Anant Madabhushi, the F. Alex Nason Professor II of Biomedical Engineering, was recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) as an IEEE Fellow. He was honored for contributions in image analysis tools for diagnosis and prognosis of diseases.
About the honor
The IEEE Fellow title is awarded to those who the IEEE Board of Directors believe have an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. Each year, the total number selected for this distinction cannot be more than one-tenth of 1 percent of the total voting membership.
IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Madabhushi has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed journal publications and over 180 conferences papers in addition to delivering over 240 invited talks and lectures both in the U.S. and abroad. He has over 75 patents either issued or pending in the areas of medical image analysis, computer-aided diagnosis and computer vision. He is also a Wallace H. Coulter Fellow and a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
In 2015, Madabhushi was named by Crain’s Cleveland Business as one of “Forty under 40” making positive impact to business in Northeast Ohio. In 2017, he received the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society award for technical achievements in computational imaging and digital pathology.
His research work has received grant funding from the National Cancer Institute, National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, private foundations and from industry.
About the IEEE
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