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I joined Imperial in October 2015 as a Lecturer in real-time computing. I am currently supervising seven PhD students, one PostDoc and many Master students.

A reasonably recent version of my CV can be downloaded here [pdf].


Lecturer (eq. US Ass. Prof.), Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK since 10.2015
Honorary Research Fellow, King’s College London since 10.2015
Senior Research Fellow, ISBE, King’s College London, UK 05.2015 – 10.2015
Marie-Curie Fellow, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK 03.2013 – 04.2015
Research Associate, ICG, Graz University of Technology, Austria 05.2011 – 02.2013
Research Assistant, ICG, Graz University of Technology, Austria 01.2008 – 04.2011
Visiting Researcher, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland 09.2009 – 10.2009
Research Assistant, Dept. Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria 06.2007 – 12.2007
Research Engineer, Test-lab for High-Voltage Engineering, Graz, Austria 06.2006 – 02.2013
part-time Research Engineer, Siemens Healthcare, Graz Austria/Erlangen, Germany 06.2004 – 01.2007

Professional Activities

Senior PC member 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2019 2019
Guest Editor Computers & Graphics, Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine special issue 2019 2018-19
IPC MICCAI Machine Learning for Medical Image Reconstruction (MLMIR) 2018
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging, Stream 3 lead 2018
Area Chair/PC member 21st International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2018 2018
IPC OAGM/AAPR Medical Image Analysis 2018 2018
General Chair: “Reconstruction and Analysis of Moving Body Organs” at MICCAI’18 2018
DSI Academic Fellow since 2017
General Chair: “Reconstruction and Analysis of Moving Body Organs” at MICCAI’17 2017
IPC International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2017 (IJCAI 2017) 2017
IPC Spring Conference on Computer Graphics 2017 (SCCG 2017) 2017
Paper chair Eurographics Workshop on “Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine” (VCBM’17) 2017
IPC biovis 2016 at IEEE VIS 2016 2016
General Chair: “Reconstruction and Analysis of Moving Body Organs” at MICCAI’16 2016
IPC: Eurographics Workshop on “Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine” (VCBM) 2014, 2015, 2016
IPC: “Augmented Environments for Computer Assisted Interventions” (AE-CAI) at MICCAI 2012, 2013, 2015
IPC: German “Computer- und Roboter-assistierte Chirurgie” (CURAC) 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Journal & Conference Reviewer

IEEE JBHI, IEEE TMI, MICCAI, ISMAR, IJCAI, IJCARS, Elsevier MedIA, IEEE TVCG, IEEE Computer, Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), CURAC (deutsche Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie), CARS (Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery), Elsevier International Journal of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (CMIG), ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia, EG EuroGraphics (International Journal Computer Graphics forum), EG EuroVIS (International Journal Computer Graphics forum), Augmented Environments for Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI AE-CAI), IEEE PacificVis, Elsevier International Journal of Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, IEEE International conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertaiment Technology, IEEE Virtual Reality (VR), International Journal of Design Engineering, Elsevier International Journal of Computers & Graphics, High-Performance Medical Image Computing and Computer Aided Intervention (HP-MICCAI), Central European Seminar on Computer Graphics (CESCG)

Funding Body Reviewer

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK

External Examination

University of Oxford

Departmental Roles

  • PhD Academic Progress mentor
  • Chair UG Admissions panel and deputy admissions tutor
  • fire warden


Awards & Honours

7 of my UG students won the Computing Student Centenary Prize and Corporate Partnership Commendation 2018
S.M. Perren research award (for Verbruggen et al. 2018) 2018
Runner up prize for the 2nd year Google poster competition entries for the work of my PhD student Benjamin Hou 2018
Winner of the Multimodal Brain Tumor Segmentation Challenge (BraTS) 2017 (Kamnitsas et al.) 2017
IEEE Senior Membership 2017
IEEE PacivicVIS’17 best paper honourable mention award for the paper: ‘Placenta Maps: In Utero Placental Health Assessment of the Human Fetus’ 2017
Runner up prize for the 1st year Google poster competition entries for the work of my PhD student Benjamin Hou 2017
Insight-Award for the most aesthetic Visualization 2016: “Smoky hurricane” lead by R. Khlebnikov. 2016
Short-listed for the Nurturing Research Talents Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions prize. 2015
Best paper honorable mention award EuroGraphics. 2014
Corporate Partnership Programme Award: award with my M.Eng. student at Imperial College. 2014
Short-listed for the OCG Heinz Zemanek Price. 2013
Best poster honorable mention for IEEE SciVis. 2013
VCBM Karl-Heinz-Höhne 3rd award for “Crepuscular Rays for Tumor Accessibility Planning”. 2013
Short-listed for the GI-dissertation price. 2012
“Forum Technology and Society” research/dissertation prize, Graz University of Technology. 2012
Ing. F. Schmiedl research prize, Research price for the best dissertation in human technology and communication technology in 2011, granted by the Ing. F. Schmiedl foundation. 2011
Best paper award, International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering. 2011
ACM Honorable Mention, CGEMS SIGGRAPH Educational Committee. 2008
Award for excellent performance as a student, Graz University of Technology. 2007


Telegraph 2018
Imperial College News 2018
Local Austrian News 2018
Science 2018
Nature 2018
Newsweek 2018
interview in European Hospital 2012
Radio interview in Austrian media 2012


Outreach activities

Imperial Festival 28-29/04/2018
corticalexplorer.com @ Imperial Fringe: Intelligence Redesigned 18/01/2018
corticalexplorer.com Tool to explore the functions of the human brain. since 2017
Imperial Festival (coordinated a team of 4-9; more than 15,000 visitors each year; 3 days). 2015 – 2016
two media interviews: European Hospital, radio interview in Austrian media since 2012
six outreach lectures at UK secondary schools and Silver Crest Award. since 2013
Project days in the high voltage engineering lab with primary schools, TUG, Austria 2009 – 2012
Graz:CSI VITAL 2010 exhibition, Austria, (2010) 2010
ECR 2008, European Society of Radiology, Vienna 2008