Alexander Winkler


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M.Sc. Alexander Winkler

Research Interests

  • Head Mounted Displays
  • Augmented Reality in Medicine

Teaching

  • Lecture Medical Augmented Reality (2021WiSe)
  • Summer School Medical Augmented Reality 2021 in Zurich
  • Hauptseminar Mixed Reality Tele-Presence: Technology and Applications in the Medical Domain (TP4M) (2021SoSe)
  • Lecture Medical Augmented Reality (2020WiSe)
  • Lecture Medical Augmented Reality (2019WiSe)
  • Summer School Medical Augmented Reality 2019 in Zurich
  • Hauptseminar Computer Vision for Augmented Reality (CV4AR) (2019SoSe)
  • Lecture Medical Augmented Reality (2018WiSe)
  • Lecture Computer Aided Medical Procedures 2 (2018SoSe)
  • Lecture Medical Augmented Reality (2017WiSe)

Student Projects

Type Status Student Title
Master Thesis finished Maximilian Frank Concepts for a Surgical Cockpit in Augmented Reality
Master-IDP finished Claudio Benedetti Hololens Deep Learning Surgical Object Detection
Bachelor Thesis finished Max Heimbrock

Using Hand-Tracking Glove for 3D User Interaction in Microsoft Hololens Applications

Bachelor Thesis finished Alexander Koenig

Visualization of Complex Bone Fractures in Augmented Reality During Reduction Surgery

Guided Research finished Kartikay Tehlan Augmented Reality Training Application for C-arm Assisted Interventions
Any open -- Conception and Development of an AR Authoring Tool
Clinical Project finished Florian Albrecht AR Assistance for the Technician during Navigated Surgery
Semesterarbeit finished Jakob Jehle

Aggregation of Data during Endoprothetic Knee Joint Surgery for Augmented Reality Visualization

Any open -- Collaborative Mixed Reality
Master Thesis running Md Salman Rahman 2D-3D Registration for High Tibial Osteotomy
Bachelor Thesis finished Josef Büttgen Enhancing Spatially-Aware Displays with Hybrid Visualization
Master Thesis running Felix Merkl Laparoscopic Depth Visualization
Clinical Project finished Tobias Jungmann Evaluating Spatially-Aware Displays for Computer Assisted Interventions

 

If you are interested in doing a thesis or project in the general area of Medical Augmented Reality feel free to contact me via e-mail and ask!

Publications

2020
  A. Winkler, U. Eck, N. Navab
Spatially-Aware Displays for Computer Assisted Interventions
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI), Lima, October 2020 (bib)
2018
  P. Stefan, S. Habert, A. Winkler, M. Lazarovici, J. Fuermetz, U. Eck, N. Navab
A radiation-free mixed-reality training environment and assessment concept for C-arm-based surgery
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.
The first two authors contribute equally to this paper.
(bib)
  U. Eck, A. Winkler
Display-Technologien fuer Augmented Reality in der Medizin
Der Unfallchirurg, Springer International, Volume 121, Number 4 pp. 278--285, Feb 2018 (bib)
2017
  P. Stefan, S. Habert, A. Winkler, M. Lazarovici, J. Fuermetz, U. Eck, N. Navab
A Mixed-Reality Approach to Radiation-free Training of C-arm based Surgery
Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI), Quebec, Canada, September 2017. This work was nominated for the young scientist award at MICCAI 2017.
The first two authors contribute equally to this paper.
(bib)
2015
  P. Wucherer, P. Stefan, K. Abhari, P. Fallavollita, M. Weigl, M. Lazarovici, A. Winkler, S. Weidert, T. Peters, S. deRibaupierre, R. Eagleson, N. Navab
Vertebroplasty Performance on Simulator for 19 Surgeons Using Hierarchical Task Analysis
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (bib)
2014
  P. Fallavollita, A. Winkler, S. Habert, P. Wucherer, P. Stefan, Riad Mansour, R. Ghotbi, N. Navab
'Desired-View' controlled positioning of angiographic C-arms
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI), Boston, September 2014 (bib)