Farouk Nouizi , PhD

Address:

Center for Functional Onco Imaging
164 Irvine Hall
University of California
Irvine, CA, 92697-5020

Phone: (949) 824-5071
Fax: (949) 824-3481
E-mail: fnouizi@uci.edu

     Title

  • Assistant Project Scientist

     Degrees

  • Oct 2013 – present: Assistant Project Scientist. CFOI –Department of Radiological Sciences, UCI
  • Oct 2012 – Sept 2013: Fulbright Visiting Scholar. CFOI – Department of Radiological Sciences, UCI
  • Oct 2011 – March 2012: Postdoc. LINC - Université de Strasbourg, France
  • Oct 2007 – Sept 2011: Ph.D student. LINC - Université de Strasbourg, France
  • Sept 2009 – June 2010: Diploma Level 1 for animal experimentation. Université de Strasbourg, France
  • Sept 2006 – July 2007: Master 2 "Signaux et Images en Médecine". Université de Paris 12, France
  • Sept 2005–July 2006: Master2 "Systèmes Automatiques et Electronique Intégrés". Université de Montpellier 2, France
  • Sept 2004  –  May 2005: Master 1 "Informatique et Génie de l’Information et des Systèmes". Université de Rouen, France
  • Sept 2001 – June 2004: Master’s Degree in Engineering. Institut National des Hydrocarbures – Boumerdes – Algeria

     Research Topics

  • In vivo Molecular Imaging
  • Diffuse Optical Tomography
  • Fluorescence Tomography
  • Computed Tomography
  • Photo-magnetic Imaging
  • Multi-modality Imaging

     Publications

          Journal papers:

    1. T.C. Kwong, F. Nouizi, Y. Lin, J. Cho, Y. Zhu, U. Sampathkumaran, G. Gulsen, Experimental Evaluation of the Resolution and Quantitative Accuracy of Temperature-Modulated Fluorescence Tomography, Applied Optics, 56(3), 521-529  (2017).

    2. F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, M. Marks, M.B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, An accelerated photo-magnetic imaging reconstruction algorithm based on an analytical forward solution and a fast Jacobian assembly method, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(20),  7448 (2016).

    3. F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, M.B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, Real-time photo-magnetic imaging. Biomedical Optics Express, 7(10), 3899-3904 (2016).

    4. F. Nouizi, A. Luk, D. Thayer, Y. Lin, S. Ha, G. Gulsen, Experimental validation of a high-resolution diffuse optical imaging modality: photomagnetic imaging, Journal of biomedical optics, 21(1), 016009-016009 (2016).

    5. F. Nouizi, T.C. Kwong, J. Cho, Y. Lin, U. Sampathkumaran, G. Gulsen, Implementation of a new scanning method for high-resolution fluorescence tomography using thermo-sensitive fluorescent agents, Optics letters, 40(21), 4991-4994 (2015).

    6. H. Erkol, F. Nouizi, A. Luk, M.B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, Comprehensive analytical model for CW laser induced heat in turbid media, Optics express, 23(24), 31069-31084 (2015).

    7. Y. Lin, F. Nouizi, T.C. Kwong, G. Gulsen, Simulation-Based Evaluation of the Resolution and Quantitative Accuracy of Temperature-Modulated Fluorescence Tomography, Applied optics 54 (25), 7612-7621 (2015).

    8. H. Erkol, F. Nouizi, M.B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, An extended analytical approach for diffuse optical imaging, Physics in medicine and biology, 60 (13), 5103 (2015).

    Journal papers under review:

    1. F. Nouizi, T.C. Kwong, J. Kwong, J. Cho, Y. Chan, U. Sampathkumaran, Y. Zhu, M.M. Alam, G. Gulsen, Excitation light leakage removal using thermo-sensitive fluorescent agents, submitted to Journal of Biomedical Optics (2017).

    2. J. Kwong, F. Nouizi, J. Cho, J. Zheng, Y. Li, J. Chen, M. Su, G. Gulsen, Breast density quantification using structured-light based diffuse optical tomography simulations, submitted to Applied Optics (2016).

    3. J. Cho,  F. Nouizi, J. Zheng, S. W. Jun, 3 C. Kim, G. Guslen, Hyperspectral excitation-resolved near-infrared fluorescence imaging of Indocyanine green visualizes the microenvironment properties via solvatochromic shift, submitted to Optics Letters (2016).

