Nassir Navab - Biography#

Nassir Navab is a full professor and director of the Laboratories for Computer Aided Medical Procedures (CAMP: at Technical University of Munich (TUM) and an adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University ( with secondary faculty appointments at TUM’s Medical School. He is also the director of biannual Medical Augmented Reality ( school series at Balgrist Hospital in Zurich. He received the prestigious MICCAI Enduring Impact Award in 2021 and IEEE ISMAR 10 Years Lasting Impact Award in 2015. In 2001, while acting as distinguished member of technical staff at Siemens Corporate Research (SCR) in Princeton, he received the prestigious Siemens Inventor of the Year Award for the body of his work in interventional imaging. He also received the SMIT Technology Award in 2010. Before joining TUM in 2003, he had completed his PhD at INRIA and University of Paris XI in France and had enjoyed a two-years postdoctoral fellowship at MIT Media Laboratory before and nine years of industrial research experience at SCR. He is Fellow of the MICCAI Society and acted on its board of directors from 2007 to 2012 and from 2014 to 2017. He is also an IEEE Fellow 2022 and one of the founders of IEEE Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) and has been serving on its Steering Committee since 2001. He is the author of hundreds of peer reviewed scientific papers and 51 granted US and over 80 international patents. He served as General Chair for MICCAI 2015, ISMAR 2001, 2005 and 2014. He is a funding board member of IPCAI 2010-2021 and Area Chair for ICCV 2022 and ECCV 2020. He is on the editorial board of many international journals including IEEE TMI and MedIA. He is proud of his PhD students, who have received over 50 prestigious awards including MICCAI young investigator awards in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and best paper awards at IEEE ISMAR 2005 and 2017, MICCAI MedIA 2016 MICCAI IJCARS 2016 and 2019, IBM best paper award at VOEC-ICCV 2009, IPMI Erbsmann award in 2007 and best poster in 2019, and IPCAI best paper awards in 2014 and 2020. As of February 10, 2022, his papers have received over 52700 citations and enjoy an h-index of 102 as of June 2022. His fields of interest include Robotic Imaging, Augmented Reality, Computer-Assisted Interventions, Computer Vision and Machine Learning,

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