Joël Lefebvre

Assistant professor of computer sciences

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)


Joël Lefebvre is an associate professor of computer science at UQAM specialized in imaging and computer vision. His research interests include optical microscopy, neurophotonics, augmented imaging, biomedical image analysis, and deep learning. He is a associate researcher at the Montreal Heart Institute.


  • Optical microscopy
  • Computer vision
  • Biomedical image analysis
  • Neurophotonics
  • Machine learning


  • Postdoctoral fellowship in biomedical image analysis

    University of Oxford

  • PhD in biomedical engineering, 2018

    Polytechnique Montréal

  • Master of Applied Science (MASc) in biomedical engineering, 2014

    Polytechnique Montréal

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Engineering Physics, 2012

    Polytechnique Montréal

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A Review of Intrinsic Optical Imaging Serial Blockface Histology (ICI-SBH) for Whole Rodent Brain Imaging

In recent years, multiple serial histology techniques were developed to enable whole rodent brain imaging in 3-D. The main driving …


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