Ben Cox

Position: Principal Investigaor
Email: b.cox@ucl.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 20 3549 5432 (Wolfson House)
+44 (0) 20 7679 0292 (Malet Place)
Extension: 65432 (Wolfson House)
30292 (Malet Place)
Room: Wolfson House, 4.05
Malet Place Engineering Building, 3.18a
Address: Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
University College London
Wolfson House, 2-10 Stephenson Way
London, NW1 2HE

About

Ben’s research interests are principally numerical modelling and image reconstruction in photoacoustic imaging and biomedical ultrasound. He is the Programme Tutor for the undergraduate degrees in Medical Physics, for which he lectures on ultrasound and biomedical optics.

Journal Publications

1.J. L. Robertson, B. T. Cox, J. Jaros, B. E. Treeby (2017): Accurate simulation of transcranial ultrasound propagation for ultrasonic neuromodulation and stimulation. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 141 (3), pp. 1726-1738, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
2.M. Perez Liva, J. L. Herraiz, J. M. Udias, E. Miller, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2017): Time domain reconstruction of sound speed and attenuation in ultrasound computed tomography using full wave inversion. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 141 (3), pp. 1595-1604, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
3.J. L. Robertson, E. Martin, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2017): Sensitivity of simulated transcranial ultrasound fields to acoustic medium property maps. In: Phys. Med. Biol., 62 (7), pp. 2559-2580, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
4.M. D. Brown, D. I. Nikitichev, B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2017): Generating arbitrary ultrasound fields with tailored optoacoustic surface profiles. In: Appl. Phys. Lett., 110 (9), pp. 094102, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
5.S. R. Arridge, M. M. Betcke, B. T. Cox, F. Lucka, B. E. Treeby (2016): On the adjoint operator in photoacoustic tomography. In: Inv. Problems, 32 (11), pp. 115012, 2016. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
6.M. D. Brown, J. Jaros, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2016): Control of broadband optically generated ultrasound pulses using binary amplitude holograms. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 139 (4), pp. 1637–1467, 2016. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
7.A. P. Jathoul, J. Laufer, O. Ogunlade, B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox, E. Z. Zhang, P. Johnson, A. R. Pizzey, B. Philip, T. Marafioti, M. F. Lythgoe, R. B. Pedley, M. A. Pule, P. C. Beard (2015): Deep in vivo photoacoustic imaging of mammalian tissues using a tyrosinase-based genetic reporter. In: Nature Photonics, 9 , pp. 239–-246, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
8.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2014): Modeling power law absorption and dispersion in viscoelastic solids using a split-field and the fractional Laplacian. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 136 (4), pp. 1499-1510, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
9.K. Firouzi, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby, N. Saffari (2012): A first-order k-space model for elastic wave propagation in heterogeneous media. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 132 (3), pp. 1271–1283, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
10.J. Laufer, P. Johnson, E. Z. Zhang, B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox, R. B. Pedley, P. C. Beard (2012): In vivo preclinical photoacoustic imaging of tumour vasculature development and therapy. In: J. Biomed. Opt., 17 (5), pp. 056016, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
11.J. Laufer, F. C. Norris, J. Cleary, E. Z. Zhang, B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox, P. Johnson, P. Scambler, M. F. Lythgoe, P. C. Beard (2012): In vivo photoacoustic imaging of mouse embryos. In: J. Biomed. Opt., 17 (6), pp. 061220, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
12.B. E. Treeby, J. Jaros, A. P. Rendell, B. T. Cox (2012): Modeling nonlinear ultrasound propagation in heterogeneous media with power law absorption using a k-space pseudospectral method. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 131 (6), pp. 4324–4336, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
13.E. Z. Zhang, B. Povazay, J. Laufer, A. Alex, B. Hofer, R. B. Pedley, C. Glittenberg, B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox, P. C. Beard, W. Drexler (2011): Multimodal photoacoustic and optical coherence tomography scanner using an all optical detection scheme for 3D morphological skin imaging. In: Biomed. Opt. Express, 2 (8), pp. 2202–2215, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
14.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2011): A k-space Green's function solution for acoustic initial value problems in homogeneous media with power law absorption. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 129 (6), pp. 3652–3660, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
15.B. E. Treeby, E. Z. Zhang, A. S. Thomas, B. T. Cox (2011): Measurement of the ultrasound attenuation and dispersion in whole human blood and its components from 0-70 MHz. In: Ultrasound Med. Biol., 37 (2), pp. 289–300, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
16.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2010): k-Wave: MATLAB toolbox for the simulation and reconstruction of photoacoustic wave-fields. In: J. Biomed. Opt., 15 (2), pp. 021314, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
17.B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2010): Artifact trapping during time reversal photoacoustic imaging for acoustically heterogeneous media. In: IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging, 29 (2), pp. 387–396, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
18.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2010): Modeling power law absorption and dispersion for acoustic propagation using the fractional Laplacian. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 127 (5), pp. 2741–2748, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
19.B. E. Treeby, E. Z. Zhang, B. T. Cox (2010): Photoacoustic tomography in absorbing acoustic media using time reversal. In: Inverse Probl., 26 (11), pp. 115003, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
20.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox, E. Z. Zhang, S. K. Patch, P. C. Beard (2009): Measurement of broadband temperature-dependent ultrasonic attenuation and dispersion using photoacoustics. In: IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelectr. Freq. Control, 56 (8), pp. 1666–1676, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
21.B. T. Cox, S. Kara, S. R. Arridge, P. C. Beard (2007): k-space propagation models for acoustically heterogeneous media: Application to biomedical photoacoustics. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 121 (6), pp. 3453–3464, 2007. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
22.B. T. Cox, P. C. Beard (2005): Fast calculation of pulsed photoacoustic fields in fluids using k-space methods. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 117 (6), pp. 3616–3627, 2005. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Conference Publications

