Head of Hub - Prof. Dr. Klaus Maier-Hein

Klaus Maier-Hein heads the Division of Medical Image Computing at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Pattern Analysis and Learning Group at Heidelberg University Hospital. After studying computer science at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) he received his PhD in computer science in 2010 from the University of Heidelberg, followed by postdoctoral work at DKFZ and Harvard Medical School. His research is focused on deep learning methodology in the context of medical image analysis and the development of research software infrastructure for efficient translation of results.

Klaus Maier-Hein is coordinator of the Helmholtz Imaging Platform (HIP) and spokesman of the Helmholtz Information & Data Science School for Health (HIDSS4Health).

He has been member of several committees and has won numerous international competitions in medical image computing. In addition, he is founding member of heidelberg.ai, a platform for technical discussions and networking in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Maier-Hein
HMC Hub Health
DKFZ Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

E-Mail: hmc-health@dkfz-heidelberg.de