Mission Area

Research Topics

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Medical imaging

The Computational Biomedical Imaging Group pursues research on the development of new algorithms for the reconstruction and post-processing of medical and biological images.


Research Team

Mathews Jacob

Mathews Jacob, PhD

Faculty Affiliate, Iowa Technology Institute;
Director, Computational Biomedical Imaging Group;
Associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
Mathews Jacob is associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and faculty affiliate at the Iowa Technology Institute. He directs the Computational Biomedical Imaging Group (CBIG).


Researchers 7T Scanner
Researchers work with a 7T MRI scanner.

UI researchers work to significantly improve brain scan resolution

Sponsored by a National Institute on Aging grant, University of Iowa scholars believe they can generate ultra-high-resolution images of the brain through synergies in deep learning algorithms and novel sequences on a 7 Tesla (7T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner.
Mathews Jacob

Mathews Jacob

Director, Computational Biomedical Imaging Group

Professor of electrical and computer engineering


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