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University of Lincoln
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United Kingdom

About Faraz Janan

Faraz is a Senior Lecturer in the school of Computer Science, University of Lincoln. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from CIIT, Islamabad Pakistan. He did Masters in Information and Intelligence Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering University of Liverpool, followed by a DPhil from the Institute of the Biomedical Engineering (IBME),  University of Oxford. Faraz worked as a Medical Imaging Scientist at Volpara Solutions Ltd for 2 years, before moving to the University of Cambridge as a post-doc researcher at the Department of Genetics - which he left in 2016. Prior to coming to the UK, he was a Lecturer for 3 years at the Department of Electrical Engineering, CIIT, Islamabad. His research is on the shape and texture analysis models applied to medical imaging, particular to breast mammograms, and digital breast tomosynthesis.

Department Responsibilities

Deputy Programme Leader for Post Graduate Research (PGR) Programming Paradigms (Module Coordinator ) Image Processing (Module Coordinator ) Maths for Computing (Member of the delivery team) PhD Students: Alyaa Amr Neda Azarmehr

Subject Specialism

Medical Image Analysis


  • Research Associate — Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge , 2016
  • DPhil Engineering Science — Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford , 2014
  • MEng Information Engineering — Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Liverpool , 2007
  • BS Computer Engineering — Department of Electrical Engineering, C-IIT, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2005


Work as a Research Associate at the Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge UK

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Research Interests

  • Breast Cancer

  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

  • H2B Reporters

  • Mammograms

  • Medical Imaging

  • Stem Cells

Research in the Lincoln Repository