Emad M. Boctor

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment: Radiology and Radiological Science

Research Interests

Research Interests:

  • Image-Guided intervention
  • Image-guided therapy
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Elasticity
  • Thermal Imaging

Emad M. Boctor, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Division of Medical Imaging Physics within the Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. He holds a joint appointment in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science. Dr. Boctor earned a B.Sc. in biomedical engineering from Egypt’s Cairo University before earning master’s and doctoral degrees in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. After joining the Hopkins faculty, he launched the Medical UltraSound Imaging and Intervention Collaboration (MUSiiC) Research Laboratory, which develops innovative ultrasound technologies for medical applications. He is also affiliated with the JHU Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) and Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology (CISST) Engineering Research Center, a National Science Foundation-designated center.

Dr. Boctor has authored and co-authored more than 25 journal articles, as well as the book, Enabling Technologies for Ultrasound Imaging in Computer-Assisted Intervention. He holds several patents, with more pending.


Secondary Appointment: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Affiliations: Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology (CISST) Engineering Research Center; Encephalitis Center


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