Bennett A. Landman appointed as the next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Imaging
May. 18, 2023—On 1 January 2024, Bennett A. Landman, Vanderbilt University, will become the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Imaging (JMI). Landman, a professor and the department chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Vanderbilt, succeeds the journal’s current Editor-in-Chief, Maryellen Giger, who inaugurated the role in 2014.
Vanderbilt students win best paper awards at SPIE international medical imaging forum
Mar. 10, 2023—Four Vanderbilt engineering students working in the fields of computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and biomedical engineering won best paper awards out of hundreds of papers presented at the 2023 SPIE Medical Imaging conference held Feb. 19-23 in San Diego.
Biomedical Engineering scholar Brett Byram named as a Senior Member of global optics and photonics society, SPIE
Aug. 11, 2022— Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Brett Byram, joins a group of 77 international scholars who were named Senior Members of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in August.
Engineering Professor Bennett Landman is a 2022 SPIE Fellow
Jan. 19, 2022—Bennett Landman, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his achievements in medical image processing with robust and scalable methods for large-scale data analysis.
SPIE and Vanderbilt University announce $1 million optical engineering faculty fellowship
Jun. 23, 2021—The SPIE Faculty Fellowship will support a Vanderbilt University faculty member who is working in optics and photonics. Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Yuankai “Kenny” Tao has been selected as the recipient of the first gift.
Engineering Professor Michael Miga is 2021 SPIE Fellow
Feb. 23, 2021—Michael Miga, Harvie Branscomb Professor at Vanderbilt and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for achievements in technology guided surgery and computational modeling for therapeutic and imaging applications.
VISE affiliate takes part in Capitol Visit Day with the OSA Foundation
Apr. 5, 2019—An assistant professor of biomedical engineering was part of the National Photonics Initiative delegation for Capitol Visit Day. Yuankai Kenny Tao, a VISE affiliate and director of the DIIGI Lab, was invited by the Optical Society of America Foundation (OSAF). “It was a really unique opportunity to understand the research and development funding priorities, not...
VISE Summer Research Fellow named lead author on journal paper
Apr. 20, 2017—Rohan Vijayan, a biomedical engineering undergraduate student and a Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE) Summer Research Fellow, was recently named lead author on a journal paper in the Journal of Medical Imaging. Vijayan presented his conference paper in a platform session at the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference in 2016. Vijayan works under the supervision...