Gold medal for Anders Ynnerman
Anders Ynnerman, professor in scientific visualisation, has been awarded The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences’ (IVA Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademi) gold medal for particularly deserving persons within research and the business world.
Ynnerman’s “ground breaking efforts in visualisation and physical simulation for computer graphics and innovative leadership” are the motivating factors.
“Ynnerman has worked enthusiastically to broadly disseminate knowledge of the three-dimensional pictures’ potential and significance. He developed techniques and disseminated knowledge of visualisation to various bodies, such as the Visualiseringscenter C in Norrköping, which was founded in 2010.
Ynnerman also developed new methods that make it possible not only to see, but also to feel data (called “haptics”), which are linked to flexible real time. It is, for example, possible to feel a beating heart virtually from real patients,” IVA wrote in its press release.
- In 2007, Ynnerman received the Akzo Nobel Science Award Sweden from IVA and Akzo Nobel.
- Last year, he also received the 2010 National Encyclopedia Knowledge Prize along with senior lecturer Anders Persson , the supervisor of CMIV at LiU.
The award ceremony took place at the IVA Annual Meeting on October 28.
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Last updated: 2017-02-13