Tom Vercauteren

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Research interests

Tom Vercauteren's research focuses on translational medical image computing, machine learning and interventional imaging devices with a specific interest in their development for surgery and interventional sciences. More information on the website of the CAI4CAI research group (https://cai4cai.ml) which Tom leads.

Biographical details

Tom Vercauteren is Professor of Interventional Image Computing at King’s College London where he holds the Medtronic / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Machine Learning for Computer-assisted Neurosurgery. He is also co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Hypervision Surgical, a spin-out focusing on intraoperative hyperstral imaging. From 2014 to 2018, he was Associate Professor at UCL where he acted as Deputy Director for the Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (2017-18). From 2004 to 2014, he worked for Mauna Kea Technologies, Paris where he led the research and development team designing image computing solutions for the company’s CE- marked and FDA-cleared optical biopsy device. His work is now used in hundreds of hospitals worldwide. He is a Columbia University and Ecole Polytechnique graduate and obtained his PhD from Inria in 2008. Tom is also an established open-source software supporter.

Research interests (short)

Tom Vercauteren's research focuses on translational medical image computing, machine learning and interventional imaging devices with a specific interest in their development for surgery and interventional sciences. More information on the website of the CAI4CAI research group (https://cai4cai.ml) which Tom leads.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

External positions

Honorary Associate Professor, UCL University College London

1 Jun 2018 → …

Guest Professor, KU Leuven

1 Jan 2017 → …

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