Asst. Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Kraisorn Chaisaowong

Guest Researcher

 
 +49 241 80 27860
 +49 241 80 22200
 Kraisorn.Chaisaowong@lfb.rwth-aachen.de



 

Short CV

Education/Training

2014
 
 
 
2004
 
 
 
2003

Doktor der Ingenieurwissenschaften (Dr.-Ing.)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
(Biomedical Image Processing)
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Diplom – Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
(Biomedical Engineering)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (form. Universität Karlsruhe (TH)), Karlsruhe, Germany
Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute
University of Utah, Utah, USA

Academic position

2016
2004 –
 
 
2009 – 2014
 
 
2005 – 2006
 
 
2005 – 2006
 
 

Assistant Professor (Electrical Engineering)
Permanent lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Research scientist
Institute of Imaging & Computer Vision
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Project coordinator for Medical Engineering
The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering
King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Permanent lecturer
Department of Computer Science, Graduate College
King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Industrial experience

System R&D
System R&D
Programmer
Internship
Internship

Agilent Technologies GmbH, Böblingen, Germany
Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Böblingen, Germany
SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany
Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg, Germany
Stadtwerke Saarbrücken AG, Saarbrücken, Germany

 

 

Research Projects

Biomedical image processing:

 

Biomedical engineering:

  • Human cardiac force development: Principles and Computation
    Quantitative description from myofilament to myocardium
  • Distribution and Propagation of Electromagnetic Wave in Human Head
    Computer-based Mathematical Modeling of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Human Head

 

 

Academic Affairs @ LfB

Student advisory:

  • Seminar paper
  • Student research project, Diploma thesis
  • Bachelor thesis, Master thesis

 

Teaching assistant:

  • Exercise Biomedical Imaging
  • Seminar Image Processing and Content Analysis
  • Exercise Signals and Systems
  • Tutorial Mathematical Methods for Electrical Engineering

 

Scientific service:

  • Journals’ reviewer
  • Conferences’ technical and steering committee

 

 

Supervised theses @ LfB

Completed thesis topics

  • Bachelor thesis:
    Detection and Quantification of Cytoskeletal Granules
    Assigned to: Dennis Eschweiler
    Finished: 2015
  • Master thesis:
    3D Modeling of Cytoskeletal Networks using Super Resolution Data
    Assigned to: Johannes Sauer
    Finished: 2015
  • Diploma thesis:
    Analysis of Confocal Laser Scanning Fluorescence Microscopic Data towards 3D Morphology of Cytoskeletal Intermediate Filaments
    Assigned to: Fabian Herb
    Finished: 2014
  • Master thesis:
    Automated Labeling of Pleural Thickenings towards an Anatomical Classification
    Assigned to: Mingze Jiang
    Finished: 2014
  • Master thesis:
    3D-Texture-Based Segmentation of Prostate Tumor from MRI Volume Data
    Assigned to: Markus Kitza
    Finished: 2014
  • Diploma thesis:
    3D Textur-Based Segmentation of Lung Parenchyma from 3D CT Data
    Assigned to: Andreas Paul
    Finished: 2013
  • Diploma thesis:
    Automatic Spatiotemporal Matching of Pleural Thickenings to Assess its Growth Rate
    Assigned to: Simon Kai Keller
    Finished: 2013
  • Master thesis:
    A Close-To-Reality 3D Modeling and Visualization towards the Volumetry of Pleural Thickening from CT Data
    Bearbeiter: Chaicharn Akkawutvanich
    Finished: 2012
  • Diploma thesis:
    Localisation, classification and segmentation of thickenings in volume data
    Bearbeiter: Pierre Marie Kengne Nzegne
    Finished: 2012
  • Bachelor thesis:
    Interpolation of Holes in 3D Lung Surfaces
    Bearbeiter: Rami Magdi Fahmi Botros
    Finished: 2011
  • Student research project:
    3D Tissue-Specific Segmentation of Pleural Thickenings
    Bearbeiter: Christoph Wilkmann
    Finished: 2010
  • Master thesis:
    3D Modeling of Detected Pleural Thickening through Thin Plate Spline Interpolation
    Bearbeiter: Nipaporn Saekor
    Finished: 2009
  • Master thesis:
    Automatic 3D Segmentation of Pleura from CT Data
    Bearbeiter: Eduard Angelats Company
    Finished: 2008
  • Master thesis:
    Efficient Three-Dimensional Morphological Operation to Remove Small Noise on Binary Volume Data
    Bearbeiter: Jirawit Lerdsinmongkol
    Finished: 2008
  • Student research project:
    Semiautomatic Spatiotemporal Matching of Pleural Thickenings on the Basis of Anatomic Landmarks
    Bearbeiter: Benjamin Bross
    Finished: 2008
  • Diploma thesis:
    3D Analysis of Spiral CT Data Towards Early Diagnosis of Pleuramesothelioma: Tissue-Specific Segmentation and Classification of Pleural Thickenings
    Bearbeiter: Christian Bürger
    Finished: 2008
  • Diploma thesis:
    Analysis of Spiral CT Images for the Documentation of Pleuramesothelioma-Morbidity: Efficient Segmentation and Detection of the Pleura
    Bearbeiter: Peter Jacobs
    Finished: 2007

