Academic Report

Forum on Medical Imaging and Intelligent Computing Held Successfully


On October 24, the postgraduate academic forum Medical Imaging and Intelligent Computing co-sponsored by National Engineering Laboratory for Integrated Aero-Space-Ground-Ocean Big Data Application Technology, and Centre for Multidisciplinary Convergence Computing of the School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Speech & Image Information Processing, Shaanxi Signal Processing Society and the Special Committee of Artificial Intelligence, Shaanxi Computer Society was successfully held in Nanshanyuan, Changan Campus of Northwestern Polytechnical University.

The forum invited 6 well-known experts from famous universities, research institutes and transnational corporations at home and abroad together with 6 excellent doctoral students from famous universities in and outside the province to share the new methods and technologies emerging in the frontier fields such as medical imaging, data modeling and so on. The forum received warm response from young students and scholars. Teachers and students from a great number of universities and scientific research institutes across the country registered for the forum, and many teachers and students registered on the spot on the same day, and the number of participants eventually reached nearly 70.

In his opening speech, Professor Xia Yong first introduced the students and teachers who were invited to deliver speeches at the forum, and expressed his sincere thanks and warm welcome to the guests on behalf of the organizers. Then, he encouraged the young students and scholars participated in the forum to learn about different disciplines, research methods and frontier topics from a broad perspective, promote each other in academic exchanges, and enjoy the academic feast amusedly.

During the seminar, Dr. Lyu Le of Ping An Technology American Research Institute, Dr. Xu Zile of NVIDIA Research Institute, Dr. Li Junhua of University of Essex, professor Gou Shuiping of Xidian University, professor He Xiaowei of Northwest University, and professor Xia Yong of Northwestern Polytechnical University were invited to report on their latest research in their respective fields and offer their prospects for the trend of medical imaging AI. In the ensuing Doctor Forum session, Dr. Ge Rongjun (winner of the Best Report Award on MICCAI 2019, the Top Conference in Medical Imaging) from Southeast University, Dr. Liu Feihong from Northwest University, Dr. Liu Ningtao from Xidian University, Dr. Yang Heran from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Dr. Zhang Jianpeng and Dr. Jia Haozhe from Northwestern Polytechnical University reported the recent research results of the top journals and conferences they published in their respective fields, which aroused warm response from all participants. They also had in-depth discussions and exchanges on some key issues in research with young students and scholars attended the conference.

The forum is part of a series of activities entitled “Doctor Forum on Intelligent Medical Imaging Analysis and Learning”, and the forum was financially supported by the Postgraduates Academic Forum of Northwestern Polytechnical University.

(Reviewers: Xia Yong, Deng Lei)

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