Columbia University

Heffner Biomedical Imaging Lab





Prof. Andrew LAINE, DSc
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Associate Senior Research Scientist


PhD Students :


Artur Wysoczanski

Fateme Sadat Haghpanah

Soroush Arabshahi

Nabil Ettehadi


Associate Faculty from Columbia University:

  • Graham BARR MD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, CUMC. LINK
  • Ben SMITH MD, clinician-scientist and pulmonary physician, CUMC. LINK
  • Wei SHEN, Director of Image Analysis Lab and the Associate Director of the Body Composition Unit at the New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, CUMC, LINK.
  • Andrew J. EINSTEIN MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Radiology, Director of Cardiac CT Research and Co-Director of Cardiac CT and MRI. LINK
  • Shunichi HOMMA MD, Margaret Millikin Hatch Professor of Medicine and Director, Lab. of Echocardiography Service. LINK
  • Christine HENDON, PhD, Dpt of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University. LINK
  • Scott SMALL MD, Herbert Irving Professor of Neurology and Center for Neurobiology and Behavior. LINK
  • Theodore SMITH MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering.
  • Thomas VAUGHAN PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, MORTIMER B. ZUCKERMAN Mind Brain Behavior Institute. LINK
  • Francesca Zanderigo PhD, New York State Psychiatric Institute & Columbia University. LINK

External Collaborators:

  • Bing Bai, PhD., University of Southern California
  • Yu Gan PhD, Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama. LINK
  • Eric Hoffman, PhD, University of Iowa. LINK
  • Dimitris Metaxas, PhD., Rutgers University
  • Ramin Parsey, Stony Brook. LINK


Post-Docs & Research Engineers
  • Elsa Angelini, PhD
  • Jerome Kalifa. PhD
  • Jingkuan Song, PhD
  • Steven Vuong, MSc
PhD students
  • Antonio Albanese
  • Elsa Angelini (now at Imperial College London-UK, Telecom Paris-France, Columbia University)
  • Iliyana Atanasova
  • Ouri Cohen
  • Guillaume David (now at Columbia University)
  • Qi Duan (now at NIH)
  • Xinyang Feng (now at Facebook)
  • Viktor Gamarnik (MD - cardiology)
  • Jia Guo (now at Columbia University)
  • Yrjo Hame (now at GE Healthcare - previously at Philips Healthcare)
  • Yingpen Jin
  • Nikolaos Karamolegkos
  • Amin Katouzian (now at IBM Watson, previously at TU Munich)
  • David Kim
  • Noah Lee (now at Menlo Park)
  • Won Hee Lee
  • Xin (Sheena) Liu
  • Ralf Mekle
  • Arthur Mikhno (now at Medtronic)
  • Matt Neimark
  • Ming Jack. Po (now at Google)
  • Frank Provezanno (now at Columbia University)
  • Ting Song (now at FDA)
  • Jie Yang (now at Google)
Others (MSc, Interns, Visiting students)
  • Josh Aschheim
  • Bruce Bassi
  • Nicolas Beauger (MSc intern from BME-Paris master programm, France)
  • Allison Bell
  • Mehmet Birgen (MSc from CU)
  • Ajna Borogovac
  • Alexis Bruhat (MSc from CU - double diploma with BME-Paris)
  • Jian Chen
  • Casey Chiu
  • Shujian Deng
  • Laurene Donati (MSc intern from EPFL, Switerland)
  • Valentin Fauveau (MSc from CU - double diploma with BME-Paris)
  • Teresa Kao
  • Julien Hauret (BSc intern from ENS, France)
  • Thomas Marchand (MSc intern from Imperial College London and Telecom ParisTech)
  • Robert Post
  • Elisa Roccia (MSc intern from University of Padova, Italy)
  • Camille Ruppli (MSc from CU and Telecom ParisTech)
  • Mohammad Salhut
  • Gert Schoonenberg (MSc intern from Delft University, NL)
  • Mustafa Selver
  • Bruno Vallet (MSc intern from Telecom ParisTech, France)
  • Thomas Vetterli (MSc intern from EPFL, Switerland)
  • Ya Wang (MSc from CU)
  • George Xu (MSc from CU)