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 (39)

Proceedings Article | 15 February 2021 Poster + Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11595, Medical Imaging 2021: Physics of Medical Imaging
KEYWORDS: Cameras, Sensors, Image processing, Skin, Skin cancer, Imaging devices, Medical imaging, Medical devices, Tissue optics, Virtual reality

Proceedings Article | 22 May 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11513, 15th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI2020)
KEYWORDS: Breast, Convolutional neural networks, Data modeling, Visualization, Image segmentation, Mammography, Digital mammography

Proceedings Article | 16 March 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11312, Medical Imaging 2020: Physics of Medical Imaging
KEYWORDS: Scattering, Cameras, Blood, Skin, Diagnostics, Chromophores, Melanoma, Tissue optics, RGB color model, Clinical trials

Proceedings Article | 16 March 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11316, Medical Imaging 2020: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment
KEYWORDS: Image visualization, Point spread functions, Dermatology, Image resolution, Quality measurement, Image quality, Image quality standards

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

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