Claes Lundström's primary research focus is to develop methods that enable new levels of accuracy and efficiency within medical imaging. The efforts are concentrated at the crossroads of machine learning, visualization and human-computer interaction in demanding clinical settings.
Lundström's research is carried out within the Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV) at Linköping University. He received his PhD degree in 2007 and Docent degree in 2014. Particular recognition has been shown for his contributions to uncertainty visualization and Transfer Function design within volume rendering.
He has since 2012 led the technical side of the digital pathology research at CMIV, being the PI for large national-scale grants. Lundström also leads sizeable efforts in image-based precision orthopedics. From 2017 he is the Arena Director for the Analytic Imaging Diagnostics Arena (AIDA), a national center for research and innovation in Artificial Intelligence based at CMIV.
In parallel with his university efforts, Lundström since 2010 holds the position as Research Director at Sectra AB, where he has worked continuously since 1997 in several leading positions. Many of his academic contributions has segued into commercial products and concrete benefits to society.