Lab Members

Principle Investigator

Anastasio_MarkMark Anastasio
Head and Professor of Bioengineering
Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering
Ph.D. in Medical Physics, The University of Chicago (2001)

 

Research Faculty

fjb2Frank J. Brooks
Research Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Ph.D. in Physics, Washington University in Saint Louis (2008)
fjb@illinois.edu
Research: Statistical image analysis and in vivo lung imaging.

 

Research Assistant Professor of Electrical and System Engineering (WUSTL)
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Emory University (2012)
uvilla@wustl.edu
Research: Image reconstruction, photoacoustic tomography, and inverse problem.

 

 

Postdoctoral Scholars

SeonyeongParkSeonyeong Park
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (2017)
sp33@illinois.edu
Research: Deep learning, machine learning, and image processing.

 

Ashish AvachatAshish Avachat
Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (2018).
aashiesh@illinois.edu
Research: X-ray phase-contrast imaging and computed tomography, emission tomography, and radiation transport.

 

 

Graduate Students

Zachary Markow (co-advised with Dr. Joseph Culver, Optical Radiology Laboratory, WUSTL)
B.A. in Physics and Mathematics, Washington University in St. Louis (2014)
Research: Human and small animal neuroimaging, methods for computational image reconstruction and imaging system optimization, diffuse optical tomography, optical imaging technology, cognitive neuroscience.

 

Shenghua He (co-advised with Dr. Hua Li, Bioengineering Department, UIUC)
M.E. in Electronic and Communication Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China (2015)
B.E. in Electronic Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, China (2012)
Research: Deep learning and machine learning in medical imaging, radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging.

 

Sayantan Bhadra
B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Jadavpur University, India (2016)
Research: Image reconstruction, machine learning for medical imaging application.

 

Jason Granstedt
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech (2017)
B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Minor in Math and Computer Science), Virginia Tech (2015)
Research: Deep learning, data mining, and signal processing applied to medical imaging problems.

 

Xiaohui Zhang
B.E. in Biomedical Engineering, Beihang University, China (2018)
Research: Deep learning, machine learning in medical imaging applications, neuroimaging.

 

Fu Li
B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Sun Yat-sen University, China (2016)
Research: Ultrasound computed tomography, machine learning in medical imaging application.

 

Kaiyan Li (co-advised with Dr. Hua Li, Bioengineering Department, UIUC)
B.E. in Telecommunications Engineering, Xidian University (2019)
Research: Machine learning, deep learning, image quality assessment, and imaging science.

 

Varun Kelkar
B.Tech. Engineering Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2017)
Research: Computational imaging, inverse problems, optics, machine learning, and wave physics.

 

Rucha Deshpande (co-advised with Dr. Barani Raman, BME, WUSTL)
B.Tech in Biomedical Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India (2012) 
M.S. (by research) in Biomedical Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India (2015)
Research: Machine learning in medical imaging.

 

Joseph Kuo
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (2019)
Research: Ultrasound computed tomography, photoacoustic tomography, and machine learning in medical imaging

 

M.S. by Research from University of Waterloo, Canada (Joint prog with Vision science and Systems Design Engineering)(2020)
B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University, India (2018)
Research: Medical imaging, deep learning

 

Refik Mert Cam
B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey (2020)
Research: Photoacoustic tomography, machine learning in medical imaging, computational imaging, inverse problems

 

Alumni

Siddharth Muralidaran (2020-2021), Machine Leaning & Computer Vision Intern at Calico Life Sciences, USA
Chao Wang (2019-2021), Postdoctoral Researcher, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ke Chen (2019-2021), Assistant Professor, China University of Petroleum, China
Weimin Zhou (2016-2020), Postdoctoral Researcher, UCSB
Joemini Poudel (2014-2019), Research Scientist, Philips
Yujia Chen (2014-2019), Research Scientist, Oculus Research
Luca Antonio Forte (2017-2018), Senior Research Engineer, Philips, Netherlands
Yang Lou (2012-2018), Research Scientist, Oculus Research
Thomas Matthews (2011-2017), Deep Learning Research Scientist, White Rabbit.ai Inc.
Huifeng Guan (2011-2017), Software Engineer, Google
Trey Garson (2010-2017), Research Engineer, Monsanto Corporation
Kenji Mistsuhashi (2012-2015), Senior Image Algorithm Engineer, Huawei Technologies
Kun Wang (2007-2015), Lead Signal and Image Processing Engineer, GE Healthcare
Fatima Anis (2012-2015), Research Scientist, KLA-Tencor.
Qiaofeng Xu (2008-2014), Research Imaging Scientist, Eletka.
Chao Huang (2008-2014), Imaging Scientist, Hologic Inc.
Qiwei Sheng (2013-2015), Assistant Professor,  California State University at Bakersfield
Robert Schoonover (2011-2014).
Alex Sawatzky (2012-2013), Research scientist at General Electric, Munich
Adam Zysk (2008-2012), Vice President of Operations, Diagnostic Photonics
Yin Huang (2001-2008), Medical Physicist, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Cheng-Ying Chou (2005-2007), Associate Professor, National Taiwan University
Jin Zhang (2002-2007), Lead Reviewer/Medical Physicist, FDA
Daxin Shi (2001-2006), Manager of Medical Imaging Research, Shenyang Campo Medical Imaging Technology Co., Ltd.