M.E. Müller Awards

The M. E. Müller Award is sponsored by
Medacta International S.A.
In order to promote research in this area the
Maurice E. Müller Award for Excellence in Computer Assisted Surgery

It will be given at the Annual CAOS-International Meetings.
It recognizes a career long contribution to Computer Assisted Surgery, with achievements that have had a fundamental effect in advancing this research field.
A board of referees will search for individuals whose contribution fostered excellence in Computer Assisted Surgery to the present.
The nominee/s should be prepared to come to the meeting site at the time of the meeting to receive the award - CHF 5'000.00






Jean Yves Jenny, France

Prof. Jenny is an orthopedic surgeon, currently senior consultant at the University Hospital in Strasbourg (France) and Associate Professor at the Strasbourg University. He specialized in adult joint reconstruction, was involved for more than 15 years in the development of navigation systems.



Antony Hodgson, Canada

Dr.Hodgson is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He holds a PhD in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics from Harvard-MIT. He directs the Surgical Technologies Lab and the Medtech Development Hub, and recently served as Director of the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering (2010-17) and as president of the International Computer-Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery Society (2014-15).



Stephen Murphy, USA

Stephen B. Murphy MD is a surgeon, inventor and medical device developer who specializes in hip and knee reconstruction at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. He is an Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. He majored in Engineering Sciences at Dartmouth College and received his MD from the Weill Cornell Medical College. He received his residency training at the Combined Harvard Orthopedic Residency program, completed two research fellowships in orthopedic biomechanics and the Maurice Muller Fellowship in Reconstructive Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and in Switzerland.



Eric Stindel MD PhD, France

He is Professor at the University of Brest, an orthopedic Surgeon at the Brest University Hospital, and a Doctor of Science in health engineering. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Medical Information Processing (LaTIM - INSERM U1011) and has coordinated several national research projects in the field of CAOS.



Randy E Ellis PhD, Canada

He is a Professor at Queen's University at Kingston. His primary Queen's appointment is in the School of Computing, and he is also appointed as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and as a Professor in the Department of Surgery.



Dr. Philippe Merloz, MD, France

Chief of Staff in the University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble) from 1993.



Klaus Radermacher, PhD, Germany

He is author and co-author of more than 200 papers and several patents, reviewer and member of editorial boards of several international journals and program committees of international conferences.



Nobuhiko Sugano, PhD, MD, Japan

His computer-related research work further led him to play the role of leading orthopaedic surgeon in the area of computer-aided surgery in Japan from 1997. His main interests in this area are robotics, navigation and preoperative planning for joint replacement surgery.



Leo Joskowcz, PhD, Israel

He has published over 150 technical works including conference and journal papers, book chapters, and editorials in these areas and has served on numerous related program committees.



Frederic Picard, MD, UK

Since 2005 he has established a clinical research unit at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow(UK)in which his team has produced significant research work on computer assisted knee and hip surgery.

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