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Professor Sebastien Ourselin FREng
Professor Sebastien Ourselin FREng

Professor Sebastien Ourselin FREng FMedSci

Professor of Healthcare Engineering

  • Head of School, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences

Research interests

  • Biomedical and life sciences
  • Computer science

Biography

Professor Sebastien Ourselin FREng, is Head of the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London.

He is also Director of the Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Medical Engineering and Deputy Director of the London Medical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence Centre for Value Based Healthcare.

He has over 20 years of experience within academia and research organisations across three countries. Alongside Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, he is leading the establishment of a MedTech Hub, located at St Thomas’ campus.

The vision for the Hub is to create a unique ecosystem, enabling academia, industry and the NHS to work in synergy and develop health technologies (including medical devices), workforce and operational improvements that will be of global significance.

He has significant experience in translating and commercialising healthcare technology and is a co-founding member of two academic spin-out companies.

    News

    King's 3D medical modelling spin-out acquired by international MedTech company KARL STORZ

    Innersight Labs, a cutting-edge AI-powered medical software company spun-out from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College...

    innersight 780x440

    King's launches new facility for Manufacture of Active Implants and Surgical Instruments

    The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London has opened a new facility for the Manufacture of Active Implants and Surgical...

    image of MAISI facility

    Novel medical imaging technology enables detailed visualisation of the human heart

    King’s researchers in collaboration with Siemens Healthineers have created a 3D visualization of the human heart via a novel technology based on Magnetic...

    3d wholeheart pro

    TwinsUK twins undergo first MRI Scan in study on healthy ageing

    TwinsUK participants are the first pair of twins to be scanned at King’s as part of a unique study investigating early markers of disease and aging in...

    TwinsUK MR study

    King's academics and industry experts discuss developing AI and 'moving beyond the panic'

    King’s academics joined policy and industry experts at Science Gallery London on 16 Jan to discuss where we go next with AI development, regulation and policy.

    240117_AI & The Future Event Panel

    Radiology AI MedTech company deepc joins MONAI

    deepc, a leading MedTech company in radiology AI, has announced its strategic alignment, compatibility, and commitment towards MONAI, the Medical Open Network...

    MONAI logo

    Peter Wells Memorial Lecture 2021

    Watch the Peter Wells Memorial Lecture: Advances in Cancer Care jointly hosted by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and The School...

    Kings Flag

    FoLSM researchers featured in 2023 Highly Cited Researcher List

    Academics from the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researcher 2023 list from Clarivate

    Highly cited 2023

    Dr Anna Barnes appointed first woman president of IPEM

    Dr Anna Barnes has been appointed to the role of President of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) September 2023-2025.

    Dr Anna Barnes standing in front of IPEM poster

    UK launches first national Total-Body PET platform for drug discovery

    The National PET Imaging Platform (NPIP) will bring together data from two state-of-the-art total-body PET imaging scanners located at St Thomas’ Hospital,...

    NPIP Graphic 02

    Events

    14MarGREEK EMBASSY EVENT new

    The MedTech scale-up journey: Opportunities for UK-Greece collaboration

    The Embassy of Greece in London and the the London Institute for Healthcare Engineering (LIHE) are hosting a panel discussion on the MedTech scale-up journey:...

    16JanImage credit Artist: Angela Palmer, Photographer: Andrew Smart

    Living well with technology: AI and the future

    Amidst the rapid changes affecting all industries, how do we navigate the AI revolution?

    Please note: this event has passed.

    18NovAIDE-Demo_banner

    AI Deployment Engine – Demonstration and Q&A

    Join the AI Centre for an overview of its work and a demo of the latest AI Deployment Engine (AIDE) Technology

    Please note: this event has passed.

    02MarAI 1

    The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Join Professor Sebastien Ourselin in this online lecture on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Please note: this event has passed.

    18NovAI 1

    The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Join Professor Sebastien Ourselin in this online lecture on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Please note: this event has passed.

    18NovAI 1

    The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Join Professor Sebastien Ourselin in this online lecture on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Please note: this event has passed.

