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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Steffen Leonhardt

Chair holder

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.04

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

1982 - 1989Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering, with a major in Control Engineering, from Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
1985 - 1987M.S. in Computer Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
1989 - 1998Medical School (part-time), Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. Final year rotations at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands (supervised by Prof. Burkhard Lachmann, M.D., Ph.D.).
1995Dr.-Ing. degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. Supervisor: Prof. Rolf Isermann, Ph.D.
Topic: "Model-based Fault Detection using Neural Networks - Supervision of Shock Absorbers and Diesel-Injection Systems" (in German), Fortschritt-Berichte VDI, Series 12: automotive technologies, No 295, VDI Verlag, Düsseldorf, 1996
2000Dr. med. degree from the Medical Faculty of Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.
Topic: "Automated Lung Function Diagnosis of spontaneously breathing infants" (in German, short version). Medizintechnik, ISBN: 978-3-8265-7850-2, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, 2000.


Professional Career

1990 - 1998Ph.D. student and research assistant, later Post-Doc at the Institute for Automatic Control (Prof. Rolf Isermann), Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
1999 - 2003R&D Manager at Dräger Medical AG & Co. KG, Lübeck, Germany.
since 2003Philips endowed Chair of Medical Information Technology, Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Publications


Prizes and Awards

2018Appointment as "Distinguished Professor" at the IIT Madras, Chennai, India
2018Doctor honoris causa of CTU Prague, Article
2015 - 2016Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
2014Fellow of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts
2013Member of the board of trustee of the Eduard-Rhein-Foundation
2009BMBF-Innovation price for Medical Engineering 2009 (together with the Chair of Medical Engineering)
2002Faculty Price: Best Medical Thesis of the Year 2001, Award of the Medical Faculty
19971. Price in the medical software challenge "Medical Software '97" at MEDICA fair 1997, Düsseldorf, Germany
19922. Price in the medical software challenge "Medical Software '92" at MEDICA fair 1992, Düsseldorf, Germany


Stipends and Research Visits

2019Sabbatical at the IMES of MIT in Boston
2019Visit at the Clinic for Surgical Intensive Care Medicine of the UK Aachen (May - July 2019)
2019Sabbatical at IIT Madras, Chennai (March-April 2019)
2016Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) - Scholarship, Guest Lecturer at the IIT Madras, Chennai, India
2010Sabbatical at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, U.K. April - August
2010Research scholarship of Heinrich-Hertz-Foundation
1985 - 1988Student grant of the German National Academic Foundation ("Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes")
1985 - 1987Fulbright Scholarship for studying in the U.S.


Memberships

Scientific Societies


Scientific Positions and Duties

since 2021:Member of the IEEE EMBS Technical Committee of Cardiopulmonary Systems and Physiology-Based Engineering
since 2019:Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Bioprocessing and Analytical Measurement Techniques (iba)
2015-2018:President of the International Society for Bioelectromagnetism
since 2013:Symposium Intensive Medicine + Intensive Care, Bremen: Member of the program committee, design of the technology track
since 2011:Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing
Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBCAS)
since 2009:Affiliate Faculty at the School of Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA, USA
since 2008:Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI), formely IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (TITB)
Steering Committee of the IEEE EMBS Technical Committee on Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems
since 2006:Associate Editor of the German Biomedical Engineering Journal "Biomedizinische Technik"
since 2004:Liason Officer of the German National Academic Foundation at RWTH Aachen University
since 2000:Scientific Advisory Board of the German VDI/VDE-Society for Measurement and Automatic Control (GMA)
2007-2019 head of department 7 ("Anwendungen der Automation"),
seit 2019 head of department 4 "Autonome Systeme und Mechatronik"

Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing Marian Walter

Senior Engineer

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.02

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4137-5370

Key Areas of Research

  • Aided Heart Assistance
  • Tele-Assist System
  • Cooperative Control of ECMO

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1985School: Gymnasialen Zweig at Schuldorf Bergstraße / Seeheim
1987 - 1992Studies of Mathematics at TU Darmstadt University of Technology
1990 - 1995Studies of Electrical Engineering, Specialisation Control Engineering at TU Darmstadt  University of Technology, Dipl.-Ing.Degree
2002PhD Thesis on "Mechatronic Systems for Hydrocephalus Therapy"
2021Habilitation and attainment of the Venia Legendi


Professional Career

1996 - 2001Scientific Researcher at the Institute of Automatic Control, TU Darmstadt University of Technology
2001 - 2004R&D Department Anaesthesia, Dräger Medical GmbH&Co KgaA
2003 - 2004Lecture Appointment at TU Hamburg Harburg University:"Methods of Automation and Control in Medical Engineering"
Since 2004Senior Researcher at the Chair of Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2014DAAD short-term teaching at the IIT Madras, Department of Electrical Engineering, India

Dr.-Ing. Christoph Hoog Antink

Senior Engineer

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.12

Key Areas of Research

  • Multisensor Datafusion

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2012 - 2018Ph. D. studies: "On Sensor Fusion for Multimodal Cardiorespiratory Signals", Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
2012Diploma Thesis: Adaptive reconstruction optimization in electrical impedance tomography Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
2011Master Thesis: Prediction of tumor deformation for Image Guided Radiation Therapy
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University at Buffalo
2009 - 2011Studies in Mechanical Engineering at University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
2005 - 2012Studies in Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany


Career

2018 - todaySenior Scientist, Philips Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen, Head of Medical Signal Processing Group.
2012 - 2018Researcher at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2011Internship at Philips Medical Systems DMC GmbH, Hamburg
2011Teaching Assistant at the University at Buffalo
2010Research Assistant at the University at Buffalo
2008 - 2009Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen


Prizes and Awards

2019“Borchers-Plakette” for outstanding achievements during the doctorate, RWTH Aachen University
20193rd place “Klee-Price” of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering in the VDE (DGBMT)
20171. Place at the 21st International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER 2017, Prague, in the category Biomedical Engineering
20161. Place at the patient safety award in medical engineering of The German Society for Biomedical Engineering within VDE (DGBMT)
20162nd Place at the poster competition for young scientist, Workshop Biosignal Processing Berlin 2016
2013Springorum-Denkmünze
20131. Place at the 17th International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER 2013, Prague, in the category Biomedical Engineering
2013Study award of the SEW-Eurodrive-foundation
20111. Place at the "SEAS Poster Competition", University at Buffalo
2009 – 2012Fulbright Travel Grant
2006 – 2012Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation


Memberships

VDE
IEEE
TBP

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Vladimir Blazek

Emeritus

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 1.19

Key Areas of Research

  • Microwave and optoelectronics in medicine, especially for phlebology, angiology and dermatology  
  • Computer-aided noninvasive vascular diagnosis
  • VIS-/NIR-Spectroscopy and colorimetry of biological samples
  • Simulation and measurement of the light distribution in tissue
  • Modelling of the closed human vascular system
  • Quantitative photoplethysmography
  • Imaging optical diagnostic methods (PPGI, LDPI, optical tomography)

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1964 - 1969Diplom. at TU Brno in Telecommunications Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
1979PhD
1992Habilitation


Career

01.2011 - todayChair for Medical Information Technology


Prizes and Awards

1979Förderpreis der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik
1982"I-R 100 Award", Weltwettbewerb Industrial Research & Development "100 beste optische Systeme des Jahres 82"
1984Auszeichnung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Phlebologie (mit V. Wienert)
1995Förderpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Mikrozirkulation (mit T. Klyscz, J. Bußmann und M. Jünger)
2016Erich Krieg Medaille der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Phlebologie

Dr.-Ing. Berno Misgeld

Key Areas of Research

  • Robust control theory in medicine
  • Blood glucose control
  • Motion supporting systems

