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Edward Lipson

Edward Lipson

Edward Lipson

Emeritus Professor


359 Physics Building


Biophysical Science

Research Interests
  • Medical imaging & nuclear medicine (MRI, PET, SPECT).
  • Photosensory transduction in microorganisms.
  • Telemedicine and distributed medical intelligence.
  • Human-computer interfacing and assistive technology.
  • Green/smart building control technologies.

Research Spotlight


Coronal cross-section through MRM and PET breast images. Green: MRM. Red: PET.


1971 Ph.D. in Physics (nuclear)
California Institute of Technology 1966 B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics and Math
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Awards & Professional Honors

A.P. Sloan Foundation Fellow (1979-83)

Selected Publications

Li, S., Zhang, J., Krol, A., Schmidtlein, C. R., Vogelsang, L., Shen, L., Lipson, E., Feiglin, D., and Xu, Y. 2015. Effective noise-suppressed and artifact-reduced reconstruction of SPECT data using a preconditioned alternating projection algorithm. Med. Phys. 42:4872- 4887.

Lipson. E. D. 2012. Action Spectroscopy — General Problems. In: CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, 3rd ed. (Griesbeck, A., Oelgemöller, M., and Ghetti, F., eds.) CRC Press, Boca Raton, Vol. 2, Ch. 43, pp. 1081-1091.

Unlu, M.Z., Krol, A., Magri, A., Mandel, J.A., Lee, W., Baum, K.G., Lipson, E.D., Coman, I.L., and Feiglin, D.H. 2010. Computerized nonrigid PET-to-MRI breast-image registration with deformable finite-element model, Comput.Biol. Med. 40:37–53.

Magri, A. W., Krol, A., Feiglin, D., Lipson, E. D., Mandel, J., McGraw, W., and Lee, W. 2008. Parametric dynamic F-18-FDG PET/CT breast imaging. Proc. SPIE: 6916 (Medical Imaging 2008: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images, Hu, X. P. and Clough, A. V., eds.) 69161D (12 pages).

Slamani, M. A., Krol, A., Beaumont, J., Price, R. L., Coman, I. L., Lipson, E. D. 2006. Application of phase correlation to the montage synthesis and 3D reconstruction of large tissue volumes from confocal laser scanning microscopy, Microsc. Microanal. 12:106-112.