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Dorin Comaniciu is the Head of Imaging and Computer Vision at Siemens Corporate Technology. He has global responsibility to oversee imaging research and transfer advanced technology and solutions to Siemens businesses. His team's work resulted into multiple new clinical products for improving the quality of healthcare. His scientific contributions are in the fields of medical imaging, cardiac modeling, image-guided surgery, personalized healthcare, semantic imaging, computer vision, tracking and motion estimation, information fusion, and content-based access to visual data. He holds 115 US patents and has coauthored more than 250 peer reviewed publications in the imaging field, including best papers in CVPR and MICCAI. His publications have 18,000 citations according to Google Scholar, with an H-number of 41.
Dorin is a Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and Top Innovator of Siemens. He has been featured in the book Innovative Minds and has given several keynote talks. He received the 2004 Siemens Inventor of the Year Award, the 2010 IEEE Longuet-Higgins Prize for 'fundamental contributions to computer vision', the 2011 Inventor of the Year Award of the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for 'robust methods in computer vision and medical imaging', and the 2011 Thomas Alva Edison Award for a patent on 3D heart modeling. He served as the scientific director of Health-e-Child, a project granted the 2008 Europe's Information Society Grand Prize. The aortic valve implantation technology his team contributed to Siemens received the 2010 Innovation Award of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. His team's innovations on automated 3D analysis of left ventricle and quantification of 3D color flow Doppler were nominated for the 2011 Young Investigator's Award of the American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography.
Dorin served on multiple national review boards and as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (2006-2008) and IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (2009-2011). He graduated from University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Advanced Management Program (AMP'11), Rutgers University (PhD'99), and Polytechnic University of Bucharest (PhD'95, Dipl.-Ing'88).