 

 

Publication databases

 

 

Monograph

2014

Kraisorn Chaisaowong
Early Detection of Mesothelioma through Automatic Identification of Pleural Thickenings
In: Schriftenreihe des Lehrstuhls für Bildverarbeitung ; 9

 

Journal Publications

2016

Marcin Moch, Reinhard Windoffer, Nicole Schwarz, Raphaela Pohl, Jaroslav Lazar, Andreas Omenzetter, Uwe Schnakenberg, Fabian Herb, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Dorit Merhof, Lena Ramms, Gloria Fabris, Bernd Hoffmann, Rudolf Merkel and Rudolf E. Leube
Effects of Plectin Depletion on Keratin Network Dynamics and Organization
In: PLOS ONE 11 (3)

 
2011

Peter Faltin and Kraisorn Chaisaowong
3D Surface-based Detection of Pleural Thickenings
In: Acta Polytechnica Journal of Advanced Engineering

 
2007

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Patrick Jüger, Stefan Vogel, Achim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Computer-assisted Diagnosis for Early Stage Pleural Mesothelioma: Towards Automated Detection and Quantitative Assessment of Pleural Thickenings from Thoracic CT Images
In: Methods of Information in Medicine 46 (3)

 
2003

Frank B. Sachse, Gunnar Seemann, Kraisorn Chaisaowong and Daniel Weiß
Quantitative reconstruction of cardiac electro-mechanics in human myocardium: Assembly of electrophysiological and tension generation models
In: Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 14 (10)

 
2003

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Frank B. Sachse, Gunnar Seemann, Matthias B. Mohr and Olaf Dössel
Modeling of human cardiac force development: quantitative description from myofilament to myocardium
In: Biomedizinische Technik 48 (S1)

 

Conference publications @ LfB

2016

Dennis Eschweiler, Jakob Unger, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Mugdha Sawant, Reinhard Windoffer, Rudolf E. Leube and Dorit Merhof
Detection and Quantification of Cytoskeletal Granules
In: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin (BVM)

2016

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Mingze Jiang, Peter Faltin, Dorit Merhof, Christian Eisenhawer, Monika Gube and Thomas Kraus
Automated Anatomical Description of Pleural Thickening towards Improvement of its Computer-Assisted Diagnosis
In: SPIE Medical Imaging 2016 - Conference on Image Processing

 
2014

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Thomas Kraus and Dorit Merhof
Extracting and Visualizing Uncertainties in Segmentations from 3D Medical Data
In: 4th Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM)

 
2014

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Thomas Kraus and Dorit Merhof
Consistent Follow-Up Segmentation of Pleural Thickenings
In: IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI)

