Auto-Segmentation with SPICE: Industry-Academia Collaboration in Automating Radiation Therapy Planning.

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Join us for Techna Rounds as we welcome Vlad Pekar to be our speaker for the month. Vladimir Pekar received a Diploma in Computer Science from Taganrog Radio Engineering Institute (Taganrog, Russia) in 1991 and a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Hamburg, Germany, in 1998. He spent 3 years as a post-doctoral researcher at Philips Research Laboratories in Hamburg working in a collaborative project between Philips and the Medical University of Lübeck. In 2002, he joined Philips Research as a permanent research scientist and became Senior Scientist in 2004. Since April 2007, has been working at Philips Canada in a joint project with the University Health Network, Toronto, ON, pursuing research on radiation therapy planning, and became Research Program Manager for Philips Canada in 2012. Dr. Pekar’s scientific interests include computer-assisted medical image analysis and processing, physics-based modeling and visualization of medical data.

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