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Nicolas Villain


Since April 2018, Nicolas Villain leads the "Hub AI Paris” created by Philips in France, a research team of approximately 40 scientists focused on AI in medical imaging. The hub also hosts a development team for Philips collaborative AI platform and an activity of venture capital that invests in AI start-ups. Before this, he was the Head of Philips Research in France since 2012.

Source : Labex Primes, Université de Lyon

Paris, France
Researcher / Scientist
French  /  English


Work Experience

Head of Hub AI Paris (Medical Imaging)
Since 2018
Philips France
Head of Research Department
Since 2012
Philips France
Research Group Manager
2007 to 2012
Medisys Lab, Medical Image Processing, Limeil-Brévannes, France


Master of Applied Sciences, Biomedical Engineering
1995 to 1997
Université de Montréal, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
1993 to 1996


Kidney cortex segmentation in 2D CT with U-Nets ensemble aggregation.
Diagnostic and interventional imaging Read it here Automatic knee meniscus tear detection and orientation classification with Mask-RCNN.
Diagnostic and interventional imaging Read it here Cardiac electrophysiological activation pattern estimation from images using a patient-specific database of synthetic image sequences.
IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering Read it here