Wiro J. Niessen, PhD, is professor of Biomedical Imaging at the Departments of Medical Informatics and Radiology at Erasmus MC, and the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the Delft University of Technology, He is a VICI-Fellow of the Netherlands Science Foundation, a founding member of the Dutch Young Academy, Associate Editor of IEEE Trans Med Imag and Med Image Anal, and is leading the Biomedical Image Analysis Platform of the European Institute of Biomedical Imaging Research. He has published over 260 full papers in journals and refereed conference proceedings, and has supervised 20 PhD students.