Expertise: Computer assisted surgery, computer-assisted interventions, medical robotics, machine and deep learning, musculoskeletal image analysis, statistical shape and deformation analysis, computational anatomy
Guoyan Zheng, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor and the director of the Center for Image-guided Therapy and Interventions at the Institute for Medical Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Before he moved to Shanghai, he was an Associate Professor at the Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland. His research interest lies in the fields of medical image computing, computer assisted interventions, machine learning, deep learning, medical robotics and multimodality image analysis. He has been granted 8 US and European Patents and published over 220 peer-reviewed articles – over 108 of them are peer-reviewed journal publications in both technical and clinical fields. Dr. Zheng is an editorial board member for International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS) and the Journal of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (CMIG). He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI Society) and a member of the Executive Board of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS-International). He is reviewers for multiple funding agencies and received numerous prizes and awards for his academic and clinical performance, including Ypsomed Innovation Prize for Research and Development. Dr. Zheng received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Bern, Switzerland and did his habilitation on medical image computing. He received the venia docendi from the same University and holds the title of Privatdozent (PD).