Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana

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The Laboratory of Imaging Technologies, located at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, has more than 25 years of experience in conducting research in the field of medical imaging, especially in areas of multi-dimensional and multi-modality image registration, image enhancement, image segmentation, image-guided interventions, and quantitative image analysis. One of the areas that has received special focus is spine image analysis for orthopedic applications, where the Laboratory of Imaging Technologies has successfully conducted several basic and industrial projects, published the research outcomes in highly ranked international journals and conferences, organized international workshops and computational challenges, and released publicly available image datasets. 

Tomaž Vrtovec

obtained his degree in electrical engineering from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 2002, his PhD in electrical engineering from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 2007, and his PhD in medicine from Utrecht University, the Netherlands, in 2011. During his studies, he was a visiting researcher at CSIRO, Australia, and University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands. Since 2019, he is full professor at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Slovenia, and his research interests within the Laboratory of Imaging Technologies include medical image analysis, biomedical engineering, and application development, specifically in the fields of spine surgery and radiotherapy planning. 

In the past, he was program committee member of MICCAI 2016, organization committee member of the CSI 2015 & 2016 and MSKI 2017 & 2018 MICCAI workshops, and committee chair for the best student paper award at IEEE ISBI 2016. He currently acts as program committee member of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing, and as associate editor of Slovenian Medical Journal, Image Analysis & Stereology and SPIE Journal of Medical Imaging.