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Dr. Stefan Jaeger is a Visiting Scientist at the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications at the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He received his diploma in computer science from University of Kaiserslautern and his PhD from University of Freiburg, Germany. Dr. Jaeger has an international research background, both in academia and industry. He has held, among others, positions at Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Maryland, Tokyo University of Agri. & Tech., University of Karlsruhe, and Daimler. His research interests include biomedical imaging, medical informatics, pattern recognition, machine learning, and Chinese medicine. He has about sixty publications in these areas, several of which received best paper awards and nominations, including two patents.
He is associate editor of Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis, and editorial board member of Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery.
- HHS-Ignite Pathway Team Award for Automatic X-ray Screening for Rural Areas, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2014.
- Certificate of Appreciation, Communications Engineering Branch, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, 2014.
- IAPR/ICDAR Young Investigator Award Nomination, International Association of Pattern Recognition, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, 2007.
- Best Student Paper, International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR), La Baule, France; Y. Li, Y. Zheng, D. Doermann, S. Jaeger. A New Algorithm for Detecting Text Line in Handwritten Documents, 2006.
- Best Paper Nomination, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Seoul, Korea: S. Jaeger, H. Ma, D. Doermann. Identifying Script on Word-Level with Informational Confidence, 2005.
- Research Fellowship, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan, Nov. 2000 – March 2003.
- PhD Thesis Award, German Research Centers for Artificial Intelligence, 1999.
- Daimler-Benz Graduate Fellow, Daimler-Benz Research Center, Ulm, Germany, 1994 –1998.