Rick Izzo Joins the VMTK Development Team

We would like to officially welcome Richard (Rick) Izzo to the VMTK development team. Rick has a long history of contributing to the project, and he has been the main contributor to the VMTK 1.4 release.

Rick is a current PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at the University at Buffalo. An engineer by training, he has broad expertise is in 3D Printing, Medical Imaging Segmentation, and Machine Learning. Rick is specifically interested in creating computational and physical models to assist in medical device development for endovascular interventions (primarily in the structural heart & neurovascular spaces).

In the comming months, Rick will be working with the community and development team to add features and improvements to the library. You can reach him via GitHub @rlizzo or Twitter @TheRickIzzo.