Dr Olivier Salvado

Group Leader Biomedical Informatics


Dr Salvado is leading the CSIRO Biomedical Informatics Group part of the Digital Productivity Flagship (~20 FTE + ~15 students), at the Australian eHealth Research Centre. He is adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra, adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland, and Honorary Research Fellow at the Florey Neuroscience Institute. His research interests include developing bio-informatics methods for large multi-scale clinical studies, Neuroimaging technologies, and investigating novel multi-modal clinical imaging biomarkers. Since 2009, he has been co-supervisor or assessor of 10 PhD students (2 current co-supervisions).

Dr Salvado has published over 70 original research papers cited more than 2700 times in highly-regarding journals including Lancet Neurology, JAMIA, Journal of Neuroscience, NeuroImage, PLoS One, Annals of neurology, and Brain. He has been a co-investigator in 11 scientific grants (NHMRC, ARC,...) with a total value in excess of $4M. Dr Salvado is often invited to give lectures and seminars and his Group’s work received press coverage in The Australian, ABC Big Idea, news.com.au, and other media. He is a regular assessor for the NHMRC, ARC, and other funding bodies. Dr Salvado is associate editor for the Journal of Medical Imaging, in the program committee of the SPIE Medical Imaging conference since 2007, MICCAI 2015, and a regular reviewer of several leading journals and conferences including IEEE Transaction in Medical imaging, Neuroimage, IEEE Transaction in Biomedical Engineering, MICCAI, SPIE, ISBI, and EMBS. Dr Salvado is the co-chair of the ISBI conference that will take place in Melbourne, Australia in 2017.

Science and Professional Areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Neurodegeneration

Academic Qualifications

  • Executive MBAAustralian Graduate School of Management, UNSW, Australia2014
  • PhDCase Western Reserve University, USA2006
  • MScESIEE, France1994

Contact information


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