Keyvan Farahani is the program director for Image-Guided Interventions, Cancer Imaging Program, at the National Cancer Institute. He's responsible for the development of NCI research initiatives that address diagnosis and treatment of cancer through integration of advanced imaging and minimally invasive interventions, including nanotechnologies. He has led NCI initiatives in oncologic IGI focused on small business development, early phase clinical trials, and image-guided drug delivery research. Since 2013, in collaboration with national and international academic groups, Keyvan has led the organization of many computational challenges related to imaging, digital pathology, and radiomics of cancer, conducted through international scientific societies. He chairs the NCI Quantitative Imaging Network's Task Force on Challenge and Collaborative Projects. He obtained his Ph.D. in biomedical physics from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1993.