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VISE Seminar Series

Fall 2018

Location: Stevenson Center 5326,
Time: 12:10 p.m. start, noon lunch
*** 2:50 p.m. snacks and coffee, 3:00 p.m. start time

  • August 23, Thursday, VISE Summer Fellows Presentations
  • September 13, ThursdaySeth Smith, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Ophthalmology, Director of Human Imaging Core, VUIIS, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • September 27, Thursday, Emad Ebbini, PhD, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • October 11, Thursday, Erin Alexis Gillaspie, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • October 25, Thursday, Jonathan Sorger, PhD, Vice President of Research, Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
  • *** November 8, Thursday, Erdem Erdemir, PhD, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Tennessee State University
  • November 29, Thursday, Chris West, President, Zeroto510, Medical Device Accelerator
  • December 12, Wednesday, 7th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium,

Summer 2018
VISE Summer Instructional Seminar Series
Research-in-Progress Reports (RiPs)

  • June 7, Thursday, Rashid Yasin, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering), Giuseppe Del Giudice, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering)
  • June 28, Thursday, Jianing Wang, PhD Candidate (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) & Margaret Rox, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering)
  • July 12, Thursday, Ethan Joll, PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering), & Joe Malone, PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering)
  • July 26, Thursday, Katy Riojas, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering) & Vishwesh Nath, PhD Candidate (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
  • July 31, Thursday, Kenneth B. Bader, PhD, Department of Radiology and the Committee on Medical Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • August 9, Thursday, Camilo Bermudez Noguera, MD/PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering), & Laura Masson, PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering)

Spring 2018

  • January 11, Thursday, David Sarment, President, Xoran Technologies, LLC
  • January 25,  ThursdayJason Spector, MD, Professor of Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, and Bioengineering, Weill Cornell Medical College (Hosted by Vanderbilt University Biomedical Engineering, co-sponsored by VISE)
  • February 8, ThursdayJake Abbott, PhD, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
  • February 22 , Thursday, Diandra Ayala-Peacock, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • March 15, ThursdayLori Jordan, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • March 29, Thursday, Eric Tkaczyk, M.D., Ph.D, Director, Cutaneous Imaging Clinic, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • April 12, ThursdayMitch Edgeworth, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics

Fall 2017

  • August 24, Thursday, VISE Summer Fellows Presentations
  • September 7, Thursday, Alexander J. Langerman, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • September 21, Thursday, Lola Chambless, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • October 5, Thursday, Michael I. Miga, PhD, Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
  • October 19, Thursday, Caroline Chung, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • October 26, Thursday, Mitch Edgeworth, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics
  • November 2, Thursday, Stephen Aylward, PhD, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kitware Inc.
  • November 16, Thursday, Andrew C. Larson, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Electrical Engineering, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
  • December 5, Tuesday, Elena A. Kaye, PhD, Assistant Attending Physicist, Department of Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • December 13, Wednesday, 6th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium, Keynote: Eben Rosenthal, MD, John and Ann Doerr Medical Director of the Stanford Cancer Center, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Radiology

Summer 2017

Provost Research Studio in Ultrasound Imaging Research (Moderator: Brett Byram, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering)

·        May 22, Monday, noon, Michael Insana, PhD, Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering, Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
·        June 2, Friday, 1:30pm, Stanislav Emelianov, PhD, Professor, Joseph M. Pettit Chair, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech & Emory School of Medicine
·        June 15, Thursday, noon, Matthew O’Donnell, PhD, Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington

Regularly Scheduled VISE Summer Instructional Seminar Series

·        July 13, Thursday, noon, Srijata Chakravorti, PhD Candidate & Ma Luo, PhD Candidate – RIP Seminars
·        July 27, Thursday, noon, Ilwoo Lyu, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
·        August 10, Thursday, noon, Patrick Anderson, PhD Candidate, & Megan Poorman, PhD Candidate – RIP Seminars
·        August 17, Thursday, noon, Hernan Gonzalez, MD/PhD Candidate, & Jon Heiselman, PhD Candidate – RIP Seminars

Spring 2017

  • January 12,  Albert Attia, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, & Jared Weis, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • January 19, Michael G. Giacomelli, Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedial Optical imaging and Biophotonics Group, MIT
  • February 9,  Karen Christman, PhD, Professor of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego
  • February 23, Ron Alterovitz, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • March 2, Dario Englot, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, VUMC
  • March 16, Catie Chang, Research Fellow, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
  • March 23,  Richard M. Leahy, PhD, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • March 27, Ming Li, chief of bioengineering section, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health.
  • March 30, Jack Noble, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University
  • April 13,  Smita De, MD/PhD VISE Fellow, Instructor Urological Surgery, VUMC & Ryan S. Hsi, M.D. Assistant Professor of Urologic Surgery, VUMC

Fall 2016

    • Aug. 23, Tues.:*** Matthieu Chabanas, PhD, Associate Professor in Computer Science, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
    • Aug. 25, Thurs.: VISE Summer Fellows Presentations
    • Sept. 8, Thurs.: Nicholas Marko, MD, Chief Data Officer & Director of Neurosurgical Oncology, Geisinger Medical Center
    • Sept. 22, Thurs.: Martin J. Gallagher, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Oct. 6, Thurs.: Alexander J. Langerman, MD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center – Postponed
    • Oct 20, ThursMichael I. Miga, PhD, Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
    • Nov. 3, Thurs.: Fabien Moldonado, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Nov. 10, Thurs.: Ashwini D. Sharan, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Functional Neurosurgery and Neuroimplantation Center Director, Thomas Jefferson University

    • Dec. 14, Wed.: 5th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium, Keynote: Christopher P. Austin, MD, Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Science at the National Institutes of Health

Summer 2016

  • August 11th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Dr. Mark Palmeri, PhD, Associate Professor of the Practice, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Anesthesiology, Duke University

Research In Progress reports (RIPs)

  • July 14th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Saramati Narasimhan, and Kristy Walsh, Research In Progress Reports
  • June 30th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Shikha Chaganti, and Andria Remirez, Research In Progress Reports
  • June 16th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Yuankai Huo, and Dongqing Zhang, Research In Progress Reports
  • June 2nd, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Jamie Tierney, and Ahmet Cakir, Research In Progress Reports