Dr. Metin Nafi Gurcan
Director, Ctr for Artificial Intelligence Research
SPIE Involvement:
Editorial Board Member: Journal of Medical Imaging | Author | Editor
Area of Expertise:
artificial intelligence , machine learning , informatics , image analysis
Profile Summary

Dr. Metin Gurcan is the founding Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Professor of Internal Medicine, Pathology, and Biomedical Engineering at Wake Forest School of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Image Analysis Lab (http://tsi.wakehealth.edu/CIALab/). Previously, he was Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pathology, Director of Division of Clinical and Translational Informatics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Gurcan is an internationally recognized researcher and educator in the fields of medical image analysis, artificial intelligence, and biomedical informatics. His research has been supported by NIH NCATS, NCI, NIDCD, NHLBI, NBIB, NIAID, DOD, as well as awards from several nonprofit organizations. He is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and was awarded five patents for his inventions in medical image analysis. Dr. Gurcan received his BSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey, and his MSc. Degree in Digital Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England.

Dr. Gurcan is the recipient of several awards, including the British Foreign and Commonwealth Organization Award, NCI caBIG Embodying the Vision Award, NIH Exceptional, Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration (EUREKA) Award, Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, The OSU Cancer Center REAP Award, and Pelotonia Idea Award. He is a Fellow of SPIE and a senior member of IEEE and AMIA. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Pathology Informatics and Journal of Medical Imaging; organizes the Pathology Informatics Histopathological Image Analysis (HIMA) workshop and co-chairs the SPIE Medical Imaging.
Publications (63)

Proceedings Article | 7 April 2023 Poster + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12465, 124652P (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2654353
KEYWORDS: Machine learning, Data modeling, Polysomnography, Education and training, Sleep apnea, Deep learning, Performance modeling, Pulmonary disorders, Neurological disorders, Medicine

Proceedings Article | 7 April 2023 Poster + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12471, 124711E (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2653878
KEYWORDS: Machine learning, Histopathology, Cross validation, Tumors, Image classification, Feature extraction, Deep learning, Biomedical applications

Proceedings Article | 7 April 2023 Presentation + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12471, 124710O (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2653882
KEYWORDS: Cancer detection, Tissues, Machine learning, Image classification, Tumors, Cross validation, Feature extraction, Pathology

Proceedings Article | 7 April 2023 Presentation + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12471, 124710M (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2653885
KEYWORDS: Machine learning, Tumors, Deep learning, Performance modeling, Pathology, Feature extraction, Neural networks

Proceedings Article | 7 April 2023 Presentation + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12471, 1247104 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2654489
KEYWORDS: Tissues, Machine learning, Lymphoma, Deep learning, Cross validation, Tumors, Medicine, Feature extraction

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Proceedings Volume Editor (6)

SPIE Conference Volume | 21 June 2018

SPIE Conference Volume | 17 April 2017

SPIE Conference Volume | 19 September 2016

SPIE Conference Volume | 27 April 2015

SPIE Conference Volume | 22 April 2014

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Conference Committee Involvement (11)
SPIE Medical Imaging
20 February 2022 | San Diego, United States
SPIE Medical Imaging
15 February 2021 | Online Only, United States
SPIE Medical Imaging
15 February 2020 | Houston, United States
Digital Pathology
11 February 2018 | Houston, Texas, United States
Digital Pathology
12 February 2017 | Orlando, Florida, United States
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