dr. M.H.F. Wilkinson
Michael Wilkinson obtained an MSc in astronomy from the Kapteyn Laboratory, University of Groningen in 1993, after which he worked on image analysis of intestinal bacteria at the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, obtaining a PhD at the Institute of Mathematics and Computing Science, also in Groningen, in 1995. He was appointed as researcher at the Centre for High Performance Computing in Groningen working on simulating the intesti-
nal microbial ecosystem on parallel computers. During that time he edited the book “Digital Image Analysis of Microbes” (John Wiley, UK, 1998) together with Frits Schut. After this he worked as a researcher at the Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (JBI) on image analysis of diatoms.
In 1999 he was appointed Lecturer, at the JBI. In 2009 he became senior lecturer at the JBI, working on morphological image analysis and especially connected morphology. He has organized and taught many courses and tutorials on connected filters, both nationally and internationally, and has authored many papers on the subject, including two invited review papers.
He is senior member of the IEEE and member of the IAPR, serving as treasurer of the Dutch section for six years from 2005 until 2011. He is member of the steering committee of the International Symposium for Mathematical Morphology.
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