Mocap Ambassador Award - feature photo

Congratulations Dr. Kim Hébert-Losier

Associate Professor at Te Huataki Waiora School of Health (University of Waikato, Tauranga Campus).

“I feel humbled and honored to receive this award, and grateful to Qualisys for all the support they provide to their customers. I had the privilege of working  with Mats in Sweden when I first started working with Qualisys, which makes this award that much more special. I hope he would be pleased with how his influence lives on and how I share his passion of 3D motion capture with others and mentor the next generation of users.” Dr. Kim Hébert-Losier

 

The motivation is as follows:

Dr. Kim Hébert-Losier, an Associate Professor at Te Huataki Waiora School of Health (University of Waikato, Tauranga Campus), is a leading expert in outdoor 3D motion capture technology. She advocates for its widespread adoption and has presented her innovative approach as an Invited Speaker across various countries including Australia, Canada, China, Japan, India, and Thailand.

Specializing in applied biomechanics, Dr. Hébert-Losier’s research focuses on human movement, muscle function, and 3D motion analysis. She is globally recognized for her contributions to research on anterior cruciate ligament injuries, sports injury risk screening, and running-related studies. Her diverse research spans across multiple sports such as winter sports, orienteering, American football, netball, martial arts, badminton, rugby, golf, running, and cycling, showcasing her versatility and extensive expertise.

Mocap Ambassador Award - feature photo
Mocap Ambassador Award - feature photo

Background

To honor Mats Kanarbik and continue the mission he was so dedicated to, Qualisys has established the Qualisys Motion Capture Ambassador Award – in memory of Mats Kanarbik, which will be annually granted to a candidate exhibiting outstanding leadership in the networking and expansion of motion capture values.  Anyone can nominate a friend, colleague or competitor in the world of motion capture working in that spirit.

The award constitutes 10 000 SEK, Certificate of Achievement, and a small Swedish glass art piece.

The award will be handed over in person later this year.

See the Previous recipients here