Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Section for Visual Computing at DTU Compute carries out research in image analysis and computer graphics. The goal of image analysis is to extract information from images whereas the goal of computer graphics is concerned with image synthesis. Despite the fact that the goals are converse, there is a large overlap in methodology between the two fields.

The research is focused on the following five areas:

Medical Image Analysis
Geometry and Appearance Modelling
Computer Vision
Multivariate Statistics for Images
Analysis of 3D Microstructure

Within the above areas, our overarching research aim is to make methodological contributions of broad applicability but motivated by applications and often informed by our collaborations with partners in applied domains. Our contributions have often resulted in innovation, and we are proud of the fact that several startups have been founded by former members of the section.

We are always looking for research collaborators and students, and you are welcome to contact us if you have an idea for a research project or need advice within our field of expertise. You can find more information about our section in the description of our research areas.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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