Raphael Sznitman graduated in cognitive systems from the University of British Columbia (Canada) in 2007. He received his PhD in computer science from Johns Hopkins University (USA) in 2011. He was then a postdoctoral fellow at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) where he worked in the computer vision laboratory. In 2015, he joined the faculty of the ARTORG Center at the University of Bern (Switzerland), where he is now a full professor in AI for Medical Imaging and the director of the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering. His research interests are primarily in computational vision, probabilistic methods and statistical learning, applied to applications in medical imaging.