Faculty & Research

Matthew O'Donnell

Professor
Bioengineering

Biography

My lab is developing molecular agents and systems for photoacoustic and ultrasonic molecular imaging. Also, we look at integrated therapeutics for molecular-level theranostics (i.e., integrated diagnostics and therapy).


Education

  • PhD, Solid State Physics, University of Notre Dame, 1972-1976
  • BS, Physics, University of Notre Dame, 1968-1972

Previous appointments

  • Physicist, Research and Development Center, General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY 12301,1980-1990.
  • Research Fellow, Electrical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1984-1985.
  • Senior Research Associate in Physics and Research Instructor in Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, 1978-1980.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, 1976- 1978.

Select publications

  1. S. Song, W. Wei, B-Y Hsieh, T.T. Shen, M. O’Donnell, and R.K. Wang, “Strategies to Improve Phase-stability of Ultrafast Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography for Single Shot Imaging of Transient Mechanical Waves at 16 kHz Frame Rate,” Applied Physics Letters 108, 191104; doi: 10.1063/1.4949469 (2016).
  2. I. Pelivanov and M. O’Donnell,” Heat damage evaluation in fiber-reinforced composites with a kHz A-scan rate fiber-optic pump-probe laser-ultrasound system,” Composites Part A 84, pp. 417-427 (2016).
  3. B. Arnal, C.-W. Wei, J-W Li, X. Gao and M. O’Donnell, “Highly sensitive magneto-motive photoacoustic and ultrasound (PAUS) imaging with cyclic excitations,” J. Opt. 18, 024009, 8 pp (2016).
  4. C. Carrigan, K. O’Leary, E. Riskin, J. Yen, and M. O’Donnell, “On-ramping: Following Women Scientists and Engineers through their Transition from Nonacademic to Faculty Careers, J. Technol. Transf. – DOI 10.1007/s10961-015-9460-5 (2015).
  5. J-W Li, S.J. Yoon. B-Y Hsieh, W. Tai, M. O’Donnell, and X. Gao, “Stably Doped Polyaniline Nanoparticles,” Nano Lett. 15, no. 12, pp 8217?8222 (2015).
  6. I. Pelivanov and M. O’Donnell,” Imaging of porosity in fiber-reinforced composites with a fiber-optic pump-probe laser-ultrasound system,” Composites: Part A 79, pp. 43-51 (2015).
  7. I. Pelivanov, A. Shtokolov, C-W Wei, and M. O’Donnell, “A 1 kHz A-Scan Rate Pump-Probe Laser-Ultrasound System for Robust Inspection of Composites,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 62, no. 9, pp. 1696-1703 (2015).
  8. B. Arnal, C-W Wei, C. Perez, T-M Nguyen, M. Lombardo, I. Pelivanov, L. D. Pozzo, and M. O’Donnell, “Sono-photoacoustic Imaging of Gold Nanoemulsions: Part II. Real-time Imaging,” Photoacoustics 3(1), pp. 11-19 (2015).
  9. B. Arnal, C. Perez, C-W Wei, J. Xia, M. Lombardo, I. Pelivanov, T. J. Matula, L. D. Pozzo, and M. O’Donnell, “Sono-photoacoustic Imaging of Gold Nanoemulsions: Part I. Exposure Thresholds,” Photoacoustics 3(1), pp. 3-10 (2015).
  10. T-M Nguyen, B. Arnal, S. Song, Z. Huang, R. K. Wang, and M. O’Donnell, “Shear Wave Elastography Using Amplitude Modulated Acoustic Radiation Force and Phase-sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography,” Journal of Biomedical Optics 20(1), 016001 (2015).
  11. J-W Li, B. Arnal, C-W Wei, J. Shang, M. O’Donnell, and X. Gao, “Magneto-optical Nanoparticles for Cyclic Magnetomotive Photoacoustic Imaging,” ACS Nano 9 (2), pp. 1964-1976 (2015).
  12. C-W Wei, T-M Nguyen, J. Xia, B. Arnal, E. Y. Wong, I. Pelivanov, M. O’Donnell, “Real-time Integrated Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging System,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 62, no. 2, pp. 319-328 (2015).

Honors & awards

  • IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award, 2019
  • Rayleigh Award from the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society, 2017
  • IEEE EMBS Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology, 2015
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Notre Dame, 2009
  • Achievement Award, IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics & Frequency Control Society, 2007
  • Research Award, BME Department, University of Michigan, 1998
  • Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 1996
  • Teaching Award, EECS Department, University of Michigan, 1995
  • Whitney Award, General Electric Internal Research Award, May 1991
  • Whitney Award, General Electric Internal Research Award, November 1990
  • Best Paper – Medical Physics, 1984, 1985