Nasir M. Rajpoot, PhD, SMIEEE

Associate Professor
Head, Bioimage Analysis Lab
Computational Biology and Bioimaging (COMBI)
Room CS.303
Department of Computer Science
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom
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"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality." Albert Einstein


Current Research Interests

- Digital Pathology Image Analysis
- Bioimage Analysis
- Multiplex Biomarkers in Cancer
- Pattern Recognition

Past Projects

- Image Denoising (Multilateral Filtering)
- Video Denoising (TIWP3D Video Denoising)
- Texture analysis (WaveTex, Phase Gradients, VillageFinder)
- Wavelet representations (Planelets, Polar cosine transform)
- Shape Analysis
- Image Coding (CZQ/SRWP Image Coding)
- Data compression (FP)


- CS313: Mobile Robotics 2001-07 and 2010-12
- CS403: Multimedia Processing, Communications and Storage [Wavelets section] 2002-12
- CS138: Mathematics for Computer and Business Studies 2009-12
- CS132: Computer Organisation and Architecture 2008-10
- CS310: 3rd year project ideas
- CS407: 4th year group project ideas
- CS907: MSc project ideas

Postdoc Fellow

- Dr Shan-e-Ahmed Raza

Current Graduate Students

- Najah Alsubaie
- Samuel Jefferyes (Cell motility modeling, PhD candidate funded by BBSRC)
- Violet Kovacheva (Multi-tag bioimage analysis, PhD candidate funded by BBSRC)
- Denis Kramer
- Guannan Li (Bioimage analysis, PhD candidate)
- Mary Shapcott (Multi-channel co-localization analysis, PhD candidate)
- Korsuk Sirinukunwattana (Toponome data analysis, PhD candidate funded by QNRF)
- Mike Tzu-Hsi Song (Digital pathlogy image analysis, PhD candidate)
- Nicholas Trahearn (Registration of digital pathology images, PhD candidate funded by EPSRC/CASE)

Former Graduate Students

- Adnan Khan (Algorithms for Breast Cancer Grading); PhD (Sep 2014) [now at the Inst Cancer Research, London]
- Shan-e-Ahmad Raza (Multimodal Image Registration); PhD (March 2014) [now at the University of Warwick, UK]
- Dan Peet (Microtubule tracing); MSc (Sep 2012) [now at the University of Warwick, UK]
- PC Suraj Bangalore-Nagaraj (Tracking spots in fluorescence microscopy); MRes (August 2011) [now at Alstom Grid, UK]
- Vinay Kalasannavar (Analysis of Pathology Images); MSc (November 2010) [now at Four Roads, UK]
- Nerin George (Financial data modelling); MSc (November 2010) [now at UN, Austria]
- Khalid Masood (Histology image analysis for human colon biopsy classification); PhD (September 2010) [now at King Abdulaziz University, KSA]
- Hammad Qureshi (Classification of meningioma histology images); PhD (December 2009) [now at ITU, Pakistan]
- Irfan Butt (Multilateral filtering for image denoising); MSc (November 2009) Best Dissertation Prize [now at Nottingham University, UK]
- Adnan Osmani (Glandular segmentation in colon histology images); MRes (July 2009) [now at Google]
- Zhen Yao (Directional edge and texture representations for image processing); PhD (December 2007)

Professional Activities/Affiliations

- Associate Editor, Machine Vision and Applications

- Guest Editor, Special issue on Microscopy Image Analysis for Biomedical Applications (MIABA), Springer Machine Vision and Applications (MVA), 2011
- Guest Editor, Special issue on Multivariate Microscopy Image Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2010
- Guest Editor, Special issue on New Advances in Video-based Gait Analysis and Applications: Challenges and Solutions, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics, 2010

- Co-Chair, MICCAI'2012 workshop on Histopathology Image Analysis (HIMA), Nice (France), October 5, 2012
- Co-Chair, MICCAI'2011 workshop on Histopathology Image Analysis (HIMA), Toronto (Canada), September 18, 2011
- Co-Presenter, ASIP Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology: Trends in Experimental Pathology, Washington DC (USA), April 9, 2011
- Co-Chair, HIMA Course at Pathology Informatics 2010, Boston (MA, USA), September 19-22, 2010
- Co-Chair, ICPR'2010 Contest on Pattern Recognition in Histopathological Images, Istanbul (Turkey), August 23, 2010
- General Chair, Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), Warwick (UK), July 6-7, 2010
- Co-Chair, BMVA Symposium on Microscopy Image Analysis for Biomedical Applications, London (UK), April 21, 2010
- Co-Chair, MICCAI'2009 Workshop on Optical Tissue Image Analysis in Microscopy, Histopathology and Endoscopy (OPTIMHisE), Imperial College London (UK), September 2009
- Co-Chair, Histology Image Analysis (HIMA): Now and Future, Ohio State University, Columbus, July 2009
- Co-Presenter, MICCAI'2008 Tutorial on Histopathology Imaging, New York (USA), September 2008
- Co-Chair, ISBI'2008 Special Session on Computational Histopathology, Paris (France), May 2008
- Technical Chair, 18th British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC'2007), University of Warwick (UK), September 2007

- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2015): SPIE Digital Pathology'2015, ISBI'2015 [Assoc Editor], ICIP'2015, MICCAI'2015
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2014): SPIE Digital Pathology'2014, MECBME'2014, ISBI'2014, ICASSP'2014, ICPR'2014, ICISP'2014, MIUA'2014, MICCAI'2014, AICCSA'2014
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2013): ICIP'2013, MICCAI'2013, WOSSPA'2013, SPIE Digital Pathology'2013, ISBI'2013, ICASSP'2013
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2012): MICCAI'2012, ICIP'2012, ICPR'2012, BMVC'2012, MIUA'2012, HIMA@MICCAI'2012, ICISP'2012
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2011): MIAAB'2011, MIUA'2011, ICIP'2011, ISBI'2011, ICASSP'2011
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2010): MICCAI'2010, BMVC'2010, ISBI'2010, ICIP'2010
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2009): BMVC'2009, ICIP'2009, ISBI'2009, MIUA'2009, ICASSP'2009, BTAS'2009
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2008): MICCAI'2008, BMVC'2008, ICIP'2008, MIUA'2008
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2007): BMVC'2007, ICIP'2007, MIUA'2007, ICMV'2007
- Member, Programme/Review Committee (2006): MICCAI'2006, ICIP'2006, MIUA'2006, DEST'2007
- Reviewer, IEEE Transactions IP, MI, CSVT, SP, SPL, SMC, NN
- Reviewer, Pattern Recognition, Pattern Analysis and Applications, IET Electronic Letters, IEE Proceedings VISP, SPIE Optical Engineering

- Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- Member, British Machine Vision Association (BMVA)
- Member, British Association of Cancer Research (BACR)

Contact Information

Tel#: +44 (24) 7657 3795
Fax#: +44 (24) 7657 3024

Last modified by NMR, Sep 2012