Max Viergever is Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Imaging at Utrecht University. He also holds appointments as Professor in Physics and Computer Science at Utrecht University. He received his DSc degree from Delft University of Technology. He is founder and director of the Image Sciences Institute, of the PhD programme Medical Imaging (ImagO), and of the MSc programme Biomedical Image Sciences (BIS). His research interests comprise all aspects of medical imaging. Dr. Viergever is an IEEE Fellow.