Stephen R. Aylward, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Operations, North Carolina
Kitware, Inc.
101 East Weaver St, G4
Carrboro, NC 27510

Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sitterson Hall
Chapel Hill, NC  27599

Me and my dog, Dante.


Recent Highlights
  • Aylward S, Gerber S, McCormick M, Jallais M, Montgomery S, Kohli L, Freeman B, Kane S, “Point-of-care ultrasound for detecting elevated intracranial pressure in the field” Special Operations Medical Association's Scientific Assembly (SOMSA) 2017 (Podium Presentation)

  • Aylward S, McCormick M, Jallais M, Gerber S, Montgomery S, Kohli L, Freeman B, Kane S, “Computer-Assisted FAST exam for in-field triage” SOMSA 2017 (Poster Presentation)

  • Xu Han, Xiao Yang, Stephen Aylward, Roland Kwitt, Marc Niethammer, "Efficient Registration of Pathological Images: A Joint PCA/Image-Reconstruction Approach" IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Melbourne, Australia, 2017

Recent News

  • Future News at Blogger I am moving to Google's G+ and Blogger tools for posting news.  Visit my G++ account at
    Posted Jan 23, 2015, 4:40 AM by Stephen Aylward
  • Great management philosophy...from Netflix. In the following slides, the presenter does an outstanding job of calling out the standard corporate practice of not matching words with actions, using trite phrases instead of meaningful messages ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2014, 10:34 AM by Stephen Aylward
  • Summary of select medical research projects at Kitware I've been asked to give internal and industry presentations on medical research at Kitware.   I cannot do justice to many of the research projects at Kitware in bioinformatics, digital ...
    Posted Oct 2, 2014, 4:40 PM by Stephen Aylward
  • All Things Open: companion tutorials on CMake, VTK, and ParaView The annual All Things Open conference is being held in Raleigh, NC on October 22 and 23, 2014.In conjunction with that conference, Kitware is offering two tutorials:    October 20th ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2014, 4:08 AM by Stephen Aylward
  • Duke Visualization Friday Forum: Kitware's software processes and 3D Slicer for open-source medical image visualzation Julien Finet and I gave a talk at Duke University's Visualization Friday Forum on September 26, 2014.   Attended by over 70 students, faculty, and staff; the talk featured (1 ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2014, 3:48 AM by Stephen Aylward
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