University of Southern California The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering Microwave Systems, Sensors and Imaging Lab
 

John Stang  

Research Assistant Professor 

University of Southern California

Department of Electrical Engineering—Electrophysics

 

Office

1042 Downey Way
Denney Research Center (DRB) Suite 226
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1112

 

Education
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2008
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2007
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2004
 
Research Interests
  • Medical Imaging and Therapy
  • Microwave Remote Sensing
  • Applied and Computational Electromagnetics
  • Antenna Theory and Design

 

Selected Publications
 

Journal Publications

  • J. Stang, C Ward, L van Nieuwstadt, M Fabiilli, M Haynes, P Carson, and M Moghaddam, “Customizable emulsion matching media and tissue mimicking phantoms for microwave imaging and therapy,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, in preparation.
  • J. Stang, M. Haynes, M. Moghaddam, “A Preclinical System Prototype for Focused Microwave Thermal Therapy of the Breast,” IEEE Trans on Biomedical Engineering,59(9):2431-8, Sep, 2012.
  • M. Haynes, J. Stang, M. Moghaddam, “Microwave Breast Imaging System Prototype with Integrated Numerical Characterization,” IEEE International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Volume 2012, Article ID 706365, 18 pages, doi: 10.1155/2012/706365..
  • C. Yu, M. Yuan, Y. Zhang, J. Stang, R. T. George, G. A. Ybarra, W. T. Joines, and Q. H. Liu, “Microwave Imaging in Layered Media: 3-D Image Reconstruction from Experimental Data,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagation, vol. 58 no. 2, pgs. 440 – 448, Feb 2010.
  • C. Yu, M. Q. Yuan, J. Stang, E. Bresslour, R. T. George, G. A. Ybarra, W. T. Joines and Q. H. Liu, “Active Microwave Imaging II: 3-D System Prototype and Image Reconstruction from Experimental Data,” IEEE Transactions On Microwave Theory And Techniques, vol. 56 no. 4, pgs. 991 – 1000, April, 2008.

 
Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

  • J. Stang, M. Haynes, M. Moghaddam,  A Transcutaneous Microwave Thermal Therapy System Prototype For Breast Cancer Treatment Using Image Based Time-Reversal Focusing, National Radio Science Meeting, Jan 4-7, 2012, Boulder CO, invited abstract, accepted.
  • M. Haynes, J. Stang, M. Moghaddam, Evaluation of a Full-Cavity Numerical Characterization Approach for an Experimental Microwave Breast Imaging System, National Radio Science Meeting, Jan 4-7, 2012, Boulder CO, invited abstract, accepted.
  • M. Haynes, L. van Nieuwstadt, S. Clarkson, J. Stang, C. Ward, M. Moghaddam, Ongoing Development of Microwave Breast Imaging System Components, Proceedings of the 30th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Aug 13-20, 2011, Istanbul Turkey (4 pages).
  • J. Stang, P.L. Carson, O.D. Kripfgans, M. Fabiilli, A. Covert, M. Zhang, J.B. Fowlkes, F. Padilla, M. Ali, M. Moghaddam, Ultrasound Synergistic Techniques for Treatment of Breast Cancer, 2011 Era of Hope Conference, Aug 2-5, 2011, Orlando FL.

 
Book Chapters

  • G.A. Ybarra, Q.H. Liu, W.T. Joines, and J. Stang, “Microwave Breast Imaging,” Emerging Breast Imaging Technologies, Chapter 16 (12 pages), American Scientific, 2006.