Dr. Martin A. Styner

Associate Professor at Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Styner, Martin A.
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Area of Expertise: Medical Image Analysis, Shape Analysis, Diffusion Tensor Imaging
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Martin Styner is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry with a joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). As co-director of the UNC Neuro Image Research and Analysis Laboratory and associate director of the Developmental Neuroimaging Core in the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at UNC, he oversees medical imaging research projects in the field of neurodevelopment. Dr. Styner began his research in the field of medical image analysis in 1994 as a graduate student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He received his Masters in 1997 from ETH Zurich and subsequently his Ph.D. in 2001 from UNC. From 2001-2002, Dr. Styner held the position of project leader at the Duke Image Analysis Laboratory in Durham, NC. From 2002 to 2004, he founded and headed a thriving research group in Medical Image Analysis for 2 years at the M.E. Müller Research Center, University of Bern, Switzerland. In 2004, Dr. Styner joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina. He has participated in leading positions in several national and international projects with close interdisciplinary cooperation with researchers in the fields of medicine, engineering, industry and computer science. Dr. Styner has co-authored 28 papers in peer reviewed journals and 64 papers in peer reviewed conferences. He is on the editorial board of “Medical Image Analysis”, the premier journal in the field of medical image analysis. His main field of expertise is in medical image processing and analysis. He has an extensive background in anatomical structure and tissue segmentation, structural brain morphometry, modeling, atlas building, diffusion tensor imaging, small animal and primate imaging, as well as intra and inter-modality registration.

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