Mirza Faisal Beg

Professor, School of Engineering Science


Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
B.Tech., Instrumentation Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

Research interests

  • Deep learning/machine learning applications in health
  • MRI and PET-based biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases
  • CT-based biomarkers of body composition
  • OCT-based biomarkers of retina diseases
  • Computational anatomy
  • Non-rigid registration of medical images
  • Shape analysis
  • Statistical atlas of anatomical shapes and parallel computing applications to medical image computing


Tel: 778.782.5696  
Email: mfbeg@sfu.ca
Office: SFU Burnaby, ASB 8857
Personal webpage:

Recently taught courses

  • ENSC 413/813 Deep learning Systems in Engineering
  • ENSC 801 Linear System Theory
  • ENSC 383 Feedback Control Systems
  • ENSC 474 Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
  • ENSC 895 Special Topics III

Selected recent publications