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Attended the AHA Heart Mini-Marathon and Walk 5K run at Cincinnati on March 10, 2019.

Attended the Conference on Fast Direct Solvers at Purdue University on November 8-11, 2018.

Attended the 82nd Midwest PDE Seminar at Purdue University on October 27-28, 2018.

Attended the Warrior Run - The Race for Life 5K run at Cincinnati on October 6, 2018.

Attended the 3rd Annual Bearcats Dash & Bash at Cincinnati on October 7, 2018.

Attended the Approximation Theory and Machine Learning at Purdue University on September 29-30, 2018.

Attended the Carnegie Mellon Forum on Biomedical Engineering on September 21, 2018 and our lab presented three posters:
(1) Human epithelial type-2 cell segmentation with deep convolutional neural networks
(2) Mosaicking and blending in large-scale neuroimaging for robust dendrite detection
(3) Shape reconstruction for endoscopy with robust perspective shape from shading

Attended the Go the Distance for Cincinnati Children's 5K run at Cincinnati on September 15, 2018.

Attended and volunteered for the annual CCHMC Sickle Cell Research and Education Day on August 25th, 2018.

Attended Machine Learning in Science and Engineering @CMU and presented two posters:
(1) Deep CNN segmentation for epifluorescence microscopy images
(2) Automatic disease stage classification of brain Glioblastoma Multiforme histopathological images using deep convolutional neural networks

Joined Cincinnati Children's in March 2018 !


Three papers accepted in International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), Kansas, MO, USA, Nov 2017.

Paper accepted in International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Beijing, China, Sep 2017: Microvasculature segmentation of arterioles using deep CNN.


Technical Committee Reviewer for the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Melbourne, Australia, 2016.

Paper accepted in Workshop on Mathematical Models for Image Sciences (MMIS) @ International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancun, Mexico, Dec 2016: MMIS: Multiregion Multiscale Image Segmentation with Anisotropic Diffusion (Project)

Paper accepted in International Contests on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images Analysis @ International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancun, Mexico, Dec 2016: HEp-2 cell classification and segmentation using motif texture patterns and spatial features with random forests (Project)

Two papers published in EMBS 2016:
(1) Random forests for dura mater microvasculature segmentation using epifluorescence images (EMBS Student Paper Competition Finalist!)
(2) Multiquadric spline-based interactive segmentation of vascular networks (Project)

Poster: Computerized Microvascular Dura Mater Structure Extraction from Confocal Microscopy Images. Missouri Life Sciences Week, April 18-23, 2016.

Poster: Computerized Microvasculature Dura Mater Structure Extraction and Analysis of Fluorescence Microscopy Imagery. Missouri Informatics Symposium, April 4-5, 2016.

A Paper on biomedical image processing: Automatic segmentation of cerebral hemispheres in MR human head scans. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology - Neuroimaging and Brain Mapping. 26(1), 15-23, Mar 2016.

A Paper on biometrics: Robust periocular recognition by fusing sparse representations of color and geometry information. Journal of Signal Processing Systems. 82(3), 403-417, Mar 2016.


Missouri Informatics Symposium 2015.

Acceptance of a paper in IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2015, project): Multi-scale anisotropic filtering of fluorescence microscopy for denoising microvasculature.

Program Committee Member at SPIE Defense + Security 2015 Conference: Defense Geospatial Informatics, Fusion, and Motion Video Analytics V.

Attended and presented a Poster at the February Fourier Talks (FFT 2015), February 18-20, 2015, the Norbert Wiener Center in the Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.


Poster: Elastic body spline based image segmentation. IEEE ICIP, Oct 27-30, 2014.

Attended 10th Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, Department of Mathematics, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA, Oct 23-25, 2014.

Poster: Multi-focus image fusion using epifluorescence microscopy for robust vascular segmentation. IEEE EMBS, August 26-30, 2014. (Project)

Attended 5th International Conference on Computational Harmonic Analysis (In conjunction with the 29th annual Shanks Lecture), Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, May 19-23, 2014.

