Kilian M. Pohl

Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and, by courtesy, Electrical Engineering, Stanford

Kilian’s research is founded on computational science aimed at identifying biomedical phenotypes improving the mechanistic understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. His research embraces the diversity and complexity of disorders through unbiased, machine learning-based searches across measurements derived from highly-dimensional biological, neuroimaging, cognitive, and behavioral data.

Kilian is the founder of the CNS Lab, a Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and (by courtesy) in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, a research scientist at IBM Research, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. His research in medical image analysis has received several awards, including in 2014 the “Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research Award”. Kilian is currently the principal investigator of several NIH funded projects, including a U24 and a R01s In addition, thirteen of his mentees hold faculty appointments at other universities.

For more information, please see Kilian’s CV.