Nikhil Singh is pursuing his PhD in computer science at the University of Utah. He works at the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI) with Dr. Tom Fletcher and Dr. Sarang Joshi as a research assistant.
The focus of his research is on statistical shape analysis. He develops geometric models that represent human brain anatomy and its variability to model neurodegeneration associated to aging and cognitive disease progression.
Max Viergever is Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Imaging at Utrecht University. He also holds appointments as Professor in Physics and Computer Science at Utrecht University. He received his DSc degree from Delft University of Technology. He is founder and director of the Image Sciences Institute, of the PhD programme Medical Imaging (ImagO), and of the MSc programme Biomedical Image Sciences (BIS). His research interests comprise all aspects of medical imaging. Dr. Viergever is an IEEE Fellow.
Bahram Parvin is Staff Scientist in the Life Sciences Division of the Berkeley Lab of Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory and Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California in 1991. His current research work focuses on Integrative Biology and development of novel imaging probes. Dr. Parvin is a Senior Member of the IEEE.
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.
Michael Liebling (SM'00-M'04) received the MS (physics, 2000) and PhD (with a thesis in the areas of image processing and digital holography, 2004) from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. From 2004 to 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar in Biology at the California Institute of Technology. Since 2007, he is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include biological microscopy and image processing for the study of dynamic biological processes.
He was the Technical Program co-chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) in 2011 and 2013 and is the vice chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society's Bio-Imaging and Signal Processing technical committee.
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