Denis Kouamé is a professor in medical imaging and signal processing at Paul Sabatier University of Toulouse, France, since 2008. From 1998 to 2008 he was assistant then associate professor at University of Tours. From 1996 to 1998 he was senoir engineer at GIP Tours, France. He received the M.Sc, the Ph.D. and the habilitation to supervise research works(HDR) in signal processing and medical ultrasound imaging from the University of Tours in 1993, 1996 and 2004 respectively.
He was head of signal and image processing group, and then head of Ultrasound imaging group at Ultrasound and Signal Lab at University of Tours respectively from 2000 to 2006 and from 2006 to 2008. From 2009-2015. He was head of Health and Information Technology (HIT) strategic field at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique IRIT Laboratory, Toulouse. He currently leads the Signals and Image department at IRIT. His research interests are the general areas of Inversion in signal and image processing, computational imaging, medical imaging and namely medical ultrasound imaging, with special focus on image reconstruction and restoration.
He is regularly invited for talks or in charge of different invited special sessions or tutorials at several IEEE conferences : ICASSP, ISBI, ISSPIT, ICIP. He has served on several international conferences technical program committees in signal, image processing or medical imaging, and also chaired various sessions at different international conferences. He is also regularly invited for talks in different universities inside and outside France. He was/is involved, as principal investigator or as member, in different European or French research projets (ANR,FUI, INSERM,…).
His works resulted in creating different companies including two start-ups
He was an Associate Editor in Chief for IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, is a Senior Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging