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A. Study and work Experience 

Study Experience 







Xi'an Jiaotong University 

Information and control engineering 




Xi'an Jiaotong University 

Biomedical engineering 




University of Dundee 

Biomedical engineering 



Work Experience 




Starting time 

Ending time 


University of Glasgow 

Research Engineer 




Imperial College London 

Research Associate 





Research Associate 





Research Engineer 



Research Interests: 

Population and health; Medical instruments and materials 

Representative Publications 

SCI-listed Journal publications (bold represents being first or correspondent author):  

[1]       Zhanyong Mei, Kamen Ivanov, Guoru Zhao, Huihui Li, Lei Wang, An Explorative Investigation of Functional Differences in Plantar Center of Pressure of Four Foot Types Using Sample Entropy Method, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 2017. 

[2]       Nannan Zhang, Lei Wang, A Novel Technique for Fetal ECG Extraction Using One Abdominal Recording, Sensors, 2017 

[3]       He Liu, Kamen Ivanov, Yadong Wang, Lei Wang, Toward a Smartphone Application for Estimation of Pulse Transit Time, Sensors, 2015, 

[4]       He Liu, Kamen Ivanov, Yadong Wang, Lei Wang, A novel method based on two cameras for accurate estimation of arterial oxygen saturation, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2015. 

[5]       Qingsong Zhu, Ling Shao, Xuelong Li, Lei Wang, Targeting Accurate Object Extraction From an Image: A Comprehensive Study of Natural Image Matting, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 2015, 26(2), 185-207 

[6]       Huihui Li, Lei Wang, Miniature four-band CPW-fed antenna for RFID/WiMAX/WLAN applications, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 2014,  

[7]       Zedong Nie, Lei Wang, An investigation on dynamic human body communication channel characteristics at 45MHz in different surrounding environments, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 2014, 

[8]       Guanzheng Liu, Lei Wang, and Qing Jiang, A new approach to detect congestive heart failure using short-term heart variability measures, PLOS one, 2014,  

[9]       D. Zhang, Lei Wang, Dynamic virtual fixture on the Euclidean group for Admittance-type manipulator in deforming environments, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2014. 

[10]   Zhanyong Mei, Lei Wang, Sample entropy characteristics of movement for four foot types based on plantar centre of pressure during stance phase, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2013, 12. 

[11]   Yanwei Guo, Lei Wang, Balance and knee extensibility evaluation of hemiplegic gait using an inertial body sensor network, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2013, 12(83),  

[12]  Dongwen Zhang, Lei Wang, An optical tracker based robot registration and servoing method for ultrasound guided percutaneous renal access, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2013, 12(47).  

[13]  Qingsong Zhu, Lei Wang, A Novel Nonlinear Regression Approach for Efficient and Accurate Image Matting, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2013, 20(11): 1078-1081.  

[14]   Guanzheng Liu, Lei Wang, Automatic Detection of Respiratory Rate from Electrocardiogram, Respiration Induced Plethysmography and 3D Acceleration Signals, Journal of Central South University. 2013, 20(9): 2423-2431. 

[15]   Zedong Nie, Jingjing Ma, Zhicheng Li, Hong Chen, Lei Wang. Dynamic Propagation Channel Characterization and Modeling for Human Body Communication. Sensors, 2012, 12: 17569-17587. 

[16]   Guoru Zhao, Zhanyong Mei, Ding Liang, Kamen Ivanov, Yanwei Guo, Yongfeng Wang, Lei Wang. Exploration and Implementation of a Pre-Impact Fall Recognition Method Based on an Inertial Body Sensor Network. Sensors, 2012, 12(11): 15338-15355. 

[17]   Zedong Nie, Feng Guan, Jin Huang, Lei Wang. Low Power Single-Chip RF Transceiver for Human Body Communication. China Communications, 2012, 9: 1-10.    

[18]   Haixi Li, Jinyong Zhang, Lei Wang, 5mHz highpass filter with -80 dB total harmonic distortions, Electronics Letters, Vol. 48(12), 2012.    

[19]  Z. Mei, G. Zhao, Lei Wang, Plantar ROI Characterization during the Stance Phase of Gait Based on Low-cost Pressure Acquisition Platform, Journal of Bionic Engineering. 2012. 

[20]  Yanwei Guo, Lei Wang. A Low-cost Body Inertial-Sensing Network for Practical Gait Discrimination of Hemiplegia Patients, Telemedicine and e-Health, 2012. 

[21]  G. Liu, B. Huang, Lei Wang, A Wearable Respiratory Biofeedback System Based on Generalized Body Sensor Network, Telemedicine and e-Health, 2011, 17(5): 348-357. 

[22]  G. Liu, B. Huang, Qingsong Zhu, Lei Wang, Estimation of Respiration Rate from 3-D Acceleration Data based on Body Sensor Network, Telemedicine and e-Health, 2011. 

[23]  Lei Wang, Zedong Nie, Jinyong Zhang, Li Yu, et al. A Wireless Biomedical Signal Interface System-on-Chip for Body Sensor Networks, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 2010, 4(2): 112-117. 

[24]   Lei Wang, et al, Multi-channel reflective PPG earpiece sensor with passive motion cancellation, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 2007, 1(4); pp. 235-241. 

[25]   Lei Wang, et al, In situ characterization of two wireless transmission schemes for ingestible capsules, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering, 2007, 54(11); pp. 2020-2027. 

[26]   Lei Wang, et al, A programmable microsystem using system-on-chip for real-time biotelemetry, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering, 2005, 55(7); pp.1251-1260.  

[27]   J. Li, Z.D. Nie, Lei Wang, An Approach to Biometric Verification Based on Human Body Communication in Wearable Devices, Sensors, 2017 

[28]   J. Li, Z.D. Nie, Lei Wang, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2016 

[29]   H. Li, Lei Wang, et al, Fabrication and wireless micromanipulation of magnetic-biocompatible micro-robots using microencapsulation for micro-robotics and microfluidics applications, Journal of Microencapsulation, 2016 

[30]   P. Lu; J. Xia; Z. Li; J. Xiong; J. Yang; S. Zhou; Lei Wang, et al, A vessel segmentation method for multi-modality angiographic images based on multi-scale filtering and statistical models, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2016 

[31]   S. Liang, Lei Wang, et al, An investigation into the bilateral functional difference of the lower limb muscles in standing and walking, PeerJ, 2016 

[32]   S. Wang, T.J. Koickal, A. Hamilton, E. Mastropaolo, R. Cheung, A. Abel, L.S. Smith, Lei Wang, A Power-Efficient Capacitive Read-Out Circuit with Parasitic-Cancellation for MEMS Cochlea Sensors, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 2016. 

[33]   T.X. Wen, J. Gu, L. Li, W.J. Qin, Lei Wang, Y.Q. Xie, Nonlocal total variation-based speckle filtering for ultrasound images, Ultrasonic Imaging, 2016. 

[34]   S. Liang, Lei Wang, et al, Feature Selection and Predictors of Falls with Foot Force Sensors Using KNN-Based Algorithms, Sensors, 2015. 

[35]   Z.D. Nie, Z. Li, R. Huang, Y. Liu, J. Li, Lei Wang, A statistical frame based TDMA protocol for human body communication, Biomedical Engineering Online. 2015. 

[36]   T.X. Wen, F. Yang, J. Gu, Lei Wang, A novel Bayesian-based nonlocal reconstruction method for freehand 3D ultrasound imaging, Neurocomputing. 2015, 168:104-118. 

[37]   Z.C. Li, K. Li, H.L. Zhan, K. Chen, M.M. Chen, Y.Q. Xie, Lei Wang, Augmenting Interventional Ultrasound Using Statistical Shape Model for Guiding Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Initial Evaluation in Pigs, Neurocomputing. 2014. 

[38]   H.H. Li, G.R. Zhao, Y.J. Zhou, Lei Wang, Relationship of EMG/SMG features and muscle strength level: an exploratory study on tibialis anterior muscles during plantar-flexion among hemiplegia patients, Biomedical Engineering Online. 2014. 

[39]   J.Z. Li, Lei Wang, Y.J. Zhou, Sensitive and Efficient Detection of Quadriceps Muscle Thickness Changes in Cross-sectional Plane using Ultrasonography: A Feasibility Investigation, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2014. 

[40]   D. Liang, K. Ivanov, H.Q. Li, Y.K. Ning, Q. Zhang, Lei Wang, G.R. Zhao. Exploration and Comparison of the Pre-impact Lead Time of Active and Passive Falls Based on Inertial Sensors. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 2014, 24:279-288. 

[41]   S. Ling, B. Chen, Y. Zhou, WZ. Yang, YQ. Zhao, Lei Wang, YP. Zheng. An efficient framework for estimation of muscle fiber orientation using ultrasonography. Biomedical Engineering Online. 2013. 

[42]   S. Ling, Y.J. Zhou, Y. Chen, Y.Q. Zhao, Lei Wang, Y.P. Zheng, Automatic Tracking of Aponeuroses and Estimation of Muscle Thickness in Ultrasonography: A Feasibility Study. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2013, 17(6): 1031-1038. 

[43]   Pan Han, Ye Chen, Lijuan Ao, Gaosheng Xie, Huihui Li, Lei Wang and Yongjin Zhou. Biomedical Engineering Online, 2013, 12(6). 

[44]   Qingsong Zhu, Lei Wang, A Novel Recursive Bayesian Learning based Method for the Efficient and Accurate Segmentation of Sequence Image, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing. Vol. 21(9): pp.3865-3876, 2012. 

[45]   Zhicheng Li, Lei Wang, Augmenting intraoperative ultrasound with preoperative magnetic resonance planning models for percutaneous renal access, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2012, 11(60). 

[46]  Zhicheng Li, Jacob Chakareski, Lili Shen, Lei Wang, Video Quality in Transmission over Burst-Loss Channels: A Forward Error Correction Perspective, IEEE Communications Letters, 2011, 15(2): 238-240. 

[47]  Guoru Zhao, Lei Ren, Limei Tian, Zhihui Qian, Lei Wang, et al, A customized model for 3D human segmental kinematic coupling analysis by optoelectronic stereophotogrammetry. SCI CHINA TECHNOL SC, vol. 53, no. 11, pp: 2947-2953, 2010.  

[48]   S. Triger, J. Wallace, Lei Wang, et al, A modular FPGA-based ultrasonic array system for applications including non-destructive testing, INSIGHT, vol. 50, no. 2, 2008.  

[49]   O. Aziz, L. Atallah, B. Lo, M. Elhelw, Lei Wang, et al, A Pervasive Body Sensor Network for measuring postoperative recovery at home, Surgical Innovation, 12(2), pp. 83-90, 2007.  

[50]   K. Streibel, S. Cochran, K. Kirk, D. Cumming, Lei Wang, et al, 2D ultrasonic arrays with low-voltage operation for high density electronics, INSIGHT, 48(2), 2006. 

[51]   E.A. Johannessen, Lei Wang, et al, Implementation of radiotelemetry in a lab-in-a-pill format, Lab on a Chip, 2006, 6(1): 39-45. 

[52]   E.A. Johannessen, Lei Wang, et al, Biocompatibility of a Lab-on-a-Pill sensor in artificial gastrointestinal environments, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering,2006, 53(11). 

[53]   E.A. Johannessen, Lei Wang, et al, Implementation of multi-channel sensors for remote biomedical measurements in a microsystems format. IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering, 2004, 51(3); pp. 525-535. 

[54]   J.M. Beeley, C. Mills, P.A Hammond, A. Glidle, J.M Cooper, Lei. Wang, D.R.S Cumming, All-digital interface ASIC for a QCM-based electronic nose, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL, vol. 102, no. 1, pp. 31-36, 2004. 

[55]   G.B. Irvine, Lei Wang, et al, Variable-Rate data sampling for low-power microsystems using modified Adams methods, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 2003, 51(12), pp. 3182-3190, 

[56]   T.B. Tang, E.A. Johannessen, Lei Wang, et al, Toward a miniature wireless integrated multisensor microsystem for industrial and biomedical applications, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2002, 2(6), pp. 628-635.

