Nassir Navab of CS wins “10 Year Lasting Impact Award” at ISMAR

October 2, 2015

Nassir Navab, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, has won the “10 Years Lasting Impact Award” at the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. He was honored for overall contributions to augmented reality, with a particular focus on medical augmented reality.

Navab-684x1024ISMAR is a leading international academic conference in the field of Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality, and is organized and supported by the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Visualization Pioneers Group. Because the symposium and award ceremony took place in Fukuoka, Japan, on October 1, Navab attended the presentation ceremonies via Skype.

Navab is part of the Department of Computer Science’s Robotics, Vision & Graphics group and .directs the Computer Aided Medical Procedures laboratory in Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics. He also is a professor at Technische Universitat Munchen in Germany.

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