James S Duncan PhD

Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Electrical Engineering; Director of Undergraduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering; Vice Chair, Bioimaging Sciences in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

School of Engineering and Applied ScienceHigh Performance ComputationRadiobiology & RadiotherapyNIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Diagnostic Radiology: Bioimaging Sciences: Image Processing & Analysis Group; Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic ResonanceYale Translational Research Imaging Center (Y-TRIC)Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

Research Interests

Computer vision; Image processing and medical imaging, with an emphasis on biomedical image analysis more...


  • B.S.E.E., Lafayette College, 1973
  • M.S., UCLA, 1975
  • Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1982

Selected Publications

  • S. Hadjidemetriou, D. Toomre and J.S. Duncan, "Motion tracking of the outer tips of microtubules," Medical Image Analysis, 2008. (electronic version online, in press).
  • Y. Zhu X. Papademetris, and J. S. Duncan, Segmentation of Myocardial Volumes from Real-Time 3D Echocardiography Using an Incompressibility Constraint, Medical Image Computing and Computer Aided Intervention (MICCAI), LNCS 4792, October, 2007. Vol.I, Pp. 44-51.
  • C. Delorenzo, X. Papademetris, K. Vives, D. Spencer and J. S. Duncan, A Com- prehensive System for Intraoperative 3D Brain Deformation Recovery, Medical Image Computing and Computer Aided Intervention (MICCAI), LNCS 4792, October, 2007. Vol.II, Pp. 553-561.



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