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
ETH Zurich
CH-8092 Zurich

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 simulation.

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 current projects is available via the BiWi homepage.

(© 2003-2005) by Matthias Harders
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