Farag selected as IEEE Fellow

Farag selected as IEEE Fellow

Dr. Aly Farag

Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for one of the Association's most prestigious honors, elevation to IEEE Fellow. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation. Dr. Aly Farag was selected for his contributions to image modeling and biomedical applications.

At UofL, Dr. Farag founded the Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory (CVIP Lab) which focuses on imaging science, computer vision and biomedical imaging. He has authored over 350 technical papers, edited two volumes on Deformable Models for Biomedical Applications (Springer 2007). He is the author of the text book Biomedical Image Analysis: Variational and Statistical Approaches – Cambridge University Press, 2014.

During the past two decades, Dr. Farag has been principal investigator of a number of major projects funded by the NSF, DoD, NIH and various federal and industrial organizations in the United States. He has graduated 30 MS and 20 PhD students, mentored a 20 postdoctoral researchers, and currently advising 12 MS and PhD students. He holds five US patents on object modeling, computer-aided diagnosis, and visualization.

Congratulations Dr. Farag on this well deserved honor!