Lawrence Staib received his A.B in Physics from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 1982 and his M.S., M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University, New Haven, CT, in 1986, 1987 and 1990, respectively. He is now Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Diagnostic Radiology and Electrical Engineering at Yale University. He holds two patents. He is a member of the editorial board of Medical Image Analysis, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, and has been guest editor for several international journals. Dr. Staibâ€™s primary research interests are in the development of methods for medical image analysis and quantification with applications in neuroscience, radiology and cardiology.