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Tianzi Jiang

 

Tianzi Jiang, PhD  

Professor and Director  

Brainnetome Center and  

National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition  

Institute of Automation  

The Chinese Academy of Sciences  

Beijing 100190  

P. R. China  

Phone: +86 10 8254 4778  

Fax: +86 10 8254 4777  

Email: jiangtz@nlpr.ia.ac.cn   

URL: http://www.nlpr.ia.ac.cn/jiangtz   


Brief History 

    Tianzi Jiang is Professor and Director of Beijing Key Laboratory of Brainnetome, Director of the Brainnetome Center, the Institute of Automation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the core member of CAS Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, and Professor of Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland. He received PhD degree in computational mathematics from Zhejiang University in 1994. After he graduated, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow (1994-1996) and Associate Professor (1996-1999), and full professor (1999-present) at his current institution in China. During that time, he worked as a Vice-Chancellor's postdoctoral fellow at the University of New South Wales, a visiting scientist at Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, a research fellow at the Queen's University of Belfast, and a visiting professor at University of Houston. He is also a Professor of University of Queensland, Australia, and an Adjunct Professor of University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and Zhejiang University. His research interests include neuroimaging, brainnetome, imaging genetics, and their clinical applications. He is the author or co-author of over 200 reviewed journal papers in these fields and the co-editor of six issues of the Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, and Neuroscience Bulletin and Section Editor of BMC Neuroscience. He served and is serving as the Chairs and Program Committee members of a number of international conferences, including General Chair of MICCAI’2010. He was awarded the National Distinguished Youth Foundations by Chinese Government (2004), the Natural Science Award of China (2004), and the Natural Science Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1996).


Research Interests Neuroimaging 
  •     Brainnetome
  •     Imaging Genetics
  •     Brain Disorders 

Teaching Areas

    Advanced Pattern Recognition (Course for PhD students in International School of UCAS)

    Introduction to Automata and Computability, Spring 2003 (Undergraduate Course in Department of Computer Science, University of Houston)

    Evolutionary Programming, Fall 2002 (Graduate Course in Department of Computer Science, University of Houston) 


Current Grants

    Brain Networks and Their Clinical Applications (Brainnetome Project), National Key Basic Research Projects of China (973), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2011-2015.

    Brain Disease Oriented Computational Theory and Algorithms for Multimodal Magnetic Resonance Imaging, the Key Project of National Science Foundation of China, 2008-2011.

    Study of Multimodal Imaging and Computing Biomarkers for Mild Cognitive Impaired and Alzheimer’s Diseases, the Key Project of International Collaboration Program, the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2008-2011.

    Theory and Methodologies for Digital Context Understanding, National Key Basic Research Projects of China (973), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2004-2009.

    Computational Theory and Methodologies for Brain Imaging and Their Applications to Brain Diseases, the National Distinguished Youth Foundations of China, National Science Foundation of China, 2005-2008.

    Investigation on Key Problems in Information Processing of Clinic Medicine, National Key Basic Research Projects of China (973), The Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2003-2008.

    Study of Human Uncertain Decision-Making with functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, National Science Foundation of China, 2007-2009.

    Computational Theory and Methodology of Diffusion Tensor Imaging, National Science Foundation of China, 2006-2008.

    Ontology and Context Related Medical Image Distributed Intelligent Access, Regional Program ICT-Asia, Research Innovation, 2006-2008. 


Professional Activities and Memberships

   Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2004- present.

    Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 2008- present.

    Academic Editor, PLoS One, 2010-present.

    Deputy Editor in Chief, Chinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology, 2010- present.

    Series Editor, Computational Imaging and Vision, Springer Verlag, 2006- present.

    Member of Editorial Board, NeuroImage, Elsevier, 2006- 2009.

    Member of Editorial Board, Cognitive Neurodynamics, Springer Verlag, 2006- present.

    Member of Editorial Board, Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics,Science Press (Beijing) and Elsevier,2006- present.

    Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Taylor & Francis, 2000- present.

    Member of Editorial Board, Chinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology, 2003- 2010.

    General Chair, the 13th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI’10), October, 2010, Beijing, China.

    Co-Chair (with Alan Evans), MICCAI Workshop on Multi-modal Imaging of Brain Connectivity, September 24, 2010, Beijing, China.

    General Chair, the 2nd IEEE Workshop on Communication among Neuroscience, Cognition and Information Technology: A Focus on Brain Imaging and Neuroinformatics, September 28-29, 2010, Chengdu, China.

    Chair, the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Medicine, November 20-21, 2009, Beijing, China.

