Françoise Siepel received her M.Sc. in Technical Medicine with specialization Robotics and Imaging in 2010. She obtained her PhD in 3 years and has spent more than 7 years on research, winning approx. 1 million euros of personal awards including one PhD and 2 Postdoc grants and has currently 40+ publications. She has international experience from the University of Bergen, Kings College and more than 5 years at the Stavanger University hospital where she worked out various technical medical related projects. In 2016 she joined the Robotics and Mechatronics group, and focuses on medical technology and especially image guided robotic interventions and is involved in research/education. She performs the daily coordination of the European DIH-HERO, MURAB and national SUNRAM project.