Pingkun Yan

About

Dr. Pingkun Yan is the P.K. Lashmet Career Development Chair Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Before joining RPI, he was a Senior Scientist of Philips Research working at the clinical site at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). His research focuses on translational medical imaging informatics and image-guided intervention using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques through close collaboration with clinicians.

Dr. Yan has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles in well-recognized journals including Nature Communications, PNAS, Medical Image Analysis, IEEE T-MI, IEEE T-CSVT, IEEE T-BME, IEEE T-ITB, Medical Physics, and top international conferences including MICCAI, ICCV, CVPR, and ISBI. His publications have been cited more than 7,700 times. His research work has also resulted in 10+ patent filings and issued patents.

Dr. Yan is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award and NIBIB Trailblazer award. He received the MICCAI Best Paper Award in 2005 for his work on segmenting blood vessels from magnetic resonance angiography by modeling the capillary action. In 2008, he was recognized as one of the four finalists of the Innovation in Industry Award by the New York Academy of Sciences, which stood out from 120 nominees across the state of New York, for his contribution to prostate cancer diagnosis.

He is currently serving as an associate editor of multiple international journals, including Machine Vision and Applications (Springer) and Neurocomputing (Elsevier). He co-organized 6 international workshops and 4 international journal special issues and has served as a program committee member for more than 50 international conferences. He is also a regular reviewer of a large number of international journals and conferences. Dr. Yan is a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Education & Training
  • B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 2001
  • Ph.D., National University of Singapore, 2006

Research

Primary Research Focus
Image guided interventions; medical image computing; AI/ML

Publications

The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Pingkun Yan has 180 indexed publications in the subjects of Computer Science, Medicine, and Engineering.

Nathan Lampen, Haoyun Su, Deva D. Chan, Pingkun Yan
Journal of Orthopaedic Research
, 41
, 2023
, pp.72-83
.
Ge Wang, Andreu Badal, Xun Jia, Jonathan S. Maltz, Klaus Mueller, Kyle J. Myers, Chuang Niu, Michael Vannier, Pingkun Yan, Zhou Yu, Rongping Zeng
Nature Machine Intelligence
, 4
, 2022
, pp.922-929
.
Xinrui Song, Hanqing Chao, Xuanang Xu, Hengtao Guo, Sheng Xu, Baris Turkbey, Bradford J. Wood, Thomas Sanford, Ge Wang, Pingkun Yan
Medical Image Analysis
, 82
, 2022
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Diego Machado-Reyes, Mansu Kim, Hanqing Chao, Li Shen, Pingkun Yan
Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics, BCB 2022
, 2022
.
Joshua Chuah, Uwe Kruger, Ge Wang, Pingkun Yan, Juergen Hahn
Journal of Personalized Medicine
, 12
, 2022
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Feng Lei Fan, Dayang Wang, Hengtao Guo, Qikui Zhu, Pingkun Yan, Ge Wang, Hengyong Yu
IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence
, 3
, 2022
, pp.595-608
.
Xuanang Xu, Thomas Sanford, Baris Turkbey, Sheng Xu, Bradford J. Wood, Pingkun Yan
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
, 41
, 2022
, pp.1331-1345
.
Weiwen Wu, Dianlin Hu, Wenxiang Cong, Hongming Shan, Shaoyu Wang, Chuang Niu, Pingkun Yan, Hengyong Yu, Varut Vardhanabhuti, Ge Wang
Patterns
, 3
, 2022
.
Weiwen Wu, Dianlin Hu, Wenxiang Cong, Hongming Shan, Shaoyu Wang, Chuang Niu, Pingkun Yan, Hengyong Yu, Varut Vardhanabhuti, Ge Wang
Patterns
, 3
, 2022
.
Nathan Lampen, Daeseung Kim, Xi Fang, Xuanang Xu, Tianshu Kuang, Hannah H. Deng, Joshua C. Barber, Jamie Gateno, James Xia, Pingkun Yan
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
, 17
, 2022
, pp.945-952
.

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