Nassir Navab, PhD earned his Ph.D. at INRIA/Paris XI, followed by two years of postdoctoral research at MIT Media Laboratory. He joined Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton New Jersey in 1994. He received the Siemens Inventor of the Year award in 2001 and hold the title of distinguished member of technical staff at Siemens Corporate Research until September 2003, when he became a full professor at the Technische Universitat Munchen and chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures and Augmented Reality (CAMP). One of the founders of IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) community in 2001, he served on its steering committee until October 2008. He is currently a fellow and member of board of directors of the MICCAI Society, the organizer of the world’s leading conference on medical image computing and computer assisted intervention. He is also on the editorial board of many international journals, including IEEE TMI, Medical Image Analysis and International Journal of Computer Vision. He has authored hundreds of scientific publications, has received more than 9200 citations and holds 44 granted US patents and more than 50 International ones.