Since 2004, we award excellent contributions in the field of visualization of medicine and biology. The award is named after the internationally renown pioneer in medical visualization, Prof. em. Dr Karl-Heinz Höhne, formerly active at the Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf.

Due to the viral pandemic in 2020, the award competition is deferred until 2021.

Karl-Heinz Höhne Award 2020/2021

  • Deadline

    2021, tba

  • Date/Location


About the contest

Since 2004, the VCBM group awards every two years the Karl-Heinz Höhne Award for outstanding work in the area of Visual Computing in Biology and Medicine in cooperation with Brainlab AG, Gesellschaft für Informatik and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie eV (CURAC). We are awarding the price to an innovative work that focuses on visual computing technologies that are related to medical and biological questions.

Due to the viral pandemic in 2020, the award competition is deferred until 2021.

The Jury 2020/2021

  • Marc Baaden, Institut de Chimie (INC), CNRS, Paris
  • Stefan Bruckner, Department of Informatics, University of Bergen
  • Katja Bühler, Biomedical Image Informatics Group, Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH
  • Helwig Hauser, Department of Informatics, University of Bergen
  • Anja Hennemuth (Chair), Institute for Imaging Science and Computational Modelling in Cardiovascular Medicine, Charité
  • Thomas Höllt, Computer Graphics and Visualization Group, TU Delft
  • Ingrid Hotz, Scientific Visualization, Linköping University
  • Michael Krone, Big Data Visual Analytics in Life Sciences, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • Kai Lawonn, Visualization and Explorative Data Analysis Group, University of Jena
  • Bernhard Preim, Department of Simulation and Graphics, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
  • Guido Reina, Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems, University of Stuttgart
  • Timo Ropinski (Chair), Visual Computing, Ulm University
  • Thomas Schultz, Visualization and Medical Image Analysis, University of Bonn