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Medical Hyperspectral Imaging: Artificial Intelligence and Image-Guided Surgery

Hosted By: Molecular Probes and Nanobio-optics Technical Group

7 January 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

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Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) is an emerging modality for medical applications such as cancer detection and diagnosis, image-guided surgery, and computational and digital pathology. This webinar, jointly hosted by the Photonic Detection Technical Group and the Molecular Probes and Nanobio-Optics Technical Group, will provide attendees with an overview of state-of-the-art HSI technology and its specific applications.

Dr. Baowei Fei from the University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center will present various hyperspectral imaging technologies and their medical and biological applications. The webinar will focus on how deep learning methods are applied to HSI and how HSI techniques are developed for image-guided surgery. Promising results from both preclinical and clinical studies will be presented in this webinar. Future directions and potential challenges of medical hyperpsectral imaging will also be discussed.

Subject Matter Level:

  • Intermediate - Assumes basic knowledge of the topic

What You Will Learn:

  • An introduction to hyperspectral imaging
  • Overview of the status of hyperspectral imaging development
  • Specific applications of hyperspectral imaging

Who Should Attend:

  • Researchers and students in the bio-imaging related field
  • Researchers and students in optical sensing related field


About the Presenter: Baowei Fei, University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Fei is a Professor and Cecil H. and Ida Green Chair in Systems Biology Science in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is also a Professor in the Department of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Before he was recruited to UT Dallas in 2018, Dr. Fei was Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Emory University where he was Director of the Precision Imaging – Quantitative, Molecular & Image-Guided Technologies Program and Director of Quantitative Bioimaging Laboratory. Dr. Fei was a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar, served as a faculty member, and mentored Ph.D. students in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009-2018. Dr. Fei is a Fellow of SPIE and AIMBE.