Sébastien holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Liège (Belgium). His interests include health informatics, computer vision, machine learning, and software engineering.
His research work in theoretical computer science was notably acknowledged by the IBM Belgium Award in 2002. Between 2011 and 2016, he worked as medical imaging engineer at the University Hospital of Liège, where he laid the basis of the free and open-source Orthanc ecosystem for medical imaging. For his work on Orthanc, Sébastien received the 2014 Award for the Advancement of Free Software from the Free Software Foundation (FSF), as well as the Best e-Health Project Award from the Agoria Federation (2015).
Sébastien was promoted as "Chevalier du Mérite Wallon" in 2015, and as one of the Digital Wallonia Champions. He now acts as the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of Osimis, where he is in charge of the R&D of the Orthanc ecosystem.