Computational Imaging group news

Unique scanner unveils art and other secrets

Since 2017 CWI operates the FleX-ray scanner, a custom-made, fully-automated X-ray CT scanner with applications in cultural heritage, industry, healthcare and science.

CI Flex lab

CWI hosts 4th International Workshop on Medical Ultrasound Tomography

Ultrasound Tomography is an emerging medical imaging technique that is almost ready to be used in a clinical setting. The biennial Workshop on Medical Ultrasound Tomography (MUST) brings together research groups from …


Photosynthetic finalist in prestigious Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge

Out of more than 4,000 international participants, CWI spin-off Photosynthetic has been selected as a finalist in the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge. The pioneer in micro-3D printing technology is one of the …


CWI’s lectures on Digital Cultural Heritage

Where mathematics, computer science and humanities meet.

CWI Algemeen 2022 09 29-021

Tristan van Leeuwen appointed as Professor of Computational Inverse Problems

Utrecht University has announced the appointment of Tristan van Leeuwen as professor of Computational Inverse Problems, starting from 1 October.

Tristan van Leeuwen

Blogpost: behind the paper

In this blog post PhD researcher Maximilian Kiss shares the personal journey and the story behind the paper ‘2Detect – A large 2D expandable, trainable, experimental Computed Tomography data collection for machine …

CWI Algemeen 2022 09 15-009

Identifying the creator of an artwork by fingerprint examination

Researchers used CWI’s FleX-ray scanner to examine a Rijksmuseum statue and discovered the characteristics of the artist.

statue in flexray

Secrets of the skull

Our FleX-ray Lab houses a unique X-ray machine that creates 3D scans of the most diverse objects. This allows us to reveal details that remain hidden in regular scans. In this series, …