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Head Engineer

Chang, Yu-Fen

Research and Development Department of Clinical Medicine
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Fluid mechanics in medicine and medical devices

Positron Emission Particle Tracking (PEPT)

Medical imaging

 

 2020 - 
Associate Professor II
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL)

2019 -
Head Engineer
Department of Clinical Medical, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
PET Imaging Center, University Hospital of North Norway

Full CV

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris. Novel Bio-compatible Tracers for Positron Emission Particle Tracking. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) 2020; Volum 1689. ISSN 1742-6588.s doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1689/1/012019.

  • Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Heggland, Åshild Skorpen; Chang, Yu-Fen. Positron emission particle tracking and CFD investigation of hydrocyclones acting on liquids of varying viscosity. Chemical Engineering Science (CES) 2019; Volum 200. ISSN 0009-2509.s 310 - 319.s doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2019.01.061.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Thompson, Kyle; Teymurazyan, Aram; Siciliano, Steven D.; Papandreou, Zisis. Numerical investigation of a transformable modular PET system: Consideration of point-spread functions, module arrangements, and operation protocols. AIP Conference Proceedings 2019; Volum 2116 (1). ISSN 0094-243X.s 450093-1 - 450093-4.s doi: 10.1063/1.5114560.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Siciliano, Steven D.; Mamet, Steven; Conway, Alexandra J.; Schebel, Alixandra; Shannon, Whitney; Christopher, Kelly; Thompson, Kyle; Talebitaher, Alireza; Papandreou, Zisis; Teymurazyan, Aram. Applying a Modular PET System to Investigate Bioremediation of Subsurface Contamination: A Proof-of-Principle Study. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) 2018; Volum 1120 (1). ISSN 1742-6588.s doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1120/1/012077.

  • Balakin, Boris; Adamsen, Tom Christian Holm; Chang, Yu-Fen; Kosinski, Pawel Jan; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Non-invasive studies of multiphase flow in process equipment. Positron emission particle tracking technique.. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS) 2017; Volum 781. ISSN 1742-6588.s 1 - 7.s doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/781/1/012039.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. A Lagrangian study of liquid flow in a reverse-flow hydrocyclone using positron emission particle tracking. Experiments in Fluids 2015; Volum 56:4. ISSN 0723-4864.s doi: 10.1007/s00348-014-1875-5.

  • Marthinussen, Svein-Arne; Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris V; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Removal of particles from highly viscous liquids with hydrocyclones. Chemical Engineering Science (CES) 2014; Volum 108. ISSN 0009-2509.s 169 - 175.s doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.01.008.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Adamsen, Tom Christian; Pisarev, Gleb; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. PEPT: an invaluable tool for 3-D particle tracking and CFD simulation verification in hydrocyclone studies. The European Physical Journal Conferences 2013; Volum 50. ISSN 2101-6275.s doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20135005001.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Adamsen, Tom Christian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Using a PET Camera to Track Individual Phases in Process Equipment with High Temporal and Spatial Resolutions: Algorithm Development. (fulltekst) IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. Proceedings 2012. ISSN 1091-5281.s 2326 - 2330.s doi: 10.1109/I2MTC.2012.6229306.

  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris V; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. CFD Modeling of PEPT Results of Particle Motion Trajectories in a Pipe over an Obstacle. AIP Conference Proceedings 2012; Volum 1479. ISSN 0094-243X.s 193 - 196.s doi: 10.1063/1.4756095.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Ilea, Catalin Grigore; Aasen, Øystein Lee; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Particle flow in a hydrocyclone investigated by positron emission particle tracking. Chemical Engineering Science (CES) 2011; Volum 66 (18). ISSN 0009-2509.s 4203 - 4211.s doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2011.06.001.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Pisarev, Gleb; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Numerical Study of the "End of the Vortex" Phenomenon in a Hydrocyclone Separator. AIP Conference Proceedings 2011; Volum 1389. ISSN 0094-243X.s 183 - 186.s doi: 10.1063/1.3636698.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris. Novel bio-compatible tracers for Positron Emission Particle Tracking. International Conference for young scientists, specialists and post-graduates on Nuclear Reactor Physics 2020-09-07 - 2020-09-11 2020.

