Our colleague Alba González has been invited to the radio station to speak about her project on Custom Implant Development and 3D printing with Chema García Langa, the presenter of “El Gallo que no cesa”, a radio program from the Spanish National Radio Station RNE. You can listen to the interview in here: https://www.rtve.es/play/audios/el-gallo-que-no-cesa/entrevista-24-nov-implantes-3d-personalizados-alba-gonzalez-alvarez/6743016/ The… Continue reading Alba González speaks with RNE (The National Spanish Radio Station) about Custom Implants and medical 3D printing
Participation in the 4th international symposium of engineering in Mexico
Our colleague Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has presented our most recent work on Augmented Reality at the 4th international symposium of engineering, celebrated at Universidad Vasco de Quiroga in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. This event collects mechatronics, computational systems, and industrial and biomedical engineering knowledge from researchers from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, the USA, and… Continue reading Participation in the 4th international symposium of engineering in Mexico
Alba González Álvarez, Premio Nacional de Diseño 2022
Alba González Álvarez, Conex Postdoc in BIIG-IGT, has been awarded the National Award of Design and Innovation 2022 from the Government of Spain for her career in healthcare. Congratulations Alba!
Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”
Our paper on “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions” is now published in Sensors Journal! In it, we compare the ergonomics, usability, and AR projection accuracy of both HoloLens devices. Our goal was to determine the improvements of the newest model in this clinical context. Take a look at… Continue reading Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”
Article selected as Editor’s Choice
Our article “Combining Augmented Reality and 3D Printing to Improve Surgical Workflows in Orthopedic Oncology” selected as Editor’s Choice in Sensors! Cited 12 times in just one year. Find the article here: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/4/1370
Alliance 4 Universities Award
Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has received an Alliance 4 Universities award under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program to carry out mobility at University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Afrika) in May 2022. During this period, she gave lectures on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality to undergrad and graduate students. Moreover, she… Continue reading Alliance 4 Universities Award
Best Project Award in MARSS 2021
Our team won the Best Project Award in the Medical Augmented Reality Summer School celebrated in 2021 by Balgrist Universitätsklinik, Universität Zürich, and Technische Universität München. On it, they presented an analysis of the HoloLens 2’s tracking performance with two different augmented reality markers to improve orthopedic oncological surgeries. Congratulations!
Javier Pascau was invited to the round table on “Fighting Cancer: the importance of data” in the UC3M-FENIN meeting: Encuentro UC3M-FENIN A summary of the event was published in El Español
New publication in The Conversation España!
We are pleased to inform you that our work on 3D printing and augmented reality in hospitals has been recently published in The Conversation. On it, we explain what do we do at UC3M to improve surgeries based on these new technologies, in an easy-to-understand, accessible tone.
Happy Women In Science day!
Today our colleagues Alicia Pose and Lucía Cubero have brought the new technologies in medicine to secondary school students at IES Peñalba. They have discussed how augmented reality and artificial intelligence can improve patient’s lives and how being a biomedical engineer sounds rewarding and exciting! Thank you girls! What a nice event to celebrate the… Continue reading Happy Women In Science day!