Carl-Fredrik Westin

Dr. Carl-Fredrik Westin

Director, Laboratory for Mathematics in Imaging
Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School
Carl-Fredrik Westin

Carl-Fredrik Westin is the founding director of Laboratory of Mathematics in Imaging (founded 2000), Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, Boston.

Research interests: 

- Medical Image Analysis
- Image Guided Therapy 
- Manifold Learning for Imaging 
- Diffusion MRI in Schizophrenia 
- Diffusion MRI for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 

Scientific communities involvement: 
- Area Editor for Pattern Recognition Letters 
- Editorial Board Journal of Biomedical Informatics 
- Area Chair MICCAI: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
- Program/Review Committee: CVPR, ICCV, MICCAI, ECCV, ICPR, ISBI, MMBIA, etc. 

Conference organization experience:
- Diffusion Tutorials at the conference Medical Image Computer and Computer Assisted Intervations: MICCAI 2007MICCAI 2008MICCAI 2009MICCAI 2010
- Track Chair, World Congress 2009, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 
MMBIA 2007: Program Chair (over 100 delegates) 
- EUROCAST 2003: Program Chair Neuroimage (over 100 delegates)

- IPMI 2015: Co-chair (over 130 delegates)

Carl-Fredrik Westin has (co)-authored over 200 publications, abstracts excluded, in the fields of computer vision, medical image analysis and image guided surgery, of which over 120 are in peer-reviewed international journals. He has served as a Guest Editor on several special issues on image analysis (IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, International Journal of Computer Vision, Signal Processing).

He has mentored 16 post-doctoral fellows with engineering and computer science background; 6 of them currently hold tenure track positions at different universities, 5 hold junior faculty positions, 3 have research positions in the medical imaging industry, and 2 are currently working in LMI. He has also supervised 12 PhD students and 15 MSc students. 

Contact Information


Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Radiology, 1249 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215
p: (+1) 617-525-6209

Research Role