Prof. Habib ZAIDI, Ph.D

Head of PET Instrumentation and Neuroimaging Laboratory
Professor at University of Groningen
Professor at University of Southern Denmark
Professor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Division of Nuclear Medicine Molecular Imaging
Geneva University Hospital
CH-1211 Geneva 4, SWITZERLAND

+41 22 372 7258

+41 22 372 7169




Habib Zaidi is recipient of 2019 Khwarizmi International Award (KIA) given by the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST)




Habib Zaidi named Founding Editor-in-Chief (Scientific), The British Journal of Radiology (BJR)|Open

Habib Zaidi is recipient of 2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize given by the European Physical Society (EPS)


IBA-Europhysics prize

Habib Zaidi elevated to IEEE fellow "for contributions to quantitative multimodality molecular imaging"

Habib Zaidi is the Editor of a new volume on Computational Anatomical Animal Models: Methodological Developments and Research Applications" (Institute of Physics Publishing)


Book Cover


Habib Zaidi is recipient of 2015 Sir Godfrey Hounsfield Award given by the British Institute of Radiology



Karakatsanis N, Casey ME, Lodge MA, Rahmim A and Zaidi H Phys Med Biol Vol. 61, No 15, pp 5456–5485 (2016).
Special Editorial on medicalphysicsweb
In the top 10 most popular PMB papers published in 2016

Habib Zaidi is the Editor of a new volume on Molecular Imaging of Small-Animals (Springer)

Molecular Imaging


Best of BJR 2014 ‒ Becker M and Zaidi H Br J Radiol Vol. 87, No. 1036, pp 20130677 (2014)



Frequently cited paper 2014 ‒ Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, A. Ahmadian A, Riahi Alam N, and Zaidi H Ann Nucl Med  Vol. 27, No. 2, pp 152-162 (2013)



Habib Zaidi is recipient of 2013 Vikram Sarabhai Distinguished Oration Award given by the Society of Nuclear Medicine (India)


Habib Zaidi is recipient of 2013 John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award given by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) to recognize outstanding scientific achievements in medical physics for a young scientist



Habib Zaidi is recipient of 2010 Kuwait Prize (known as the Middle Eastern Nobel Prize) in Applied Sciences for "outstanding contributions to Biomedical Technology" awarded by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences


Kuwait Prize


Most cited PMB paper (2011-2013) Zaidi H et al. "PET performance of the Ingenuity TF PET-MR:
a whole body PET-MRI system" Phys Med Biol Vol. 56, No. 10, pp 3091-3106 (2011


Zaidi H and Del Guerra A "An outlook on future design of hybrid PET-MRI systems"

Med Phys Vol. 38, No. 10, pp 5667–5689 (2011) on cover page of Medical Physics