On september 3rd 2018 Wido Heeman, a biomedical engineering graduate from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningnen, started as a PhD-candidate on the Lapvas-Imaging project with the RUG University campus Fryslan. Wido has been involved with the Lapvas-Imaging project first as an intern and as a graduation project after that. He will codunct research surrounding the development of Lapvas-Imaging and is associated with the OMIG group from the UMCG. We are very happy to have Wido on the team and are looking forward to the forthcomming research.