Note: I have moved to a new position at the University of Innsbruck in 2014.
Here is the link to our new webpage:
Interactive Graphics and Simulation (igs) Group
PD Dr. habil. Matthias Harders
Virtual Reality in Medicine Group
Computer Vision Laboratory
Sternwartenstrasse 7, Room ETF C107
Tel. ++ 41 44 632 52 79
Fax ++ 41 44 632 11 99
Matthias Harders is lecturer and senior researcher at the
Computer Vision Lab of ETH Zurich, and leader of the Virtual
Reality in Medicine Group. Current research focuses virtual
and augmented reality, haptic interaction, and biomedical
He studied Computer
Science with focus Medical Informatics at the University of
Hildesheim, Technical University of Braunschweig, and
University of Houston. He finished his doctoral thesis on
visual-haptic medical segmentation at ETH Zurich in 2002.
He completed the habilitation at ETH Zurich in 2007.
For his work he has received the ETH-TIT Award 2003 and
the CAOS Award 2006. Moreover, he is co-founder of the EuroHaptics
conference, the EuroHaptics Society, and the IEEE RAS/CS Haptics
Technical Committee. He is also the co-founder of the ETH spin-off
company VirtaMed which focuses
on commercializing surgical training systems. The company resulted
from the HystSim project.
A list of
is available via the BiWi homepage.