Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood works as a Research Manager in the Health care Informatics Department at the IBM Almaden Research Center. She currently leads the AALIM project on multimodal mining for healthcare. She graduated from the MIT AI Lab in 1993, obtaining the Ph.D. degree in computer science. Prior to IBM, she worked as a Research Staff Member at Xerox Webster Research Center, Webster, NY, USA. She joined IBM Almaden Research Center in 1998. Prior to that, she led the Image Indexing Program at Xerox Research and was one of the early originators of the field of content-based image and video retrieval. Currently, she is working on applications of content-based retrieval in healthcare. Over the past 25 years, her research interests have been in a variety of areas relating to artificial intelligence including computer vision, image and video databases, medical image analysis, bioinformatics, signal processing, document analysis, and distributed computing frameworks. She has over 100 refereed publications and over 40 issued patents. She serves as the General Cochair of IEEE HISB 2011. She served as the program Cochair of CVPR 2008. She is a Senior Member of IEEE.
Biography Updated on 20 January 2011