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Francois Rheault


Assistant Professor at the ‘Université de Sherbrooke

Previous position:

Postdoctoral researcher


Master and Ph.D. in Computer Science
University of Sherbrooke under the supervision of Maxime Descoteaux

Bachelor in Multimedia and Imaging science
University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Research Exchange/Internships:
  • University of California, Berkeley, United States
  • Hôpital Lariboisière, APHP, Paris
  • Groupe d’imagerie neurofonctionnelle, Bordeaux
  • NatBrainLab, London
Research Interests:

My research mainly focuses on diffusion-weighted MRI, and tractography. I contribute to various open-source software (Dipy, Nibabel, COMMIT, Scilpy). My contributions revolve around bundle segmentations, bundle-specific tractography, reproducibility evaluation of segmentation approaches and connectomics.

VISE Affiliate:

Bennett Landman
Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science, Chancellor Faculty Fellow


Medical-image Analysis and Statistical Interpretation Lab (MASI)