Data Sciences and Brain Health across the Life Course session in 2020 SICSA Conference Oct 01, 2020 01:15 PM - 03:15 PM — Virtual Meeting (online)
Ophthalmic Medical Image Analysis MICCAI 2020 Workshop Oct 08, 2020 12:00 AM — Virtual Meeting (online)
Predictive Intelligence in Medicine MICCAI 2020 Workshop Oct 08, 2020 12:00 AM — Virtual Meeting (online)
PET is Wonderful Annual Meeting 2020 Oct 27, 2020 02:00 PM - 05:40 PM — Virtual Meeting (online)

eLearning

SINAPSE experts from around Scotland have developed ten online modules designed to explain medical imaging. They are freely available and are intended for non-specialists.


Edinburgh Imaging Academy at the University of Edinburgh offers the following online programmes through a virtual learning environment:

Neuroimaging for Research MSc/Dip/Cert

Imaging MSc/Dip/Cert

PET-MR Principles & Applications Cert

Applied Medical Image Analysis Cert

Online Short Courses

Dr Job Thijssen

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Position: Chancellor's Fellow

Interests:

I am a Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Edinburgh (UK). My research focusses on the physics and application of soft materials, especially those in which interfaces are crucial and those that have potential for applications in coatings and energy materials. Examples include, but are not limited to: particle-stabilized emulsions, colloidal crystals and bijels. 3D structural characterization is an important part of my research and includes confocal microscopy, electron microscopy and X-ray CT.

Institute: The University of Edinburgh

Department: Physics & Astronomy


Key Publications

Quantitative Morphological Characterization of Bicontinuous Pickering Emulsions via Interfacial Curvatures M. Reeves, K. Stratford, J. H. J. Thijssen Soft Matter 12, P4082 (2016) Bicontinuous Pickering emulsions (bijels) are a physically interesting class of soft materials with many potential applications including catalysis, microfluidics and tissue engineering. They are created by arresting the spinodal decomposition of a partially-miscible liquid with a (jammed) layer of interfacial colloids. Porosity L (average interfacial separation) of the bijel is controlled by varying the radius (r) and volume fraction (f) of the colloids (L ~ r/f). However, to optimize the bijel structure with respect to other parameters, e.g. quench rate, characterizing by L alone is insufficient. Hence, we have used confocal microscopy and X-ray CT to characterize a range of bijels in terms of local and area-averaged interfacial curvatures; we further demonstrate that bijels are bicontinuous using an image-analysis technique known as `region growing'. In addition, the curvatures of bijels have been monitored as a function of time, which has revealed an intriguing evolution up to 60 minutes after bijel formation, contrary to previous understanding. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2016/SM/C5SM03102H?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2FSM+(RSC+-+Soft+Matter+latest+articles)#!divAbstract


Software Expertise

ImageJ

Python

IDL

Avizo

Deconvolution