News 2021


New PhD Student

Philippe Valmaggia

01.01.2021
We welcome our new PhD Student, Philippe Valmaggia, who is joining the CIAN Group starting from 01.01.2021.
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Congratulations!

Alina Giger

23.11.2020
We are pleased to congratulate, Dr. Alina Giger, who successfully defended his PhD thesis:“Ultrasound-based motion modelling for the lungs in scanned proton therapy”. We wish Alina all the best for the future!  

Congratulations!

Tiziano Ronchetti

11.09.2020
We are pleased to congratulate, Dr. Tiziano Ronchetti, who successfully defended his PhD thesis: Detecting Early Choroidal Thickness Changes using Piecewise Rigid Image Registration and Eye-Shape Adherent Regularization. We wish Tiziano all the best for the future!  

New Publication

mlmi2020

28.10.2020
Eva Schnider published her work entitled: "3D Segmentation Networks for Excessive Numbers of Classes: Distinct Bone Segmentation in Upper Bodies" as a conference paper in Machine Learning in Medical Imaging - MLMI 2020, held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2020
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New Publication

Measurement

07.10.2020
Lorenzo Iafolla published his work entitled: "Machine learning-based method for linearization and error compensation of a novel absolute rotary encoder" in Measurement.
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Congratulations to Samaneh Manavi and Balazs Faludi

Research day

08.09.2020
Samaneh Manavi and Balazs Faludi respectively won the 1st and 2nd Poster Awards at the DBE Research Day 2020.
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Congratulations!

Jörg Wagner

31.07.2020
We are pleased to congratulate, Dr. Jörg Wagner, who successfully defended his PhD thesis: Quantitative Measurement of the Cornea by OCT. We wish Jörg all the best for the future!  

Funding extention for MIRACLE

27.07.2020
The Werner Siemens Foundation is extending its funding for MIRACLE by CHF 12 million to a total of CHF 27 million, allowing the Planning and Navigation team to enter in the second phase of the project.
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New Publication

Sensor and Actuators A

05.06.2020
Lorenzo Iafolla published his work entitled: "Proof of concept of a novel absolute rotary encoder" in Sensor and Actuators A: Physical.
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New Postdoctoral Associate

Dr. Robin Sandkühler

18.05.2020
We are pleased to congratulate, Dr. Robin Sandkühler, who successfully defended his PhD thesis in our group and will continue working with us as a Postdoctoral Associate. Robin will lead our scientific activities related to Image Segmentation.  
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Nature: SpectoVR in Ophtalmology

nature

04.05.2020
A (featured) synopsis of the history of ophtalmological imaging in "Nature" addresses a cooperation between Philippe Cattin, Peter Maloca (University of Basel/Moorfields Eye Hospital London) and Adnan Tufail (Moorfields Eye Hospital London).
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1st price in SNSF Scientific Image Competition

Transparency in Science

29.04.2020
Peter von Niederhäusern, together with Carlo Seppi and Reinhard Wendler from the DBE and Guillaume Nicolas from the University Hospital Basel, has won the first prize in the SNSF Scientific Image Competition. The winning entry is called "Transparency in Science" and was submitted in the category 4 "Video Loop".
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SpectoVR on Swiss Radio

Echo der Zeit

17.02.2020
The swiss radio show Echo der Zeit of the SRF channel broadcasted a short documentary focusing on our Virtual Reality Software (SpectoVR). 
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New Master Student

Tatiana Renna

10.02.2020
We welcome our new Master student, Tatiana Renna, who is joining Planning & Navigation starting form 10.02.2020. Tatiana will focus on the ground truth data acquisition for modeling edge-FBG shape sensors using deep learning techniques.

SpectoVR at the Museumsnacht 2020

Museumsnacht

17.01.2020
A demo version of our virtual reality software, SpectoVR, is available at the Anatomy Museum of Basel on January 17th, in the frame of the 20th Museumsnacht 2020.
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New Publications

IEEE2019

13.01.2020
Lorenzo Iafolla published two proceedings, respectively entitled: "Data Acquisition System for a Medical Tracking Device based on a Novel Angular Sensor : How to Acquire and Process Data from the ASTRAS Tracking System" ( read) and "Preliminary Tests of the Miniaturization of a Novel Concept of Angular Sensors" ( read) in IEEE Sensor 2019.

New Scientific Developer

Norbert Zentai

01.01.2020
We welcome our new Scientific Developer, Norbert Zentai, who is joining the Planning and Navigation Group starting from 01.01.2020.
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New Postdoctoral Associate

Dr. Antal Horváth

01.01.2020
We are pleased to congratulate, Dr. Antal Horváth, who successfully defended his PhD thesis in our group and will continue working with us as a Postdoctoral Associate starting form 01.01.2020. Antal will co-lead the scientific activities related to Planning and Navigation.  
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