Jürgen is a Research Fellow and was overall coordinator of euHeart. He works on medical image analysis related topics and is responsible for several Philips-internal projects. He will contribute to the image segmentation related tasks in EurValve. He has been with Philips Research since 1994. He has been working in the area of medical imaging, computer assisted diagnosis and image guided therapy, and made numerous important contributions. In particular, he introduced a software technology for the automatic generation of personalized heart and organ models from medical images that is a key component of an increasing number of innovative products. With his application-focused approach and contributions, he strongly influences the future development of cardio-vascular imaging solutions for diagnosis and therapy. He is (co-)author of more than 120 articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings. His inventions resulted in over 30 granted US patents and 25 US patent applications. Jürgen received numerous awards for important product transfers. In 2006, he received the Eduard Pannenborg Award for his outstanding research contributions.