Welcome to The University of Iowa located in Iowa City, Iowa. I am a professor of electrical and computer engineering and radiation oncology. I primarily teach computer engineering and signal/image processing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

My research interests include image processing, medical imaging, deformable shape models, 3D visualization, computer architecture, and parallel computing.


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University of Iowa researchers establish high-performance computing node for quantum processing of medical images

Thursday, October 27, 2022
University of Iowa researchers have set up a high-performance computing node named “Quantum” to simulate a quantum computer and perform medical image analysis using quantum-inspired science.
Gary Christensen

ECE Prof. Christensen among three new UI AIMBE fellows

Friday, February 18, 2022
Gary Christensen is one of three University of Iowa professors who have been named members of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.