Faisal Beg


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Centre For Scientific Computing
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Science
Collaborators, Usability, and VIsualization GRUVI = GRaphics
Co-Director, Medical Image Analysis Lab

B.Tech. (Hons.), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1993
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 1997
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 2003

ASB 8855



Research Interests

Computational anatomy, non-rigid registration of medical images, shape analysis, and parallel computing applications to medical image computing. For more details, please check my web-page.

Current Funding

Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (2007-2010). Collaboration with Dr. Lei Wang (University of Washington, St. Louis), Dr. Tilak Ratnanather (CIS-JHU), and Dr. Wei Wen (University of New South Wales, Australia).

NSERC Discovery (2004-2009)

Collaborative Health Research Projects (2006-2009). Collaboration with Dr. Martin McKeown, University of British Columbia.

Rick Hansen Man in Motion Foundation (2006-2007). Collaboration with Dr. Andy Hoffer, SFU.

Research Projects

Large Deformation Metric Mapping Tools for Non Rigid Registration
Computational Cardiac Anatomy
Quantifying neuro-degeneration of the Basal Ganglia in Huntington's Disease
MR Neurography of the Sciatic Nerve
Quantitative Imaging of Peripheral Nerves
Computational Cardiac Anatomy: 3D analysis of heart function
Symmetric Large-Deformation Registration
3D Shape Descriptors for Human Peripheral Nerves
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data Analysis
Accurate Localization of MEG Functional Data Using Head Shape Registration
Robust Cortical Thickness Measurement from MRI
Surface And VOlumetric Registration (SAVOR)

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