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Professor at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC) – Sorbonne Universities, Paris and Senior Research Fellow at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Daniel Racoceanu is the Director (France) of the International Joint Research Unit IPAL (Image & pervasive Access Lab) - UMI CNRS created in Singapore between the CNRS, the National University of Singapore, the Institute for Infocomm Research of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (I2R/A*STAR), the UPMC, the University Joseph Fourier and the Institut Mines-Telecom.
Ph.D. (1997) and Habil-Dr. (2006) at the University of Besançon, France, he was Project Manager at General Electric Energy Products - Europe, before joining, in 1999, a chair of Associate Professor at the University of Besançon, France.
Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore since 2009, his fields of interest include quantitative and qualitative diagnosis and prognosis assistance using cognitive visual approaches and algorithms for high-content biomedical image exploration. The major impact of his actual projects, concerns new cancer diagnosis and prognosis protocols in virtual microscopy, digital histopathology and telepathology, as well as novel approaches for 3D cells modeling and analysis for stem cells tracking and differentiation.
PI of MICO (Cognitive Microscopy) ANR TecSan project involving AGFA Healthcare, THALES, LIP6/UPMC, and the SME TRIBVN, Daniel is involved in the FlexMIm FUI (Single Interministerial Fund - Fonds Unitaires Interministériels - of the French Ministry of Industry - MINEFE) (2013-2016) and the JCO/A*STAR (A*STAR Joint Council Office, Singapore) projects entitled "An Intelligent Vision System for Quantitative Microscopy in Neural Stem Cells Progenitor Growth and Differentiation" (2009-2013) and "A suite of integrated microscopy systems for imaging anatomies of complex 3D cell culture systems" (2013-2016), in collaboration with I2R, SERC/A*STAR (Science and Engineering Council, A*STAR), the Bioinformatics Institute (BII) and the Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), BMRC/A*STAR (BioMedical Research Council, A*STAR).