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Sleiman R. Ghorayeb

Professor of Radiology and Molecular Medicine in the School of Medicine and Professor of Engineering


Degrees

PHD, 1992, Iowa State Univ; MS, 1988, Iowa State Univ; MS, 1986, Iowa State Univ; BS, 1983, Iowa State Univ


Bio

Honors & Awards

Presidential Research Award (Hofstra University)
Faculty Research Development Grant (Hofstra University)
Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Research Society
Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society
Teaching Excellence Award (Iowa State University)


Areas of specialization

Noninvasive Imaging, Surgical, and Therapeutic Techniques
Medical Imaging (Ultrasonic, Magnetic Resonance)
Ultrasonic/Electromagnetic Nondestructive Testing
Sensor/Actuator/Transducer Design
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
Signal and Image Processing


Selected Supervised Student Projects

Ultrasonic Evaluation of Spermatogenesis and Function in the Human Testis
Ultrasonic Assessment of Normal and Torsed Human Testicles
Ultrasonic Assessment of Cervical Stiffness during Pregnancy
Optimization of Growth Factors BMP-7 and IGF-1 in Cartilage Tissue Regeneration
Bioreactor Design for Orthopaedic Applications
Effects of Mechanical Loads on Ultrasonic Signatures in Vetebral Discs
Effects of Magnetic Fields on Ultrasound Imaging of Soft Tissue
Ultrasonic Assessment of Trabecular Bone Structural Orientation for Early Diagnosis of Osteoporosis: Comparison of FE Models with Experimental QUS Measurements
Noninvasive Monitoring of GERD Using Ultrasound: A Comparative Study of Experimental with Finite Element and PSpice Simulations
Implantable RFIDs for Medical History
Correlation of Ultrasonic Imaging and Biomechanical Properties of Achilles Tendon Repair
Ultrasonic Evaluation of Preconditioned Scaffolds in Articular Cartilage

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    Modeling of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Teeth Using Finite Element
    Finite Element Analysis of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Teeth for Therapeutic Purposes
    Development of a Biological Scaffold for Articular Cartilage Repair
    High Intensity Focused Ultrasound to Treat Atherosclerosis
    Finite Element Modeling of Blood Flow through Blocked Coronary Artery
    Early Diagnosis of Osteoporosis and Assessment of Bone Quality Using Noninvasive Ultrasonic Imaging
    Double-Density Wavelet Transforms for Multiresolution Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scans
    A 3D Visualization of 2D PET Images
    Detection of Mercury Intoxication Levels Using Cavity Ringdown (CRD)
    Spectroscopy Modeling of Cell Membranes Using the Hodgkin Huxley Method
    Detection of Drug Levels in Human Perspiration Using Raman Spectroscopy
    Finite Element Modeling of Diagnostic Ultrasound for Ophthalmic Applications
    Experimental Assessment of Teeth Using Ultrasound

Recent Selected Publications

Hartman C., P. Samson, Y. Yamashita, L. S. Palmer, and S. R. Ghorayeb. “Dynamic Range on Testicular Ultrasound Differs Between Normal and Torsed Testes,” 2015 American Urological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 15-19, 2015.

Yamashita Y., F. Atanda, A. Herati, G. Richards, O. Yaskiv, B. Gilbert, and S. R. Ghorayeb. “An enhanced ultrasound technique for functional evaluation of spermatogenesis,” 2015 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 21-25, 2015.

Yamashita Y., A. Herati, G. Richards, O. Yaskiv, S. R. Ghorayeb, and B. Gilbert. “An enhanced ultrasound technique for functional evaluation of testicular function,” 2015 American Urological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 15-19, 2015.

Ghorayeb S. R., A. Levin, M. Ast, J. A. Schwartz, and D. A. Grande. “Sonographic Evaluation of Knee Cartilage Defects Implanted with Preconditioned Scaffolds,” Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Vol. 33, No. 7, pp. 1241–1253, July 2014.

Ghorayeb S. R., U. S. Patel, A. D. Walmsley, and B. A. Scheven. “Biophysical Characterization of Low-Frequency Ultrasound Interaction with Dental Pulp Stem Cells,” Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound, Vol. 1, Issue 12, August 2013. DOI: 10.1186/2050-5736-1-12. URL: http://www.jtultrasound.com/content/1/1/12

Ghorayeb S. R., P. Petrakis, M. McGrath, and B. A. Scheven. “Measurement of Ultrasonic Phase and Group Velocities in Human Dental Hard Tissue,” Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound, Vol. 1, Issue 5, May 2013. DOI: 10.1186/2050-5736-1-5. URL: http://www.jtultrasound.com/content/1/1/5

Ghorayeb S. R., and D.M. Rooney. “Ultrasonic Evaluation of Bone Quality in Cadaver Ilia,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, Issue 5, pp. 939-951, January 2013.

