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Robert  Roemer
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Robert Roemer

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering

Selected Publications

Terry LI, Roemer RB, Booth DT, Moore CJ, Walter GH, Thermogenic respiratory processes drive the exponential increase of volatile organic compound emissions in Macrozamia cycad cones. Plant Cell Environ 2016 Jul;39(7):1588-600

Dillon C, Roemer R, Payne A, Magnetic resonance temperature imaging-based quantification of blood flow-related energy losses. NMR Biomed 2015 Jul;28(7):840-51

Dillon CR, Payne A, Christensen DA, Roemer RB, The accuracy and precision of two non-invasive, magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound-based thermal diffusivity estimation methods. Int J Hyperthermia 2014 Sep;30(6):362-71

Roemer RB, Terry LI, Marler TE, Cone thermogenesis and its limits in the tropical Cycas micronesica (Cycadaceae): association with cone growth, dehiscence, and post-dehiscence phases. Am J Bot 2013 Oct;100(10):1981-90

Dillon CR, Todd N, Payne A, Parker DL, Christensen DA, Roemer RB, Effects of MRTI sampling characteristics on estimation of HIFU SAR and tissue thermal diffusivity. Phys Med Biol 2013 Oct 21;58(20):7291-307

Roemer RB, Booth D, Bhavsar AA, Walter GH, Terry LI, Mathematical model of cycad cones' thermogenic temperature responses: inverse calorimetry to estimate metabolic heating rates. J Theor Biol 2012 Dec 21;315:87-96

Dillon CR, Vyas U, Payne A, Christensen DA, Roemer RB, An analytical solution for improved HIFU SAR estimation. Phys Med Biol 2012 Jul 21;57(14):4527-44

Payne A, Merrill R, Minalga E, Vyas U, de Bever J, Todd N, Hadley R, Dumont E, Neumayer L, Christensen D, Roemer R, Parker D, Design and characterization of a laterally mounted phased-array transducer breast-specific MRgHIFU device with integrated 11-channel receiver array. Med Phys 2012 Mar;39(3):1552-60

Coon J, Todd N, Roemer R, HIFU treatment time reduction through heating approach optimisation. Int J Hyperthermia 2012;28(8):799-820

Coon J, Payne A, Roemer R, HIFU treatment time reduction in superficial tumours through focal zone path selection. Int J Hyperthermia 2011;27(5):465-81

Payne A, Vyas U, Blankespoor A, Christensen D, Roemer R, Minimisation of HIFU pulse heating and interpulse cooling times. Int J Hyperthermia 2010;26(2):198-208

Payne AH, Goodrich KC, Kholmovski EG, Roemer RB, Parker DL, Isolated kidney phantom for development of biothermal vascular models with application to high intensity focused ultrasound therapy. Med Phys 2008 Oct;35(10):4426-34

Roemer RB, Terry LI, Walter GH, Unstable, self-limiting thermochemical temperature oscillations in Macrozamia cycads. Plant Cell Environ 2008 Jun;31(6):769-82

Terry I, Walter GH, Moore C, Roemer R, Hull C, Odor-mediated push-pull pollination in cycads. Science 2007 Oct 5;318(5847):70

Olson ZL, Van Moorhem WK, Roemer RB, A comparative analysis of three self-balancing wheelchair balancing mechanisms. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2006 Dec;14(4):481-91

Shrivastava D, Roemer RB, Readdressing the issue of thermally significant blood vessels using a countercurrent vessel network. J Biomech Eng 2006 Apr;128(2):210-6

Arora D, Cooley D, Perry T, Guo J, Richardson A, Moellmer J, Hadley R, Parker D, Skliar M, Roemer RB, MR thermometry-based feedback control of efficacy and safety in minimum-time thermal therapies: phantom and in-vivo evaluations. Int J Hyperthermia 2006 Feb;22(1):29-42

Shrivastava D, Roemer RB, An analytical study of 'Poisson conduction shape factors' for two thermally significant vessels in a finite, heated tissue. Phys Med Biol 2005 Aug 7;50(15):3627-41

Roemer R, Terry I, Chockley C, Jacobsen J, Experimental evaluation and thermo-physical analysis of thermogenesis in male and female cycad cones. Oecologia 2005 Jun;144(1):88-97

Cheng KS, Roemer RB, Closed-form solution for the thermal dose delivered during single pulse thermal therapies. Int J Hyperthermia 2005 May;21(3):215-30

Arora D, Cooley D, Perry T, Skliar M, Roemer RB, Direct thermal dose control of constrained focused ultrasound treatments: phantom and in vivo evaluation. Phys Med Biol 2005 Apr 21;50(8):1919-35

Guo JY, Kim SE, Parker DL, Jeong EK, Zhang L, Roemer RB, Improved accuracy and consistency in T1 measurement of flowing blood by using inversion recovery GE-EPI. Med Phys 2005 Apr;32(4):1083-93

Chen C, Roemer RB, A thermo-pharmacokinetic model of tissue temperature oscillations during localized heating. Int J Hyperthermia 2005 Mar;21(2):107-24

Cheng KS, Roemer RB, Blood perfusion and thermal conduction effects in Gaussian beam, minimum time single-pulse thermal therapies. Med Phys 2005 Feb;32(2):311-7

Arora D, Skliar M, Roemer RB, Minimum-time thermal dose control of thermal therapies. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2005 Feb;52(2):191-200

Cheng KS, Roemer RB, Optimal power deposition patterns for ideal high temperature therapy/hyperthermia treatments. Int J Hyperthermia 2004 Feb;20(1):57-72

Arora D, Skliar M, Roemer RB, Model-predictive control of hyperthermia treatments. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2002 Jul;49(7):629-39

Payne A, Mattingly M, Shelkey J, Scott E, Roemer R, A dynamic two-dimensional phantom for ultrasound hyperthermia controller testing. Int J Hyperthermia 2001 Mar-Apr;17(2):143-59

Blanchard CH, Gutierrez G, White JA, Roemer RB, Hybrid finite element-finite difference method for thermal analysis of blood vessels. Int J Hyperthermia 2000 Jul-Aug;16(4):341-53

White JA, Dutton AW, Schmidt JA, Roemer RB, An accurate, convective energy equation based automated meshing technique for analysis of blood vessels and tissues. Int J Hyperthermia 2000 Mar-Apr;16(2):145-58

Roemer RB, Conditions for equivalency of countercurrent vessel heat transfer formulations. J Biomech Eng 1999 Oct;121(5):514-20

Roemer RB, Engineering aspects of hyperthermia therapy. Annu Rev Biomed Eng 1999;1:347-76

Mattingly M, Roemer RB, Devasia S, Optimal actuator placement for large scale systems: a reduced-order modelling approach. Int J Hyperthermia 1998 Jul-Aug;14(4):331-45

Mattingly M, Bailey EA, Dutton AW, Roemer RB, Devasia S, Reduced-order modeling for hyperthermia: an extended balanced-realization-based approach. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 1998 Sep;45(9):1154-62

Bailey EA, Dutton AW, Mattingly M, Devasia S, Roemer RB, A comparison of reduced-order modelling techniques for application in hyperthermia control and estimation. Int J Hyperthermia 1998 Mar-Apr;14(2):135-56

Roemer RB, Dutton AW, A generic tissue convective energy balance equation: Part I--theory and derivation. J Biomech Eng 1998 Jun;120(3):395-404