Jano Van Hemert

Jano van Hemert has a PhD in Mathematics and Physical Sciences from Leiden University, The Netherlands (2002). He is the Imaging Research Manager and Academic Liaison at Optos; an innovative retinal imaging company with a vision to be the leading provider of retinal diagnostics. Since 2010, he is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh. Since 2011, he is a member of The Young Academy of The Royal Society of Edinburgh. From 2007 until 2010 he led the research of the UK National e-Science Centre, supported by an EPSRC Platform Grant. Dr. Hemert has held research positions at the Leiden University (NL), the Vienna University of Technology (AT) and the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (NL). In 2004, he was awarded the Talented Young Researcher Fellowship by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. In 2009, he was recognised as a promising young research leader with a Scottish Crucible.

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