Professor Roland Bammer appointed as new Deputy Director of Imaging (Teaching and Research)

Monash University is proud to welcome Professor Roland Bammer as Professor and Head of Department of Imaging at Monash University’s School of  Clinical Sciences and Deputy Director (Research & Education) Imaging at Monash Health.

Professor Bammer is an internationally recognised scientist with a background in medicine, engineering, and business. With over 20 years of experience in leading complex multidisciplinary programs, his key research interests include:

  • Using innovative MR and CT techniques to access abnormal haemodynamic, vascular, and biophysical features of cerebrovascular disease
  • Using advanced software algorithms to garner a better understanding of the disease processes and to optimally guide therapies
  • Expert in MR and CT image acquisition and reconstruction methods with over 35 patents all currently licensed to multinational organisations or startups.

As a pioneer in AI, deep learning and software development, Professor Bammer is also the Co-founder, Board Director and CTO of RapidAI, a global leader in neurovascular and vascular imaging software.

From a teaching perspective, Professor Bammer has been inducted into the American Academy of Radiology Research in recognition of his impact on the radiology field. He has mentored over 100 staff scientists, radiologists and postdoctoral fellows. He also oversaw Stanford’s Radiology Physics Program and the Radiology Board Review Program.

In his new role, Professor Bammer will further enhance the cutting-edge collaboration that is occurring between Monash University and Monash Health in a range of clinical and technological fronts and therefore play an important role in enhancing the national and international reputation of Monash Health Imaging through innovation, research, and the demonstration of clinical excellence.

About Monash University

Monash University is Australia’s largest university with more than 80,000 students. In the 60 years since its foundation, it has developed a reputation for world-leading high-impact research, quality teaching, and inspiring innovation.

With four campuses in Australia and a presence in Malaysia, China, India, Indonesia and Italy, it is one of the most internationalised Australian universities.

As a leading international medical research university with the largest medical faculty in Australia and integration with leading Australian teaching hospitals, we consistently rank in the top 50 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

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