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Bennett Landman

Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Chancellor Faculty Fellow
Director of Graduate Studies in Electrical Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer Science

Intellectual Neighborhoods

Research Focus

Magnetic resonance imaging & statistical analysis with emphasis on medical imaging.


Bennett Landman graduated with a bachelor of science (’01) and master of engineering (’02) in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. After graduation, he worked in an image processing startup company and a private medical imaging research firm before returning for a doctorate in biomedical engineering (‘08) from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Since 2010, he has been with the Faculty of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, where he is currently an associate professor. His research concentrates on applying image-processing technologies to leverage large-scale imaging studies to improve understanding of individual anatomy and personalize medicine.

Institute Affiliation

The Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE) is an interdisciplinary, trans-institutional entity designed to bring engineers and physicians together to impact healthcare.