S. Kevin Zhou
University of Science and Technology of China, China

Prof. S. Kevin Zhou obtained his PhD degree from University of Maryland (UMD), College Park. Currently as a Distinguished Professor and founding Executive Dean, School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, he conducts research in the frontier of artificial intelligence for medical imaging and computer vision, publishing 240+ book chapters and peer-reviewed papers, registering 140+ granted patents, and authoring/editing 5 research monographs. including the authoritative reference entitled “Handbook of Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention”. Prior to his professor career, he was a Principal Expert and Senior R&D Director at Siemens Healthineers Research located at Princeton NJ, heading a group of ~20 research scientists and interns with an accumulated revenue of over $30M and discovering and driving enabling innovations into over 10 FDA-approved products that have impacted the diagnosis and treatment of millions of lives in ten-thousands of hospitals worldwide. He is a founder of Z2Sky Technologies Inc., a start-up focusing on commercializing AI technologies for high-resolution and accelerated medical imaging. His contributions have been recognized with multiple technology, patent, and product awards, including MICCAI Young Scientist Award Honorable Mention (twice), Best Paper Awards from MICCAI workshops, UMD ECE Distinguished Alumni Award, Siemens Inventor of the Year, R&D 100 Award (Oscar of Invention), Thomas Edison Patent Award, and J&J Supplier Enabled Innovation Awards.

He has enthusiastically provided services to professional communities, being a treasurer and board member for the MICCAI Society, a Program Co-Chair for MICCAI2020 Conference, an editorial board member for IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging (TMI), Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), and Medical Image Analysis, an area chair for AAAI, CVPR, ICCV, MICCAI, and NeurIPS, and an advisor for open-source Project MONAI (Medical Open Network for AI). He is a fellow of IEEE, AIMBE, and NAI (National Academy of Inventors).