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Dr. P. Thomas Fletcher

Dr. P. Thomas Fletcher - SCI Faculty Member

Associate Professor
School of Computing
WEB 4686
phone (801) 587-9641
fax (801) 585-6513
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Background

Tom Fletcher received his B.A. degree in Mathematics at the University of Virginia in 1999. He received an M.S. in Computer Science in 2002 followed by a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2004 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Current Responsibilities

Dr. Fletcher's research is focused on creating novel methods at the intersection of statistics, mathematics, and computer science to solve problems in medical image analysis. He is currently collaborating with researchers in Autism and Alzheimer's disease at the University of Utah on the statistical analysis of combined imaging modalities, including structural MRI, DTI, fMRI and PET in longitudinal studies.

Dr. Fletcher will serve as the SCI Institute's third USTAR faculty member. USTAR is an innovative, aggressive and far-reaching effort to bolster Utah's economy with high-paying jobs and keep the state vibrant in the Knowledge Age. The USTAR Support Coalition and the Salt Lake Chamber sought public and private investment to recruit world-class research teams in carefully targeted disciplines. These teams will develop products and services that can be commercialized in new businesses and industries.

Research Interests

  • Shape analysis
  • Differential geometry in computer vision and image analysis
  • Diffusion tensor image processing and analysis
  • Statistical analysis of multimodal imaging data