Past Francois Erbsmann Prize Winners

1987 (Utrecht, The Netherlands): John M. Gauch, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. 
J.M. Gauch, W.R. Oliver, S.M. Pizer: Multiresolution shape descriptions and their applications in medical imaging.

1989 (Berkeley, CA, USA): Arthur F. Gmitro, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA. 
A.F. Gmitro, V. Tresp, V. Chen, Y. Snell, G.R. Gindi: Video-rate reconstruction of CT and MR images.

1991 (Wye, Kent, UK): H. Isil Bozma, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. 
H.I. Bozma, J.S. Duncan: Model-based recognition of multiple deformable objects using a game-theoretic framework.

1993 (Flagstaff, AZ, USA): Jeffrey A. Fessler, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. 
J.A. Fessler: Tomographic reconstruction using information-weighted spline smoothing.

1995 (Brest, France): Maurits K. Konings, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 
M.K. Konings, W.P.T.M. Mali, M.A. Viergever: Design of a robust strategy to measure intravascular electrical impedance.

1997 (Poultney, VT, USA): David Atkinson, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK. 
D. Atkinson, D.L.G. Hill, P.N.R. Stoyle, P.E. Summers, S.F. Keevil: An autofocus algorithm for the automatic correction of motion artifacts in MR images.

1999 (Visegrad, Hungary): Liana M. Lorigo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. 
L.M. Lorigo, O. Faugeras, W.E.L. Grimson, R. Keriven, R. Kikinis, C.-F. Westin: Co-dimension 2 geodesic active contours for MRA segmentation.

2001 (Davis, CA, USA): Viktor K. Jirsa, Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA. 
V.K. Jirsa, K.J. Jantzen, A. Fuchs, J.A. Scott Kelso: Neural field dynamics on the folded three-dimensional cortical sheet and its forward EEG and MEG.

2003 (Ambleside, UK): Guillaume Marrelec, INSERM, France. 
G. Marrelec, P. Ciuciu, M. Pélégrini-Issac, H. Benali: Estimation of the hemodyamic response function in event-related functional MRI: directed acyclic graphs for a general Bayesian inference framework.

2005 (Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA): Duygu Tosun, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. 
D. Tosun, J.L. Prince: Cortical surface alignment using geometry driven multispectral optical flow.

2007 (Kerkrade, The Netherlands): Ben Glocker, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany. 
B. Glocker, N. Komodakis, N. Paragios, G. Tziritas, and N. Navab: Inter- and intra-modal deformable registration: continuous deformations meet efficient optimal linear programming.

2009 (Williamsburg, VA, USA): Maxime Descoteaux, NeuroSpin, Saclay, France 
M. Descoteaux, R. Deriche, D. Le Bihan, J.F. Mangin, C. Poupon: Diffusion Propagator Imaging: Using Laplace's Equation and Multiple Shell Acquisitions to Reconstruct the Diffusion Propagator

2011 (Kloster Irsee, Germany): Hubert Fonteijn, University College London, London, UK. 
H. M. Fonteijn, M. J. Clarkson, M. Modat, J. Barnes, M. Lehmann, S. Ourselin, N. C. Fox, D. C. Alexander: An Event-Based Disease Progression Model and Its Application to Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

2013 (Asilomar , California, USA): Hervé Lombaert, McGill University, Montreal
H. Lombaert, J. Sporring, K. Siddiqi: Towards DIffeomorphic Spectral Matching of Cortical Surfaces

2015 (Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK): Joseph Dagher,  University of Arizona
J. Dagher: A Joint Acquisition-Estimation Framework for MR Phase Imaging