University Professor, MD; Professor h.c. of Ufa Eye Research Institute; Adjunct Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, USA; Professor of Ophthalmology, Dept. of Ophthalmology Univ. of Mannheim, Heidelberg, Germany. Former Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology University of Tuebingen, Germany. Author of 3 books on Retinal Detachment Surgery.
Tomaso A. Poggio, is the Eugene McDermott Professor at MIT and one of the most cited computational scientists. The citation for the 2009 Okawa prize mentions his “…pioneering research ranging from the biophysical and behavioral studies of the visual system to the computational analysis of vision and learning in humans and machines.” His recent work is on a theory of hierarchical architectures for unsupervised learning of invariant representations.
Professor in Surgical Gastroenterology. Fellowship in Transplantation surgery from Sydney, Australia. Training in Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery from Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. National talent scholar awardee from University Grants Commission fro basic sciences. Publications in Transplantation, Gastroand gastro surgery and bioartificial liver.