Ghorayeb S. R., N. V. Shah, F. Edobor-Osula, L. B. Lane, P. Razzano, N. Chahine, and D. A. Grande. “Ultrasonic Assessment of Extracellular Matrix Content in Healing Achilles Tendon,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 694-702, April 2012.

Kincaid B. G., F. Edobor-Osula, L.B. Lane, N.V. Shah, P. Razzano, N.O. Chahine, S. R. Ghorayeb, and D.A. Grande. “Correlation of Achilles Tendon Healing with Ultrasound Imaging and Biomechanics,” 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand, Las Vegas, NV, September 8-10, 2011.

Ghorayeb S. R., L. Lozada, P. Razzano, and D. Grande. "Ultrasonic Assessment of Healing Tendons," 2011 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, New York, NY, April 14-17, 2011.

Edobor-Osula F., L. B. Lane, P. Razzano, N. O. Chahine, N. V. Shah, S. R. Ghorayeb, and D. A. Grande. "Correlation of Achilles Tendon Healing with Ultrasound Imaging and Biomechanics," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference, San Diego, CA, February 15-19, 2011.

Ghorayeb S. R., T. Awad, P. Razzano, and D. Grande. "Ultrasonic Noninvasive Evaluation of Preconditioned Scaffolds in Articular Cartilage," 2010 International Cartilage Research Society Conference, Barcelona-Sitges, Spain, September 24-29, 2010.

Ghorayeb S. R., T. Awad, P. Razzano, and D. Grande. "Ultrasonic Assessment of Preconditioned Scaffolds in Articular Cartilage," Proceedings of the 2010 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, March 24-27, 2010.

Bertoncini C.A., M.K. Hinders, and S. R. Ghorayeb. "Ultrasonographic Detection of Tooth Flaws," American Inst. Of Physics, Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 1211, pp. 1559-1565, Feb 2010.

Ghorayeb S. R. "Can Utrasound be Used for the Assessment of Bone Quality?" Proceedings of the 2009 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, New York, NY, April 2-5, 2009.

Ghorayeb S. R., C.A. Bertoncini and M.K. Hinders. "Ultrasonography in Dentistry," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 1256-1266, June 2008.

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    Ghorayeb S. R. "A Novel Approach to the Assessment of Bone Quality: Ultrasonic Imaging of Bone Porosity,"Proceedings of the 7th European Congress on Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritisheld in Porto, Portugal, March 28-31, 2007.

    Ghorayeb S. R., C. Wagner, S. Talwar and N. Solounias. "Ultrasonic Imaging of Osteoporosis: A Novel Approach to the Assessment of Bone Quality,"Proceedings of the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosisheld in Toronto, Canada, pp. 176-177, June 2-6, 2006.

    Ghorayeb S. R., C. Wagner, S. Talwar and J. Aloia. "Ultrasonic Imaging of Osteoporosis,"American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 27th Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, September 23-27, 2005.

    Ghorayeb S. R., P. Petrakis and M. McGrath. "Experimental Determination of Ultrasonic Phase Velocities in Human Teeth Along Arbitrary Symmetry Directions," The 25th Silver Anniversary International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Cancun, Mexico, September 17-21, 2003.

    Ghorayeb S. R. and T. Valle. "Experimental Evaluation of Human Teeth Using Noninvasive Ultrasound: Echodentography," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 49, No. 10, pp. 1437-1143, October 2002.

    Ghorayeb S. R. and T. Valle. Front Cover Image titled "B-Scan Image of a Human Tooth," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 49, No. 10, October 2002.

    Ghorayeb S. R. "Immersing Teeth in Ultrasound," Hofstra Horizons: Research and Scholarship at Hofstra University, pp. 3-6, Spring 2002.

    Ghorayeb S. R., E. Maione and V. LaMagna. "Modeling of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Teeth Using PSpice: A Comparison with Finite Element Models," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 1124-1131, July 2001.

    Ghorayeb S. R. and E. Maione. "Diagnostic Ultrasound for the Imaging of Teeth: A Comparison Between Experimental Results and Simulation Models," 2000 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 22-25, 2000.

    Ghorayeb S. R., T. Xue and W. Lord. "A Finite Element Study of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in a Tooth Phantom," Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 39-49, January 1998.

    Ghorayeb S. R., T. Xue and W. Lord. "Ultrasonic Imaging of Teeth for Early Detection of Abscesses," 1997 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium held in Toronto, Ontario, October 5-8, 1997.

