Castillo to Join Department as an Associate Professor

July 13, 2021

Edward Castillo will join the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an associate professor in the fall of 2021.

Castillo is currently an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

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His research focuses on the theoretical development, implementation, and clinical deployment of numerical methods for medical image analysis. His current projects include developing deep learning methods for medical image processing, robust methods for computing pulmonary perfusion and ventilation imaging from non-contrast dynamic CT, pulmonary embolism detection from CT-derived functional imaging, and cancer radiotherapy dose-response modeling.

Castillo holds four patents and is a member of the National Institutes of Health Image Guided Intervention and Surgery (IGIS) study section, the National Cancer Institute’s Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

He received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in computational and applied mathematics from Rice University. He received a B.S. in mathematics from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.