Dr Olivier Salvado
Head of Imaging and Computer Vision | CSIRO’s Data61
Dr Salvado graduated with a Master in Electrical Engineering from ESIEE Paris, where he studied signal processing, control system, and artificial intelligence. He worked for several years designing industrial control systems applying advanced techniques to improve automated machine performance. Attracted by medical challenges, he graduated with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. He joined the radiology department of the Cleveland University Hospitals, working on catheter based MRI imaging, before moving to Australia as a research scientist for the CSIRO, focussing on image analysis. He eventually led establishment of the Biomedical Informatics Group based at the Australian eHealth Research Centre developing innovative technologies to analyse medical data, including MRI, PET, biomarkers, and genetics. Dr Salvado is now the head of Imaging and Computer Vision for CSIRO Data61 as well as leading projects in Digital Health. Dr Salvado is a regular assessors of scientific grants, a reviewers of international journal, and he is regularly involved in reviewing and organising international conferences. He graduated with an executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management in 2014, and is honorary Professor at the University of Queensland and Queensland Institute of Technology.