MICCAI 2014 - Cambridge, USA

MICCAI Society "Enduring Impact Award"

Awarded to Terence M. Peters for: Pioneering contributions in CT imaging and in bringing computer-assisted intervention (CAI) techniques into clinical practice, particulary for the heart, brain, spine and abdomen.

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering (First Class Hons) at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand   
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering (Image Reconstruction from Projections), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Information Theory Group, Microbiology, Biozentrum University of Basel, Switzerland
  • McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute (1978-1997)
  • Scientist, Robarts Research Institute, Western University, London, Ontario (1997-Present)
  • Visiting Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (1983)
  • Visiting Erskine Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (Mar - May 1996 and Feb - May 2010)
  • Chair of MICCAI 2003, Montreal, Quebec, and Co-Chair of MICCAI 2011, Toronto, Canada
  • 2012 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, Western University
  • 2004 MICCAI Society Founder; Board Treasurer (2004-2010)
  • More than 190 journal articles, over 90 peer-reviewed papers in conference proceedings, 32 book chapters, 7 books (authored/edited)
  • 11,800 citations; h-index 43

Medical Image Analysis Best Paper Award

Awarded to: Tobias Heimann, Peter Mountney, Matthias John, Rasvan Ionasec for the article entitled: Real-time ultrasound transducer localization in fluoroscopy images by transfer learning from synthetic training data.


Young Scientist Publication Impact Award

Awarded to: Dr. Samuel Gerber for the article entitled: "On the manifold structure of the space of brain images", co-authored by Tolga Tasdizen, Sarang Joshi, and Ross Whitaker

  • The paper has been cited over 50 times, including articles in IEEE TMI, Medical Image Analysis, NeuroImage, PLoS One, and the Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • Dr. Gerber's work on manifolds continues to be a central part of his research while serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University.

Student Best Paper Awards

Alborz Amir-Khalili Auto Localization and Segmentation of Occluded Vessels in Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy
Philip Edgcumbe Pico Lantern: A Pick-up Projector for Augmented Reality in Laparoscopic Surgery
Yi Hong Depth-based Shape Analysis
Maxime Taquet A Fully Bayesian Inference Framework for Population Studies of the Brain Microstructure
Miaomiao Zhang Bayesian Principal Geodesic Analysis in Diffeomorphic Image Registration


Runners Up for Student Best Paper Awards

Xiaofeng Zhu A Novel Multi-Relation Regularization Method for Regression and Classification in AD Diagnosis
Thomas Gerig Spatially Adaptive Registration using Gaussian Processes
Jose Caballero Application-driven MRI: Joint reconstruction and segmentation from undersampled MRI data
Markus Rempfler Extracting Vascular Networks under Physiological Constraints via Integer Programming
Joshua K.Y. Swee Advanced Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Planning from CT with ShapeForest
Juan J. Cerrolaza Generalized Multiresolution Hierarchical Shape Models via Automatic Landmark Clusterization
Nikhil Singh Splines for Diffeomorphic Image Regression
Yeqing Li Instrument Tracking via Online Learning in Retinal Microsurgery
Prateek Prasanna Co-occurrence of Local Anisotropic Gradient Orientations (CoLlAGe): Distinguishing tumor confounders and molecular subtypes on MRI
Ka Chun Lam Genus-One Surface Registration via Teichmuller Extremal Mapping