  • Thompson, Kyle; Chang, Yu-Fen; Talebitaher, Alireza; Papandreou, Zisis; Teymurazyan, Aram. Simulated performance of a high resolution PET detector module with depth of interaction information. 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society 2018-06-03 - 2018-06-06 2018.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Talebitaher, Alireza; Thompson, Kyle; Papandreou, Zisis; Siciliano, Steven D.; Teymurazyan, Aram. Plant-Specific Modular PET: Data Processing with CASToR and Performance Evaluation. 2018 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS) and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC) 2018-11-10 - 2018-11-17 2018.

  • Talebitaher, Alireza; Chang, Yu-Fen; Thompson, Kyle; Papandreou, Zisis; Mamet, Steven; Siciliano, Steven D.; Lee, Seung Joon; McKisson, Jack E.; Kross, Brian; Teymurazyan, Aram. BioPET: Dedicated plant and soil microorganism positron emission tomography system. 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society 2018-06-03 - 2018-06-06 2018.

  • Siciliano, Steven D.; Chang, Yu-Fen; Conway, Alexandra J.; Shannon, Whitney; Mamet, Steven; Helgason, Bobbi; Peak, Derek; Talebitaher, Alireza; Papandreou, Zisis; Palaia, Tom; Teymurazyan, Aram. It’s activity not growth: Quantifying milli-niches using positron emission tomography of psychrotrophic bioremediation in permafrost soils. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology 2018-08-12 - 2018-08-17 2018.

  • Teymurazyan, Aram; Talebitaher, Alireza; Chang, Yu-Fen; Papandreou, Zisis; Yost, Christopher K.. Development of a positron emission tomography (PET) detector (BioPET) for imaging and quantifying nutrient exchange between crop plants and N2 fixing bacteria. 24th North American Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Conference 2018-05-20 - 2018-05-23 2018.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen. Visualising multiphase flow in process equipment and biological structure using PEPT. Impact Week 2017-06-10 - 2017-06-15 2017.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Study of the flow in a hydrocyclone using positron emission particle tracking and computational fluid dynamics simulation. (fulltekst) (omtale) 2016 ISBN 978-82-308-3278-3.

  • Balakin, Boris; Adamsen, Tom Christian Holm; Chang, Yu-Fen; Kosinski, Pawel Jan; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Non-invasive studies of multiphase flow in process equipment. Positron emission particle tracking technique. International Conference on Nuclear Reactor Physics 2016 2016-09-05 - 2016-09-09 2016.

  • Marthinussen, Svein-Arne; Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris V; Addicks, Lucie; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Hydrocyclones working on highly viscous liquids. PARTEC - International Congress on Particle Technology 2013-04-24 - 2013-04-26 2013.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Adamsen, Tom Christian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Using a PET camera to track individual phases in process equipment with high temporal and spatial resolutions: Algorithm development. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) 2012-05-13 - 2012-05-16 2012.

  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris V; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Studying Particle Motion Trajectories in a Pipe over an Obstacle Using PEPT and CFD. SPE Bergen One Day Seminar 2012-04-18 - 2012.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Skorpen, Åshild; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Detecting anomalies in the separation process in a hydrocyclone using a medical PET scanner. 6th International Symposium on Process Tomography 2012-03-26 - 2012-03-28 2012.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen. Clean Sand Project. Separation Technology 2011 2011-09-28 - 2011-09-29 2011.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Pisarev, Gleb; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. PEPT: an invaluable tool for 3-D particle tracking and CFD simulation verification in hydrocyclone studies. Sixth International Conference on Tracers and Tracing Methods 2011-06-06 - 2011-06-08 2011.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Ilea, Catalin Grigore; Aasen, Øystein Lee; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Particle trajectories in a hydrocyclone measured by PEPT. FILTECH 2011 2011-03-22 - 2011-03-24 2011.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Ilea, Catalin Grigore; Aasen, Øystein L.. Particle flow in a hydrocyclone investigated by radioactive particle tracking. European Conference on Fluid-Particle Separation (FPS 2010) 2010-10-05 - 2010-10-07 2010.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris. Novel bio-compatible tracers for Positron Emission Particle Tracking. International Conference for young scientists, specialists and post-graduates on Nuclear Reactor Physics 2020-09-07 - 2020-09-11 2020.

