Dr Liviu Constantinescu

Senior Software Engineer

Research Officer

Conjoint/Adjunct Role(s)

Information Architect

Liviu Constantinescu received his BIT degree (Hons) from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2006, majoring in software development and multimedia technology. In 2011 he received his PhD in Computer Science from the same university, as part of the Biomedical and Multimedia Information Technology (BMIT) Research Group at the School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney.

He has worked part time in medical research since 1998, transitioning from IT support to lead developer and scientist positions. His research focuses on the convergence of information technologies and biomedicine, aiming at improving the practice of healthcare through state-of-the-art networking and software development methods.

Research Interests

Cloud computing
Pervasive web-based systems
Mobile healthcare

Awards and Honours

2013 - First Prize, St. Vincents and Mater Health Science is Wonder Competition
2011 - NICTA Prize for Research Project Work in Computer Science
2010 - School of IT Science Community Outreach Gold Award
2009 - Dean's Award for Research Commercialisation Potential
2007 - GerMANY Innovations Prize for Research Poster Design
2007 - Australian Postgraduate Award and ARC Linkage Scholarship
2006 - Sydney Harbour Foreshore Prize for Networks and Systems
2003 - Sydney University IT Entry Scholarship
2003 - Premier's Award for All Around Excellence in the HSC

Education

2011 - PhD (Engineering), University of Sydney - Australia
2006 - BIT (Honours First Class), University of Sydney - Australia

Selected Publications

L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, and D. Feng, “SparkMed: A Framework for Dynamic Integration of Multimedia Medical Data into Distributed m-Health Systems.,” IEEE T. Inf. Technol. Biomed., vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 40–52, Oct. 2011.

 L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, A. Kumar, D. Haraguchi, L. Wen, and D. Feng, "A Patient-Centric Distribution Architecture for Medical Image Sharing," in Health Inform. Sci. Syst., vol. 1, no. 1, article 3, Sept. 2013.

D. Haraguchi, J. Kim, A. Kumar, L. Constantinescu, L. Wen, and D. D. Feng, “A web-based image viewer for multiple PET-CT follow-up studies,” in Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Boston, MA, 2011, pp. 5279–5282.

L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, M. Fulham and D. Feng, “VacTube: an Embedded Radiological Scan Viewer for Referring Clinicians, Personal Health Records and eHealth 2.0”, RSNA 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 28 Nov - 3 Dec 2010.

L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, and D. Feng, “Integration of Interactive Biomedical Image Data Visualisation to Internet-Based Personal Health Records for Handheld Devices”, 11th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications & Services (Healthcom 2009), pp79-83, Sydney, Australia, 16-18 December 2009.

L. Constantinescu, R. Pradana, J. Kim, P. Gong, M. Fulham, and D. Feng, “Rich Internet Application System for Patient-Centric Healthcare Data Management Using Handheld Devices”, 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2009, pp5167-5170, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2-6 September 2009.

L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, M. Fulham and D. Feng, “A web-based method to remotely review diagnostic PET- CT data with internet-capable devices”, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 50, Supplement 2, pp177P, May 2009

L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, M. Fulham and D. Feng, “Rapid interactive smartphone access to PET-CT data for improved patient care”, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 50, Supplement 2, pp427P, May 2009.

J. Kim, L. Constantinescu, W. Cai and D. Feng, “Content-based Dual-Modality Biomedical Data Retrieval using Co-Aligned Functional and Anatomical Features”, Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention Workshop Paper (MICCAI 2007), pp45-52, Brisbane, Australia, Oct. 29 – Nov. 2, 2007.

L. Constantinescu, J. Kim, C. Chan and D. Feng, “Automatic Mobile Device Synchronization and Remote Control System for High-Performance Medical Applications”, the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society  (IEEE EMBC 2007), pp2799-2802, Lyon, France, August 23-26, 2007.

Dr Liviu Constantinescu