 Intelligent Property: 

1)         2011104307509  Circuit and method to Implement the FFT/IFFT transform 

2)         2013104798660  The method and system to extract and trace the cursor point in the missing video 

3)         2012105789965  A multi-mode medical imaging surgical navigation method and system 

4)         2013106835382  Method of removing the rain in video 

5)         2013101501900  Band-gap reference circuit 

6)         2012105636194  Edge extraction method and equipment of ultrasonic image 

7)         2013104246241  The mind image perceives external systems and methods for acquired blind 

8)         2013102824976  Ecg collection platform 

9)         2012105896596  The tachycardia detection method and system based on FPGA 

10)     2013106834182  A frequency adjustable ultrasonic emission driver 

11)     201210553202X  Current-comparator 

12)     2013103197197  A continuous detection device and method of non-invasive blood pressure 

13)     2012101606630  The method and system of removing frequency interference of ECG 

14)     2012100275683  Buck converter 

15)     2013106165465  Electrocardiograph data resampling method, electrocardiogram display method and device  

16)     2011104598468  The rehabilitation training robot's interactive system 

17)     201310188296X  A control device and control method for the movement of the C arm system 

18)     2010105749403  Fetal monitoring devices and methods 

19)     2012104170197  A broadband rfid antenna  

20)     2011101510262  Trap and low pass filter 

21)     2010101989003  The method and system to extract body parts from medical images 

22)     2011104565854  The rehabilitation training robot control system and control method 

23)     2011102024755  Ultrasound surgical navigation system 

24)     2011100712835  Medical electronic chip design and verification platform 

25)     2011104184087  An ankle training robot 

26)     2009101885302  Physiological parameters collection methods, mobile phones and systems 

27)     2009101893830  Portable multi-functional health notebook 

28)     2008102179487  A method and system of human infrared feature imaging 

29)     2008102416393  A human infrared high light is composed of a method and system 

30)     200810241499X  The electronic cochlea that implements various physiological information detection functions 

31)     WO2008110788  Heart rate measurement 

32)     WO2006085087  Sensing device, apparatus and system, and method for operat ing the same 


Research Projects 

1)         Channel Modeling Methods and Network Security Mechanism Research for Wearable Communication, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2016-2019, U1505251 

2)         The development of key technologies and critical equipment systems for community health information collection, National Science and Technology Major Project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2013-2015, 2013ZX03005013005 

3)         Methods of extraction of physiological parameters and their application in respiratory feedback, Grant, National Natural Science Foundation of China (General Program), 2011-2013, No. 61072031. 

4)         Personal health information intelligence acquisition technology and system development, National Hi-Tech (863) Program, 2012-2015, Grant No. 2012AA02A604. 

5)         The development of mobile operating robot system in real time involved by the brain blood vessel, National Hi-Tech (863) Program, 2015-2017, 2015AA043203 

6)         Intelligent health information service management, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2016-2020, 71531004 

7)         The theory and method of human motion information fusion based on microsensor, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2010-2013, 60932001 

8)         Low-cost health technology, Guangdong first introduced the overseas talent innovation team, 2010-2015, 2011 

9)         The development and industrialization of wearable dynamic ecg instrument system, Guangdong science and technology major project, 2015-2016, 2014B010111008 

10)     3d rapid imaging system of X-ray image guidance, The Chinese academy of sciences focus, 2013-2015, KGZDEW6013 



1)         2016, Guangdong special branch plan 

2)         2016, Guangdong biomedical engineering research institute 

3)         2014, The innovation award of the Chinese academy of obstetry and research cooperation 

4)         2014, Wu wenjun artificial intelligence science and technology innovation award 

5)         2013, China excellent patent award 

6)         2013, Shenzhen government’s special allowance 

7)         2012-2014, Shenzhen science and technology innovation talent award 

8)         2011, The Chinese academy of sciences guangzhou branch excellent communist party member 

9)         2010, Excellent master teacher of the Chinese academy of sciences 

10)     2009, Excellent research team of SIAT 

11)     2014、2009, Excellent research employee of SIAT 

12)     2007, A Poster award in UK EPSRC Wired/Wireless Intelligent Networked Systems workshop.  

13)     2002, A presenter award in the 2nd IEEE-EMBS conference on MMB.  

14)     2000, An excellent postgraduate award from Xi’an Jiaotong University.  

15)     1999, A first award of Research and Treatise from Xi’an Jiaotong University.         

16)     1998, A first award of Sci. & Tech. from Xi’an Jiaotong University.  

17)     1998, A second award of Sci. & Tech. improvements in Medicine, Canton province, China.  

18)     1997, An excellent student union leader award from Xi’an Jiaotong University.  

19)     1995, A ShaanXi province excellent graduate award, ShaanXi province, China.  

20)     1991~1999, Three-good/excellent-good student awards from Xi’an Jiaotong University every year