Best student paper award for Nikhil Chacko, UCSB student, at ISBI'15

Nikhil Chacko, graduate student in electrical and computer engineering at UCSB in Michael Liebling's lab (Idiap Research Institute and UCSB), received a Best Student Paper Award (sponsored by Amazon and the IEEE Journal on Biomedical and Health Informatics) at the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'15), held 16-19 April 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.
His paper, co-authored with Kevin Chan and Liebling, is entitled "Intensity-Based Point-Spread-Function-Aware Registration for Multi-View Applications in Optical Microscopy."


ISBI is an annual conference co-sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). It covers algorithmic, mathematical and computational aspects of biomedical imaging. In 2015, ISBI received 705 paper submissions (381 accepted) and was attended by some 600 participants. Four papers were selected for the Best Student Paper Awards among 18 finalists, after presentation at the conference. 

More info:

Ivan Selesnick (NYU, Chair of the Awards Committee), May D. Wang (Georgia Tech, Senior Editor, IEEE Journal on Biomedical and Health Informatics), Nikhil Chacko, Dirk Padfield (Amazon)

Nikhil Chacko ISBI award