Dr. ir. W.J.C. (Wouter) van Elmpt
Wouter van Elmpt is senior scientist at MAASTRO clinic specialized in advanced imaging acquisition and analysis for cancer patients; he is appointed at the Maastricht University as an assistant professor since January 2015 and a visiting scientist at the Eindhoven University of Technology. He holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Physics from the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) with a specialization in Medical Physics. He obtained his PhD at the Maastricht University (The Netherlands) in 2009 in the field of radiotherapy treatment verification. In 2011 he was awarded a personal Fellowship for 4 years by the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) to investigate combined imaging modalities for characterization of tumour heterogeneity in lung cancer leading to individualized treatment. Multi-modality imaging for treatment personalization is at the core of his research interest: Implementation of new techniques such as dual-energy CT and dynamic contrast enhanced CT imaging, novel hypoxia PET markers and advanced adaptive treatment strategies. Dr. van Elmpt is a member of the Physics and Young ESTRO committee members (largest European society for radiation oncology), member of the IRB and Strategy Team of MAASTRO clinic, published over 60 peer-reviewed publications and more than 100 abstracts/conference presentations and is work package leader and (co-)investigator on several national, company and European Union funded projects.