ivo d. dinov, phd

Professor, Nursing, Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
Director, Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR)
Associate Director for Education and Training, Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS)
Professor, Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics


Ivo D. Dinov, PhD is an associate professor in the School of Nursing, director of the Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) and associate director of the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS). He is an expert in mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, computational processing and scientific visualization of large datasets (big data). His applied research is focused on informatics, multimodal biomedical image analysis, and distributed genomics computing.

Dr. Dinov is also a core member of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Examples of specific 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.