Jean-Louis Coatrieux
University of Rennes 1, France

Jean-Louis Coatrieux, graduated in Electrical Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute, Grenoble, France in 1970 and he received the PhD and State Doctorate in Sciences in 1973 and 1983, respectively, from the University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France. He was Assistant Professor from 1970 to 1975 and Associate Professor from 1976 to 1986 at the Institute of Technology of Rennes. Since 1986, he has been Director of Research at the National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), France, and since 1993 has been Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA. He was also Professor at Telecom Bretagne, Brest, France. He has been the Head of the “Laboratoire Traitement du Signal et de l’Image”, INSERM, up to 2003 and in charge of the National Research Program in Health Technology at the Ministry of Research (1998-2001), France. He was President of the International Scientific Committee of IBEC (2008-2013), Spain, and member of the CIBER-BBN Advisory Board, Spain. He serves as expert near the European Commission and is regularly solicited by research institutes and agencies over the world (USA, Canada, Sweden, Australia,..)

His experience is related to 3D images, signal processing, pattern recognition, computational modeling and complex systems with applications in integrative biomedicine. He founded the IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Biomedical Imaging. He published more than 300 papers in journals and conferences and edited many books in these areas. He has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (1996-2000) and in Boards of several major journals: Proceedings of IEEE, Critical Review on Biomedical Engineering, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Medical Image Analysis, etc. He has received several awards from IEEE (among which the EMBS Service Award, 1999, the Third Millennium Award, 2000, EMBS Career Achievement Award, 2006). He is Doctor Honoris Causa from the SouthEast University of Nanjing, China, and Foreign Excellence Professor (2011-2015). He is the recipient of the Brittany Regional Council Medal (2006), the Claude Fourcade Award (2011) and the Jiangsu Award (China, 2013). He is currently Emeritus Research Director of INSERM.