Ciprian Crainiceanu
(Chip-ree-ann Cray-nee-cha-noo)

Paper under development Multilevel functional principal component analysis for high-dimensional data Population value decomposition, a framework for the analysis of image populations Longitudinal functional principal component analysis Nonlinear Tube-Fitting for the Analysis of Anatomical and Functional Structures Population value decomposition, a framework for the analysis of image populations

Ciprian Crainiceanu                                         Research images
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins University
615 N. Wolfe Street, E3636
Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
Phone: 1 (410) 955-3505
Email: ccrainic [at] jhsph [dot] edu
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May 2018: Sadly, this website will start to be phased out. I was hoping that it gets so outdated that it becomes "cool" again. My students mentioned that it was never cool, so I will reluctantly switch to a new website soon (details TBA).

May 2018: New online book on Methods in Biostatistics with R. This is an introductory book for Master level Biostatisticians (calculus and R-based). The book will be used at Johns Hopkins Biostatistics in the introductory methods sequence for Master students (651-651 1/2).

February 2018: New paper on The upstrap, a paper inspired by the bootstrap, but that provides sampling with replacement for any sample size, not just the sample size of the original data.

September 2017: Honored to receive the Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lectureship Award and give a talk on Biostatistical Methods for Wearable and Implantable Technology (WIT).

July 2017: New movie about the Biostatistics Department at JHU.

June 2017: Ran one mile in 5:56. I have been trying to do this for a while, and finally did it. Started at 10.5mph for the first couple of minutes (including the ramping up the speed period), ran another ~2 minutes at 10.3mph and the last ~ 2 minutes at 10.0mph. It was a little difficult around minute 4, but reducing the speed slightly helped with breathing.

April 2017: Ran my second 10K in 50:49. The secret is patience and small increases in pace when feeling ready. I like to run on the treadmill to protect my knees and control pace. I do not recommend to over do it because even smaller injuries can keep one away from running.

February 2017: Ran my first 10K at a leisurely 52:47. Trying to get the 1 mile under 6 minutes.

July 2016: New Coursera course on using R for clinical brain imaging is now live.

March 2015: Dean's invited lecture on wearable computing.

August 2014: We have started smart stat tools, the first automatic, web-based platform for multiple sclerosis lesion segmentation.

April 2014: PhD student John Muschelli builds first interactive R plots for 3D and 4D brain imaging using his R package brainR

April 2014: I and Brian Caffo become ASA Fellows. Fun fact: there have been a total of 2,548 ASA fellows from 1914 (first year when ASA Fellowship was awarded) to 2013

August 2013: Huffington Post article on the need for Neuro quants

March 2013: Paper accepted in NeuroImage Clinical. OASIS is Automated Statistical Inference for Segmentation, with applications to Multiple Sclerosis lesion segmentation in MRI

December 2012: The image intra-class correlation coefficient (I2C2) paper for imaging replication studies is now online. Click here for software, data.

November 2012: New YouTube interview on image data segmentation and visualization.

October 2012: Scalar-on-image regression paper accepted to JCGS.

August 2012: New website of the SMART research group is now live. Complete list of publications is now searchable.

March 2012: I participate in the Big Data event organized by the White House and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

March 2012: Students from our research group have accepted tenure track Assistant Professor positions: Jeff Goldsmith at Columbia Biostatistics, Russell (Taki) Shinohara at UPenn Biostatistics and Vadim Zipunnikov at Hopkins Biostatistics.

March 2012: Paper accepted by the American Journal of Neuroradiology. SubLIME: Automatic lesion incidence estimation and detection using multi-modality longitudinal MRIs.

October 2011: Brian S. Caffo, co-founder of the SMART research group, receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) Award, the first such award for a Statistician. White House press release. School of Public Health press release.

October 2011: SMART research group led by Brian and Ciprian wins the ADHD-200 competition. Press.

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