Ching-Chang Ko, DDS, MS, PhD, is Professor and Vig/William Endowed Chair of the Division of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry at the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. Dr. Ko graduated in Dentistry from Kaohsiung Medical College in Taiwan in 1984 and subsequently gained his MS in Bioengineering at National Yang-Ming University and his PhD in Bioengineering and Biomaterials at the University of Michigan. He completed his Certificate in Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota in 2006. He has been Professor of Orthodontics at University of North Carolina 2006-2019 and served as Program Director since 2013 and Chair 2017-2019. He moved to Ohio State University in 2020 to join the Division of Orthodontics and the Translational Data Analytics Institute to develop Artificial Intelligence in Orthodontics. In 2017 Dr. Ko was also a Guest Professor at Peking University in China. Dr. Ko is the author of 150 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is an Associate Editor for The Angle Orthodontist and an editorial board member of the Chinese Journal of Orthodontics and acts as a reviewer for numerous journals. NIH, NSF, Whitaker Foundation, NC Biotech, and companies (e.g., 3M /ESPE, Smartee Inc., N2Bio) have supported his research, in part. He is Member of International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
Dinggang Shen, PhD, FIEEE, FAIMBE, FIAPR, is Professor and Dean of School of Biomedical Engineering, ShanghaiTech University, and also Co-CEO of United Imaging Intelligence (UII). He is Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Fellow of The International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), and also Fellow of The Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Society. He was Jeffrey Houpt Distinguished Investigator, and (Tenured) Full Professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). His research interests include medical image analysis, computer vision, and pattern recognition. He has published more than 1100 peer-reviewed papers in the international journals and conference proceedings, with H-index 107. He serves as an editorial board member for eight international journals. Also, he has served in the Board of Directors, The Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Society, in 2012-2015, and was General Chair for MICCAI 2019.
Li Wang, BS, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the director of Developing Brain Computing Lab. He joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a postdoctoral research fellow in 2010, after gaining his doctorate in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, and took up his present post in 2015. Dr. Wang’s research focuses on the development of innovative computational methods and tools for processing and analyzing medical imaging data. Among his achievements are the creation of a comprehensive set of advanced CBCT-dedicated tools for processing CBCTs for patients with craniomaxillofacial deformities. He has been lead or co-author of 76 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has an H-index of 40. He acts as a reviewer for numerous journals. He is a senior member of the IEEE..