Karl-Heinz Hoehne Award for Florian Heinrich

Florian Heinrich received the Karl Heinz Hoehne Award for his work in the field of medical augmented reality visualization. Two articles published in the journal "IEEE Transaction on Visualization and Computer Graphics" were considered. The combination of the articles allows for an evidence-based recommendation on which AR display and visualization concept to use for navigated needle insertion tasks.

The Karl-Heinz Hoehne Award recognizes innovative contributions with a methodological focus on computational visualistics and a clear link to medical and/or biological research topics. The prize is awarded every two years by the "Visual Computing in Biology and Medicine" section of the Gesellschaft für Informatik and is sponsored by Brainlab AG, Munich.

The winners of the Karl-Heinz Höhne Award (front, from left): Laura Ann Garrison (2nd place), Florian Heinrich (1st place) and Antonios Somarakis (2nd place). The congratulators were (back, from left): Prof. Dr. Timo Ropinski (University of Ulm), Prof. Dr. Christoph Palm (OTH Regensburg) and Oliver Fleig (Brainlab AG). Photos: OTH Regensburg/Michael Hitzek.