Expertise: Structural imaging, bone imaging, pulmonary imaging, image segmentation, filtering, registration, multi-scale imaging
Punam Kumar Saha obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1997 from the Indian Statistical Institute, which he joined as a faculty member in 1993. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in Departments of ECE and Radiology, University of Iowa and directs the Structural Imaging Laboratory. His research interests include image processing, segmentation and analyses, trabecular bone imaging, quantitative structural assessment in medical imaging. He has published over 80 papers in international journals and over 250 papers/abstracts in international conferences. He received a Young Scientist award from the Indian Science Congress Association in 1996. He has served as an associate editor for Pattern Recognition and Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics journals; currently, he is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. He has served as a program committee member for several international conferences. He has received several grant awards from the National Institute of Health, USA.