    Chair, the 1st International Symposium on Computational Medicine, November 7-8, 2008, Beijing, China.

    Executive General Chair, International Workshop on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality (MIAR’04), August 19-20, 2004, Beijing, China.

    Program Co-Chair, International Workshop on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality (MIAR’06), August 17-18, 2006, Shanghai, China.

    Local Chair of Computer Vision for Biomedical Applications: Current Techniques and Future Trends, October 21, 2005, Beijing, China.

    Track Co-Chair, the 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’10), August 23-26, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Area Chair and Program Committee Member, the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, June 22-23, 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

    Chair, International Symposium on Medical Imaging and Computing (ISMIC’05), June 19-20, 2005, Beijing, China.

    Co-Chair, the First International Congress of Medical Imaging and Interventional Medicine (ICMIIM’05), June 17-21, 2005, Beijing, China.

    Member of Board of Directors, the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (the MICCAI Society), 2008-2012.

    Program Committee Member of the 12th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI’09), September 20-24, 2009, London, UK.

    Technical Committee Member of Bio Imaging and Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Society.

    Program Committee Member of the 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics (ICCN’09), November 15-19, 2009, Hangzhou, China.

    Program Committee Member of the 11th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI’08), September 6-10, 2008, New York, USA.

    Program Committee Member of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2007-2009.

    Program Committee Member of International Workshop on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality (MIAR’08), August 1-2, 2008, Tokyo, Japan.

    Program Committee Member of International Conference on Image and Signal Processing, July 1-3, 2008, Cherbourg-Octeville, Normandy, France.

    Program Committee Member of the 21th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS’08), June 17-19, 2008, Jyvaskyla, Finland.

    Program Committee Member of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP’08), January 22-25, 2008, Funchal, Madeira - Portugal.

    Program Committee Member of the 10th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI’07), October 29 - November 2, 2007, Brisbane, Australia.

    International Program Committee Member of the Third IASTED International Conference on TELEHEALTH (Telehealth’07), May 31- June 2, 2007, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    Program Committee Member of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP’07), March 8-11, 2007, Barcelona, Spain.

    International Program Committee Member of the Ninth IASTED International Conference on Computer Graphics and Imaging (CGIM’07), February 13 - 15, 2007, Innsbruck, Austria.

    International Program Committee Member of the Second IASTED International Conference on TELEHEALTH (Telehealth’06), July 3-5, 2006, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

    Program Committee Member of the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’06), August 20-24, 2006, Hong Kong, China.

    Program Committee Member of International Workshop on Biomedical Image Registration, July 9-11, 2006, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

    Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP’06), February 22-25, 2006, Setúbal, Portugal.

    Program Committee Member of the Tenth International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV’05), October 15-21, 2005, Beijing, China.

    International Program Committee Member of the 8th IASTED International Conference on Computers Graphics, and Imaging, August 15-17, 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

    International Program Committee Member of the IASTED International Conference on TELEHEALTH (Telehealth’05), July 19-21, 2005, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

    International Program Committee Member of the 7th IASTED International Conference on Computers Graphics, and Imaging, August 17-19, 2004, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.

    Program Review Committee Member of the Sixth International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI’03), November 1- 4, 2003, Toronto Ontario Canada.

    International Program Committee Member of The 6th IASTED International Conference on Computers Graphics, and Imaging, August 13-15, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

    Program Committee Member of the Second International Conference on Development and Learning, June 12-15, 2002, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    Program Committee Member of International Conference on Diagnostic Imaging and Analysis, August 17-20, 2002, Shanghai, China.

    Program Review Committee Member of the Fifth International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, September 25-28, 2002, Tokyo, Japan.

    Regular Reviewer for the Following Journals:

        PNAS

        The Journal of Neuroscience

        PLoS Computational Biology

        PLoS One

        Archives of General Psychiatry

        American Journal of Psychiatry

        Biological Psychiatry

        Brain

        Cerebral Cortex

        NeuroImage

        Human Brain Mapping

        IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging

        IEEE Transactions on Imaging Processing

        IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

        IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

        IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

        IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

        IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics

        Medical Image Analysis

        Computer Vision and Image Understanding 


Awards and Honors

        Outstanding Graduate Supervisor, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2009)

        Outstanding Graduate Supervisor, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2008)

        The National Distinguished Youth Foundations of China (2005)

        The Second Class of Natural Science Award of China (2004)

        Max-Planck Fellowship (1999)

        UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (1997)

        The Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1997)

        The Second Class of the Natural Science Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1996)

        Zhejiang Province Outstanding Youth Award (1994)

        Hangzhou University Outstanding Graduate Award (1994)

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