  • Thompson, Kyle; Chang, Yu-Fen; Talebitaher, Alireza; Papandreou, Zisis; Teymurazyan, Aram. Simulated performance of a high resolution PET detector module with depth of interaction information. 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society 2018-06-03 - 2018-06-06 2018.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Talebitaher, Alireza; Thompson, Kyle; Papandreou, Zisis; Siciliano, Steven D.; Teymurazyan, Aram. Plant-Specific Modular PET: Data Processing with CASToR and Performance Evaluation. 2018 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS) and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC) 2018-11-10 - 2018-11-17 2018.

  • Talebitaher, Alireza; Chang, Yu-Fen; Thompson, Kyle; Papandreou, Zisis; Mamet, Steven; Siciliano, Steven D.; Lee, Seung Joon; McKisson, Jack E.; Kross, Brian; Teymurazyan, Aram. BioPET: Dedicated plant and soil microorganism positron emission tomography system. 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society 2018-06-03 - 2018-06-06 2018.

  • Siciliano, Steven D.; Chang, Yu-Fen; Conway, Alexandra J.; Shannon, Whitney; Mamet, Steven; Helgason, Bobbi; Peak, Derek; Talebitaher, Alireza; Papandreou, Zisis; Palaia, Tom; Teymurazyan, Aram. It’s activity not growth: Quantifying milli-niches using positron emission tomography of psychrotrophic bioremediation in permafrost soils. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology 2018-08-12 - 2018-08-17 2018.

  • Teymurazyan, Aram; Talebitaher, Alireza; Chang, Yu-Fen; Papandreou, Zisis; Yost, Christopher K.. Development of a positron emission tomography (PET) detector (BioPET) for imaging and quantifying nutrient exchange between crop plants and N2 fixing bacteria. 24th North American Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Conference 2018-05-20 - 2018-05-23 2018.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen. Visualising multiphase flow in process equipment and biological structure using PEPT. Impact Week 2017-06-10 - 2017-06-15 2017.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Study of the flow in a hydrocyclone using positron emission particle tracking and computational fluid dynamics simulation. (fulltekst) (omtale) 2016 ISBN 978-82-308-3278-3.

  • Balakin, Boris; Adamsen, Tom Christian Holm; Chang, Yu-Fen; Kosinski, Pawel Jan; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Non-invasive studies of multiphase flow in process equipment. Positron emission particle tracking technique. International Conference on Nuclear Reactor Physics 2016 2016-09-05 - 2016-09-09 2016.

  • Marthinussen, Svein-Arne; Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris V; Addicks, Lucie; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Hydrocyclones working on highly viscous liquids. PARTEC - International Congress on Particle Technology 2013-04-24 - 2013-04-26 2013.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Adamsen, Tom Christian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Using a PET camera to track individual phases in process equipment with high temporal and spatial resolutions: Algorithm development. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) 2012-05-13 - 2012-05-16 2012.

  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Chang, Yu-Fen; Balakin, Boris V; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Studying Particle Motion Trajectories in a Pipe over an Obstacle Using PEPT and CFD. SPE Bergen One Day Seminar 2012-04-18 - 2012.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Skorpen, Åshild; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Detecting anomalies in the separation process in a hydrocyclone using a medical PET scanner. 6th International Symposium on Process Tomography 2012-03-26 - 2012-03-28 2012.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen. Clean Sand Project. Separation Technology 2011 2011-09-28 - 2011-09-29 2011.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Pisarev, Gleb; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. PEPT: an invaluable tool for 3-D particle tracking and CFD simulation verification in hydrocyclone studies. Sixth International Conference on Tracers and Tracing Methods 2011-06-06 - 2011-06-08 2011.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Ilea, Catalin Grigore; Aasen, Øystein Lee; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. Particle trajectories in a hydrocyclone measured by PEPT. FILTECH 2011 2011-03-22 - 2011-03-24 2011.

