Nassir Navab
AR for Healthcare Pioneer

Nassir Navab is a distinguished figure in the field of applying augmented reality to healthcare as early as 1998, when he invented the Camera Augmented Mobile C-arm. Navab's work has revolutionized medical imaging and surgical procedures, focusing on computer-aided medical procedures and augmented reality. He has helped to develop technologies that improve the quality of medical intervention and bridge the gap between medicine and computer science.

As a professor and researcher, he has led developments in computer-aided surgery, integrating AR tools and techniques with medical imaging technologies in order to enable surgeons to visualize hidden structures in real-time, thereby enhancing precision and safety in operations. His contributions to medical augmented reality have significantly impacted patient outcomes and surgical training worldwide.