Jaedu Cho, BME PhD Student


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

Phone: (949) 824-4176
Fax: (949) 824-3481


  • Graduate Student Researcher    


  • M.S. Cogno-Mechatronics Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea
  • B.S. Nanosystem and Nanoprocess Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea

     Research Topics

  • Hybrid MRI-FDOT for breast cancer imaging
  • Combined MRI-SPECT for animal imaging


  • Excitation-resolved Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging.
  • Hybrid Positron Emission Mammography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  • Hybrid Scintimammography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging.


     Peer-reviewed publications

  • Tiffany C. Kwong, Farouk Nouizi, Yuting Lin, Jaedu Cho, Yue Zhu, Uma Sampathkumaran, and Gultekin Gulsen. “Experimental Evaluation of the Resolution and Quantitative Accuracy of Temperature-Modulated Fluorescence Tomography”, Applied Optics 56.3 (2017): 521-529.
  • Farouk Nouizi, Tiffany C. Kwong, Jaedu Cho, Yuting Lin, Uma Sampathkumaran, and Gultekin Gulsen. "Implementation of a new scanning method for high-resolution fluorescence tomography using thermo-sensitive fluorescent agents." Optics letters 40, no. 21 (2015): 4991-4994.
  • Hyung-Seok Lee, Hwi Don Lee, Hyo Jin Kim, Jae Du Cho, Myung Yung Jeong, and Chang-Seok Kim. "A fiber Bragg grating sensor interrogation system based on a linearly wavelength-swept thermo-optic laser chip." Sensors 14, no. 9 (2014): 16109-16116.
  • Seunghoon Ha, Werner W. Roeck, Jaedu Cho, and Orhan Nalcioglu. "Feasibility study of a new RF coil design for prostate MRI." Physics in medicine and biology 59, no. 17 (2014): N163.
  • Jaedu Cho, Gultekin Gulsen, and Chang-Seok Kim. "800-nm-centered swept laser for spectroscopic optical coherence tomography." Laser Physics 24, no. 4 (2014): 045605.
  • Hyo Jin Kim, Jaedu Cho, Young-Ouk Noh, Min-Cheol Oh, Zhongping Chen, and Chang-Seok Kim. "Three-dimensional surface phase imaging based on integrated thermo-optic swept Laser." Measurement Science and Technology 25, no. 3 (2014): 035201.
  • Sang-Won Lee, Hyun-Woo Song, Bong-Kyu Kim, Moon-Youn Jung, Seung-Hwan Kim, Jae-Du Cho, and Chang-Seok Kim. "Fourier Domain optical coherence tomography for retinal imaging with 800-nm swept source: Real-time resampling in k-domain." Journal of the Optical Society of Korea 15, no. 3 (2011): 293-299.


  • CHANG-SEOK KIM, JAE DU CHO, MYUNG YUNG JUNG, “Optical delay, interfering system using the same and detecting system using the same” (Pat. pending), Pusan National University: Republic of Korea

     Conference Presentations and Proceedings

  • Jaedu Cho, Chang-Seok Kim, Gultekin Gulsen - SPIE BiOS, 2016, “Excitation-resolved wide-field fluorescence imaging of indocyanine green visualizes the microenvironment properties in vivo via solvatochromic shift (Conference Presentation)”, In SPIE BiOS 2016, International Society for Optics and Photonics.
  • Tiffany C Kwong, Pei-An Lo, Jaedu Cho, Farouk Nouizi, Huihua K Chiang, Chang-Seok Kim, Gultekin Gulsen, “Multi-wavelength fluorescence tomography”, In SPIE BiOS 2016, International Society for Optics and Photonics.
  • Jessica Kwong, Farouk Nouizi, Jaedu Cho, Jie Zheng, Yifan Li, Jeon-Hor Chen, Min-Ying Su, Gultekin Gulsen, “Diffuse optical tomography with structured-light patterns to quantify breast density”, In SPIE BiOS 2016, International Society for Optics and Photonics.
  • Jaedu Cho, Seunghoon Ha, Alex Luk, Farouk Nouizi, Orhan Nalcioglu, Gultekin Gulsen, and Ming-Ying Su. “A new unilateral breast specific coil design and dual-modality interface configuration for MR/scintimammography”, In International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2015, At Toronto, Canada.
  • Kwong, Jessica, Farouk Nouizi, Jaedu Cho, Jie Zheng, Yifan Li, Jeon-hor Chen, Min-Ying Su, and Gultekin Gulsen. "Diffuse optical imaging of the breast using structured-light." In SPIE BiOS, pp. 93190K-93190K. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015.
  • Nouizi, Farouk, Tiffany C. Kwong, Jessica Kwong, Jaedu Cho, Yuwen Chan, Uma Sampathkumaran, Yue Zhu, Maksudul M. Alam, and Gultekin Gulsen. "Excitation light leakage suppression using temperature sensitive fluorescent agents." In SPIE BiOS, pp. 93190Y-93190Y. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015.
  • Zheng, Jie, Farouk Nouizi, Jaedu Cho, Jessica Kwong, and Gultekin Gulsen. "High resolution 3D fluorescence tomography using ballistic photons." In SPIE BiOS, pp. 93191V-93191V. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015.
  • Nouizi, Farouk, Jaedu Cho, Alex Luk, Orhan Nalcioglu, “ Hybrid PEM/MRI, a new approach for high resolution breast imaging” In ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, At Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Volume: MR-PET, Gradients & Other Hardware.
  • Jaedu Cho, Seung Woan Jeon, Jie Zheng, Chang-Seok Kim, Orhan Nalcioglu, and Gultekin Gulsen. "Development of a spectrally resolved fluorescence tomography system using a NIR swept laser and a digital micromirror array based detection system." In SPIE BiOS, pp. 89470Z-89470Z. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 89470Z-89470Z-6.
  • Jaedu Cho, Gukbin Lim, Myung Yung Jeong, Orhan Nalcioglu, Chang-Seok Kim, and Gultekin Gulsen. "Diffuse optical tomography using wavelength-swept laser." In SPIE BiOS, pp. 85780U-85780U. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2013.
  • Jaedu Cho, Yuting Lin, Gultekin Gulsen, Orhan Nalcioglu, Myung Yung Jeong, and Chang-Seok Kim. "Development of near-infrared swept laser based diffuse optical tomography system." In Biomedical Optics, pp. BW1A-3. Optical Society of America, 2012.
  • Lee, Sang-Won, Hyun-Woo Song, Jae Du Cho, Chang-Seok Kim, Bong-Kyu Kim, Moon-Youn Jung, and Seung-Hwan Kim. "Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography for Ophthalmology using 800-nm Wavelength-Swept Laser: Preliminary Study." In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, p. C554. Optical Society of America, 2011.