Marta Kersten-Oertel
Director of the AP Lab and Assistant Professor in Computer and Software Engineering, Concordia

PhD Students

Étienne Léger
PhD in Computer Science
Augmented Reality in IGNS
Jonatan Reyes
PhD in Computer Science
Surgical technologies for Neurosurgery
Mohsen Parisay
PhD in Computer Science
Interactive techniques in AR/VR

Master’s Students

Amitt Bhardwj
Data privacy and governance for users interacting with connected objects

Research Assistants and Postdocs

Joseph Plazak
Research Assistant (Phd)
Research: Audio-based Human-Computer Interaction


D. Louis Collins
Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Biomedical Engineering, McGill University and director of the NIST lab at the BIC, Montreal Neuro.
Jeff Golan (MD)
Medical director of Neuro-oncology at the Jewish General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, McGill University.
Hassan Rivaz
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University and Director of IMPACT Group, PERFORM Centre.
Carlo Santaguida (MD)
Spine Neurosurgeon at the Montreal Neuro and Med-P (preparatory program) Faculty Director at McGill University.
David Sinclair (MD)
Clinical professor in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery in the Division of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neuro/McGill University.
Simon Drouin
Phd Candidate in the NeuroImaging and Surgical Technologies (NIST) lab and original developer of IBIS, NIST’s Image-Guided Neurosurgery(IGSN) platform.