Stephen R. Aylward, Ph.D.


Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives

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.

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Recent Highlights

    • Appointed as a Fellow of the Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Society, September 2019

    • AM Mendrik, SR Aylward, A Framework for Challenge Design: Insight and Deployment Challenges to Address Medical Image Analysis Problems arXiv preprint arXiv:1911.08531, 2019

    • TJ. Czernuszewicz, V. Papadopoulou, JD. Rojas, RM. Rajamahendiran, J. Perdomo, J. Butler, M. Harlacher, G. O’Connell, D. Zukić, S. Aylward, PA. Dayton, RC. Gessner, "A new preclinical ultrasound platform for widefield 3D imaging of rodents", Cancer Res July 1 2019 (79) (13 Supplement) 1955; DOI: 10.1158/1538-7445.AM2019-1955

    • D. Chittajallu, M. McCormick, S. Gerber, T. Czernuszewicz, R. Gessner, M. Willis, M. Niethammer, R. Kwitt, S. Aylward, "Image-based methods for phase estimation, gating and temporal super-resolution of cardiac ultrasound" IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, April 2018

    • X. Han, R. Kwitt, S. Aylward, S. Bakas, B. Menze, A. Asturias, P. Vespa, J. Van Horn, M. Niethammer, "Brain Extraction from Normal and Pathological Images: A Joint PCA/Image-Reconstruction Approach" NeuroImage, April 2018: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.04.073