prof.dr. H. (Erik) Korsten - Expertises
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Erik Korsten is Part-time Professor in the Signal Processing Systems group, anesthesiologist-intensivist in Eindhoven's Catharina Hospital and part-time professor at Zhejiang University (China). At TU/e, Korsten specializes in signal and data processing and decision support systems, such as his Gaston software that helps make sense of the data in the Dutch Electronic Patient Files (EPD) and helps hospitals ensure that protocols and guidelines are followed. This contributes, for instance, to a reduced number of medication errors. He also focuses on signal processing in ultrasound and MRI images.
Erik Korsten holds a degree in Medicine from Groningen University (1979). He obtained his specialization in anesthesiology from the St. Antonius Hospital in Utrecht in 1982 and his PhD from Leiden University in 1984. He took a position as anesthesiologist at the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven in 1983 and has worked there ever since. In 2001, Korsten was appointed Part-time Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2015, he also took on the position of Part-time Professor at Zhejiang University (China).