Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Studies in Media, Innovation, and Technology

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is an internationally oriented university with eight faculties in Brussels, the heart of Europe. Through tailor-made, high-quality research and education, VUB contributes in an active and committed way to a better society for tomorrow. The SMIT (Studies in Media Innovation and Technology) research group conducts user research, policy research and business analysis, making use of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

Role within ThermoBreast

Our team will focus on the explainability and trustworthiness of the ThermoBreast screening approach, enhancing the quality of the user experience during screening and follow-up of both patients and clinicians. We will study and develop methods to assess the ethical aspects (privacy, autonomy, transparency, bias, etc.) of this AI-driven solution and its social impact.

Dr. An Jacobs

WP2 Design and WP8 Evaluation Co-lead

Kristyna Sirka-Kacafirkova

WP2 Design and WP8 Evaluation Co-lead

Anneleen Poll

WP2 Design and WP8 Evaluation Co-lead