Christian Vanhove has been studying for a Master in Electronics Engineering from 1984 until 1988. Afterwards, he started a Master in Biomedical and Clinical Engineering at the University of Brussels (VUB). During this Master, he joined the Biomedical and Clinical Engineering course at Patras University (Greece) as an Erasmus student. From 1991 until 1996, he worked as a Medical Physicist at the Nuclear Medicine department of the Sint-Elisabeth hospital in Zottegem, where he was doing research and developments for the industry in a clinical environment. Research and developments were focused on all aspects of medical image processing, including image reconstruction, image fusion and image quantification. From 1996 until 2011, he moved to the Nuclear Medicine department of the Brussels University Hospital. As a Medical Physicist Expert he continued his research in the field of medical image processing. During this period he obtained his PhD in Medical Sciences (2004) and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the In-vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging (ICMI) lab of the VUB. Since 2011, he has joined the Medical Imaging and Signal Processing (MEDISIP) research group of the Faculty of Engineering at the Ghent University (UGent), where he is director of the small animal imaging facility (INFINITY lab) of Ghent University. Christian Vanhove is associate professor (100%) and lecturer biomedical engineering.