Michal Drozdzal is one of the 5 researchers who has received the Pioner award for his PhD thesis “Sequential image analysis for computer-aided wireless endoscopi”.
This one is the 2nd edition of the contest promoted by CERCA, and last year another PhD thesis developed at the CVC received the award. It was David Vázquez thesis on “Domain Adaptation of Virtual and Real Worlds for Pedestrian Detection”.
This edition involved a total of nineteen researchers (10 men and 9 women) from thirteen CERCA centers; there have been 3 science projects; 7 medical health science ones; 3 life sciences projects and 6 of engineering.
The jury, formed by Eduard Balbuena, professor at the business school at the UAB, Javier Marcipar, CIMNE Technology General Manager, Lluís Blanc, General Manager at the Institut Universitari Parc Taulí, Josep Maria Pujals, lawyer at Ponti Office and Anna López Lozano, Director of Intellectual Property in EQ Esteve, valued the advanced technology that solves problems linked to the resolution of endoscopy, with a significant population component and a business relationship that allows a good transfer of knowledge.
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