Harriët Mulder did both a bachelor and master Medical Natural Sciences at the VU University, Amsterdam (master specialization Medical Physics). During her master she did a six month research project at the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam (department of Physics and Medical Technology). After this, she went to Tübingen, Germany, for a four month research project at the MEG center of the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen. She applied independent component analysis (ICE) on fetal magnetoencephalography (fMEG) data. Since March 2010 she works as a PhD student at the Image Sciences Institute in Utrecht. Currently, she is working on registration of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) images.