Dinggang Shen is Jeffrey Houpt Distinguished Investigator, and a Professor in the Department of Radiology and BRIC at UNC-Chapel Hill. Before joining UNC as an associate professor in April 2008, he was a tenure-track assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania since July 2002, and a faculty member in Johns Hopkins University in 2001 and 2002.

Dr. Shen is on the Advisory Board of Physics in Medicine & Biology (PMB) and Cognitive Computation (Springer Neuroscience, USA), and also the Editorial Board of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (2016-2017), Medical Image Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI), Pattern Recognition, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, International Journal of Image and Graphics, CMBBE: Imaging & Visualization, and Brain Informatics. He also has served as a reviewer for numerous international journals and conferences.

Dr. Shen has published >1000 articles in journals and proceedings of international conferences. He is the recipient of the title of SJTU Top Ten Research Elite (1994), best paper awards (1993,2001,2003,2005,2007), and the most cited paper award (2007). He is Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and also Fellow of The International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).