Pingkun Yan joins the department as Assistant Professor

Dr. Pingkun Yan has joined the biomedical engineering department as an Assistant Professor. Pingkun received his BS degree in Electronics Engineering and Information Science from University of Science and Technology of China (2001) and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National University of Singapore (2006). Before joining the department, he has been working as a Senior Scientist at Philips Research North America since 2013. He has been serving as an associate editor of several international journals including Neurocomputing and Machine Vision and Applications.

The goals of Pingkun’s research are to quantify, augment and visualize the information residing in large-scale multi-modality medical imaging data using artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies. His research has been enabling new diagnosis and treatment approaches with higher accuracy and better efficiency. Pingkun has published over 80 peer reviewed articles in well recognized international journals and conferences with over 2650 citations.