|Speaker:||Professor Heng, PhengAnn|
Department of Computer Science and Engineeirng
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
|Date & Time:||18 Jun 2007 (Monday) 10:30 - 11:30|
In this topic, the recent research in virtual medicine in the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong will be introduced. In particular, the visible human related research will be discussed in detail, while related applications such as virtual knee arthroscopy, virtual acupuncture as well as virtual anatomy that shaped our currentand future research and development on visible human-related virtual medicine will also be introduced. Our latest advancement in segmentation, GPU-based visualization, and virtual surgery will also be discussed.
Pheng Ann Heng is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). In 1999, he set up the CUHK Virtual Reality, Visualization and Imaging Research Centre and serves as the centre Director since then. He works on medical imaging, medical visualization, image-based rendering, virtual reality applications in medicine and interactive graphics. His recent work includes GPU accelerated volume rendering, real-time visualization of Chinese Visible Human (CVH) and photorealistic virtual anatomy. His research group has also constructed the world first virtual acupuncture human based on ultra-high resolution CVH data set. He received the "IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Prize Paper Award 2005" and "Asia Pacific ICT Award 2005".