Dr. Faisal Beg is currently a professor at the School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University. He got his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering at IIT-Kharagpur, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University, and doctorate in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University (USA) which included studying the first year curriculum of the medical school along with engineering and mathematics.
He was recognized with the Faculty of Applied Science’s Excellence in Teaching award (2011) and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia’s Meritorious Achievement award (Presidential Award, 2012) for his contributions to engineering and computational tools for advancing technology applicable to human health, and the Faculty of Science Excellence in Research Award (2015).
His expertise is in combining AI, machine learning, medical imaging analysis, computer vision and signal processing with a deep understanding of the medical domain to design 2D/3D imaging-based biomarkers for the quantitative understanding of human anatomy structure and function.
For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Beg, please see Google Scholar.