Tom Vercauteren

Tom Vercauteren

Professor of Interventional Image Computing

King's College London, United Kingdom

Tom is Professor of Interventional Image Computing at King’s College London since 2018 where he leads the CAI4CAI research group. Tom holds the Medtronic / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Machine Learning for Computer-assisted Neurosurgery. From 2014 to 2018, he was Associate Professor at UCL where he acted as Deputy Director for the Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (2017-18). From 2004 to 2014, he worked for Mauna Kea Technologies, Paris where he led the research and development team designing image computing solutions for the company’s CE- marked and FDA-cleared optical biopsy device. His work is now used in hundreds of hospitals worldwide. He is a Columbia University and Ecole Polytechnique graduate and obtained his PhD from Inria in 2008. Tom is also an established open-source software supporter.

  • Machine learning
  • Hyperspectral mapping
  • Interventional Image Computing
  • Computer Assisted Intervention
Roles in FAROS
  • Institutional Coordinator (King’s College London)
  • WP2 lead (Online Sensor-based Functional Modelling)
  • Communication Manager