October 2018

Congratulations to Derek Chan, whose abstract Prostate Shear Wave Elastography: Multiresolution Reconstruction Dependence on Push Beam Spacing has been named as one of the Student Paper Competition Finalists at IEEE IUS 2018!


Congrats to Cody Morris, Bofeng Zhang, and Derek Chan (as well as recent lab graduate Samantha Lipman) who all presented work at IEEE IUS 2018 in Kobe Japan. 


Additionally, check out a profile of Dr. Palmeri's design project initiatives in Duke BME magazine Fall 2018: here

September 2018

Welcome to David Soriano who will be working with us as a research assistant for the next year!

August 2018

Welcome to Dr. Annette Caenen, a post doctoral researcher at the University of Ghent, who will be working with us for a few months


Congratulations to Courtney Trutna who has been named a Medical Imaging Training Program Fellow! 


Also congratulations to Derek Chan who has been awarded the Theo Pilkington Fellowship in Biomedical Engineering! Check out more here:

July 2018

 Congratulations to Anna Knight, Bofeng Zhang, and Cody Morris for passing their prelim exams!


Also congratulations to our DukeREP high school student Alex who won the poster competition for high schoolers at Duke Engineering's REU summer research competition!


June 2018

Graduate students Courtney Trutna, Derek Chan, and Anna Knight all presented work at the annual International Symposium on Ultrasonic Imaging Tissue Characterization in DC. Check out their abstracts at


We also welcome to the lab Alex Wigger, a student from Jordan High School as part of the DukeREP (Duke Research in Engineering) program.

May 2018

Congratulations to our newly graduated doctors: Dr. Samantha Lipman and Dr. Yufeng Deng! We have so enjoyed working with you these past few years and know you both will do amazing things in the future.

Also congratulations to Dr. Nightingale for winning the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering Lois & John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award!


April 2018

Dr. Rouze's latest paper "Characterization of Viscoelastic Materials using Group Shear Wave Speeds" is now available online at IEEE UFFC. Check it out here:

March 2018

Congratulations to the newly minted Dr. Samantha Lipman! She defended her dissertation entitled Multi-Dimensional Ultrasonic Shear Wave Reconstructions: Improving the Accuracy of Viscoelastic Parameter Estimation

Feb 2018

Congrats to Sam for her latest paper: Impact of Acoustic Radiation Force Excitation Geometry on Shear Wave Dispersion and Attenuation Estimates in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Check it out here:



October 2017