Expertise: Image-based mechanics, Cardiovascular Imaging, MRI of flow and motion, Biomedical Image Analysis
Dr. Amir Amini is Professor and Endowed Chair in Bioimaging at the University of Louisville. He received the B.S. degree with high honors from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1983, where at 18 he was the youngest member of his graduating class, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1984 and 1990, respectively. His prior faculty appointments were at Yale (1992–1996) and Washington University in St. Louis (1996–2006). Dr. Amini received the National Institutes of Health FIRST Award in 1998 and University of Louisville Faculty Favorite Award in 2009 and 2011 for his course on medical imaging. He served as the chair of SPIE Medical Imaging Conference on Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images between 2002-2006 and co-chaired the SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium in 2007. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of EMBS and a Fellow of the IEEE. Dr. Amini has been on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions On Medical Imaging since 1999 and the editorial board of Elsevier’s journal of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics since 2012.