    4. A. T. Luk, F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, M. B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, ex vivo Validation of Photo-Magnetic Imaging, submitted to Journal of Biomedical Optics Letters (2016).

    Conference proceedings:

    2017

    1. F. Nouizi, A. Luk, M. Marks, J. Cho, S. Ha, H. Erkol, J. Kwong, G. Gulsen, Multi-wavelength photomagnetic imaging for breast cancer, Invited talk at SPIE BiOS, 10059-40 (2017).

    2016

    1. F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, Y. Lin, G. Gulsen, Analytical Photo Magnetic Imaging, OSA BioMed, OW4D-7 (2016).

    2. H. Erkol, F. Nouizi, A. Luk, M.B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, A new analytical approach for heat generation in tissue due to laser excitation, SPIE BiOS, 97060L (2016).

    3. H. Erkol, F. Nouizi, A. Luk, M.B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, An Analytical Approach for Temperature Distribution in Tissue, OSA BioMed, JW3A-12 (2016).

    4. T.C. Kwong, P.A. Lo, J. Cho, F. Nouizi, H.K. Chiang, C.S. Kim, G. Gulsen, Multi-wavelength fluorescence tomography. SPIE BiOS, 97001A (2016).

    5. A.T. Luk, F. Nouizi, M. Marks, T. Kart, G. Gulsen, Monitoring gold nanoparticle distribution with high resolution using photo-magnetic imaging, SPIE BiOS, 97060M (2016).

    6. T.C. Kwong, F. Nouizi, Y. Lin, Y. Zhu, U. Sampathkumaran, G. Gulsen, Thermal outlining using focused ultrasound (TOFU) with reversible temperature sensitive fluorescent probes, SPIE BiOS, 97010 (2016).

    7. J. Kwong, F. Nouizi, J. Cho, J. Zheng, Y. Li, J.H. Chen, M.Y. Su, G. Gulsen, Diffuse optical tomography with structured-light patterns to quantify breast density, SPIE BiOS, 968942 (2016).

    2015

    1. F. Nouizi, T.C. Kwong, J. Kwong, J. Cho, Y. Chan, U. Sampathkumaran, Y. Zhu, M.M. Alam, G. Gulsen, Excitation light leakage suppression using temperature sensitive fluorescent agents, SPIE BiOS, 93190Y-93190Y-5 (2015).
    2. F. NouiziJ. ChoA. LukE. AnashkinP. StepanovV. ZavarzinI. WeinbergM.Y. Su, G. GulsenO. Nalcioglu, Hybrid PEM/MRI, a new approach for high resolution breast imaging, ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ( 2015).
    3. J. Zheng, F. Nouizi, J. Cho, J. Kwong, G. Gulsen, High resolution 3D fluorescence tomography using ballistic photons, SPIE BiOS, 93191V-93191V-5 (2015).

    4. T.C. Kwong, F. Nouizi, U. Sampathkumaran, Y. Zhu, M.M. Alam, G. Gulsen, Activatable thermo-sensitive ICG encapsulated pluronic nanocapsules for temperature sensitive fluorescence tomography, SPIE BiOS, 93390C-6 (2015).

    5. J. Kwong, F. Nouizi, J. Cho, J. Zheng, Y. Li, J. Chen, M.Y. Su, G. Gulsen , Diffuse optical imaging of the breast using structured-light, SPIE BiOS, 93190K-5 (2015).

    2014

    1. T.C. Kwong, F. Nouizi, Y. Lin, R. Rajyaguru, T. Nguyen, L. Alptekin, U. Sampathkumaran, Y. Zhu, S. Ahmed, G. Gulsen, Validation of temperature-modulated fluorescence tomography in vivo, SPIE BiOS, 89370H-7 (2014).
    2. J. Kwong, F. Nouizi, Y. Li, J.H. Chen, M.Y. Su, G. Gulsen , Simulation of optical breast density measurements using structured light illumination, SPIE BiOS, 893717-8 (2014).
    3. A. Luk, S. Ha, F. Nouizi, D. Thayer, Y. Lin, G. Gulsen , A true multi-modality approach for high resolution optical imaging: photo-magnetic imaging, SPIE BiOS, 89370G-7 (2014).

