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RAP opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology     NIST

Standards and Algorithms for Enhancing Quality in Medical Imaging


Information Technology Laboratory, Software and Systems Division

opportunity location
50.77.51.B7528 Gaithersburg, MD

NIST only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Peter Bajcsy 301.975.2958
Ram D. Sriram 301.975.3507


Medical imaging is making major strides into current medical diagnosis and therapy. According to one market report, “the fastest growing category of the imaging market consists not of imaging equipment, but of computer systems that are used as adjuncts to imaging equipment.” Our current research interests focus on standards for data collection and analysis across an array of different commercial imaging platforms including associated metadata; feature extraction tools for various imaging modalities, including CT scans, MRI, wireless capsule endoscopy; software methods for measurement of change in computed extracted features such as tumor volume or other anatomical, functional, or metabolic metrics; physical performance standards and related image quality standards particularly for qualifying image attributes for measuring change; and semantic interoperability standards for ensuring standard image rendering, related meta data, data storage, and retrieval.


key words
Medical imaging; Standards; Semantic interoperability; Image storage; Image retrieval; Feature extraction;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$82,764.00 $3,000.00
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