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Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning / Deep Learning,
  • Medical Imaging

Other Experience

  • Staff Scientist and Lab Manager, NIH.
  • Visiting Fellow, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Co-Founder, DGMed Inc.

Professional Activities

  • Member: MICCAI, IEEE (Senior), ACM, AAAS, ASA, Royal Statistical Society (RSS), RSNA (Associate), SNMMI
  • Program Committee Member for many international conferences (MICCAI, SPIE, etc)
  • Served as a reviewer for more than 20 peer reviewed journals
  • Associate Editor: Medical Physics
  • Panelist: NIH, NSF, Czech Science Foundation, Breast Cancer Now (UK), Fondation Recherche Medicale (FR), AAAS
  • AAPM Summer School-Talk/Lectures on Deep Learning

Honors &Awards

  • 2019-Best Research Paper Award, Smart Conference.
  • 2019-Pancreas Pre-Cancer Discovery (Mayo Discovery News)
  • 2018-UCF’s top 10 research findings in 2019 (lung cancer AI)
  • 2018-FoxTv Highlights – Lung Cancer Diagnosis with AI
  • 2017-RSNA Merit Award (Deep Learning in Radiology)
  • 2016-Best Scientific Reviewer Award, MICCAI.
  • 2016-Department of Health/FL rapid pilot Grant: Zika Imaging of fetuses for early detection
  • 2016-Nvidia GPU grant
  • 2014 & 2011-RSNA Certificate of Merit (3 times)
  • 2014-IEEE TBME Highlights on the Cover-Novel PET Image Segmentation methodology
  • 2013 & 2012-Winner of NIH FARE Award
  • 2013-Highlighted in AuntMinnie and MDLinx due to Novel MRI/PET Image Analysis Software
  • 2012-Best Poster Prize, Molecular Imaging of Infectious Disease