The Catholic University of America

Jae Choi, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
202-319-5195 fax


B.S., Computer Science, Seoul National University, 1992
M.S., Computer Science, Seoul National University, 1994
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001

Jae Choi's research interests include visualization, computer graphics, medical image processing and analysis, noninvasive image-guided procedure, and bioinformatics. After receiving his doctoral degree, he joined a spin-off company, Infinitt Technology(, as the Chief Technology Officer where he worked on developing 3D medical imaging applications. Before joining Catholic University, he was a research assistant professor of radiology at Georgetown University Medical Center. He was responsible for developing a program in surgical planning at Georgetown University Hospital working with radiologists and surgeons to support a surgical planning capability in various areas such as transplant, tumor resection, and transbronchial biopsy.

Representative Publications
Choi J, Popa T, Gruionu L. “Transbronchial Needle Aspiration with a New Electromagnetically Tracked TBNA Needle.”, Proceedings of the SPIE, 7261, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 2009.

Wong K, Choi J, Wilson W, Berry J, Henderson F. “Spinal Cord Stress Injury Assessment (SCOSIA): Clinical Applications of Mechanical Modeling of the Spinal Cord and Brainstem.”, Proceedings of the SPIE, 7261, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 2009.

Choi J. "Path Generation to the Lesion Based on Virtual Bronchoscopy.", International Journal for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2009; 4: S337~S338.

Kim T, Chung H, Yu W, Kim J, Kim G, Choi J, Cleary K, Mun S. "Localization of Gastric Cancer by CT Gastrography: A Prospective Study.", Annals of Surgery, Accepted.

Choi J, Gruionu L, Popa T, Anderson E, Cleary K. "Transbronchial Biopsy Assisted by Electromagnetically-Tracked Biopsy Forceps.", International Journal for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2007; 2(1): S143~S145.

Choi H, Chung H, Yu W, Ryeom H, Lee J, Choi J, Kim H, Cleary K, Mun S. "Measurement of the Mucosal Surface Distance in the Early Gastric Cancer Using CT Gastrography.", Journal of Korean Gastric Cancer Association, 2006;6:161-166.

Choi J, Shin B, Shin Y, Cleary K. "Efficient Volumetric Ray Casting for Isosurface Rendering." Computers and Graphics, 2000; 24(5):661-670.

Choi J, Shin Y. "Efficient volume rendering using image-based rendering.", Journal of Korea Information and Science Society, 1999; 26(3):261-270.