Daniel E. Rio was a Senior Scientist, Research Physicist in the Section of Brain Electrophysiology and Imaging, Laboratory of Clinical Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is currently a consultant for this lab with a part-time position. He holds a Ph. D. degree in Biomedical Engineering/Medical Physics from the University of Florida, and physic and math degrees from the University of South Florida.

He is a member of the Sigma Xi scientific research society and the math and physics honor societies, Pi Mu Epsilon and Sigma Pi Sigma, respectively. He has published papers in a number of journals including Physics Review, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Human Brain Mapping, and Computers Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. Current research interest is in the applications of time series analysis to functional MRI. His current research interest are in the development of the complex general linear model in the Fourier domain to fMRI – from single subject to group analysis. 

Education History

  • BA Mathematics/Physics, University of South Florida
  • M A Physics, University of South Florida
  • Ph D Biomedical Engineering/Medical Physics, University of Florida

Work Experience

Research Physicist, National Institutes of Health

Professional Organizations

Sigma Xi