Previous Winners

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Best Article Award: Europe & Africa
1st Prize
Claudio Storck
University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
Cricothyroid joint anatomy as a predicting factor for success of cricoid-thyroid approximation in trans-women
2nd Prize
Bram Trachet
Ghent University, Belgium
Dissecting abdominal aortic aneurysm in Ang II-infused mice: suprarenal branch ruptures and apparent luminal dilatation
Best Article Award: Asia-Pacific
1st Prize &
Global Award
Kenichi Kono
Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Japan
Hemodynamic effects of stent struts versus straightening of vessels in stent-assisted coil embolization for cerebral aneurysms
2nd Prize
Yasutaka Tashiro
Kyushu University, Japan
Head to head analysis of closing-wedge versus opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy on tibia deformity using computer simulation
Best Article Award: North & South America
1st Prize
Jingwen Hu
University of Michigan, USA
Developing parametric human models representing various vulnerable populations in motor vehicle crashes
2nd Prize
Nicole Wake
New York University School of Medicine, USA
Design of anatomically accurate, patient-specific renal tumor models for partial nephrectomy
Best Poster Award
1st Prize
Andrea Calvo-Echenique
Aragón Institute of Engineering Research, Spain
Finite element simulations of human gait in healthy and operated hip: a new method to evaluate prosthesis design





Best Article Award: Europe & Africa

1st Prize &
Global Award

Andreas J. Fritschi
RWTH-Aachen University, Germany

Image based evaluation of mediastinal constraints for the development of a pulsatile total artificial heart

2nd Prize

Heather Doyle
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Predicting the elastic properties of selective laser sintered PCL/β-TCP bone scaffold materials using computational modelling
Best Article Award: North & South America
1st Prize

Glenn Green & Scott Hollister
University of Michigan, USA

Mitigation of tracheobronchomalacia with 3D-printed patient-specific devices
2nd Prize

Austin S. Rose & Ola Harrysson
University of North Carolina School of Medicine &
North Carolina State University, USA

Design of a 3D model for temporal bone surgical simulation
Best Poster Award
1st Prize

Haithem Babiker
Arizona State University

High fidelity medical device simulations for the pre-planning of endovascular cerebral aneurysm treatments

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Category "Engineering on Anatomy for Cardiovascular Applications"

Ellen Roche
Harvard University, USA

Design of an anatomically accurate, multi material, patient specific cardiac simulator with sensing and controls
2nd Prize

Joris Bols
Ghent University, Belgium

A computational method to assess in vivo stresses and the unloaded configuration of patient-specific blood vessels
Category "Engineering on Anatomy for Orthopaedic/Craniomaxillofacial Applications"
1st Prize

Stefaan W. Verbruggen
NUI, Galway, Ireland

Strain amplification in bone mechanobiology: a computational investigation of the in vivo mechanics of osteocytes
2nd Prize

Emmanuel A. Audenaert
Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

Hip morphological characteristics and range of internal rotation in femoroacetabular Impingement
Open category 
1st Prize

Leah Klein
University of Illinois, USA

Visualizing pharyngeal arch nerve growth and muscle innervation during human embryological development
2nd Prize

Matthew Jian-Qiao Peng
1e Affiliated Hospital of Guangshou Medical College, China

Clinical significance of creative 3D-image fusion across multimodalities (PET+CT+MR) based on characteristic co-registration
Poster Category for Cardiovascular Applications
1st Prize

Justin Ryan
Arizona State University, USA

Virtual total artificial heart Implantation for improved device eligibility criteria
Poster Category for Orthopaedic/Craniomaxillofacial Applications
1st Prize

David Sengeh
MIT Media Lab, USA

VIPr socket: 3D printing of prosthetic sockets for below knee amputees

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Dr. Diana Glaser
Orthopedics Biomechanics Research Center, USA

Interdisciplinary approach for the 3D analysis of spinal growth modulation as a novel fusionless scoliosis treatment


Dr. Mathias Joachim Krause
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

A preprocessing approach for innovative patient-specific intranasal flow simulations


Dr. Modgil Ajay
Home Clinic, India

Identity transfer and identity restoration in face transplantation


Bert Vandeghinste
Ghent University, Belgium

Replacing vascular corrosion casting by micro-CT imaging for building 3D cardiovascular models in mice

Cat4 James Wernle
Upstate Medical University, USA
Radiation induces brittle bone failure

(*) for the first time in the MIA history we had two submissions with the same score

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Laszlo Kovacs
Technische Universität München, Germany

Patient-specific optimization of prosthetic socket construction and fabrication using innovative manufacturing processes: a project in progress


Sheng Lu
Kunming General Hospital, China

A novel patient-specific navigational template for cervical pedicle screw placement


Francis Scott Gayzik
Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA

The development of full body geometrical data for finite element models: a multimodality approach


Jonathan Plasencia (D.H. Frakes)
Arizona State University, USA

Patient-specific models for improved surgical planning of tetralogy of fallot repair

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Barry J. Doyle
University of Limerick, Ireland

Towards an improvement in aneurysm assessment: coupling 3D reconstruction tools with engineering know-how


Irfan Khan
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Using Mimics to understand fluid-structure interaction at small scale in complex geometries


Bruno Frohlich
Boston University, USA

The secrets of the stradivari string instruments. Non-destructive study of music instruments from the smithsonian institution, The library of congress, and private collections. A pilot study of seven violins made by Antonio Stradivari in Cremona, Italy, Between 1677 and 1709


Lucas Ritacco
Favaloro University, Argentina

Technique development: reproducibility of three-dimensional distal femur solid models using the same threshold level

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Janssen, D.
RUNMC, the Netherlands

Finite element simulation of cement-bone interface micromechanics


Bongert, M.
FH Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany

Patient-specific simulation model for investigating the impact of aortic valve prostheses on blood flow


Bowers, M.E
Brown University, USA

Quantitative MR imaging using "LiveWire" to measure tibiofemoral articular cartilage thickness


Vengrenyuk, Y.
City University of New York, USA

Micro-CT based finite element analysis of atherosclerotic plaque stability


Wim Vos
University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium

Combining Mimics and computational fluid dynamics to assist in and evaluate the placement of an intrabronchial stent in a patient with congenital kyfoscoliosis


Ting Jiao
Shanghai Second Medical University, China

Design and fabrication of auricular prostheses by CAD/CAM system


Thordur Helgason
Landspitali-University Hospital, Iceland

Using Mimics to monitor changes in bone mineral density of femur during electrical stimulation therapy of denervated degenerated thigh muscles


Andreas Linninger
University of Illinois, USA

Mimics - an indispensable tool for patient-specific image analysis


Tim Clijmans
KU Leuven, Belgium

Computer supported pre-operative planning of craniosynostosis surgery: a Mimics-integrated approach


Jean- Marie Steeve Lamvohee
Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Optimum thickness of cement mantle for hip replacement patients with different acetabulae sizes, bone quality and body mass index

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Ho Saey Tuan
National University of Singapore, Singapore

The evaluation of an osteochondral implant by using Mimics


Wan Abdul Rahman Wan Harun
SIRIM Berhad, Malaysia

3D CT Landmark analysis for development of Malaysian craniofacial database


Elham Aslani
Oregon State University, USA

Characterization of geometric parameters of patient abdominal aortic aneurysms


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