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Dr Salvado Graduated with a Master in Electrical Engineering from ESIEE Paris and University Paris XII, 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 then graduated in 2006 with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, specialty Medical Imaging, from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. His research was on developing machine learning technologies to analyses MRI data. 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 is now leading the CSIRO Biomedical Informatics Group, based at the Australian eHealth Research Centre on the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital campus in Brisbane. His Group develops innovative technologies to analyse medical data, including MRI, PET, biomarkers, and genetics. Dr Salvado has several adjunct positions with Australian universities, he 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.

Current Roles

  • Head of Imaging and Computer Vision

  • Honorary Professor
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Honorary Professor

  • Adjunct Professor
    University of Canberra

  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow
    Florey Institute of Neuroscience

Academic Qualifications

  • 2014

    Executive MBA
    Australian Graduate School of Management, UNSW, Australia

  • 2006

    PhD Biomedical Engineering - Medical Imaging
    Case Western Reserve University, USA

  • 1994

    MSEE - Robotics and Automation
    ESIEE, France

  • 1994

    MSc - Modelling and Machine Learning
    University Paris XII

Professional Experiences

  • 2012-2018

    Group Leader Biomedical Informatics
    CSIRO, Brisbane, Australia

  • 2007-2012

    Team Leader Medical Imaging
    CSIRO, Brisbane, Australia

  • 2006-2007

    Instructor of Radiology
    University Hospitals Cleveland, USA

  • 2002-2006

    Research assistant
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

  • 1998-2002

    Principal Engineer
    Siemens VAI, now Primetals, Cleveland, USA

  • 1996-1998

    Commissioning engineer
    Kvaerner Metals, now Primetals, Paris, France

  • 1994-1996

    Research Engineer
    Clecim (now Siemens), Paris, France