectroscopy
        [Khan, Bilal, Tian, Fenghua, Behbehani, Khosrow, Romero-Ortega, Mario, Delgado, MauricioR, Clegg, Nancy, Smith, Linsley, Reid, Dahlia, Liu, Hanli, Alexandrakis, George]. 15(3), 036008 [.] "International Society for Optics and Photonics".
      2010
      • Quantification of functional near infrared spectroscopy to assess cortical reorganization in children with cerebral palsy
        [Tian, Fenghua, Delgado, MauricioR., Dhamne, SameerC., Khan, Bilal, Alexandrakis, George, Romero, MarioI., Smith, Linsley, Reid, Dahlia, Clegg, NancyJ., Liu, Hanli]. 18(25), 25973-25986 [.]

      Journal Article 2009
      • Functional near-infrared spectroscopy to investigate hemodynamic responses to deception in the prefrontal cortex
        [Tian, Fenghua, Sharma, Vikrant, Kozel, F.Andrew, Liu, Hanli]. 1303, 120-130 [.]
      2009
      • Investigation of the prefrontal cortex in response to duration-variable anagram tasks using functional near-infrared spectroscopy
        [Tian, Fenghua, Chance, Britton, Liu, Hanli]. 14(5), 11 [.]
      2009
      • Optimization of probe geometry for diffuse optical brain imaging based on measurement density and distribution
        [Tian, Fenghua, Alexandrakis, George, Liu, Hanli]. 48(13), 2496-2504 [.]
      2009
      • Using simultaneous repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation/functional near infrared spectroscopy (rTMS/fNIRS) to measure brain activation and connectivity
        [Kozel, F.Andrew, Tian, Fenghua, Dhamne, Sameer, Croarkin, PaulE., McClintock, ShawnM., Elliott, Alan, Mapes, KimberlyS., Husain, MustafaM., Liu, Hanli]. 47(4), 1177-1184 [.]

      Journal Article 2008
      • Endogenous optical biomarkers of normal and human papillomavirus immortalized epithelial cells
        [Mujat, Claudia, Greiner, Cherry, Baldwin, Amy, Levitt, JonathanM., Tian, Fenghua, Stucenski, LeeA., Hunter, Martin, Kim, YoungL., Backman, Vadim, Feld, Michael]. 122(2), 363-371 [.]

      Journal Article 2004
      • Assessment of the hypoxic–ischemic encephalopathy in neonates using non-invasive near-infrared spectroscopy
        [Huang, Lan, Ding, Haishu, Hou, Xinling, Zhou, Congle, Wang, Guangzhi, Tian, Fenghua]. 25(3), 749 [.]

      Journal Article 2003
      • Measuring human tissue oxygenation with near infrared spectroscopy
        [Teng, Yichao, Ding, Haishu, Tian, Fenghua, Huang, Lan]. 44(6), 847-851 [.]

      Journal Article 2002
      • Assessment of blood and oxygen delivery to flaps of rhesus using near infrared steady-state spectroscopy
        [Tian, Fenghua, Ding, Haishu, Cai, Zhigang, Wang, Guangzhi, Zhao, Fuyun]. 47(21), 1797-1801 [.]
      2002
      • The use of near infra-red spectroscopy for monitoring perfusion and oxygen of skin
        [Tian, F-h, Ding, H., Wang, G., Cai, Z.G., Zhao, F.Y.]. 22(2), 209-212 [.]

      Journal Article 2001
      • Influence of overlying tissue and probe geometry on the sensitivity of a near-infrared tissue oximeter
        [Feng, Wang, Haishu, Ding, Fenghua, Tian, Jun, Zhao, Qing, Xia, Xianwu, Tang]. 22(1), 201 [.]

      Journal Article 1999
      • A portable ECG and blood pressure telemonitoring system
        [Bai, Jing, Zhang, Yonghong, Shen, Delin, Wen, Lingfeng, Ding, Chuxiong, Cui, Zijing, Tian, Fenghua, Yu, Bo, Dai, Bing, Zhang, Jupeng]. 18(4), 63-70 [.]

Presentations

    •  2013
      Tian, Fenghua, "Assessments of memory impairments associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), Symposium on Post Traumatic Stress", University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI). ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Tian, Fenghua, "Clinical applications of functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) in diagnosis and treatment monitoring of brain disorders, McLean Hospital, ", Harvard Medical School. ( , 2013).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2017 to June 2022 A novel wavelet neurovascular bundle for real time detection of injury in neonatal encephalopathy sponsored by  - $204082
      (Funded)
    • June 2017 to June 2022 Transcranial laser stimulation of prefrontal metabolism in posttraumatic stress disorder sponsored by  - $419625
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2018 to Dec 2020 Defining specific mechanisms limiting oxygen delivery and utilization in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Novel insight from Near-Infrared Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy sponsored by  - $441020
      (Funded)
    • July 2016 to Apr 2018 Optical imaging of metabolic effects of transcranial laser stimulation in humans sponsored by  - $165279
      Fenghua Tian (Funded)
    • Mar 2016 to July 2016 Cerebrovascular dysfunction in newborns with hie during hypothermia and rewarming sponsored by  - $19500
      Fenghua Tian (Funded)
    • July 2015 to June 2017 Evaluation of neurologic risks iwth cerebral autoregulation inpairments in neonatal extracorporeal support sponsored by  - $140000
      Fenghua Tian (Funded)
    • Feb 2014 to Feb 2015 Temporal and Frequency Analysis of Cerebrovascular Measurement of Neo Natal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Under Hypo Thermia Treatment sponsored by  - $25740
      (Funded)

Courses

      • BE 5343-009 IMAGE PROCESSING WITH MATLAB
        (Course Id: 112492)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BE 3343-009 MATLAB & APPS FOR BIOENGINEERS
        (Course Id: 112552)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016

Service to the Profession

    • Jan 2014 to  Present
      Member
      American Heart Association
    • Jan 2012 to  Present
      Senior Member
      SPIE
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      SCIENTIFIC REFEREE
      Biomedical Optics Express
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      Brain Research
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      Brain Topography
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      Human Brain Mapping
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      IEEE Photonics Journal
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      IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
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      Journal of Biomedical Optics
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      Journal of Neural Engineering
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      Journal of Traumatic Stress
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      NeuroImage
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      NeuroPhotonics
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      Optics Express
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      Pediatrics
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      Physics in Medicine and Biology
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      Physiological Measurement
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      PLOS ONE
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      Scientific Reports