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1999 - 2003Electrical Engineering, Automisation and control engineering, FH Aachen, Jülich, Germany
Degree: Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
2002 - 2003Informatics and Control Engineering, Coventry University, Coventry, U.K.
Degree: M.Sc. with Distinction
2007PhD Thesis (Dr.-Ing.), School for Electrical and Information Sciences, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
02/2018Habilitation, Control Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University


Career

2002Industrial placement (Student) HiTec Zang, Aachen, Germany
2003Master Thesis TRW LucasVarity, Birmingham, U.K.
2004-2006Research associate, Department for Biomedical Engineering, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
2006-2007Project engineer - research and development, Guidance system engineering / automatic flight control, Diehl BGT Defence, Röthenbach a. d. Pegnitz, Germany
2007-2011Project engineer - research and development, Guidance system engineering / automatic flight control, Diehl BGT Defence, Überlingen, Germany
04/2015 - 07/2015DAAD Research Fellow, Tsinghua University, China
03/2017 - 05/2017Theodore von Kármán Fellowship at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
08/2011 - 07/2017Senior Scientific Engineer, Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
09/2017 - todayDevelopment engineer Amprio GmbH, Neuss
02/2018 - todayPrivatdozent, RWTH Aachen University

Bettina Clever-Offermanns

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.03

Daniele Glöckner

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.03

M.Sc. Idoia Badiola Aguirregomezcorta

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 3.02

Key Areas of Research

  •  Non-invasive determination of arteriovenous oxygen difference
  •  Light-tissue interaction

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2011Abitur an der Santa María de la Providencia Schule (Aldatze), Eibar, Baskenland
2011-2015Bachelor Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at Universitat de Barcelona
2015Bachelor Thesis: „Development of a characterizing and electrical testing system for nanodevices“
2016-2019Master Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering with Specification Biomedical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2018Master Thesis: „Development of a Bioimpedance Measurement System for the Analysis of Intracranial Dynamics“

 

Career

2013-2015Student Research Assistant  at the Institut for Nanotechnology, Universitat de Barcelona
2013-2015Student Assistant for Projects at the student residence „CMU Penyafort-Montserrat“, Barcelona
2014-2015Internship at IGS Research, Tarragona
2019Internship at Philips Medical Systems, Hamburg
Since 2019Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

2011Scholarship for academic excellence funded by the Basque Government

M.Sc. Carl-Friedrich Benner

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 2.03

Key Areas of Research

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2007-2015Studies in Mechanical Engineering at ETH Zurich
2012Bachelor‘s thesis: Numerical Simulation of Distortion Product Otoacustic Emissions
2014/2015Master’s thesis: Fluid-Dynamic Study of Sound-Induced Vertigo


Career

2008Internship at FEV Europe GmbH, Aachen
2010-2011Teaching Assistance at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich
2014Teaching Assistance at the Institute of Fluid Dynamics, ETH Zurich
2014Internship at Straumann AG, Basel, Switzerland
2015-2017Scientific Associate at the ARTORG Center, University of Bern
Since 2018Scientific Associate at the Chair of Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

M.Sc. Lukas Bergmann

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 2.03

Key Areas of Research

  • MedIT Exoskeleton

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2012-2018Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen, Germany
2015Bachelor thesis: Gain Scheduling Flow Control of a Rotary Blood Pump
2016Exchange semester at KTH Stockholm, Sweden
2018External master thesis at Amprio GmbH: Optimal Assistive Control of a Pedal-electric Drive Unit

 

Career

2013-2014Teaching assistent at the Institute of Imaging & Computer Vision, RWTH Aachen
2014-2016Science assistent at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
2016-2017Internship at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in Marburg, Germany
2015-2016Internship at Siemens Healthineers, Kemnath
2017Internship at Siemens Corporate Technology in Princeton, USA
2017-2018Working student at Siemens Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Aachen, Germany
Since 2019Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

 

