About the Author
Sverre Holm was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1954. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU), Trondheim in 1978 and 1982, respectively.He has academic experience from NTNU and Yarmouk University in Jordan (1984-86). Since 1995 he has been a professor of signal processing and acoustic imaging at the University of Oslo. In 2002 he was elected a member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences.His industry experience includes GE Vingmed Ultrasound (1990-94), working on digital ultrasound imaging, and Sonitor Technologies (2000-05), where he developed ultrasonic indoor positioning. He is currently involved with several startups in the Oslo area working in the areas of acoustics and ultrasonics.Dr. Holm has authored or co-authored around 220 publications and holds 12 patents. He has spent sabbaticals at GE Global Research, NY (1998), Institut Langevin, ESPCI, Paris (2008-09), and King's College London (2014). His research interests include medical ultrasound imaging, elastography, modeling of waves in complex media, and ultrasonic positioning.