Colin Jacobs is Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator within the Department of Medical Imaging of the Radboud University Medical Center. His research group, part of the Diagnostic Image Analysis Group, focuses on lung cancer image analysis. He is director of MERAI Lab, an ICAI Lab that is part of the Dutch national ROBUST AI programme. He is also a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Science of Radboud University. He is a Scientific Editorial Board member in the section Imaging Informatics and Artificial Intelligence of the journal European Radiology.

Colin studied Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In October 2010, he started as a Biomedical Engineer for Fraunhofer MEVIS and as a PhD candidate in the Diagnostic Image Analysis Group. In November 2015, he obtained his PhD degree from the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. His PhD research focused on the automatic detection and characterization of pulmonary nodules in thoracic CT scans. His PhD project was a research project in collaboration with MeVis Medical Solutions that has resulted in the release of Veolity, an efficient AI-enabled reading solution for reading lung CT scans. Colin is the (co-)organizer of several high-profile challenges in medical imaging such as LUNA16 and the Kaggle Data Science Bowl 2017.

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