Gijs van Soest
Head of Invasive Imaging
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL
Dr van Soest is an experimental physicist by training (MSc Rijksuniversiteit Groningen 1997). In 2005 he joined the Biomedical Engineering group of the Thorax Center at Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL. Starting a new research topic in optical imaging and taking on the existing research in intravascular ultrasound, he developed his own research line. He became a member of the faculty in 2010 and was appointed Associate Professor in 2015.
He leads the research group “Invasive imaging”, which investigates catheter-based imaging technologies, primarily aimed at guidance of cardiovascular interventions but with an eye to other applications as well.