IIITM-K to conduct national workshop on medical image computing

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Tvm: Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K), the premier institution established by Government of Kerala for post graduate education in IT and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science & Technology (SCTIMST) are jointly organising a National Workshop on Medical Image Computing (NWMIC011) at the Technopark in Trivandrum during December 12-16, 2011. The workshop is sponsored by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.

The community of Indian scientists engaged in research and development activities in Medical imaging is limited to a handful in number. This is the first national level workshop in the area of Medical Image Computing. The workshop aims at bringing together a consortium of experts from Medical Imaging industries along with academic experts in the Medical image computing area, so as to initiate collaborative ventures and consortium projects in the area of medical imaging. The workshop also aims at initiating research projects based on this theme by bringing together a consortium of experts from physics, medicine, and engineering.

The workshop will be inaugurated jointly by Prof. Radhakrishnan, Director, SCTIMST and Prof. Elizabeth Sherly, Director, IIITMK on December 12 at the Park Centre in Technopark campus. The workshop will consist of technical sessions to be handled by Prof. N R Jagannathan, AIIMS; Dr. Chebrolu Vanuatu, GE JFW; Dr. Pallavi Ajinepalli, Philips Research Asia; Dr. Sarif Kumar Naik, Philips Research Asia, Bangalore; Prof. Prabhat Munshi, IIT Kanpur; Prof Naren Naik, IIT Kanpur; Prof Amesh R Galigekere, Manipal University; Prof. Joseph Suresh Paul, IIITM-K and Prof. Alex Pappachen James, IIITM-K. Student presentations and posters exhibitions are also expected in the six day workshop along with presentations from research Scientists.

For more information, please check out the NWMIC011 website. The last date for registration is December 9.

Kerala IT News

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