Shanshan Xu

Visting Scholar

Dr. Shanshan Xu joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at WUSTL in Dec. 2016 as a visting scholar . She obtained her Doctor Degree in Biomedical Engineering in Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, in 2014. Her research interests include cavaition detection,mapping and characterization in ultrasound cavitation mediated therapeutic applications.


1.Shukuan Lu, Shanshan Xu, Runna Liu, Hong Hu, Mingxi Wan. High-contrast active cavitation imaging technique based on multiple bubble wavelet transform. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,140:2 (2016) 1000-1011.

2.Runna Liu, Shanshan Xu,  Hong Hu, Rui Huo, Supin Wang, and Mingxi Wan. Wavelet-Transform-Based Active Imaging of Cavitation Bubbles in Tissues Induced by High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140:2 (2016) 798-805.

3.Hui Yin, Nan Chang, Shanshan Xu, Mingxi Wan. Sonoluminescence Characterization of Inertial Cavitation inside a BSA Phantom Treated by Pulsed HIFU. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 32, (2016) 158-164.

4.Runna Liu, Hong Hu, Shanshan Xu, Rui Huo, Supin Wang, Mingxi Wan. Ultrafast active cavitation imaging with enhanced cavitation to tissue ratio based on wavelet transform and pulse inversion. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137:6 (2015) 3099-3106.

5.Hong Hu, Shanshan Xu, Yuan Yuan, Runna Liu, Supin Wang, and Mingxi Wan. Spatial-temporal ultrasound imaging of residual cavitation bubbles around a fluid-tissue interface in histotripsy. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137:5 (2015) 2563-2572.

6.Shanshan Xu, Yujin Zong, Yi Feng, Runna Liu, Xiaodong Liu, Yaxin Hu, Shimin Han and Mingxi Wan. The dependence of pulsed focused ultrasound induced thrombolysis on duty cycle and bubble size distribution. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 22 (2015) 160-166.

7.Shanshan Xu, Hong Hu, Hujie Jiang, Zhi’an Xu and Mingxi Wan. Ultrafast 2-D imaging monitoring and array-based PCD for UCAs destruction in a variable-sized region. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 33:11 (2014) 1957-1970.

8.Shanshan Xu, Yujin Zong, Wusong Li, Siyuan Zhang and Mingxi Wan. Bubble size distribution in acoustic droplet vaporization via dissolution using an ultrasound wide-beam method. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 21:3 (2014) 975-983.