    2013

    1. F. Nouizi, T. Kwong, Y. Lin, U. Sampathkumaran, A. Shaaz, and G. Gulsen, A combined HIFU-Fluorescence Tomography high-resolution imaging technique using temperature-modulated thermodots, OSA Optics in the life science, JW3B.8 (2013).
    2. T. C. Kwong, F. NouiziY. LinU. Sampathkumaran, A. Shaaz, G. Gulsen, Temperature-modulated fluorescence tomography: modulating tissue temperature using HIFU for high-resolution in vivo fluorescence tomography, SPIE BiOS, 857405-8 (2013).
    3. A. Luk , D. Thayer, Y. Lin , F. Nouizi, H. Gao, G. Gulsen, A novel high-resolution optical imaging modality: photo-magnetic imaging, SPIE BiOS, 857404 (2013).

    4. T.C. Kwong, F. Nouizi, Y. Lin, U. Sampathkumaran, S. Ahmed, G. Gulsen, Temperature-modulated fluorescence tomography: modulating tissue temperature using HIFU for high-resolution in vivo fluorescence tomography. SPIE BiOS, 857405 (2013).

    5. P. Poulet, W. Uhring, W. Hanselmann, R. Glazenborg, F. Nouizi, V. Zint, W. Hirschi, A time-gated near-infrared spectroscopic imaging device for clinical applications, SPIE BiOS, 85654M (2013).

    2012

    1. W. Uhring, P. Poulet, W. Hanselmann, R. Glazenborg, V. Zint, F. Nouizi, B. Dubois,W. Hirschi, 200 ps fwhm and 100 mhz repetition rate ultrafast gated camera for optical medical functional imaging. SPIE ECBO, 84392L (2012).

    2011

    1. F.Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, O. Geneveaux, R. Chabrier, P. Poulet, 3D modeling of noncontact fiber-based approach for time-resolved diffuse optical tomography, SPIE BiOS, 78961Z (2011).

    2. F. Nouizi, G. Diaz-Ayil, F.X. Blé, B. Dubois, W. Uhring, P. Poulet, Time-gated near-infrared spectroscopic imaging of brain activation: a simulation proof of concept. SPIE BiOS, 78960L (2011).

    3. P. Poulet, F. Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, C. V. Zint, W. Uhring, SPIRIT: un système proche infrarouge résolu en temps pour étudier l’acivation cérébrale, IMAGIV-GDR, Paris  (2011).

    4. F. Nouizi, R. Chabrier, M. Torregrossa, P. Poulet, SPIRIT: a time-gated near infrared spectroscopic imaging system for brain activation studies, LIVIM symposium, Strasbourg (2011).

    2010

    1. F. Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, R. Chabrier, P. Poulet, 3-D Noncontact Time-Resolved Fluorescent Diffuse Optical Tomography Data Processing for Improving Image’s Quality, OSA BioMed, BSuD20 (2010).

    2. F. Gao, M. Jing, J. Li, F. Nouizi, P. Poulet, L. Zhang, H. Zhao, A fiber-based, non-contact scheme for time-domain diffuse fluorescence tomography: Methodology and simulative validation, SPIE BiOS, 75570O (2010).

    3. F. Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, R. Chabrier, P. Poulet, Tomographie Optique Diffuse et de Fluorescence du Petit Animal, La journée des doctorants de médecine, Strasbourg, (2010).

    2009

    1. F. Nouizi, R. Chabrier, M. Torregrossa, P. Poulet, 3D modeling for solving forward model of no-contact Fluorescence Diffuse Optical Tomography method, SPIE ECBO, 73690C, Munich (2009).

    2. M. Amouroux, F. Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, W. Uhring, R. Chabrier, Th. Pebayle, F. Gao, L. Marlier, P. Poulet, L’imagerie spectroscopique proche infrarouge, Colloque Imvie5, Mulhouse (2009).

    3. F. Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, R. Chabrier, P. Poulet, Nouvelle approche pour la modelisation 3D sans contact : tomographie optique diffuse et de fluorescence du petit animal, Les Rencontres Alsaciennes d'Imagerie en Biologie, Strasbourg (2009).

    2008

    1. F. Nouizi, R. Chabrier, M. Torregrossa, P. Poulet, Time-Resolved Optical Tomography in Preclinical Studies: Propagation of Excitation and Fluorescence Photons, Comsol Conference, Hanover (2008).

    2007

      34. F. Nouizi, M. Torregrossa, R. Chabrier, P. Poulet, Preclinical combined MRI-FMT, Doctoriales d'Alsace,         Mittelwihr (2007). 2nd prize of innovation.