ChairHistory

Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

CAMP & AR History

The Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures (Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin) was created on 15th of October 2003 under the direction of Professor Dr. Nassir Navab. The main objective of the chair is to play the role of a strong research and educational link between medical and computer science communities.

The chair aims at introducing new elements into the curriculum of the computer science students in order to better prepare them for a growing market and an exciting research field. In terms of research and development, the chair focuses on recovery and understanding of the workflow of medical procedures and on development of incremental, radical and fundamental technologies, which allow the physicians to improve the quality of medical procedures. Computer technology is playing an important role in 2D/3D/4D anatomical and functional imaging, reconstruction, segmentation, registration, navigation and advanced visualization.

The chair is interested and active in these subjects with a particular emphasis on surgical workflow, medical augmented reality, multi-modal rigid and deformable registration and intra-operative tracking and navigation. In January 2005, Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. and her existing research group on augmented reality (FAR), with particular emphasis on industrial applications, joined the Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures.

Due to the common needs for tracking, navigation and advanced visualization technologies in both medical and industrial applications, this addition strengthens the chair and turns it into one of the strongest international research groups in augmented reality. Prof. Navab and Prof. Klinker are both members of Steering Committee for IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality.

The chair has numerous collaborations with hospitals, various research centers on medical imaging and providers of healthcare and medical technologies. The chair also enjoys collaboration with many industrial partners interested in augmented reality, tracking, navigation and advanced visualization.

Our Alumni

Dr. Pierre Chatelain
Postdoc at the University of Oxford
Quality-Driven Control of a Robotized Ultrasound Probe12 December 2016
Dr. Christian Schulte zu Berge
Senior Software Engineer at ImFusion GmbH
Real-Time Processing for Advanced Ultrasound Visualization1 September 2016
Dr. Pascal Fallavollita
Asst. Professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada
1 July 2016
-none- Sebastian Poelsterl
The Institute of Cancer Research
Algorithms for Large-scale Learning from Heterogeneous Survival Data24 May 2016
Dr. Mehmet Yigitsoy
Senior Research Scientist at Definiens AG
Local and Global Consistency Measures in Intensity-based Medical Image Registration24 September 2015
Dr. Vasileios Belagiannis
University of Oxford
Human Pose Estimation in Complex Environments2 September 2015
M.Sc. Stefan Holzer
CTO & Co-founder at Fyusion Inc.
Learning-based Approaches for Template Tracking and Interest Point Detection8 January 2015
Dr. Patrick Maier
Development Engineer - Spectrum Analysis at Rohde & Schwarz
Augmented Chemical Reactions - Research on 3D Selection and Confirmation Methods6 September 2014
Dr. Tobias Blum
Software Engineer at Ferchau Engineering
Human-Computer Interaction for Medical Education and Training29 April 2013
Dr. Tobias Reichl
Head of Domain Medical Applications at KUKA Robotics
Advanced Hybrid Tracking and Navigation for Computer-Assisted Interventions12 March 2013
Dr. Sebastian Lieberknecht
Senior Computer Vision Engineer at metaio GmbH?
Contributions to Real-time Visual Tracking and Live Environment Modeling for Augmented Reality Applications21 January 2013
Dr. Tassilo Klein
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School / Brigham and Women's Hospital
Statistical Image Processing of Medical Ultrasound Radio Frequency Data18 December 2012
Master Nicolas Brieu
Application engineer at Definiens AG
Image-based Characterization of Thrombus Formation in Time-lapse DIC Microscopy11 December 2012
Dr. Ali Bigdelou
Development Specialist and Software Architect at BMW Group, Forschungs- und Innovationszentrum.
Operating Room Specific Domain Model for Usability Evaluations and HCI Design 20 November 2012
Dr. Lejing Wang
intellectual property specialist @ metaio
Novel techniques for integrating video augmented X-ray imaging into orthopedic and trauma surgery 8 October 2012
Dr. Olivier Pauly
Application Developer @ Definiens AG
Random Forests for Medical Applications30 August 2012
Dr. Asad Safi
Assistant Professor at COMSATS University Islamabad , Pakistan
Towards Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Pigmented Skin Lesions 23 June 2012
Dr. Loren Schwarz
BMW Group
Machine Learning for Human Motion Analysis and Gesture Recognition22 June 2012
Dr. Selen Atasoy
Postdoc at University of New South Wales
Endoscopic Video Manifolds for Scene Recognition in Targeted Optical Biopsy22 June 2012
Dr. Victor Castaneda
Post-Doc at Scientific Image Analysis Lab., Universidad de Chile
Constructive Interference for Multi-view Time-of-Flight Aquisition27 March 2012
Darko Zikic
PostDoc Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge
Contributions to Medical Image Registration20 December 2011
Dr. Anabel MartinGonzalez

Advanced Imaging in Head-Mounted Displays for Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration28 September 2011
Dr. Moritz Blume

Joint Image and Motion Reconstruction for Positron Emission Tomography 12 September 2011
Dr. Isabelle Miederer

