MIPG Seminar Series – Spring 2014

Medical Image Processing Group

Department of Radiology – University of Pennsylvania

423 Guardian Drive – 4th Floor Blockley Hall

For more information please contact Mary A. Blue (e-mail: maryb@mail.med.upenn.edu).




All seminars are on Fridays 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Date: February 28, 2014

Title: “A Novel Non-Registration Based Segmentation Approach for 4D Dynamic Upper Airway MR Images: Minimally Interactive Fuzzy Connectedness”

Speaker: Yubing Tong: MIPG, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Date: March 21, 2014

Title: “Automatic Anatomy Recognition of Sparse Anatomic Objects”

Speaker: Liming Zhao: MIPG, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA


Date: April 4, 2014

Title: “TO BE ANNOUNCED”

Speaker: Drew Torigian: Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,

Philadelphia, PA


Date: April 11, 2014

Title: “New Results on the Minimum Barrier Distance”

Speaker: Chris Krzysztof Ciesielski: Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University,

Morgantown, WV, MIPG, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA


Date: April 25, 2014

Title: “Quantitative Analysis of Upper-Airway Organs in Childhood Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome”

Speaker: Monica Matsumoto: MIPG, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania,

Philadelphia, PA


Date: May 9, 2014

Title: “TOF PET Reconstruction Approaches: Moving Towards Quantitative Imaging”

Speaker: Samuel Matej: MIPG, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA


Date: May 23, 2014

Title: “Advance Methods for Analysis of PET, PET-CT, and MRI-PET Images”

Speaker: Ulas Bacgi: Center for Infectious Disease Imaging, Radiology and Imaging Science Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, MD