This prestigious award is rarely awarded to (senior) members who make an extraordinary achievement in their field. Chris de Korte received this degree for his contribution to the development and translation of elastographic ultrasound techniques.
Chris de Korte is professor of Medical Ultrasound Techniques, head of the Medical Ultrasound Imaging Center (MUSIC) in the Medical Imaging department of Radboud university medical center. He is also professor at the University of Twente (UT) and chairman of the Dutch Association for Medical Ultrasound (NVMU).
He is also national representative of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) and associate editor for IEEE Transactions UFFC and the Journal of Medical Ultrasonics. De Korte is also a member of the editorial board of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology and the British Medical Ultrasound Society and a member of the technical program committee of the IEEE Ultrasonics Congress.