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Prof Sotirios Tsaftaris

Personal Chair of Machine Learning and Computer Vision

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

machine learning in medical imaging computer vision and invariant learning transfer learning in medical image analysis

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, Northwestern Univ, Northwestern University
DNA-based Digital Signal Processing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Northwestern Univ, Northwestern University
DNA-based Storage and Retrieval of Digital Signals
Bachelor of Engineering

Area of Expertise

Research expertisemedical imaging and image analysis, image analysis and phenotyping, machine learning for high-throughput image analysis, deep learning, artificial intelligence


Prof. Sotirios A. Tsaftaris received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, in 2003 and 2006, respectively, and the Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2000. He is currently Chair in Machine Learning and Computer Vision and Canon Medical/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Healthcare AI at the University of Edinburgh. Previously he was with IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy where he led the Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis Unit. Prior to that, he held a joint Research Assistant Professor appointment at Northwestern University with the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and Radiology Feinberg School of Medicine. He has published extensively, particularly in interdisciplinary fields, with more than 140 journal and conference papers in his active record. His research interests are deep learning, computer vision image analysis and processing. 

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