Gianluca Paladini, Xi '88, Recognized as New Jersey's Inventor of the Year
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Posted by: Teri Forsythe
Gianluca Paladini, Xi '88, was recently recognized by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame as 2011 Inventor of the Year.
Paladini is a Program Manager at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, N.J. Pioneer of real-time 3D ultrasound, he heads Siemens Imaging Architectures research program with teams in the US, Germany and India as well as the 3D/4D ultrasound functionality for Siemens’ scanner. He is responsible for research initiatives in real-time visualization and high-performance computing, with applications in reconstruction, registration and visualization for diagnostic imaging, cellular/tissue imaging, pre-clinical imaging, and clinical trials.
The architect responsible for the core imaging toolkit used by Siemens Healthcare in the syngo Leonardo and syngo.via imaging platform – Paladini's real-time large volume rendering technology is used in more than 70 clinical applications – Paladini holds 41 worldwide patent applications.
The New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) was established in 1987 to "promote and foster creativity, innovation and invention and thereby contribute to economic growth and improve the quality of life in New Jersey.” The organization recognizes inventors, organizations and others who have contributed to innovation in improving society and changing lives.