Prizes and Awards

2016ITK Engineering Student Award
2018Dean's List RWTH Aachen

M.Sc. Patrick Borchers

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.11A

Key Areas of Research

  • Assisted cardiac support

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2012Abitur at Goethe-Gymnasium, Nauen
2012-2016Studies in Electrical Engineering at TU Berlin
2016Bachelor Thesis: „Power-Management-System für ein drahtloses Body-Sensor-Netzwerk“
2016-2019Studies in Biomedical Engineering at TU Berlin
2019Master Thesis: „Signal processing, system identification and controller design for an intelligent non-invasive blood pressure measurement system“

 

Career

2013Internship at Siemens AG, Berlin
2015Internship at Coriant GmbH, Berlin
2017-2018Working Student at Berlin Heart GmbH, Berlin
Since 2019Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

Stephan Dahlmanns

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelterstr. 570
  • Room: 2.06

Key Areas of Research

  • Automated and continuous wound monitoring
  • Photoplethysmography Imaging (PPGI)
  • Bio-electrical impedance spectroscopy

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2010-2016Studies in Business Administration and Engineering Electrical Energy Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2013Bachelor’s Thesis: "Development of Control Algorithms for voltage controlled Distribution Transformers mitigating Interactions with voltage controlled decentralized Energy Resources"
2015-2016Master’s Thesis: "Modelling the Human Cardiopulmonary System for the Simulation of Lung Edema"

 

Career

2012 - 2013
2015 - 2016
Student Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Integrated Digital Systems and Circuit Design, RWTH Aachen University
2013Internship - Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Regensburg
2013-2014Student Research Assistant at the Institute for High Voltage Technology, RWTH Aachen
2016-2017Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
since 2017Scientific Associate at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

Dipl.-Ing. Benjamin Hentze

Research Associate

Key Areas of Research

  • Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT)

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2005 - 2012Studies in Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany; Focus: Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition
2008 - 2009Studies at Universidad Polyténica de Valencia, Spain; Focus: Signal and Image Processing, Microcontrollers and DSPs, Hardware Design
2011Study thesis: "Feature Extraction to determine Illumination Parameters for Material Classification"
2012Diploma thesis: "Design of a Monitoring Software for the ETI-DSP-System based on the LabVIEW Actor Framework"

 

Career

2009 - 2010Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Industrial Information Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2010 - 2011Student Assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation, Karlsruhe, Germany
2011 - 2012Applications Engineering Intern at National Instruments Deutschland GmbH, Munich, Germany
2012 - 2013Research Assistant at the Institute of Electrical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2013 - 2015Applications Engineer Hardware-in-the-Loop at dSPACE GmbH, Paderborn, Germany
seit 2015Research Associate at the Chair of Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

M.Sc. Alfred Hülkenberg

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 2.07

Key Areas of Research

  • Model-based estimation of force and torque development in skeletal muscles

 

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

2013Abitur at the Hans Sachs colleague Oberhausen
2012 - 2020Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2018Bachelor Thesis: "Separation of Ventilation and Perfusion in EIT images"
2019Master Thesis: "Model-based estimation of force and torque development in skeletal muscles"

 

Professional Career

2007 - 2010Apprenticeship electronic engineer in energy and building technology, Heinz Rühl Haustechnik GmbH Wesel
2014 - 2015Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems
2015 - 2020Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2018-2019Internship at Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, Lübeck
Since 2020Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

Leonie Korn

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 3.06

Key Areas of Research

  • Aided Heart Assistance

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009High school diploma at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Gymnasium, Bonn
2009-2015Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at the Rwth Aachen University
2013Bachelor's thesis: "Extension of a Medical Training Phantom for Simulation of selected Vital Signs"
2015Master's thesis: "Development of a Hardware-in-the Loop ECG Simulation"

 

Career

2011 - 2014Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
11/2013 - 06/2014Student Research Assistant at the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research, Brain Imaging Facility, Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen University
08/2014 - 01/2015Internship at Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Since 03/2016Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

2018yESAO (young European Society of Artificial Organs) Exchange Award 2018, ESAO in Madrid
20191st Place in the Best Poster Competition Award of the POSTER Conference 2019, Prag

 

