Sebastien Ourselin is Head of the Translational Imaging Group (TIG) within CMIC, Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging, CMIC Deputy Director, Head of Image Analysis at the Dementia Research Centre, and Professor of Medical Image Computing. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from INRIA (France) in the field of medical image analysis under the supervision of Prof. Nicholas Ayache. He has published over 300 journal and conference articles. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging and a member of the Editorial Board of Medical Image Analysis. He is a MICCAI Board Member since 2008, elected Executive Secretary of the MICCAI Society in 2009 (2009-2012) and Treasurer in 2013.
Prof. Ourselin is leading the translational imaging research program between CMIC and the Institute of Neurology, and has established in collaboration with Prof Nick Fox a new imaging unit at Queen Square to deliver novel imaging biomarkers for clinical trials.
His main research interests include image registration, segmentation, molecular imaging, atlas conception, statistical shape modeling, surgical simulation, image-guided therapy and minimally invasive surgery. He has been involved in a broad range of clinical projects, including neuroimaging, neurosurgery, computer-assisted cardiovascular surgery, radiotherapy treatment, colonoscopy, and orthopaedic imaging. His research is often collaborative, involving clinical and commercial partners.