Dr. Frank Heckel received the BVM-AWARD 2015 for his outstanding dissertation at this year’s workshop on Image Processing for Medicine (BVM) in Lübeck. Before the award ceremony the guest researcher from Fraunhofer MEVIS presented essential results of his doctoral thesis on reproducible volumetric measurement of tumors in computer tomography data. The methods support radiologists in assessing the effect of chemotherapy.
This is already the second prize for Heckel’s dissertation „Sketch-Based Interactive Segmentation and Segmentation Editing for Oncological Therapy Monitoring“. Last year in September his was a winner of the MedVis-Award.