MICCAI Society Awards

Young Scientist Awards 2015

Nicola Rieke Surgical Tool Tracking with Pose Estimation in retinal Microsurgery
Mattieu Le GPSSI: Gaussian Process for Sampling Segmentations of Images
Soheil Hor Scandent Tree: A Random Forest Learning Method for Incomplete Multimodal Datasets
Menglin Jiang Joint Kernel-Based Supervised Hashing for Scalable Histological Image Analysis
Runners Up 
Charles Hatt Robust 5DOF Transesophageal Echo Probe Tracking at Fluoroscopic Frame Rates
Christian Payer Automatic Artery-Vein Separation from Thoracic CT Images Using Integer Programming
Jelmer Wolterink Automatic Coronanry Calcium Scoring in Cardia CT Angiography Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Eli Gibson Statistical Power in Image Segmentation: Relating Sample Size to Reference Standard Quality
Nima Tajbakhsh Computer-Aided Pulmonary Embolism Detection Using a Novel Vessel-Aligned Multi-Planar Reprsentation and Convolutional Neural Networks
Sepideh Mesbah & Sailesh Conjeti Hashing Forests for Morphological Search and Retrieval in Neuroscientific Image Databases
Yuanpu Xie Beyond Classification: Structured Regression for Robust Cell Detection using Convolutional Neural Networks
Hai Su Robust Cell Detection and Segmentation in Histopathological Images Using Spearse Reconstruction and Stacked Denoising Autoencoders
Wenchao Jiang Restoring the Invisible Details in Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy Images

Medical Image Analysis Best Paper Award 2015

Awarded to: Markus Rempfler, Matthias Schneider, Giovanna D. Ielacqua, Xianghui Xiao, Stuart R. Stock, Jan Klohs, Gábor Székely, Bjoern Andres, Bjoern H. Menze.

For their paper entitled: Reconstructing cerebrovascular networks under local physiological constraints by integer programming

Young Scientist Publication Impact Award 2015

Awarded to Bjoern Menze for the article entitled: “A Generative Model for Brain Tumor Segmentation in Multi-Modal Images”, co-authored by Koen Van Leemput, Danial Lashkari, Marc-André Weber, Nicholas Ayache, and Polina Golland. From MICCAI 2010, Beijing, China.

  • The paper has been cited over 75 times, including articles in MICCAI, IEEE BME, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Medical Image Analysis, Medical Physics, and PLOS One
  • Generative probabilistic approaches and uncertainty quantification continue to be areas of interest for Dr. Menze while he works as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Medicine at TU München

MICCAI Society "Enduring Impact Award" 2015

Awarded to Max Viergever:

  • 1st degree and MSc: Delft, Mathematics
  • DSc on mechanics of the inner ear
  • 1988-present:  Professor and Head, Department Medical Imaging, Utrecht
  • 1996-present: Founder and Director, Image Sciences Institute, University Medical Centre, Utrecht
  • Organizer/Chairman of 21 international conferences including MICCAI 2001 (Utrecht)
  • Co-chair/Programme Chair in many conferences including MICCAI
  • MICCAI founder Board member 
  • MICCAI Society Fellow
  • IEEE EMBS Distinguished Service Award (2011); Academic Career Achievement Award (2014)
  • Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Trans Med Imaging (Jan 2003-Dec 2008) 
  • 360 papers in peer-reviewed international scientific journals 
  • 18 books (author/editor); 260 chapters in books or full papers in conference proceedings; 9 special journal issues (editor)
  • 16000 citations, h-index 59 (Web of Science); >33000 citations, h-index 80 (Google Scholar)
  • 130 PhD and 150 MSc theses supervised 
  • Member of PhD juries in The Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA