Brian Canada - Research Interests

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Brian Canada USCB USC Beaufort csci computational science headshotBrian Canada, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor of Computational Science 
Email: bcanada at uscb dot edu
Phone: (843) 208-8314

Short Bio: Brian Canada officially joined USCB in January 2011 as an Assistant Professor of Computational Science with an emphasis in Biology. He earned his BS degree (with Highest Distinction) in chemical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1999. After working as an engineer in industry, he returned to Penn State for graduate school in 2004, where he was named an Academic Computing Fellow from 2006-2009. In 2010, he received his PhD in Integrative Biosciences with an option in Bioinformatics and Genomics as well as a graduate minor in Computational Science. His dissertation research focused on machine learning and content-based image retrieval in the context of zebrafish phenomics. Dr. Canada is a reviewer for the National Science Foundation, and he presently serves on the scientific working groups for the NIH/NCRR-sponsored program LAMHDI (Linking Animal Models to Human DIsease) as well as the EPSCoR/IDeA-sponsored South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication. His publications have appeared in the proceedings of international conferences of both IEEE and ACM as well as in the Springer journal Multimedia Tools and Applications, for which he also serves as a reviewer.