Timothy Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery
  • Member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Contact Information


  • Ph.D. Harvard University , 2015

Research Interests

Machine learning, computer vision, neurobiology, animal behavior, computational neuroscience, prognostic modeling, traumatic brain injury

Courses Taught

  • AIPI 591: Special Readings in AI for Product Innovation
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 590: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 791: Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 792: Continuation of Graduate Independent Study
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Li, T., K. S. Severson, F. Wang, and T. W. Dunn. “Improved 3D Markerless Mouse Pose Estimation Using Temporal Semi-supervision.” International Journal of Computer Vision 131, no. 6 (June 1, 2023): 1389–1405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11263-023-01756-3.
  • Thomson, Eric E., Mark Harfouche, Kanghyun Kim, Pavan C. Konda, Catherine W. Seitz, Colin Cooke, Shiqi Xu, et al. “Gigapixel imaging with a novel multi-camera array microscope.” Elife 11 (December 14, 2022). https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.74988.
  • Adil, Syed M., Lefko T. Charalambous, Shashank Rajkumar, Andreas Seas, Pranav I. Warman, Kelly R. Murphy, Shervin Rahimpour, et al. “Machine Learning to Predict Successful Opioid Dose Reduction or Stabilization After Spinal Cord Stimulation.” Neurosurgery 91, no. 2 (August 1, 2022): 272–79. https://doi.org/10.1227/neu.0000000000001969.
  • Adil, Syed M., Cyrus Elahi, Dev N. Patel, Andreas Seas, Pranav I. Warman, Anthony T. Fuller, Michael M. Haglund, and Timothy W. Dunn. “Deep Learning to Predict Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes in the Low-Resource Setting.” World Neurosurg 164 (August 2022): e8–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2022.02.097.
  • Kirsch, Elayna P., Alexander Suarez, Katherine E. McDaniel, Rajeev Dharmapurikar, Timothy Dunn, Shivanand P. Lad, and Michael M. Haglund. “Construct validity of the Surgical Autonomy Program for the training of neurosurgical residents.” Neurosurg Focus 53, no. 2 (August 2022): E8. https://doi.org/10.3171/2022.5.FOCUS22166.