Philippe Cattin is the head of the recently founded Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Basel. He is also the founder of the Medical Image Analysis Center at the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel. Philippe's research interests include medical image analysis, image-guided therapy, and robotics-guided laser osteotomy. In 2015, he was promoted to associate professor at the University of Basel, after having served as an assistant professor since 2007. From 2003 to 2007, he was a postdoctoral fellow with the Computer Vision Laboratory at ETH Zurich. He received his Ph.D. in robotics from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2003, and his M.S. in computer science in 1995. He received his B.S. from the University of Applied Science in Brugg/Windisch in 1991. As a principal investigator, Philippe has finished many projects in these areas and published over 100 papers, patents, and book chapters.