Hervé Lombaert is an Associate Professor in the Computer engineering Department at École Polytechnique de Montreal and holds the Canada Research Chair in Shape Analysis in Medical Imaging. His research focuses on the statistics and analysis of shapes in the context of machine learning and medical imaging. His work on graph analysis has prompted impact in several applications in medical imaging, from early image segmentation with graph-cuts to recent surface analysis with spectral graph theory.
Hervé has authored over 70 papers, 5 patents, and earned several awards, including the IPMI Erbsmann Prize. His students have also received best thesis awards with impactful publications in medical image computing. He is on the Editorial Board of Medical Image Analysis. He also had the chance to work in multiple centers, including Inria Sophia-Antipolis (France), Microsoft Research (Cambridge, UK), Siemens Corporate Research (Princeton, NJ), McGill University (Canada), and Polytechnique Montreal (Canada).