Adam Alessio

Office: 517-432-1708
Lab: 517-432-1718
Biomedical Imaging Division
Engineering Faculty Profile


Adam Alessio is a professor in the departments of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), and Radiology.  His research is focused on non-invasive quantification of disease through advanced imaging algorithms and integrated data analysis.
Prior joining MSU, Dr. Alessio was a professor of Radiology at the University of Washington.  He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame and post-doctoral training in nuclear medicine physics at the University of Washington. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed publications, holds 6 patents, and has grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and the medical imaging industry to advance non-invasive cardiac and cancer imaging. 

The Alessio Lab

Dr. Alessio’s research group solves clinically motivated research problems at the intersection of imaging and medical decision-making.  Current efforts center on translational medical research projects for topics including machine learning for quantitative diagnostics, cardiac perfusion estimation, quantitative PET and CT imaging, radiation dose optimization, and system modeling.