Our Scientific Advisory Board is composed of experienced and innovative leaders in
the fields of optical tracking and Image Guided Surgery.
Dr. Charles Baur
Dr. Charles Baur is group leader of the VRAI Group at the Swiss Federal Institute of
Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and is vice-president and head of research and development
at Baur SA (Sauges, Switzerland). He supports Atracsys in the fields of minimally invasive
surgery, virtual reality and intelligent user interfaces, in particular for medical applications
as well as advanced calibration techniques.
Professor Dr. Lutz Nolte
Professor Dr. Nolte heads the Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics (MEMSTB)
at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Dr. Nolte is known as one of the major forces
in the development of new and innovative solutions in the areas of computer assisted surgery.
The MEMSTB has chosen the Atracsys system for development of a patented image-guided surgical
microscope in computer assisted ENT, Maxillofacial and Neurosurgery applications.
Professor Dr. Jean-Philippe Thiran
Professor Dr. Jean-Philippe Thiran is the director of the Computer Vision and Image
Analysis Group (LTS5) at the Signal Processing Institute of the EPFL. His current scientific
interests focus on medical image analysis, including multimodal image registration,
segmentation, computer-assisted surgery and diffusion MRI.
The LTS5 has chosen to combine their outstanding planification algorithms with
the Atracsys neuro-navigation suite.
Dr. Pierre-Yves Zambelli PD MD
Dr. Zambelli is a specialist in orthopedic surgery at the Orthopedic Hospital of Western
Switzerland (L?HOSR) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He specializes in children?s orthopedic surgery
and neuro-orthopedic interventions. As well, Dr. Zambelli is called upon to handle complex reconstructive
orthopedic surgery of the lower limbs, especially in the area of hip surgery. In addition to his teaching
duties, Dr. Zambelli has a strong commitment to researching new and innovative techniques of orthopedic
surgery and as such, he is an active Member of the Orthopedic Research Division of the Swiss Federal
Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).