    Ghorayeb S. R., W. Lord and S. Udpa. "Application of a Beamforming Technique to Ultrasound Imaging in Nondestructive Testing," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 199-208, March 1994.

    Yamano M. and Ghorayeb S. R.. "A New Approach to Ultrasonic Image Reconstruction," Nondestructive Characterization of Materials VII, Materials Science Forum, vol. 213, pp. 855-862, 1995.

    Hansen T. and Ghorayeb S. R.. "Ultrasonic Applications Using Magnetostrictive Smart Materials," Materials Research Society Bulletin, November 1994.

    Lord W., D. Hsu, Ghorayeb S. R., A. Minachi and Z. You. "Finite Element Applications in NDE Engineering," Ultrasonics International , pp. 463-466, July 1991.

    Ghorayeb S. R. "Finite Element Modeling of Ultrasonic Waves Propagation in Femoral Bones for Early Detection of Osteoporosis," Proceedings of the Biomechanics '98, Beirut, Lebanon, July 7-14, 1998.

    Ghorayeb S. R., R. A. Jensen and R. E. Stuhler, "Ultrasonic Testing of Wooden Utility Poles," Proceedings of the ASNT Fall 1997 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October 20-24, 1997.

    Ghorayeb S. R., T. Xue and W. Lord. "Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in a Tooth Phantom," Proceedings of the 24th Annual Review of Progress in QNDE, San Diego, CA, July 27-August 1, 1997.

    Ghorayeb S. R. and C. Jennings. "A Non-Intrusive Pressure Sensor Using Inverse Magnetostriction," Proceedings of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Dallas, TX, October 16-20, 1995.

    Ghorayeb S. R., T. Hansen and F.K. Straub. "The Application of Magnetostrictive Smart Materials in Rotor Servoflap Control," Proceedings of SPIE's Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, San Diego, CA, vol. 2443, pp. 28-37, February 26-March 3, 1995.

    Ghorayeb S. R. and M.T. Lusk. "Implementation of the CLEAN Algorithm to Microwave Images in Nondestructive Testing," Proceedings of SPIE's Advanced Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Detectors, San Diego, CA, vol. 2275, pp. 94-102, July 24-29, 1994.

    Ghorayeb S. R., W. Lord and S. Udpa. "The Prediction of Ultrasonic Signals Using the Data Independent Beamformer," Proceedings of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing, New Orleans, LA, pp. 111-114, March 21-25, 1994.

    Ghorayeb S. R., W. Lord and T. Xue. "The Study of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in a Tooth Phantom," Proceedings of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing, New Orleans, LA, pp. 27-30, March 21-25, 1994.

    Ghorayeb S. R., M. Yamano, Z. You and W. Lord. "Ultrasonic SAFT Reconstruction Using the Finite Element Modeling Technique," Proceedings of the 18th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Brunswick, ME, vol. 11B, pp. 2185-2191, July 1991.

    Hughes M.S., D.K. Hsu, F. Margetan, R.B. Thompson, Ghorayeb S.R., D.K. Holger, L.W. Zachary and D.O. Thompson. "Application of SAFT on Composites," Proceedings of the 18th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Brunswick, ME, vol. 11B, pp. 1413-1419, July 1991.

    Ghorayeb S. R., M.S. Hughes, D.K. Holger and L.W. Zachary. "A Preliminary Application of SAFT on Composites," Proceedings of the 17th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, La Jolla, CA, vol. 10A, pp. 1027-1034, July 1990.

    Ghorayeb S. R. "Determining the Optimal Convolution Function for Creating the Least Corrupted Uniformly Spaced Data from Noisy Nonuniformly Spaced Data According to Wiener Filter Theory," Proceedings of the 168th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Ames, IA, vol. 18, p. 700, June 1986.

Invited Presentations

Ghorayeb S. R., “Can Dental Pulp Stem Cells Promote Axon Regeneration of Retinal Ganglion Cells After Optic Nerve Injury?,” Clinical Session Conference, Institut Oftàlmic de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August 7, 2014.

Ghorayeb S. R., "Ultrasonic isolation of adipose-derived mesenchymal or stromal stem cell fractions from lipo-aspirates for corneal repair," Clinical Session Conference, Institut Oftàlmic de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 18, 2013.

Ghorayeb S. R., "Results of Ultrasonic Excitation of Dental Pulp Stem Cells Using Finite Element," Université Saint Joseph Medical and Dental Schools, Beirut, Lebanon, January 10, 2012.

Ghorayeb S. R., "The Modeling of the Constructive Effects of Ultrasound on Dental Cells," Université Saint Joseph Medical and Dental Schools, Beirut, Lebanon, January 4, 2011.

