Wouter van Elmpt

The Netherlands


Wouter van Elmpt is program manager of the physics innovation team at Maastro. Implementation of novel technology in a real-world setting is at the core of his work and (clinical and research) interest. He is specialized in advanced imaging acquisition/analysis and treatment of cancer patients; he is appointed at the Maastricht University as an assistant professor since January 2015. He holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Physics from the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) with a specialization in Medical Physics and a PhD (2009) of the Maastricht University (The Netherlands). Dr. van Elmpt is a member of the ESTRO physics committee (largest European society for radiation oncology), chair of the ESTRO physics conference in 2021 and member of the Strategy Team of MAASTRO clinic. He published over 160 peer-reviewed publications and more than 200 abstracts/conference presentations and is work package leader and (co-)investigator on several national, company and European Union funded projects. Currently his main focus is the implementation of innovation and research in routine clinical practice by leading an innovation team (7.5 FTE) of different disciplines (e.g. physicist, physicians, technicians, engineers and IT) to advance radiotherapy techniques for patient care.