Mathematical Modelling of Neurological Image Data in C-11-Flumazenil Positron-Emmission-Tomography1 June 2011
Dr. Alexander Ladikos
CTO at ImFusion GmbH
Real-Time Multi-View 3D Reconstruction for Interventional Environments5 May 2011
Dr. Hauke Heibel
CTO of microDimensions
Medical Tool Tracking in Fluoroscopic Interventions - New Insights in Detection and Tracking of Tubular Tools 2 May 2011
Dr. Christoph Bichlmeier

Immersive, Interactive and Contextual In-Situ Visualization for Medical Applications 1 December 2010
Dr. Florent Brunet
Computer vision manager at Ubleam
Contributions to Parametric Image Registration and 3D Surface Reconstruction30 November 2010
Dr. Marina Plavsic
BMW Group
Analyse und Modellierung des Fahrerverhaltens für Assistenzsysteme an Kreuzungen4 October 2010
Dr. Andreas Keil
Managing Director / CFO at microDimensions GmbH
Dynamic Variational Level Sets for Cardiac 4D Reconstruction16 September 2010
Dr. Arash Taki
Franchise Manager at Medtronic
Improvement and Automatic Classification of IVUS-VH (Intravascular Ultrasound – Virtual Histology) Images 30 August 2010
Dr. Bjoern Schwerdtfeger

Pick-by-Vision: Bringing HMD-based Augmented Reality into the Warehouse9 July 2010
Dr. Oliver Kutter
Senior Domain Engineer at Stryker IMT, Freiburg
Visual Computing for Computer Assisted Interventions28 June 2010
Dr. Nicolas Padoy
Assistant Professor at University of Strasbourg, France
Workflow and Activity Modeling for Monitoring Surgical Procedures14 April 2010
Dr. Florian Echtler
junior professor at Bauhaus University Weimar
Tangible Information Displays4 December 2009
Dr. Katharina Buckl
Director Projects at metaio
Augmented Reality based Factory Planning20 February 2009
Dr. Marcus Toennis
QAware GmbH?
Towards Automotive Augmented Reality17 November 2008
Dr. Joerg Traub
Managing Director of SurgicEye GmbH
New Concepts for Design and Workflow Driven Evaluation of Computer Assisted Surgery Solutions 12 November 2008
Dr. Leonhard Walchshäusl
TST Biometrics GmbH
Maschinelle Erkennung von Verkehrsteilnehmern mittels heterogener Sensorik29 October 2008
Dr. Martin Groher
CEO of microDimensions
2D-3D Registration of Angiographic Images8 April 2008
Dr. Marco Feuerstein
COO of microDimensions
Augmented Reality in Laparoscopic Surgery - New Concepts for Intraoperative Multimodal Imaging 15 October 2007
Dr. Wolfgang Wein
CEO at ImFusion GmbH, Munich, Germany
Multimodal Integration of Medical Ultrasound for Treatment Planning and Interventions12 October 2007
Dr. Martin Bauer
Product Manager Knee, Brainlab
Tracking Errors in Augmented Reality10 September 2007
Dr. Hesam Najafi
Staff Member at Qualcomm Corporate R & D, San Diego, CA
Fast 3D Object Detection and Pose Estimation for Augmented Reality Systems19 December 2006
Dr. Amin Katouzian

Master Juergen Sotke

Alexander Hartl

Dr. Athanasios Karamalis
Development Engineer at Rohde & Schwarz
Dipl.-Ing. FH Martin Horn
Project Manager at Surgiceye
Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Silvan Kraft

Dipl.-Tech. Math. Univ. Richard Brosig

Dr. Abouzar Eslami

Dr. Bernhard Fuerst

Dr. Michael Schlegel

Dipl.-Inf. Univ. Tayfur Coskun
Trumpf Medical
Dr. Slobodan Ilic

Dr. Ben Glocker
Lecturer in Computing at Imperial College London (UK)
Random Fields for Image Registration
Dr. Stefan Hinterstoisser

Dipl.-Ing. Univ. Cedric Cagniart

Dr. Martin Wagner
now with TNG Technology Consulting, Munich
-none- Peter Maday

Master Amit Shah

Dr. Dzhoshkun Shakir
Research Associate at University College London
Intra-operative Nuclear Imaging Based on Positron-emitting Radiotracers
-none- Pierre Georgel
Principal Engineer at dekko Inc
Augmented Reality Tools for Digital Plant Engineering
Dr. Simon Nestler
User Experience Engineering at IntraWorlds GmbH
Dr. Alexander Neumann
BMW Group
Dipl.-Inf. Univ. Andreas Hofhauser
MVTec Software GmbH
Dr. Eng. Selim Benhimane
Computer Vision System Architect
-none- Fausto Milletari

-none- Tobias Benz

Dr. Lichao Wang

M.Sc. Matthias Wieczorek

-none- Oliver Zettinig

Advanced Ultrasound Imaging Techniques for Computer Assisted Interventions



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