Karl-Heinz Höhne Award 2021

Picture of the award ceremony
Picture of the award ceremony
Picture of the award ceremony
© all three photographs: OTH Regensburg/Team
  • Location


  • DATE

    2-3 September 2021


    Brainlab AG

About the Event

We have awarded junior scientists whose work has contributed to advance research in medical diagnosis, planning, and intervention based on imaging techniques. The jury of academic experts was spoilt by the high quality submissions.

Award Winners

Visualisation by Florian Heinrich

Florian Heinrich
Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg

Comparison of Projective Augmented Reality Concepts to Support Medical Needle Insertion


Comparison of Augmented Reality Display Techniques to Support Medical Needle Insertion


Visualisation by Laura A. Garrison.

Laura A. Garrison
University of Bergen (N)

Interactive Visual Exploration of Metabolite Ratios in MR Spectroscopy Studies


DimLift: Interactive Hierarchical Data Exploration through Dimensional Bundling


Visualisation by Antonios Somarakis.

Antonios Somarakis
Universiteit Leiden (NL)

ImaCytE: Visual Exploration of Cellular Mirco-Environments for Imaging Mass Cytometry Data


Visual Cohort Comparison for Spatial Single-Cell Omics-Data


The jury 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
  • 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


We thank the jury and all organisers for their thorough preparations.

We are also grateful to our sponsor, Brainlab AG, to endow all three winners with a sensible sum.

Finally, we thank all dilligent researchers for this year's contributions!

We are looking forward to the next competition in two years!