Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 12:15am

Ananda Chowdhury, doctoral candidate in Computer Science, has been invited to participate in the NIH National Graduate Student Research Festival held on October 12 and 13, 2006 on the NIH campus, Bethesda, MD. The invitees were selected based on a nation-wide competition amongst senior doctoral students in the final year of their degree program. 250 outstanding doctoral students drawn from various disciplines related to the Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, and Mathematical, Engineering and Computational Approaches to Biology and Biomedicine were invited to participate in the Research Festival. Ananda will give a presentation based on his doctoral research in Computer Vision-guided Reconstructive Craniofacial Surgery to NIH scientists and researchers while attending the Research Festival.