Francesco Ciompi

Francesco Ciompi received the Master's degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pisa in July 2006 and the Master's degree in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in September 2008.

In July 2012 he obtained the PhD (cum laude) in Applied Mathematics and Analysis at the University of Barcelona, with a thesis on "Multi-Class Learning for Vessel Characterization in Intravascular Ultrasound". In February 2013 he joined the Autonomous University of Barcelona as postdoctoral researcher, working on machine learning for computer vision and large scale image classification and retrieval. From September 2007 to September 2013 he was also member of the Computer Vision Center.

Since October 2013, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Diagnostic Image Analysis Group and the Digital Pathology group of Radboud University Medical Center, working on deep learning applied to the automatic analysis of digital pathology whole-slide images and chest CT scans.