    Features

    Transforming cancer care at King's

    King’s is the site of future breakthroughs, transforming cancer care and therapies through innovative research. An injection of philanthropic donations...

    cancer-cells-blue

    King's contributes to pandemic response

    Staff and students from across the King’s community are supporting efforts to combat the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

    Coronavirus CDC promo

    Spotlight

    ZOE COVID Study app: How King's researchers slowed the spread of COVID-19

    On March 24th 2020, the ZOE COVID Symptom Study App was launched. Since then, it has more than 4 million users and is now the world’s largest ongoing study...

    COVID and RBC

      News

      King's 3D medical modelling spin-out acquired by international MedTech company KARL STORZ

      Innersight Labs, a cutting-edge AI-powered medical software company spun-out from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College...

      innersight 780x440

      King's launches new facility for Manufacture of Active Implants and Surgical Instruments

      The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London has opened a new facility for the Manufacture of Active Implants and Surgical...

      image of MAISI facility

      Novel medical imaging technology enables detailed visualisation of the human heart

      King’s researchers in collaboration with Siemens Healthineers have created a 3D visualization of the human heart via a novel technology based on Magnetic...

      3d wholeheart pro

      TwinsUK twins undergo first MRI Scan in study on healthy ageing

      TwinsUK participants are the first pair of twins to be scanned at King’s as part of a unique study investigating early markers of disease and aging in...

      TwinsUK MR study

      King's academics and industry experts discuss developing AI and 'moving beyond the panic'

      King’s academics joined policy and industry experts at Science Gallery London on 16 Jan to discuss where we go next with AI development, regulation and policy.

      240117_AI & The Future Event Panel

      Radiology AI MedTech company deepc joins MONAI

      deepc, a leading MedTech company in radiology AI, has announced its strategic alignment, compatibility, and commitment towards MONAI, the Medical Open Network...

      MONAI logo

      Peter Wells Memorial Lecture 2021

      Watch the Peter Wells Memorial Lecture: Advances in Cancer Care jointly hosted by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and The School...

      Kings Flag

      FoLSM researchers featured in 2023 Highly Cited Researcher List

      Academics from the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researcher 2023 list from Clarivate

      Highly cited 2023

      Dr Anna Barnes appointed first woman president of IPEM

      Dr Anna Barnes has been appointed to the role of President of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) September 2023-2025.

      Dr Anna Barnes standing in front of IPEM poster

      UK launches first national Total-Body PET platform for drug discovery

      The National PET Imaging Platform (NPIP) will bring together data from two state-of-the-art total-body PET imaging scanners located at St Thomas’ Hospital,...

      NPIP Graphic 02

      Events

      14MarGREEK EMBASSY EVENT new

      The MedTech scale-up journey: Opportunities for UK-Greece collaboration

      The Embassy of Greece in London and the the London Institute for Healthcare Engineering (LIHE) are hosting a panel discussion on the MedTech scale-up journey:...

      16JanImage credit Artist: Angela Palmer, Photographer: Andrew Smart

      Living well with technology: AI and the future

      Amidst the rapid changes affecting all industries, how do we navigate the AI revolution?

      Please note: this event has passed.

      18NovAIDE-Demo_banner

      AI Deployment Engine – Demonstration and Q&A

      Join the AI Centre for an overview of its work and a demo of the latest AI Deployment Engine (AIDE) Technology

      Please note: this event has passed.

      02MarAI 1

      The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

      Join Professor Sebastien Ourselin in this online lecture on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

      Please note: this event has passed.

      18NovAI 1

      The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

      Join Professor Sebastien Ourselin in this online lecture on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

      Please note: this event has passed.

      18NovAI 1

      The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

      Join Professor Sebastien Ourselin in this online lecture on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

      Please note: this event has passed.

      Features

      Transforming cancer care at King's

      King’s is the site of future breakthroughs, transforming cancer care and therapies through innovative research. An injection of philanthropic donations...

      cancer-cells-blue

      King's contributes to pandemic response

      Staff and students from across the King’s community are supporting efforts to combat the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

      Coronavirus CDC promo

      Spotlight

      ZOE COVID Study app: How King's researchers slowed the spread of COVID-19

      On March 24th 2020, the ZOE COVID Symptom Study App was launched. Since then, it has more than 4 million users and is now the world’s largest ongoing study...

      COVID and RBC