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James Shackleford

Assistant Professor

James Shackleford
Office: Bossone 211
Phone: 215-571-4269

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Drexel University
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Drexel University
Ph.D., Drexel University (2011)

Research Interests

Medical image processing, high performance computing, embedded systems, computer vision, machine learning


Professor Shackleford received his Ph.D in 2011 from Drexel University for his work on GPU accelerated deformable three-dimensional medical image registration. The algorithms produced by his thesis form the high performance B-spline based image registration core of the open source medical image processing software Plastimatch.

Prior to joining Drexel as an Assistant Professor, Dr. Shackleford was a post-doctoral researcher in the Radiation Oncology Department at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where he conducted tumor motion management research for photon and proton based radiation therapy.