Prof Philippe Claude Cattin
University of Basel
Philippe Cattin is from Switzerland and in 1995 he received the M.Sc. degree in computer science and in 2003 the Ph.D. degree in robotics from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. From 2003 to 2007 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Computer Vision Laboratory at ETH Zurich. In 2007 he became an Assistant Professor at the University of Basel and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2015 and to Full Professor in 2019. He is the founding head and still heading the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Basel. Philippe was in 2017 a Research Fellow at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston/MA.
His research interests include medical image analysis, image-guided therapy, robotics-guided laser osteotomy and virtual reality. As a principal investigator, he has finished many projects in these areas and published over 250 papers, patents and book chapters. He is also the founder of three spin-off companies and licensed his patents and software to medical device companies.