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Lawrence Staib, PhD

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, of Biomedical Engineering and of Electrical Engineering

Contact Information

Lawrence Staib, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

    PO Box 208042, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8042

    United States



Lawrence Staib received his A.B in Physics from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University. He is now Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering at Yale. He is a member of the editorial board of Medical Image Analysis and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He was elected to the Council of Distinguished Investigators of the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research. His research interests are in the development of methods for medical image analysis with applications in cancer, neuroimaging, and cardiology using machine learning and model-based approaches.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (1991)
  • PhD
    Yale University (1990)
  • AB
    Cornell University, Physics (1982)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
FellowMedical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention Society2022
Distinguished Investigator AwardAcademy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research2017
FellowAmerican Institute for Medical and BIological Engineering (AIMBE)2015
Medical Image Analysis Second Best MICCAI Paper Award- White matter Tractography by Anisotropic Wavefront Evolution and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (with M. Jackowski, C. Y. Kao, M. Qiu and R. T. Constable)2005
ASNR Cum Laude Scientific Exhibit Award- MR of the Temporal Stem: A New Method for Localizing White Matter Tracts (with E. L. Kier, L. M. Davis and R. A. Bronen)ASNR2003
National Research Service AwardNational Library of Medicine Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship1990, 1991
National Library of Medicine Predoctoral FellowshipYale University, New Haven, CT1987, 1990
Yale University FellowshipYale University, New Haven, CT1984, 1985

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