Fri, August 20, 2021, 09:00 – 10:00AM (PDT), 12:00 – 1:00PM (EST)
Le Lu received a PhD in 2007 from Johns Hopkins University. During his first six years at Siemens, he made significant contributions to the company's CT colonography and Lung CAD product lines. From 2013 to 2017, Dr. Lu served as a staff scientist in the Radiology and Imaging Sciences department of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. He then went on to found Nvidia's medical image analysis group and he held the position of senior research manager until June 2018. He won NIH Clinical Center Director Award in 2017, NIH Mentor of the year award in 2015, and won numerous best paper awards in MICCAI and RSNA from 2016 to 2020 (over 10000 citations). In 2021, He was elected into IEEE Fellow class cited for his contribution to machine learning for cancer detection and diagnosis, and MICCAI society board member (MICCAI-Industry Workgroup Chair). He is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence and IEEE Signal Processing Letters.