Project Description

Jinshan Tang

Associate Professor, School of Technology

Research Interests

  • Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
  • Biomedical Imaging and Medical Image Analysis
  • Medical Informatics and Intelligent Medical Diagnosis System


Dr. Jinshan Tang is currently an associate professor of the computer network and administration program in the School of Technology at Michigan Technological University. He got his PhD degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and received postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School and National Institute of Health.

From 1998 to 2000, he worked as an invited researcher at ATR Media Integration and Communication Research Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan. In 2000, he joined Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School as a postdoctoral research associate. From 2001 to 2004, he was with University of Virginia, Charlottesville. From 2004 to 2005, he was with National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. From 2005 to 2006, he was a senior engineer at Intel, Hudson, MA. From 2006 to 2011, he was an assistant professor at Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, MS.

Dr. Tang’s research covers wide areas related to image processing and imaging technologies. His specific research interests include biomedical image analysis and biomedical imaging, biometrics, computer vision and image understanding. He has obtained more than one million dollars grants in the past years as a PI or Co-PI. He published more than 80 refereed journal and conference papers. He served as a committee member at different international conferences. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of the Technical Committee on Information Assurance and Intelligent Multimedia-Mobile Communications, IEEE SMC society.