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Stemkens, Bjorn

Ir. B. Stemkens


stemkens_bDepartment of Radiotherapy
University Medical Center Utrecht
PO Box 85500
3508 GA Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 88 75 57209
Fax. +31 88 75 55850
Mail: b.stemkens[at]

Bjorn Stemkens graduated in Medical Engineering at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in 2013. He performed his master thesis work at the Radiotherapy Department of the UMC Utrecht, which was focused on the development of MRI strategies and post processing tools for real-time motion characterization of abdominal tumors. Since April 2013 he is a PhD student at the Radiotherapy Department, where he is working on the development of novel MR pulse sequences and image processing tools for tumor visualization and ultra-fast (real-time) tracking of moving organs for the MR-Linac.
His main topics are tumor visualization, tracking of moving targets and the implementation of novel MRI methods.