NassirNavabCv

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

Curriculum Vitæ

Personal Information

Prof. Dr. Nassir Navab

  Professor (Ordinarius)

e-mail:
phone (office): +49 (89) 289-17057
phone (secretary): +49 (89) 289-17058
fax: +49 (89) 289-17059
room: MI 03.13.054
address: Institut für Informatik I16
Technische Universität München,
Boltzmannstr. 3,
85748 Garching bei München,
Germany

Previous Professional Positions

  • July 2005 - July 2007: Board Member
    Central Institute for Medical Engineering (IMETUM), Technische Universität München
  • Oct. 2002 – Oct. 2003: Distinguished Member of Technical Staff,
    Siemens Corporate Research (SCR) 755 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
  • July 1998 - Sept. 2002: Project Leader for Augmented Reality, Siemens Corporate Research (SCR)
  • Dec. 1997 - June 1998: Senior Member of Technical Staff, Siemens Corporate Research (SCR)
  • Nov. 1994 - Nov. 1997: Member of Technical Staff, Siemens Corporate Research (SCR)

Education

  • Feb. 1993 - Nov. 1994: Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT Media Laboratory, Perceptual Computing Group
    • Appointed by MIT, Sponsored by Nichidai Foundation Award, Directed by Prof. A. Bobick
  • Oct. 1988 - Jan. 1993: PhD at INRIA
    • Research associate, PhD student
    • INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique)
    • Supervisor: Prof. Olivier D. Faugeras
    • Thesis Committee: Prof. Thomas Huang, Prof. Giulio Sandini, Prof. Rachid Deriche, Prof. Steve Maybank, Prof. Bernard Dubuisson, Prof. Mark Richetin, Prof. J. Pierre Jouannaud
    • Degree: "Docteur en Science", University of Paris XI (ORSAY)
    • With highest distinction: Mention Très Honorable avec la Félicitation du Jury
  • Oct. 1987 - Sept. 1988: D.E.A de C.D.S, UTC
    • Systems Control, University of Technology of Compiègne
    • Research visitor (Feb-Sept): Center for Automation Research
    • University of Maryland, College Park MD, USA
    • Supervisor: Prof. Azriel Rosenfeld
    • Degree: D.E.A. (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies)
    • With highest distinction (Très Bien), 1988 Valedictorian
  • Oct. 1985 - Sept. 1988: Diplôme d’Ingénier, UTC
    • Computer Engineering Diploma from University of Technology of Compiègne
  • Oct. 1983 - Sept. 1985: D.E.U.G. A (MP), University of Nice
    • Diploma of General Study in Mathematics and Physics from, University of Nice
    • With highest distinction (Très Bien), 1985 Valedictorian


Publications

The page with all my publications can be found here.

Keynote Speech

Tutorial

Previous Editorial Activities

Graduated PhD Students

PhD/Habilitation Reporter/Examiner

Awards

My supervised students’ awards

US Patents (www.uspto.gov)

  • 8,315,425 Method for comparison of 3D computer model and as-built situation of an industrial plant
  • 8,314,815 Virtual penetrating mirror device for visualizing of virtual objects within an augmented reality environment
  • 8,199,876 Imaging system and method for preparing x-ray images and optical images
  • 8,090,174 Virtual penetrating mirror device for visualizing virtual objects in angiographic applications
  • 7,809,194 Coded visual markers for tracking and camera calibration in mobile computing systems
  • 7,620,223 Method and system for registering pre-procedural images with intra-procedural images using a pre-computed knowledge base
  • 7,379,077 Augmented and virtual reality guided instrument positioning using along-the-line-of-sight alignment
  • 7,369,101 Calibrating real and virtual views
  • 7,346,385 Method and apparatus for needle placement and entry point determination in percutaneous procedures
  • 7,295,869 Method and apparatus for needle placement and entry point determination in percutaneous procedures
  • 7,295,868 Method and apparatus for needle placement and entry point determination in percutaneous procedures
  • 7,274,380 Augmented reality system
  • 7,245,958 Trigonometric depth gauge for biopsy needle
  • 7,215,322 Input devices for augmented reality applications
  • 7,198,404 Real-time acquisition of co-registered X-ray and optical images
  • 7,190,331 System and method for measuring the registration accuracy of an augmented reality system
  • 7,064,742 Input devices using infrared trackers
  • 7,054,793 Device and method for generating a virtual model of an installation
  • 6,965,386 Method for three dimensional image reconstruction
  • 6,753,828 System and method for calibrating a stereo optical see-through head-mounted display system for augmented reality
  • 6,731,283 C-arm calibration method utilizing aplanar transformation for 3D reconstruction in an imaging system
  • 6,711,433 Method for providing a virtual contrast agent for augmented angioscopy
  • 6,675,091 System and method for tracking, locating, and guiding within buildings
  • 6,587,783 Method and system for computer assisted localization, site navigation, and data navigation
  • 6,473,489 Apparatus for superimposition of X-ray and video images
  • 6,447,163 Method for aligning and superimposing X-ray and video images
  • 6,249,713 Apparatus and method for automatically positioning a biopsy needle
  • 6,236,704 Method and apparatus using a virtual detector for three-dimensional reconstruction from x-ray images
  • 6,229,873 Method for aligning an apparatus for superimposing X-ray and video images
  • 6,227,704 Laser-based method for aligning apparatus for superimposing X-ray and video images
  • 6,097,994 Apparatus and method for determining the correct insertion depth for a biopsy needle
  • 6,055,449 Method for localization of a biopsy needle or similar surgical tool in a radiographic image
  • 6,049,582 C-arm calibration method for 3D reconstruction
  • 6,044,132 Apparatus for providing markers on an image, for use in conjunction with C-arm calibration apparatus
  • 6,038,282 X-ray imaging system
  • 6,028,912 Apparatus and method for point reconstruction and metric measurement on radiographic images
  • 5,963,613 C-arm calibration method for 3D reconstruction in an imaging system
  • 5,963,612 Apparatus for C-arm calibration for 3D reconstruction in an imaging system utilizing planar transformation
  • 5,930,329 Apparatus and method for detection and localization of a biopsy needle or similar surgical tool in a radiographic image
  • 5,923,727 Method and apparatus for calibrating an intra-operative X-ray system
  • 5,835,563 Calibration apparatus for X-ray geometry
  • 5,822,396 Calibration system and method for x-ray geometry

see www.uspto.gov for an up to date list of patents

International Patents

  • EP1092210     Device and method for constructing a virtual installation model
  • DE10049103    Vorrichtung zur Überlagerung von Röntgen-Videobildern
  • DE10030633    Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur dreidimensionalen Rekonstruktion von Röntgenbildern unter Anwendung eines virtuellen Detektors
  • DE10047314    Verfahren zur Erzielung eines virtuellen Kontrastmittels für erweiterte Angioskopie
  • JP01029342    Method and apparatus using a virtual detector for 3D reconstruction from x-ray images
  • JP01149361    Method for providing a virtual contrast agent for augmented angioscopy
  • JP01149362    Apparatus for superimposition of X-ray and video


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