Joost Batenburg

Scientific Staff Member, Group leader, Professor

Full Name Prof.dr. K.J. Batenburg
Function(s) Scientific Staff Member, Group leader, Professor
Telephone +31 20 592 4037
Room L020
Department(s) Computational Imaging


My research interests include:

  • Inverse problems in image reconstruction
  • Discrete tomography and other subjects in tomographic imaging
  • Electron tomography for imaging at the nanometer scale, downto atomic resolution
  • Applications of tomography in materials science and medical imaging
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Modern optimization heuristics, evolutionary algorithms
  • GPU computing for large-scale scientific computing
  • Image processing and computer vision

Selected Publications

  • S. van Aert, K.J. Batenburg, M.D. Rossell, R. Erni, G. Van Tendeloo, Three-dimensional atomic imaging of crystalline nanoparticles, MacMillan, 374-377, 2011
  • A. Stolk, K.J. Batenburg, An algebraic framework for discrete tomography, S.I.A.M., 1056-1079, 2010
  • K.J. Batenburg, J. Sijbers, Optimal threshold selection for tomogram segmentation by projection distance minimization, I.E.E.E., 676-686, 2009
  • K.J. Batenburg, J. Sijbers, Adaptive thresholding of tomograms by projection distance minimization, Pergamon, 2297-2305, 2009
  • K.J. Batenburg, A network flow algorithm for reconstructing binary images from discrete X-rays, Springer, 175-191, 2007
  • K.J. Batenburg, An evolutionary algorithm for discrete tomography, Elsevier, 36-54, 2005


  • Mathematics and Algorithms for 3D Imaging of Dynamic Processes
  • Real-Time 3D Tomography
  • The See-Through Museum
    Automated multi-modal tomography for sub-22nm IC nodes
    Volumetric medical x-ray imaging at extremely low dose