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Prof.dr.ir. van der Steen, A. F.W. (Ton)

Head Biomedical Engineering

Ton van der Steen

Prof.dr.ir. van der Steen, A. F.W. (Ton)

Research area: Cardiovascular Imaging

Office:    Ee2302b
Tel:        +31 (0)10 7044030
Fax:       +31 (0)10 7044720
Email:    a.vandersteen@erasmusmc.nl


Ton van der Steen (1964) has an  MSc degree in Applied Physics from the TU Delft and a PhD in Medical Sciences from the Radboud University, Nijmegen.
He is the head of Biomedical Engineering of the Thorax center, Erasmus MC. He is cofounders of the Medical Delta. He is professor in  Biomedical Engineering at the Erasmus MC and professor in Applied Physics at the TU Delft. Next to that he is Medical Delta professor and honorary visiting professor with the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
His main scientific interest is in creating imaging modalities for the cardiovascular system. His main policy interest is generating technical solutions for sustainable health care.

He is the 2000 NWO PIONIER Technical Sciences and the 2007 Simon Stevin Master. He is a member of both the Netherlands Academy of Technology and Innovation and the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is Fellow of the IEEE and Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. From 2014 to 2017 he was Chairman of the Board of the Dutch Technology Foundation STW and  NWO-Technical Sciences. Since 2018 he is Chairman of the Board of the Medical Delta.

Curriculum Vitae


Finished PhD students