Rasmus Larsen

Provost, professor

  • Anker Engelunds Vej, 101, 1.225

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


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Rasmus Larsens research interest are centered on image analysis and statistical methods for hyper-dimensional data. In particular he has focused on modelling and analysis of shape and deformation with application in biomedical and food image analysis and object recognition, material science, productionstechnology, computer vision systems.

Other information

Statoil prize for recognized international reserach, 2008

International Experience:

Language Skills:
Danish (written and spoken)
English (written and spoken)

Research areas

Rasmus Larsens research expertise in image analysis and multivariate statistics. His main research themes include modelling and analysis of biological shape, and the use of such models for extracting biological object boundaries from images. He has applied these models to application in medical image analysis and food technology. Moreover, he has been a driving force behind doctoral education at DTU and DTU Informatics in particular. He has participated and coordinated activities in the graduate school programmes
  • CISP - Copenhagen Image and Signal Processing graduate school programme
  • BIOP - Biomedical Optics and New Laser Systems graduate school programme
  • ITMAN graduate school programme at DTU Informatics
He has been a member of the DTU PhD Committee for the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics since 2001, and served as chairman of the committee since 2005. He is presently director of the graduate school at DTU Informatics with 100 Phd students enrolled.

Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. in image analysis, IMM, Technical University of Denmark

Sept 1991May 1994

M.Sc.(eng), IMSOR, Technical University of Denmark

Sept 1986Aug 1991

External positions

Professor, Technical University of Denmark

1 Jan 2008 → …

Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark

Jan 200031 Dec 2007

expert statistician, Novo Nordisk A/S

Jan 1998Dec 1999

Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark

May 1994Dec 1997


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  • computer vision


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