Proprio Adds Computational Vision Luminaries to Technical Advisory Board
SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Proprio, the technology company developing an advanced surgical navigation platform, today announced the addition of two renowned experts in computer vision to its prestigious Technical Advisory Board – Dr. Ravi Ramamoorthi, Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, San Diego, and Dr. Gordon Wetzstein, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University.
Dr. Ramamoorthi and Dr. Wetzstein join Proprio's growing team of technical experts that includes Dr. Takeo Kanade, the U.A. and Helen Whitaker Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University; Dr. Desney Tan, General Manager of Microsoft Healthcare; and Dr. Joshua Smith, the Zeutschel Professor in Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Washington's Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering.
"Fusing computer vision and machine learning in the operating room will provide surgeons with previously unseen information to provide better care and it's critical that we work in unison with the brightest and most well-respected minds in academia," said Gabriel Jones, Co-Founder and CEO of Proprio. "The additions of Dr. Ramamoorthi and Dr. Wetzstein to our already impressive board of technical advisors is invaluable as we continue to develop and integrate these amazing technologies into our surgical navigationplatform."
Dr. Gordon Wetzstein
Dr. Wetzstein is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, an ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award and a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
"I've been working on light field cameras and imaging systems for more than a decade," said Dr. Wetzstein, "I have been deeply impressed by Proprio's unique technology and application, which may be the 'killer app' I've been looking for all this time."
Dr. Ravi Ramamoorthi
"I am thrilled to be joining the Technical Advisory Board of Proprio and contributing to the revolution of light field technology in surgical applications," said Professor Ramamoorthi. "This is truly pioneering work at the frontiers of computational vision, photography and medicine."
To learn more about Proprio and its technical advisors, visit https://www.propriovision.com/about-us#technical-advisors.
For more information visit www.propriovision.com.
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