Dmitry Goldgof named Distinguished University Professor


June 11, 2018

Dmitry Goldgof, Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science and Engineering, has demonstrated a highly distinctive record of accomplishments in the area of computer vision, pattern recognition, and image processing. He is a major global expert in biomedical image analysis with significant applications in MRI, CT, PET and microscopy images, radiomics, and bioinformatics. These cutting edge, interdisciplinary technologies pioneered by Professor Goldgof, are key for properly diagnosing the nature and extent of cancer and brain disorders, and other medical conditions, having the potential to save many lives through proper diagnoses and clinical outcome evaluations. His scholarship in this field has been recognized by significant research funding agencies including NIH, NSF, ONR, DOD, IARPA, DARPA, NIST, FOOT. His collaborations with colleagues is evidenced by being a member of the Department of Oncological Sciences, USF Health and a member of Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Professor Goldgof is an internationally acclaimed and groundbreaking researcher with landmark contributions to medical imaging. He is an active contributor to U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Quantitative Imaging Network; he has served as a co-chair of the Image Analysis and Performance Metrics Working Group and is currently serving as a Chair of PET-CT subgroup. Professor Goldgof is a member of the IEEE Press Board and has served as an editor of many journals, and has held leadership roles in numerous conferences and workshops. This corpus of work is recognized by prominent scholars, such as Dr. Lowell C. Batershell, the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs at the University of Iowa, who stated that Professor Goldgof is "one of the best and most highly regarded university faculty in our field worldwide."

Professor Goldgof is a Fellow of the IEEE, IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition), American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and AAAS. He has served in the Distinguished Visitor Program of the IEEE Computer Society delivering research talks at many chapters of the society. Further, he is Charter Member of USF Academy of Inventors and active in innovations, patent and technology transfer activities.