 
2014

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Peter Faltin and Thomas Kraus
Automated Assessment of Pleural Thickening
In: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2014

 
2014

Kraisorn Chaisaowong and Thomas Kraus
Detection, modeling and matching of pleural thickenings from CT data towards an early diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma
In: Medical Imaging 2014: Computer-Aided Diagnosis

 
2013

Pierre Marie Kengne Nzegne, Peter Faltin, Thomas Kraus and Kraisorn Chaisaowong
3D Lung Surface Analysis Towards Segmentation of Pleural Thickenings
In: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2013

 
2013

Hendrik Hachmann, Peter Faltin, Thomas Kraus and Kraisorn Chaisaowong
3D-Segmentierungskorrektur unter Berücksichtigung von Bildinformationen für die effiziente und objektive Erfassung pleuraler Verdickungen
In: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2013

 
2013

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Elke Ochsmann and Thomas Kraus
Vollautomatische Detektion und Verlaufskontrolle der pleuralen Verdickungen
In: 53. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Arbeitsmedizin und Umweltmedizin e.V. (DGAUM), Arbeitsmedizin in Europa, Muskel-Skelett-Erkrankungen und Beruf

 
2013

Peter Faltin, Thomas Kraus and Kraisorn Chaisaowong
Volume-preserving correction of non-rigid registrations for the investigation of pleural thickening growth
In: SPIE Medical Imaging

 
2013

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Simon Kai Keller and Thomas Kraus
Automatic spatiotemporal matching of detected pleural thickenings
In: Fifth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2013)

 
2013

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Chaicharn Akkawutvanich, Christoph Wilkmann and Thomas Kraus
A Fully Automatic Probabilistic 3D Approach for the Detection and Assessment of Pleural Thickenings from CT Data
In: Computational Intelligence In Medical Imaging (CIMI), 2013 IEEE Fourth International Workshop On, part of the 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI)

 
2013

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Chaicharn Akkawutvanich, Elke Ochsmann and Thomas Kraus
Evaluierung und Zuverlässigkeitstest eines computer-gestützten Systems zur Detektion von pleuralen Verdickungen in 3D CT-Daten
In: 53. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Arbeitsmedizin und Umweltmedizin e.V. (DGAUM), Arbeitsmedizin in Europa, Muskel-Skelett-Erkrankungen und Beruf

 
2012

David Friedrich, Joschka zur Jacobsmühlen, Till Braunschweig, André Bell, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Ruth Knüchel-Clarke and Til Aach
Detection of immunocytological markers in photomicroscopic images
In: SPIE Medical Imaging 2012: Computer-Aided Diagnosis

 
2012

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong and Til Aach
Volume-Preserving Correction for Image Registration using Free-Form Deformations
In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)

 
2012

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Registration of Lung Surface Proximity for Assessment of Pleural Thickenings
In: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2012

 
2012

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Non-rigid surface proximity registration of CT images considering the influence of pleural thickenings
In: SPIE Medical Imaging

 
2011

David Friedrich, André Bell, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Till Braunschweig, Ruth Knüchel-Clarke and Til Aach
High Dynamic Range Microscopy for Color Selective Virtual De-Staining of Immunocytological Specimens
In: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2011

 
2011

Peter Faltin and Kraisorn Chaisaowong
3D Surface-based Detection of Pleural Thickenings
In: The 15th International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER 2011

 
2011

Peter Faltin, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Markov-Gibbs Model Based Registration of CT Lung Images Using Subsampling for the Follow-Up Assessment of Pleural Thickenings
In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)

 
2011

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Nipaporn Saekor, Somchart Roongruangsorakarn, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Automatic 3D Modeling of Pleural Thickening through Thin Plate Spline Interpolation
In: Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ECTI-CON), 2011 8th IEEE International Conference on

 
2011

André Bell, David Friedrich, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Till Braunschweig, Ruth Knüchel-Clarke and Til Aach
Fast Virtual Destaining of Immunocytological Specimens
In: IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2011

