Director of Research INSERM // 2017
University of Lyon, France
"In recognition of distinguished leadership and important contributions to research and advocacy of Medical and Biological Engineering & Science"
Françoise Peyrin is Director of Research at INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research) in Lyon, France. She received her PhD in Computer Sciences (1982) and her “Docteur ès Sciences” (1990) from INSA-Lyon and Université Lyon I. She has first been Assistant Professor at INSA-Lyon (1981-87) and since then a Researcher at INSERM. Since 1995, she has been a scientific collaborator at the ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility), Grenoble, France. She is leading the team «Tomographic imaging and Radiotherapy » in the CREATIS Laboratory (Univ Lyon, INSERM U1206, CNRS 5220, INSA-Lyon, Université Lyon I) specialized in medical imaging. Her research interest is in 3D biomedical imaging particularly in X-ray tomography, tomographic image reconstruction, inverse problems in biomedical imaging and wavelet based methods. She has particularly been developing imaging methods for the characterization of bone tissue at the micro/nano scale. She is the author of 190 peer-reviewed papers, 21 books chapters and more than 370 conference papers (> 165 in IEEE style proceedings). She is currently leading the LabEx PRIMES (Physique Radiobiology Medical Imaging and Simulation) from the UdL (Université de Lyon) and was the past leader the French GdR Stic Santé (2011-14). From 2002 to 2014, she has been a member of the IEEE BISP committee (Bio Imaging and Signal processing) of the IEEE SP (Signal Processing) Society, and since 2015, a member of the IEEE BIIP committee (Bio Imaging and Image processing), and the EURASIP Special Activity Team BISA (Biomedical Image & Signal Analytics).