Travel Grant to attend the 73rd Midwest PDE Seminar, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA, May 10-11, 2014.

Presented two papers at the SPIE Defense+Security (DSS), Geospatial InfoFusion and Video Analytics IV, Baltimore, MD, USA, 5 - 9 May 2014.

Travel grant to attend Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics of PDEs, A conference in honor of Eitan Tadmor's 60th birthday, April 28 - May 2 2014, Bethesda, MD, USA. Prof. Tadmor's works on multi-scale methods inspired some of my recent works in the area of PDEs and applied mathematics!

Poster: Stromal-Epithelial Separation for Breast Cancer Tissue Microarrays from Histopathology. Missouri Life Sciences Week 2014, April 14, 2014. (Project)

Attended and presented a Poster at the February Fourier Talks (FFT 2014), February 20-21, 2014, the Norbert Wiener Center in the Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.


Mini-Symposium on Analysis of PDEs from Image processing at the SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (PD 2013), December 7-10, 2013, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.

AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting, October 18-20, 2013, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Prairie Analysis Seminar 2013, September 27-28, 2013, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Travel grant to attend Graduate Summer School: Computer Vision, July 22 - August 9, 2013, @ IPAM, UCLA!

Talk at the International Linear Algebra Society Meeting (ILAS 2013), June 3-7, 2013, Providence, RI.

71st Midwest Partial Differential Equations Seminar, May 11-12, 2013, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Poster at the First Central Region Conference on Numerical Analysis and Dynamical Systems, May 3-5, 2013, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Mizzou Advantage Day, April 30, 2013, University of Missouri-Columbia, MO.

Talk: Multi-resolution Regularization Methods for Image Deblurring, at the New Frontiers in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, April 19-20, 2013, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Poster: Computerized Dura Mater Laminae Analysis of Fluorescence Microscopy Images. Missouri Life Sciences Week 2013, April 15-20, 2013.

Approximation Theory XIV 2013, April 7-10, 2013, San Antonio, TX.

Talk: Globally Convex Variational Models for Computer Vision Problems, Computer Science Seminar Series, March 21, 2013, Department of Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, MO.

Talk: Global Dissipative Solutions for Generalized Forward-Backward Diffusion Equations, at The Third Ohio River Analysis Meeting, March 8-10, 2013, University of Cincinnati, OH. Slides available at figshare.

SIAM-NSF Travel Grant for a Contributed Talk at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Session on Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification, Tuesday, February 26, 2013. (project)

Attended and presented a Poster at the February Fourier Talks (FFT 2013), February 21-22, 2013, at the Norbert Wiener Center in the Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Talk at the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings, AMS Session on Applied Mathematics and Modeling II, Saturday, January 12, 2013, 5:00 p.m.


Talk at the Emerging Researcher Conclave @ICVGIP12 titled Gradfit: Image Restoration and Segmentation with Gradient Fitting based Regularization. Sunday, December 16, 2012. (project)

Missouri Informatics Symposium 2012.

Attended Summer Thematic Program on the Mathematics of Medical Imaging, as part of the Thematic Program on Inverse Problems and Imaging at Fields Institute.

Acceptance of a paper in 34th Annual International Conference EMBS (IEEE EMBS/EMBC 2012, project): Mucosal Region Detection and 3D Reconstruction in Wireless Capsule Endoscopic Videos.

2012 Inverse Problems Symposium.

Midwest Numerical Analysis Days 2012. (Abstract)

Mizzou Mile!

Seminar talk at Computational imaging and Visualization Analysis (CiVa) Lab on 09-03-2012: 3D Reconstruction from Multiple Images. The slides are based on the book of Prof. Szeliski with small additions of my own and considers only Structure from Motion and Multi-view Stereo, Shape from X techniques.

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