Luc Duong , Ing. , Ph.D.
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    • Associate professor (2009-), Department of Software and IT Engineering, École de technologie supérieure.


    • Postdoc, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ (2008)
    • PhD, École Polytechnique, Montreal (2007)
    • BEng, École Polytechnique, Montreal (1999)

    Research Topics

    • Medical image analysis
    • Multimodality fusion (3D/2D, 3D/3D, 3D/2D+t)
    • Computer vision
    • Pattern recognition
    • Artificial intelligence

    Career Summary

    Luc Duong, PhD, has been a professor in the Department of Software and IT Engineering, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) since May 2009. He is also a member of the Research Group in Biomedical Sciences and Technologies (GRSTB). At the ÉTS, Dr. Duong runs the Interventional Imaging Lab in collaboration with the Cardiology and Medical Imaging Departments of the Sainte-Justine UHC, mainly to provide navigation guidance for percutaneous interventions. His research interests focus on medical image analysis in 2D, 3D and 3D+t, computer vision, pattern recognition and image understanding.

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    Awards and Distinctions

    • Navigation software for the surgical treatment of spinal deformities in AIS.
    • Methodology for 3-D classification aimed to guide surgical strategies in AIS.
    • Image-guided navigation of Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO).


    • Guest speaker, Soirées des cycles supérieures ÉTS, 2013
    • Guest speaker, MEXCAS, 2012
    • Guest speaker, Siemens Corporate Research, 2011
    • Guest speaker, Sainte-Justine UHC, 2011

    Selected Publications

    • M'Hiri, F.; Duong, L.; Desrosiers, C.; Cheriet, M. Vessel Walker : coronary arteries segmentation using random walks and Hessian-based vesselness filter International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, 2013.
    • Hadida, J.; Desrosiers, C.; Duong, L. Stochastic 3d motion compensation of coronary arteries from monoplane angiograms Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention--MICCAI 2012, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, 651-658.
    • Duong, L.; Cheriet, F.; Labelle, H. Automatic Detection of Scoliotic Curves in Posteroanterior Radiographs Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, IEEE, 2010, 57, 1143-1151.
    • Duong, L.; Mac-Thiong, J.-M.; Labelle, H. & others Real time noninvasive assessment of external trunk geometry during surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis Scoliosis, BioMed Central Ltd, 2009, 4.
    • Duong, L.; Cheriet, F.; Labelle, H. Three-dimensional classification of spinal deformities using fuzzy clustering. Spine, 2006, 31, 923.

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