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Le Lu, PhD
Staff Scientist
Imaging Sciences

Academic Degrees
PhD, John Hopkins University


Phone: 301-496-5283


Le Lu has been a staff scientist in Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center since 2013.

His research is focused on medical image understanding and semantic parsing to fit into "revolutionary" clinical workflow practices, especially in the area of preventive cancer early detection and diagnosis via large scale imaging protocols and statistical (Deep) learning principles.

Previously he worked on various core R&D problems in colonic polyp and lung nodule CADx systems, and vessel, bone imaging at Siemens Corporate Research and Siemens Healthcare from Oct. 2006 until Jan. 2013, and his last post was a senior staff scientist.

He is the (co-)inventor of 16 US/International patents, 30 inventions and has authored or coauthored more than 80 peer reviewed papers (many appeared in tier-one journals and conferences).

He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University in May 2007. He won the Mentor of the Year award (staff scientist/staff clinician category) at NIH in 2015, and the best summer intern mentor award from NIH-CC in 2013. He is a (senior) program committee member for MICCAI 2015, 2016 and an area chair for IEEE CVPR 2017.

Le Lu, PhD

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This page last updated on 06/22/2017

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