Mirza Faisal Beg, Ph.D., P. Eng.

Professor, School of Engineering Science
Co-Director, Medical Image Analysis Laboratory
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar

B.Tech. (Hons.), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University

Phone: (778)782-5696 (office), Fax: (778)782-4951


Office: ASB 8857, 8888 University Drive, Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6



 Publications, Latest News, Open Positions

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Check out our research on Opthalmic Imaging @ SFU

Video on research collaboration with Professor Sarunic on Computational Retina Anatomy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIewlptNiwM

Here are some photos from the APEGBC 2012 President's Award Ceremony (October 26, 2012) where I was recognized with a Meritorious Achievement Award. Here's a video.


Here are some photos from the Faculty of Applied Science award ceremony where I was recognized for excellence in teaching.


Check out the talks at the recent Workshop on Mathematics of Brain Imaging we organized here at SFU.


Here is a photo of me with the team for the Ascent for Alzheimers at the summit of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, September 13, 2010.





Research Interests

Methods: Computational anatomy, algorithms for segmentation and non-rigid registration of medical images, statistical shape analysis of anatomical shapes and time series of functional and structural images. Computational Anatomy applications in diagnosis of brain/eye diseases and cancer CT imaging, Machine Learning and Deep learning, and applications in Medical Imaging.

Lab Members and Alumni

Teaching  (here are some evaluations I've received for my teaching)