Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Kenji Suzuki, an expert in computer engineering and medical imaging, was awarded the 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who. Suzuki, on faculty in Armour College of Engineering, heads the Computational Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging Lab at Illinois Tech. His award from Marquis Who’s Who recognizes Suzuki’s dedication to his profession and contributions made over the past 25 years. He was inducted as a member of the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievers.
Before coming to Illinois Tech in 2014 Suzuki worked at the University of Chicago, Aichi Prefectural University (Japan), and Hitachi Medical Corporation. His research interests include computational intelligence and machine learning in medical imaging, computer-aided detection and diagnosis, and medical image processing and analysis. With more than 300 published papers, Suzuki is credited as being one of the top 10 most-cited researchers in the world in the field of computer-aided diagnosis. He is the recipient of the EANM Springer-Nature Award 2016 for the most-cited paper from the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and Springer-Nature.’