Dr. Michael Kaus, Philips Research Laboratories, Clinical Research, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Kaus is a Senior Scientist at the Philips Research Laboratories. He received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering (with honors) in 1996 and his PhD in Electrical Engineering (with highest honors) in 2000 from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. He was with the Department of Neurosurgery Erlangen-Nürnberg in 1996, the Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital in 1997, and the Philips Research Laboratories Germany in 2000. For the last 10 years he has worked on image processing and analysis for clinical applications in the area of image-guided surgery, cardiac analysis, and radiation therapy treatment planning. He is currently the leading scientist for radiotherapy-related image processing, and a clinical scientist at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto.