|| Raúl San José Estépar, Ph.D.|
Raúl is Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and a Research Associate at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his M.Sc and Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Valladolid, Spain, in 1999 and 2005, respectively.
His research interests are focused on medical applications of image analysis. This includes local image structure estimation using tensors analysis, image segmentation, and image registration. He is currenlty working in image analysis methods for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). His other areas of work are Diffusion Tensor Imaging ( DTI) and image registered sytems for laparoscopic (IRLUS) and endoscopic (IRGUS) interventions guided by ultrasound and its application to Natural Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES).