Pallavi Tiwari PhD

Associate Professor

Imaging Sciences

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Pallavi Tiwari, PhD is an Associate Professor (tenure) in the Departments of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Medical Physics; and serves as the Co-Director of Imaging and Radiation Science at the Carbone Cancer Center. Prior to joining UW-Madison, Dr. Tiwari was at Case Western Reserve University, where she was the director of the Brain Image Computing Laboratory and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Tiwari’s research interests lie in pattern recognition, data mining, and image analysis for automated computerized diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment evaluation solutions using radiologic imaging in oncology and neurological disorders. So far, her research has evolved into over 60 peer-reviewed publications, 50 peer-reviewed abstracts, and 15 patents (9 issued, 6 pending).  Dr. Tiwari has been a recipient of several scientific awards, most notably, being named as one of 100 women achievers by the Government of India for making a positive impact in the field of Science and Innovation.  In 2018, she was selected as one of Crain’s Cleveland Business Forty under 40.  She has also been awarded the J&J Women in STEM (WiSTEM2D) scholar award in Technology, and the Honorary Early Career Achievement Award through the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM). Most recently, Dr. Tiwari was inducted as a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors. Dr. Tiwari’s research is funded through the National Cancer Institute, Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, and various foundation and state grants.


  • Graduate Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - 2012