Research Funding

NIBIB funds research in a variety of scientific areas in bioimaging, bioengineering and informatics.

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Scientific Program Areas

Bioimaging

Bio-electromagnetic Technologies
Shumin Wang. Ph.D., Program Director

Bioanalytical Sensors
Tatjana Atanasijevic, Ph.D., Scientific Program Manager

Image-Guided Interventions
Guoying Liu, Ph.D., Program Director

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Guoying Liu, Ph.D., Program Director
Shumin Wang, Ph.D., Program Director

Molecular Probes and Imaging Agents
Tatjana Atanasijevic, Ph.D., Scientific Program Manager

Nuclear Medicine
George Zubal, Ph.D., Program Director

Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy
Afrouz Anderson,  Ph.D., Program Director
Behrouz Shabestari, Ph.D., Director - National Technology Centers Program, Acting Director - Division of Health Informatics Technologies

Ultrasound: Diagnostic & Interventional
Randy King, Ph.D., Program Director

X-ray, Electron, and Ion Beam
George Zubal, Ph.D., Program Director

Bioengineering

Prototype Design 

Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Analysis
Grace Peng, Ph.D., Program Director

Prototype Demonstration

Biomaterial Interfaces
Luisa Russell, Ph.D., Program Director

Biorobotic Systems
Moria Bittmann, Ph.D., Program Director

Synthetic Biological Systems
David Rampulla, Ph.D., Director

Health Informatics Technologies

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning
Behrouz Shabestari, Ph.D., Director - National Technology Centers Program, Acting Director - Division of Health Informatics Technologies
Image Processing, Visual Perception and Display
Behrouz Shabestari, Ph.D., Director - National Technology Centers Program, Acting Director - Division of Health Informatics Technologies
Qi Duan, Ph.D., Program Director