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.

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, and this project has resulted in the release of Veolity, an efficient workstation 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. He (co-)authored over 60 publications in medical, imaging, and machine learning journals.

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