People of AXTI
Prof. Sechopoulos is the chair of the AXTI lab within the Department of Medical Imaging of the Radboud University Medical Center, part-time Professor at the M3i Group at the University of Twente, and Scientific Advisor of the Dutch Expert Center for Screening (LRCB).
He obtained his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta, USA, performing research in the area of digital breast tomosynthesis at Emory University. Since then, his main area of research is the development of advanced x-ray-based imaging techniques, especially for breast cancer detection, diagnosis, and therapy response monitoring, and on body CT, especially for the development and optimization of functional imaging.
Prof. Sechopoulos has performed extensive work in radiation dosimetry, x-ray scatter modeling and correction, image acquisition optimization and image reconstruction, processing, and analysis algorithm development for various x-ray imaging modalities. He also performs patient trials to assess the clinical performance of these and other novel imaging technologies. Dr. Sechopoulos is a member or chair of 22 different tasks groups and committees of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the European Federation for Organization of Medical Physics (EFOMP), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI). He is Deputy Editor of the international journal Medical Physics and a member of the editorial board of Radiology.