Christian Roux

Christian Roux (F’05) received the Aggregation degree in physics from the Ecole Normale Superieure, Cachan, France, in 1978 and the Ph.D. degree from the Institut National Poly technique, Grenoble, France, in 1980. He was with Institut Telecom - Telecom Bretagne from 1982 till 2013 as an Associate Professor, and then, from 1987 onwards as a Professor. He has been a Visiting Professor with the Medical Image Processing Group, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania (1992–1993), and a Distinguished International Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada (1996 and 2003). He is the founding Director of the Laboratoire de Traitement de l’Information Medicale, INSERM U650/U1101. His research interests include advanced medical information processing, and spatial, temporal and functional information modeling and analysis in medical images, with applications in various medical domains including orthopedics, gastroenterology ophthalmology, cardiology and nuclear medicine. He has published more than 200 papers, holds ten patents and is the co-founder of spin-off companies in orthopedic computer-assisted surgery. Dr. Roux was an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING and the Chairman of its Steering Committee (1993–2003), member of the Editorial board of the IEEE TRANSACTION ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY and of the PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, and is a founding member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS J-BHI. He is the founding co-chairman of the IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Biomedical Imaging held every other year in France, which is now recognized as a worldwide reference. He served as President of the IEEE Engineering inMedicine and Biology Society in 2001. He played a seminal role in the creation of IEEE ISBI International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging in 2002. In 2004, he became a Senior Advisor with the French Ministry of Research and in 2006 Program Officer with the French National Research Agency in the area of Technologies for Health. In 2009, he became the Dean for Research with Telecom Bretagne and he joined Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne in 2013, where he is a Senior Vice-President for Research and Innovation. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE).

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An Automated Statistical Shape Model Developmental Pipeline: Application to the Human Scapula and Humerus
Tinashe Mutsvangwa, Valérie Burdin, Cédric Schwartz, and Christian Roux, University of Cape Town, Télécom Bretagne, University of Liège and Ecole des mines de Saint-Etienne, France, Volume 62, Issue 4, Page: 1098-1107 Statistical shape models (SSMs) have become an indispensable tool for medical image... Read more