Award winners

BME Day Poster Award

2019 – Mareike Apelt, “Tissue Impedance Spectroscopy to Guide Resection of Brain Tumours

2018 – Can Gökgöl, “The effects of Nitinol stent oversizing in patients
undergoing femoro-popliteal artery revascularization

2017 – Sandro De Zanet, “Retinal Slit Lamp Stitching

2016 – Joachim Dehais“A computer Vision-Based Smartphone System for Carbohydrate Counting”

2015 – Tom Williamson, “High accuracy surface matching and navigation on the lateral skull base”

2014 – Janine Ruppen & Christoph Strub, “Increased Perfusion-Induced Chemoresistance in Multicellular Pleural Cancer Spheroids Cultured in a Microfluidic Chip”

BME Day Master Abstract Award

2021 – 1. Price – Simone Poncioni, “Optomechanical Simulations of Laser Refractive Surgeries”
            2. Price – Nathan Gyger, “Contactless Detection of Gait and Gait Abnormalities”
            3. Price – Martin Bertsch, “Targeted Drug Delivery in Glioblastoma Mouse Models”

2020 – Giuditta Thoma, “Lung-Alveoli-on-Chip: Mechanical Characterization of a New Biological Membrane”

2019  Vikas Mathew, “Erythrocyte-Based Nanotechnology for Personalized Drug Delivery Systems”

2018  Christopher Lenherr, “Indentation Properties of Metastatic Vertebral Bone”

2017  Michael Indermaur, “Visualization of Trabecular Bone Damage using MicroCT

2016 – Jan Beerstecher, “Implant Design for a Long-term Esophageal ECG Recorder”

2015 – shared by Manuel Jonas Bracher, „Wireless Functional Electrical Simulation“ and Andreas Dünki, Experimental Validation of an HR-pQCT-based Homogenized Finite Element Analysis of Human Distal Radius Sections

2014 – Raphael Meier, “Decision Forest for Multimodal Brain Tumor Segmentation”

Travel Grant Winners (2 x CHF 400.-/Year)

2021 – No traveling allowed due to Covid-19

2020 – No traveling allowed due to Covid-19

2018  Stephan Gerber, ARTORG, University Bern for his oral presentation at the “40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference”, 17 – 21 July 2018, Honululu, Hawaii.

2017  Rakesh Vasireddy, University Bern for his paper K-Band Doppler Radar is feasible and accurate to record and assess overnight respiratory rate presentation at the “European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC)”, 11 – 15 June 2017, Tampere, Finland.

2016  Adel Tekari, ISTB, University Bern for his oral presentation at the “Global Spine Congress”, 13 – 16 April 2016, Dubai.


Student Travel Award Winners

Student Travel Award (CHF 50.-) discontinued in 2016

2015 – Stephan Gerber

2014 – Aarati Chacko

2013 – Pietro Bottani, Diana Peña

2012 – Mohammad Javad Shamsollahi