The CartCas group of the Bioengineering Division of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering (DEIB) of the Politecnico di Milano is made up by 17 people including permanent staff, post-docs and Ph.D. students and research fellows working on the development of technologies and methods for computer assisted surgical planning, navigation and tumor localization, with application in high-precision radiation oncology, orthopedic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Specific focus is given to translational research, which is empowered by long-lasting, strategic collaborations with national and international clinical institutions, with strong vocation for applied clinical research.
The Division of Bioengineering is the brand new section of the renewed Department of Electronics and Information and Bioengineering of the Politecnico di Milano. It stems from the former Department of Bioengineering and counts 39 faculties. Excellent research (as scored by the international peer-review in 2008) is carried out in the areas of Biomimetic engineering and micro-nano technologies, Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology, Technologies for Therapy, Physiological Modelling and non-Invasive Diagnostics. The Division of Bioengineering offers a complete educational program in Biomedical Engineering to Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. students.
The Politecnico di Milano is the largest Technical University in Italy with over 40,000 students in Engineering Architecture and Industrial Design. It is the Italian Technical University with the highest position in the international rankings.