 
2010

Kraisorn Chaisaowong
Semi-Automatic Assessment of Pleural Thickenings: Towards an Early Diagnosis of Pleuramesothelioma
In: The 14th International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER 2010

 
2009

Nipaporn Saekor, Somchart Roongruangsorakarn, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
3D modeling of detected pleural thickenings through thin plate spline interpolation
In: Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ECTI-CON), 2009 6th IEEE International Conference on

 
2009

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Achim Knepper, Elke Ochsmann, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Automatic Detection and Quantitative Assessment of Pleural Thickening in Thoracic CT Data
In: 49. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Arbeitsmedizin und Umweltmedizin e.V. (DGAUM)

 
2009

Christian Buerger, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Achim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
A Topology-Oriented and Tissue-Specific Approach to Detect Pleural Thickenings from 3D CT Data
In: SPIE Medical Imaging 2009: Image Processing

 
2008

Jirawit Lerdsinmongkol, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Somchart Roongruangsorakarn, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
An Optimal Application of 3D Morphological Operations in the Framework of a Computer-Assisted Diagnosis System
In: The 12th National Computer Science and Engineering Conference (NCSEC 2008)

 
2008

Jirawit Lerdsinmongkol, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Somchart Roongruangsorakarn, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Efficient Application of 3D Morphological Operations in the Framework of a Computer-Assisted Diagnosis System
In: Signal Processing, 2008. The 9th IEEE International Conference on

 
2008

Jirawit Lerdsinmongkol, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Somchart Roongruangsorakarn, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Application of 3D Morphological Operations in the Framework of a Computer-Assisted Diagnosis System to Construct Thorax Mask and Remove Trachea
In: The 3rd International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering (ISBME 2008)

 
2008

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Benjamin Bross, Achim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Detection and Follow-Up Assessment of Pleural Thickenings from 3D CT Data
In: Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ECTI-CON), 2008 5th IEEE International Conference on

 
2008

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Achim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Software System for the Computer-Assisted Diagnosis or Early Stage Pleural Mesothelioma
In: Liège Image Days 2008: Medical Imaging

 
2008

Eduard Angelats Company, Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Achim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
An Approach to Segment Lung Pleura from CT Data with High Precision
In: SPIE Medical Imaging 2008: Image Processing

 
2007

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Patrick Jäger, Stefan Vogel, Aachim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis for Early Stage Pleural Mesothelioma: Automated Extraction of Pleura to Detect Pleural Thickenings from Thoracic CT Images
In: The 2007 International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT 2007)

 
2007

Kraisorn Chaisaowong, Achim Knepper, Thomas Kraus and Til Aach
Application of Supervised Range-Constrained thresholding to Extract Lung Pleura for Automated Detection of of Pleural Thickenings from Thoracic CT Images
In: SPIE Medical Imaging 2007: Computer-Aided Diagnosis

 

 

Awards (Selected)

  • Excellent oral presentation
    Automatic spatiotemporal matching of detected pleural thickenings
    Kraisorn Chaisaowong
    The 5th International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing, Hong Kong, 2013
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  • 1st Prize Biomedical Engineering
    Semi-Automatic Assessment of Pleural Thickenings: Towards an Early Diagnosis of Pleuramesothelioma
    Kraisorn Chaisaowong
    The 14th International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER, Prague, 2010
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  • 1st Prize master thesis of the academic year 2008
    Efficient Morphologic Operation to Remove Small Noise on Binary Volume Data
    Jirawit Lerdsinmongkol
    Graduate College, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, 2010
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  • 1st AKM Prize 2008 for innovative, interdisciplinary research work from the field of medical technology
    3D Analysis of Spiral CT Data towards Early Diagnosis of Pleuramesothelioma: Tissue-Specific Segmentation and Classification of Pleural Thickenings
    Christian Bürger
    Aachen Centre of Compentence for Medical Technology – AKM e.V., Liège, 2009