Dr. Tom R. L. Kimpe
VP Technology & Innovation at Barco NV
Area of Expertise:
Medical imaging , Display , Calibration , Medical physics , Visualization , Perception
Profile Summary

Tom Kimpe is Vice President Technology & Innovation of Barco’s Healthcare Division. He is coordinating an international team of engineers developing tomorrow’s innovative visualization products that will improve healthcare.

Tom holds an engineering degree in computer science and a PhD in electrical engineering from University of Ghent, Belgium. In 2010 he finalized a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the Vlerick Management School.

Since 2001 Tom has been working in Barco's Healthcare Division. He has taken several positions including development engineer, project manager, innovation manager, VP of Technology and Innovation and Chief Technology Officer of Barco's Healthcare Division. Already for several years, Tom is coordinating all research and innovation activities of Barco's Healthcare Division and is steering an international team of engineers in USA, Belgium and Italy. His main topics of expertise are (medical) display technology, image and signal processing, image quality modelling, network technology and medical regulatory aspects. Tom is author and co-author of tens of scientific publications in conference proceedings and journals. He also is inventor of multiple patents.
Publications (35)

Proceedings Article | 1 March 2019
Proc. SPIE. 10948, Medical Imaging 2019: Physics of Medical Imaging
KEYWORDS: Imaging systems, Dermatology, Skin, Skin cancer, Tissue optics, Breast imaging, Clinical trials

Proceedings Article | 6 July 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10718, 14th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI 2018)
KEYWORDS: Edge detection, Principal component analysis, Visual process modeling, Visualization, Spatial frequencies, Radiography, Mammography, Human vision and color perception, Human vision research, Visibility

Proceedings Article | 9 March 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10573, Medical Imaging 2018: Physics of Medical Imaging
KEYWORDS: Mathematical modeling, Breast, Tissues, Imaging systems, Computer simulations, Virtual reality, Digital mammography, Visibility, Digital breast tomosynthesis, Clinical trials

Proceedings Article | 7 March 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10577, Medical Imaging 2018: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment
KEYWORDS: Target detection, Breast, Medicine, Modulation, Spatial frequencies, Radiography, Visual system, Contrast sensitivity, Visibility

Proceedings Article | 10 March 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10136, Medical Imaging 2017: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment
KEYWORDS: Displays, Statistical analysis, Stars, Doppler effect, Visualization, Calibration, Magnetic resonance imaging, Error analysis, Diagnostics, Medical imaging, Color difference, Solids, Computed tomography, Positron emission tomography

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