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Stan Phillips

Stan Phillips

Systems Manager

Office: East Building 3335
Tel: (314)747-0330
Fax: (314)362-6971



A.A.S., Applied Science, Belleville Area College - 1969


Stan joined the Biomedical Computer Laboratory (BCL) of the Washington University School of Medicine in 1975 as Supervisor of Electronics, working on a variety of computer-based initiatives at Washington University Medical School. These included computer-based tomography, modular computer hardware (registers, accumulators, etc.) for exploration of hardware configurations, ICU monitoring, radiation planning, and molecular graphics. The BCL was merged in 1982 with Computer Systems Laboratory (CSL) as the Institute for Biomedical Computing with his role changing to Engineering Associate. In 2000, IBC was reorganized into The Center for Computational Biology (CCB) to further the development of innovative computational approaches to complex biological problems. He maintained a 20% involvement as part of the CCB until Autumn 2010. Later at IBC, Stan was recruited to assist in system design, expansion, and maintenance of the campus-wide CATV cable plant, campus-wide FDDI and ATM Networks and microwave communication systems. The Office of the Network Coordinator (ONC) was established with Stan spending 40% effort Engineer-Communications Electronics from 1985-1997.

In 1992, he was also recruited to assist in projects at the ERL on a 20% basis at MIR for CATV cable plant, FDDI and ATM Networks. He became Systems Manager and devoted 80% of his time in 2004 being asked to assist in a gigabit system design of the Research Cooperative Network at the MIR. As of November 2010, he devotes 100 percent of his time to the ERL.  He manages the ERL VLANs and operational security status, he helps manage VPN's focused on various projects that include Silent Cerebral Infarct Multi-Center Clinical Trail, CT Image Library for the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), and creating an open-source rapid application development environment called the eXtensible Imaging Platform (caBIG).


  1. Kenneth Clark, Bruce Vendt, Kirk Smith, John Freymann, Justin Kirby, Paul Koppel, Stephen Moore, Stanley Phillips, David Maffitt, Michael Pringle, Lawrence Tarbox and Fred Prior , ”The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA): Maintaining and Operating a Public Information Repository”, Journal of Digital Imaging, Volume 26, Number 6, December, 2013, pp 1045-1057.
  2. Clark KW, Gierada DS, Marquez G, Moore SM, Maffitt DR, Moulton JD, Wolfsberger MA, Koppel P, Phillips SR, Prior FW, "Collecting 48,000 CT Exams for the Lung Screening Study of the National Lung Screening Trial", J Digital Imaging, Vol. 22, No. 6 (December), 2009, pp. 667-680;
    (online) URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10278-008-9145-9
  3. K. W. Clark, D. S. Gierada, S. M. Moore, D. R. Maffitt, P. Koppel, S. R. Phillips, F. W. Prior, "Creation of a CT Image Library for the Lung Screening Study of the National Lung Screening Trial", Journal of Digital Imaging, Jan 2006: 1-9, DOI 10.1007/s10278-006-0589-5, URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10278-006-0589-5