2001. Postdoc, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
1998, Ph.D., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1998, M.S., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1993, M.S., Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
1991, B.S., Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Prof. Dinov 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 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.
Dr. Dinov directs the Integrative Biostatistics and Informatics Core, University of Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center (MNORC) and the Biostatistics and Data Management Core, University of Michigan Udall Center for Excellence in Parkinson's Disease. He is also co-Director of the Center for Complexity and Self-management of Chronic Disease (CSCD Center) and the multi-institutional Probability Distributome Project.