Antoine Motte dit Falisse (KULeuven) and Lorenzo Sala (Université de Strasbourg) are the winners of respectively the Best VPHi Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine and the Best VPHi-InSilicoTrials PhD Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine for potential application in industrial R&D.
This year the competition for the thesis awards has been really tough as the quality of the research carried out by the candidates was very high.
After a thorough revision by the award committee, the two prizes have been awarded to:
Antoine Motte dit Falisse (KULeuven) -- > Best VPHi Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine for his thesis on "A framework for personalized modeling and predictive simulation to study gait in children with cerebral palsy"
Lorenzo Sala (Université de Strasbourg) -- > Best VPHi-InSilicoTrials PhD Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine for potential application in industrial R&D for his thesis on: "Mathematical modelling and simulation of ocular blood flows and their interactions"
Antoine and Lorenzo will now be awarded with a €1000 money prize and they will also have the opportunity to present their work during the plenary award session at the VPH2020 conference on 28 August 2020.
On behalf of the award committee we wish to congratulate Antoine and Lorenzo for their outstanding contribution to the in silico medicine research field.
The 2021 Best thesis awards will be made available to all the VPHi members that defended their thesis between 1/1/2020 and 31/12/2020. Stay tuned for more news!