Winners 2018

We are delighted to announce that the following MIA winners of 2018 were presented during the World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin:

Vesalius Brain Model

EMEA Region

1st Winner EMEA & Global Winner
(5000€)

Simon Sonntag, Germany

Title of Paper:
“Virtual Fitting and Hemodynamic Simulation of the EVAHEART® 2 LVAS”

2nd Winner EMEA
(1500€)

Michael Skipper Andersen, Aalborg University, Denmark

Title of Paper:
“Workflow assessing the effect of gait alterations on stresses in the medial tibial cartilage - combined musculoskeletal modelling and finite element analysis”

Mimics Innovation Awards 2018 Winners

America Region

1st Winner
(3500€)

Amirsepehr Azimian, Ohio State University, USA

Title of Paper:
"Accurate Predictive Models to Assess Coronary Obstruction and Paravalvular Leakage During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)”

2nd Winner
(1500€)

Ahmed Ghazi, University of Rochester, USA

Title of Paper:
“Development and Validation of Patient-Specific Hydrogel Kidney Phantoms for Surgical Rehearsal prior to Renal Cancer Surgery”

APAC Region

1st Winner
(3500€)

Louis Parker, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, University of Western Australia

Title of Paper:
“Computational Modelling to Evaluate Intervention Strategies for a Complex Case of Aortic Disease”

2nd Winner 
(1500€)

Massato Shiba, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan

Title of Paper:
“Relationships of Morphologic Parameters and Hemodynamic Parameters Determined by Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis with the Severity of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage”