Lasse Løvstakken, PhD, Professor, Dept. Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Lasse Løvstakken is a professor and the head of the ultrasound research group at the Dept. of Circulation and Medical Imaging, NTNU. He also has a central role in the Centre of Innovative Ultrasound Solutions, an on-going SFI hosted by the NTNU ultrasound group. Løvstakken finished his engineering PhD in 2007 in medical technology at NTNU. He is a former recipient of the Young Research Talent grant from the Norwegian Research Council, and a former member of the NTNU Outstanding Academic Fellows program. His research efforts are in medical ultrasound imaging, with interests in image formation, signal processing, machine learning, and visualization. Clinical applications have been mainly in cardiovascular disease. He has published > 60 papers in international journals, is coinventor of 3 patents in the field of medical ultrasound imaging, and has supervised 6 PhD students to completion as main supervisor.