MICCAI 2013 - Nagoya

MICCAI Society "Enduring Impact Award"

Awarded to Nicholas Ayache for: Pioneering contributions in design and development of patient-specific models for diagnosis and therapy planning in several domains including cardiology, neurology, oncology, digestive and orthopaedic surgery.

  • BSc in Engineering at Ecole des Mines   
  • MSc in Artificial Intelligence at UCLA
  • PhD & Habilitation in Computer Vision, Univ Paris  XI Orsay
  • Subsequent career at INRIA, the French Research Institute for Computer Science, initially in Paris and since 1992 at Sophia Antipolis near Nice, France
  • Research Director, Asclepios Project-team at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, since 2006
  • Founding Board Member of MICCAI, 1998
  • Serving MICCAI Board member up to 2012
  • Chair of MICCAI 2012, NiceCo-Editor in Chief, and founding editor (with Jim Duncan),  of Medical image Analysis Journal which is an official journal of the MICCAI society
  • 2008 Microsoft Prize for Science in Europe awarded by the Royal Society and French Academy of Sciences
  • 2011 Laureate of the European Research Council (ERC Advanced Grant MedYMA)
  • 2013-2014 Professor at the College de France
  • More than 250 journal articles
  • 21,000 citations; h-index 79

Medical Image Analysis Best Paper Award

  • Awarded to Ender Konukoglu, Ben Glocker, Darko Zikic, Antonio Criminisi for the article entitled: Neighbourhood approximation using randomized forests


Young Scientist Publication Impact Award

Awarded to: Dr. Tom Vercauteren for the article entitled: Symmetric Log-Domain Diffeomorphic Registration: A Demons-based Approach, co-authored by Xavier Pennec, Aymeric Perchant, and Nicholas Ayache

  • 2008 PhD Summa Cum Laude from Ecole des Mines de Paris (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Asclepios team)
    • 2009 – Present: New Technology Manager, Mauna Kea Technologies, Paris, France
    • Over 20 Peer-reviewed international journal articles
    • 10 MICCAI publications (3 as first author)
    • H-index = 21

Student Awards

Juliane Dinse A histology-based model of quantitative T1 contrast for in-vivo cortical parcellation of high-resolution 7 Tesla brain MR images
Darko Zikic Atlas encoding by randomized forests for efficient label propagation
Bartolomiej W. Papiez Complex lung motion estimation via adaptive bilateral filtering of the deformation field
Oliver Zettinig Fast data-driven calibration of a cardiacelectrophysiology model from images and ECG
Ivor Simpson A Bayesian approach for spatially adaptive regularization on non-rigid registration