Lawrence Staib, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Bioimaging Sciences: Image Processing & Analysis Group

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Yale Translational Research Imaging Center (Y-TRIC)

Office of Cooperative Research


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

PhD Yale University (1990)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Honors & Recognition

  • Distinguished Investigator AwardAcademy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research (2017)

  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and BIological Engineering (AIMBE), 2015. (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)ASNR (2003)

  • National Research Service AwardNational Library of Medicine Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (1990, 1991)

  • National Library of Medicine Predoctoral FellowshipYale University, New Haven, CT (1987, 1990)

  • Yale University FellowshipYale University, New Haven, CT (1984, 1985)

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