Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV)


CMIV is a multidisciplinary research center initiated by Linköping University, Region Östergötland and Sectra AB.

CMIV conducts focused front-line research within multidisciplinary projects providing solutions to tomorrow’s clinical issues. The mission is to develop future methods and tools for image analysis and visualization for applications within health care and medical research.

CMIV is formally a center within Linköping University and is governed by its Board of Directors, with representatives from academia, health care and industry. The Scientific Council, appointed among the senior researchers affiliated with CMIV, manages the research agenda of CMIV.  The day-to-day operations of CMIV is handled by a group of core staff.

Upcoming Thesis Defences

10 October 2023

SciLifeLab Day 2023

8.30 am – 4.00 pm Linköping Campus US, North entrance: Ljusgården and Hugo Theorell 

3 November 2023

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Visualization and Media Technology: Milda Poceviciute

9.15 am – 12.00 pm Wrannesalen, CMIV, Linköping University Hospital


Become a Part of CMIV


Social Media

Research School


Courses and Meetings

A Glimpse of CMIV

Instant Check of the Human Heart with Supercomputer

CMIV Researchers use information from computer tomography images to simulate the heart function of an individual patient. The modelling methods were originally developed in the motor industry, and the simulations are run at the National Supercomputer Centre at LiU.

From Research to Patient

Technology Close to Healthcare




Visiting Address

Campus US
From Entrance 1 (southern entrance):
Elevator A, floor 11
From Entrance 7 (northern entrance):
Elevator K, floor 11

Postal Address

Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization
Linköping University
University Hospital
581 85 Linköping



Modality Managers

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Christer Holm


  • Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization 

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Henrik Ekman


  • Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization

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CT 1

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Lilian Henriksson

PhD Student

  • Department of Radiology, Region Östergötland

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Petter Quick


  • Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization

CMIV Researchers

Scientific Council