  • Chang, Yu-Fen; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Ilea, Catalin Grigore; Aasen, Øystein L.. Particle flow in a hydrocyclone investigated by radioactive particle tracking. European Conference on Fluid-Particle Separation (FPS 2010) 2010-10-05 - 2010-10-07 2010.

  • Scientific articles:

    1. Plant-specific modular PET: Data processing with CASToR and performance evaluation. Y.-F. Chang, A. Talebitaher, K. Thompson, Z. Papandreou, A. Teymurazyan, and S. Siciliano. 2018 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference Proceedings (NSS/MIC), pages 1–3, 2018. DOI
    2. BioPET: dedicated plant and soil micro-organism positron emission tomography system. A. Talebitaher, Y.-F. Chang, K. Thompson, Z. Papandreou, S. Mamet, S. D. Siciliano, S. J. Lee, J. E. McKisson, B. Kross, and A. Teymurazyan. The nuclear future : challenges and innovation. 38th Annual Canadian Nuclear Society Conference (ISBN: 978-1-926773-27-8). 2018. URL. DOI
    3. Simulated performance of a high resolution PET detector module with depth of interaction information. K. Thompson, Y.-F. Chang, A. Talebitaher, Z. Papandreou, and A. Teymurazyan. The nuclear future : challenges and innovation. 38th Annual Canadian Nuclear Society Conference (ISBN: 978-1-926773-27-8). 2018. URL
    4. Detecting anomalies in the separation process in a hydrocyclone using a medical PET scanner. Y.-F. Chang, Å. Skorpen, D. Fonnes, and A. C. Hoffmann. Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Process Tomography. 2012. DOI
    5. Particle trajectories in a hydrocyclone measured by PEPT. Y.-F. Chang, C. G. Ilea, Ø. L. Aasen, and A. C. Hoffmann. FILTECH 2011 Proceedings (ISBN: 978-3941655010), vol. 1, pp. 173–180, 2011.
    6. Fabrication of high-aspect-ratio silicon nanopillar arrays with the conventional reactive ion etching technique. Y.-F. Chang, Q.-R. Chou, J.-Y. Lin, and C.-H. Lee. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 86(2):193–196, 2007. DOI
    7. Ultraviolet curing imprint lithography on flexible indium tin oxide substrates. Y.-C. Chung, Y.-H. Chiu, H.-J. Liu, Y.-F. Chang, C.-Y. Cheng, and F.-C. Hong. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 24(3):1377–1383, 2006. DOI
    8. Optical measurement of the deformation of giant lipid vesicles driven by a micropipet electrode. C.-H. Lee, Y.-F. Chang, C.-H. Tsai, and P.-H. Wang. Langmuir, 21(16): 7186–7190, 2005. DOI

    Others (Conference presentations):

    1. Unusual dynamics of the liquid-solid-vapour interface during evaporation of the solution droplet of crystallisable molecules. A. Tracz, Y.-F. Chang and S. Masirek. 9th European Conference on Molecular Electronics (ECME-2007) (Metz, France).
    2. Optimized reactive ion etching process for the fabrication of high-aspect-ratio silicon nanopillar arrays. Y.-F. Chang, Q.-R. Chou, J.-Y. Lin, and C.-H. Lee. 10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS2006) (Tokyo, Japan)
    3. High-aspect-ratio silicon nanopillar arrays fabricated by oxygen-free reactive ion etching process. Y.-F. Chang, Q.-R. Chou, J.-Y. Lin, and C.-H. Lee. 2006 Annual Meeting of the Physical Society of Taiwan. DOI
    4. Membranefluctuationsofamultiple-domainlipidvesiclemeasuredbydifferential confocal microscopy. Y.-F. Chang, Y.-R. Chen, and C.-H. Lee. Focus on Microscopy 2006 (Perth, Australia). URL
    5. Optical measurement of voltage-induced membrane movements of bilayer lipid vesicles. Y.-F. Chang, C.-H. Tsai, and C.-H. Lee. 2005 Annual Meeting of the Physical Society of Taiwan.

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