1.M. D. Brown, E. Martin, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2016): Single pulse illumination of multi-layer photoacoustic holograms for patterned ultrasound field generation. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2016. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
2.M. Perez Liva, J. L. Herraiz, J. M Udias, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2016): Full-wave attenuation reconstruction in the time domain for ultrasound computed tomography. IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2016. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
3.B. E. Treeby, J. Jaros, B. T. Cox (2016): Advanced photoacoustic image reconstruction using the k-Wave toolbox. Proc. SPIE, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, 9708 , 2016. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
4.E. S. Wise, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2015): A monitor function for spectral moving mesh methods applied to nonlinear acoustics. International Symposium on Nonlinear Acoustics (AIP Conference Proceedings), 1685 , 2015. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
5.M. D. Brown, T. J. Allen, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2014): Control of optically generated ultrasound fields using binary amplitude holograms. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2014. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
6.J. L. Robertson, B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2014): Quantifying numerical errors in the simulation of transcranial ultrasound using pseudospectral methods. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2014. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
7.B. E. Treeby, J. Jaros, D. Rohrbach, B. T. Cox (2014): Modelling elastic wave propagation using the k-Wave MATLAB toolbox. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2014. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
8.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2013): A computationally efficient elastic wave model for media with power-law absorption. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2013. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
9.B. E. Treeby, M. Tumen, B. T. Cox (2011): Time domain simulation of harmonic ultrasound images and beam patterns in 3D using the k-space pseudospectral method. 14th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Part I, LNCS, 6891 , 2011. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
10.J. Laufer, P. Johnson, E. Z. Zhang, B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox, R. B. Pedley, P. C. Beard (2011): In vivo longitudinal photoacoustic imaging of subcutaneous tumours in mice. Proc. SPIE, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, 7899 , 2011. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
11.B. E. Treeby, J. Laufer, E. Z. Zhang, F. C. Norris, M. F. Lythgoe, P. C. Beard, B. T. Cox (2011): Acoustic attenuation compensation in photoacoustic tomography: Application to high resolution 3D imaging of vascular networks in mice. Proc. SPIE, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, 7899 , 2011. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
12.B. T. Cox, B. E. Treeby (2010): Effect of sensor directionality on photoacoustic imaging: a study using the k-Wave toolbox. Proc. SPIE, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, 7564 , 2010. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
13.B. E. Treeby, B. T. Cox (2009): Fast, tissue-realistic models of photoacoustic wave propagation for homogeneous attenuating media. Proc. SPIE, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, 7177 , 2009. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)
14.B. T. Cox, J. Laufer, K. P. Kostli, P. C. Beard (2004): Experimental validation of photoacoustic k-space propagation models. Proc. SPIE, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, 5320 , 2004. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)

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