Saeed Pakazad and Ronald Dekker win Best Poster Prize
November 21, 2012
The Cytostretch poster created by PhD student Saeed Pakazad, in collaboration with Principal Research Scientist Ronald Dekker, was awarded the Best Poster prize at the Organs-on-a-Chip workshop and conference organized by the Lorentz Center in the Netherlands. The prize is a one-year subscription to Lab on chip, a leading journal in this field.
Dimeji Farri won AMIA 2012 competition
November 4, 2012
Senior Member Research Staff, Dimeji Farri’s presentation at the American Medical Informatics Association’s (AMIA) 2012 Annual Symposium was awarded one of the top three prizes for the AMIA student paper competition. Dimeji’s (left) paper, entitled “A Qualitative Analysis of EHR Clinical Document Synthesis by Clinicians”, was one of the 43 shortlisted entries for the competition, of which, eight were further selected for the oral presentation in Chicago.
Wim Verhaegh wins Best Poster Award at PamGene's Triple T Conference
October 26, 2012
A group of researchers from the Molecular Diagnostics department attended the PamGene's Triple T Conference on “Tailoring Targeted Therapies,” and took home the best poster prize: the PamGene Pinedo Poster award.
Age recognition technology wins poster award
The poster submitted by Masters student Fares Alnajar together with Senior Scientist Caifeng Shan from Philips Research, and Theo Gevers from the University of Amsterdam, was awarded the third prize at the ICT.OPEN 2012.
Susan Zhao wins ESTC Best Paper Award 2012
September 20, 2012
Senior Scientist Susan Zhao from the Electronic Packaging & Thin Film group was awarded the Best Paper Award at this year’s Electronics System Technologies Conference (ESTC), one of the most important conferences in the world of Electronics Packaging and System integration Technologies.
CDSS team wins third place in Computting in Cardiology Challenge 2012
September 12, 2012
A Research team from Briarcliff participated in a global Computing in Cardiology Challenge organized by PhysioNet, and came in third place in the Event One segment, which challenges the teams to create an algorithm which can predict the mortality rate of patients in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit). The team competed against 23 other teams from academic institutions and industrial research labs including Oxford University – which won first place, MGH/Harvard University in second place, Philips Research Bangalore (eighth place), GE Healthcare and IBM.
Tanya Ignatenke win IEEE Signal Processing Society’s Best Paper Award
May 23, 2012
Research scientist, Tanya Ignatenko’s PHD thesis on “Biometric Systems: Privacy and Secrecy Aspects” won one out of the four yearly awards presented by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, which is based in New Jersey, US. Tanya’s paper, in which information theoretic concepts were applied to the problem from the signal processing domain, was awarded on the basis of exceptional merit.
Philips Research film wins Gold & Silver awards
May 22, 2012
The short film “Missing Minny”, commissioned by Philips Research to demonstrate its new high-dynamic-range video technology, snagged a New York Festivals (World’s Best TV and Films 2012) Gold World Medal for cinematography and a Silver World Medal in the short film category. The results were announced last month at the NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media show in Las Vegas.
Former Philips researchers awarded Passive Pioneer Award
May 5, 2012
A group of former-researchers working at Research’s lab in Aachen, Germany, were awarded with the Passive House Pioneer Award, which recognizes pioneering work and achievement in lowering heating requirements in “Passive Houses” or highly energy-efficient buildings, using “passive techniques”, so much so that the remaining small heating demand can be supplied via the minimum airflow required for hygiene reasons. This results in cost-effective paths to “near-zero-energy” buildings, which are at the core of new European building regulations.
Philips and TU/e win prize at the Biomedica
April 25, 2012
Philips and TU/e win prize at the Biomedica in Liege. Mariska de Smet and Nicole Hijnen from the TU/e won a poster prize at the Biomedica for the Philips TU/e project on image guided drug delivery for cancer treatment.
Milan Marell wins Veder prize
April 1, 2012
Milan Marell wins Veder prize for his thesis on Gap plasmon mode distributed feedback lasers.
Merel Leistikow wins shared 1st/2nd prize of NTvN
April 1, 2012
Merel Leistikow wins shared 1st/2nd prize in annual contest of Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde (NTvN) for het article "Fotonische kristallen zijn leger dan vacuüm"
Lars Schmitt wins IEEE
Lars Schmitt wins IEEE Working group Chair Award for his leadership on developing a new IEEE Personal Health Device standard for Basic ECGs (IEEE 11073-10406).