Metin Gurcan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
College of Medicine
Ohio State University

Dr. Metin Gurcan is a tenured Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the Ohio
State University and the founding director of the Clinical Image Analysis Lab. Dr. Gurcan received his BSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey and his MSc. Degree in Digital Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England. From 1999 to 2001, he was a postdoctoral research fellow and later a research investigator in the Department of Radiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prior to joining the Ohio State University, he worked as a senior researcher and product director at a high-tech company, specializing in computer-aided detection and diagnosis of cancer from radiological images. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has two patents in computer-aided diagnosis in volumetric imagery. Dr. Gurcan is the recipient of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Organization Award, NCI caBIG
Embodying the Vision Award, NIH Exceptional, Unconventional Research Enabling
Knowledge Acceleration (EUREKA) Award, Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer
Foundation Young Investigator Award, The OSU Cancer Center REAP Award, and is a senior of member of IEEE, SPIE and RSNA. He is on the editorial boards of Journal of
Pathology Informatics, Signal, Image and Video Processing Journal, Journal of
Medical Imaging; and chairs the SPIE Medical Imaging Digital Pathology Conference and Pathology Informatics HIMA workshop.

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