Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Engineering Hall 307 
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Research interests

  • Medical imaging systems
  • Computed tomography
  • Image reconstruction

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 2005, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
M.S., 2002, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
B.S., 1998, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign


Selected recent publications

R. Foygel Barber, E. Y. Sidky, T. G. Schmidt, X. Pan, “An algorithm for constrained one-step inversion of spectral CT data,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61 (10), pp. 3784-3818 (2016).

D. Stassi, S. Dutta, H. Ma, A. Soderman, D. Pazzani, E. Gros, D. Okerlund, T. G. Schmidt, “Automated selection of the optimal cardiac phase for single-beat coronary CT angiography reconstruction,” Medical Physics, 43, (1), pp. 324-335, 2016.

J. A. Cross, B. McHenry, T. G. Schmidt, “Quantifying cross-scatter contamination in biplane fluoroscopy motion analysis systems,” Journal of Medical Imaging, 2 (4), pp. 043503, 2015.

D. Gandhi, D. J. Crotty, G. M. Stevens, T. G. Schmidt, “Technical Note: Phantom study to evaluate the dose and image quality effects of a computed tomography organ-based tube current modulation technique,” Medical Physics, 42 (11), pp. 6572–6578, 2015.

K. C. Zimmerman and T. G. Schmidt, “Experimental comparison of empirical material decomposition methods for spectral CT,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60 (8), pp. 3175–3191, 2015.


Recent Grants

Gilat-Schmidt, Tal G (Principal), " Next Generation CT Image Quality Metrics," Sponsored by GE Healthcare. (December 1, 2014 - May 31, 2017).

Harris, Gerald F (Principal), Gilat-Schmidt, Tal G (Co-Principal), Schmit, Brian D (Co-Principal), "RERC: Technologies for Children with Orthopaedic Disabilities," Sponsored by NIDRR (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (October 1, 2010 - September 30, 2015).

Gilat-Schmidt, Tal G (Principal), "Advanced Cardiac CT Applications, Improvements to the Autophase Algorithm," Sponsored by GE Healthcare. (January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015).

Gilat-Schmidt, Tal G (Principal), Sidky, Emil (Co-Principal), Clough, Anne V (Co-Principal), "Advancing energy-resolved CT systems for imaging K-edge contrast agents," Sponsored by National Institutes of Health. (December 15, 2012 - December 14, 2015).



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