Ivo Dinov

Ivo D. Dinov, Ph.D.

Michigan Neuroscience Institute Affiliate
Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Professor, Nursing
Associate Director for Education and Training, Michigan Institute for Data Science

University of Michigan School of Nursing

426 North Ingalls Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2003

Areas of Interest

Dr. Dinov is the Director of the Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) and is an expert in mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, computational processing and scientific visualization of large datasets (Big Data). His applied research is focused on nursing informatics, multimodal biomedical image analysis, and distributed genomics computing. Examples of specific brain research projects Dr. Dinov is involved in include longitudinal morphometric studies of development (e.g., Autism, Schizophrenia), maturation (e.g,. depression, pain) and aging (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease). He also studies the intricate relations between genetic traits (e.g., SNPs), clinical phenotypes (e.g., disease, behavioral and psychological test) and subject demographics (e.g., race, gender, age) in variety of brain and heart related disorders. Dr. Dinov is developing, validating and disseminating novel technology-enhanced pedagogical approaches for scientific education and active learning.


  • Ph.D., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 1998
  • M.S., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 1998
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, 1993
  • B.S., Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1991

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