Ghorayeb S. R., "The Modeling of Therapeutic Ultrasound in Teeth," Université Saint Joseph Medical and Dental Schools, Beirut, Lebanon, January 18, 2010.

Ghorayeb S. R., "Biophysical Characterization and Therapeutic Application of Ultrasound in Dental Tissue Formation and Repair," Université Saint Joseph Medical and Dental Schools, Beirut, Lebanon, January 23, 2009.

Ghorayeb S. R., "Ultrasonography in Dentistry: An Overview of Recent Studies," School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, July 8, 2008.

Ghorayeb S. R., "A Concept of Retina Reattachment Using Low-Intensity Ultrasound,"
Institut Oftàlmic de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 10, 2008.

Ghorayeb S. R., "Application of Ultrasound in Dentistry: A Diagnostic Tool," Université Saint Joseph Medical and Dental Schools, Beirut, Lebanon, January 17, 2008.

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    Ghorayeb S. R., "The Modeling of Ultrasonic Waves Propagation: An Eye for an Eye A Tooth for a Tooth," Cornell Medical School and The Riverside Research Institute, New York, NY, May 1, 2006.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Ultrasonic Imaging and Assessment of Bone Loss in the Human Ilium," North Shore Hospital, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, March 23, 2006.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Medical Research Portfolio: A Brief Overview," American University Hospital of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, July 16, 2004.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Ultrasound Imaging of the Intravascular System," Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, November 7, 1997.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Beamformation in Ultrasonic Noninvasive Testing," Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, January 18, 1996.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Cell Disruption and DNA Alterations Using Ultrasound," ICI Seeds, Slater, IA, July 14, 1995.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Prediction of Ultrasonic Signatures Using the Data Independent Beamformer," The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, April 19, 1995.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Finite Element Simulation of Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Nondestructive Testing," Systems Research Laboratories, Dayton, OH, December 17, 1992.

    Ghorayeb S.R., "The Application of Beamforming methods to Ultrasound Imaging in Nondestructive Testing," Siemens Quantum, Issaquah, WA, October 2, 1992.

    Ghorayeb S.R., "Ultrasonic SAFT Reconstruction and Beamformation Using Finite Element Simulation," 3M, St. Paul, MN, May 1, 1992.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "Ultrasonic Imaging in Minimally Invasive Endoseopic Testing," DIASONICS Ultrasound, Milpitas, CA, October 8, 1991.

    Ghorayeb S. R., "On the Application of Beamforming Methods in Ultrasonic Noninvasive Testing," Acuson, Mountain View, CA, October 7, 1991.


Teaching Interests

Medical Systems
Medical Imaging
Signal and Image Processing
Circuits and Neworks
Signal and Linear Systems
Advanced Microelectronics


Research Interests

Medical Ultrasound (Imaging and Therapeutic)
New/Advanced/Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Ophtalmology
Orthopaedics
Dentistry


Reviews

Primary and Secondary Reviewer of R01 and R21 Grant Applications for the National Institutes of Health
Reviewer for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control
Reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
Reviewer for the Annals of Biomedical Engineering
Reviewer for the Journal of Engineering Tribology
Reviewer for the Journal of Dental Research
Reviewer for the British Journal of Dentistry
Reviewer for the European Association for Signal, Speech, and Signal Processing (EURASIP) Reviewer for the Journal on Applied Signal Processing (JASP)


Professional & Technical Memberships

Senior Member to the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
Senior Member of IEEE (Medicine and Biology)
Senior Member of IEEE (Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control)
Member of the International Cartilage Research Society (ICRS)
Member of the American Lebanese Medical Association (ALMA)
Member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Member of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)


Outside Interests

Hiking, Jogging, Outdoor Activities, Painting, Pottery, Reading, Classical, Jazz, Techno, and New Wave Music.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ENGG 030 ENGG CIRCUIT ANALYS Undergraduate
ENGG 033 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS Undergraduate
ENGG 143G INDEPENDENT ENGG DESIGN B Undergraduate
ENGG 143J ELECTRCL & COMPTR ENGG DESIGN Undergraduate
ENGG 176 NETWORK ANALYSIS Undergraduate
ENGG 177 SIGNALS & LINEAR SYST Undergraduate
ENGG 193 ELECT&FEEDBACK NETWORK Undergraduate
ENGG 198 INDEPENDENT HONORS THESIS Undergraduate
ENGG 199 INDEPENDENT READINGS IN ENGG Undergraduate
MATH 144 (MA) ENGINEERING MATH 2 Undergraduate
MPHY 230 FUNDAMNTLS OF IMAGING IN MED I Graduate
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