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Segmentation and Modelling of Vertebrae
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Investigators: Prof. Kenneth P. Camilleri, Mr. Owen Falzon, Dr. Z. Sant (Dept of Mechanical Engineering)

The objective of this project is to develop computational tools to segment and model vertebrae from CT/MRI scans. Automated segmentation of organs from medical images and subsequent 3D reconstructions of these organs can significantly aid medical diagnosis. 3D models allow a better visualization than 2D scans, and can constitute a very useful tool for analysis. Robust segmentation procedures are essential to obtain reliable 3D models from 2D images. However, carrying out segmentation manually is tedious and time-consuming; automated segmentation techniques can greatly reduce the time delay and effort involved to generate 3D models from acquired CT/MRI scans. Our intention is to explore image processing methods and computational intelligence techniques that can be employed to develop algorithms for the automated segmentation and 3D reconstruction of vertebrae from medical images. 


Funding Award for BrainApp
CBC awarded research funding under the FUSION Technology Development Programme (TDP) 2017

Closing date for MSc course applications


The deadline for late applications for the MSc in Signals, Systems and Control is the 31st August 2017. Click here for more information.

TVM news feature


News feature on the work currently being carried out by our PhD student Ms Rachael Nicole Darmanin, supervised by Dr Ing. Marvin Bugeja. Link here.

PhD scholarships at University of Sheffield, UK


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Postdoctoral Position in Robotics and Control


Postdoctoral Position at the University of Le Havre in France. Click here for more information.

MSc by Research - Call for Expression of Interest


The Department of Systems and Control Engineering and the Centre for Biomedical Cybernetics are seeking students who are interested in pursuing studies leading to an MSc in Engineering degree (mainly by research) on any of the topics detailed here.

Postdoctoral Research Position in EEG


[CLOSED] Postdoctoral Research Position in EEG Signal Processing with the Centre for Bionedical Cybernetics. Click here for more information.

Last Updated: 24 August 2011

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