Onno Linschmann

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.11b

Key Areas of Research

  • Sensor fusion for medical applications

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013High school diploma at the Gymnasium Nordhorn
2013 - 2019Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2016Bachelor Thesis: "Parameter Optimization for Active Noise Cancellation Systems"
2017 - 2018Study abroad at the Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2019Master Thesis: "Development of a dynamic observer for cardiorespiratory signals using artificial neural networks"

 

Career

2018 - 2019Internship at BMW AG, Munich
Seit 2020Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

2017 - 2018Chinese-European Scholarship (中欧奖学金) for study abroad at Tsinghua University

M.Sc. Arnhold Lohse

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.11b

Key Areas of Research

  • Automated ventilation with spontaneous breathing

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013High school diploma at the Wilhelm-Hittorf Gymnasium Münster
2013-2019Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2013Bachelor Thesis: "Conceptional Design and Integration of soft body dynamics into a rigid body simulation framework"
2016-2017Study abroad at Osaka University, Japan
2019Master Thesis: "Automated System Identification and Control of Oxygen Concentration during Mechanical Ventilation"

Career

2017-2018Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2018Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Automatic Control, RWTH Aachen University
2018-2019Internship at Infineon Technologies AG, Warstein
Since 2020Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

Prizes and Awards

2016-2019Deutschlandstipendium scholarship by the RWTH Aachen University Education Fund
2016-2017PROMOS scholarship for study abroad at Osaka University

Markus Lüken

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 2.06

Key Areas of Research

  • Project Parkinson

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2008 – 2010Apprenticeship as Electronics Technician for Equipment and Systems at 3P Services GmbH & Co. KG, Lingen
2010 - 2015Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2013Bachelor's Thesis: „Development of an EMG sensor module for the IPANEMA BSN“
2014/2015Master's Thesis: „Model-based estimation of biomechanical parameters for knee stiffness determination“

 

Career

2010Electronics Technician at 3P Services GmbH & Co. KG, Lingen
2013

Student Teaching Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

2013 - 2014Student Teaching Assistant at the Chair for Integrated Signal Processing Systems, RWTH Aachen University
2014 - 2015Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
since 2015Research Associate at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

20102nd place: Best Apprenticeship as Electronics Technician for Equipment and Systems in Lower Saxony
2014

2nd place at the 18th International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER 2014, Prague, in the category “Informatics and Cybernetics - Software”

M.Sc. Simon Lyra

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 3.05

Key Areas of Research

  • Camera-based early recognition of sepsis symptoms for neonates

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2012-2016Studies in Business Administration and Engineering: Electrical Energy Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2015Bachelor’s Thesis: Implementation and Validation of Models for Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia
2016-2018Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2017-2018Master's thesis: Characterization of the influence of conductance changes in the cardiac muscle on ventricular volume measurement using impedance cardiography

 

Career

2015Internship at Siemens AG (Division Energy Management), Berlin
2016Student Research Assistant at the Institute for High Voltage Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2016-2017Research Assistant at the Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University and University Hospital Aachen
2017Internship at Siemens Healthineers, Kemnath
since 2018Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

20192nd Place in the Best Poster Competition Award of the POSTER Conference 2019, Prag

Tobias Menden

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.13

Key Areas of Research

  • Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT)
  • Bio-electrical impedance spectroscopy

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009High school diploma at the Gymnasium Nonnenwerth im Rhein near Remagen
2010-2016Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2013Bachelor's thesis: „Development of an Integrated, Mobile Bioimpedance Sensor System to Monitor the Fluid Balance and the Vital Signs“
2016Master's thesis: "Development of a two belt system for electrical impedance tomography"

 

Career

09/2009 - 01/2010Internship in television coverage at Wige Media Ag, Cologne, Germany
02/2010 - 07/2010Internship in software development at the German Aerospace Center, Cologne, Germany
11/2011 - 07/2012Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Man-Machine-Interaktion, RWTH Aachen University
10/2013 - 01/2014Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
10/2014 - 02/2015Internship at Dräger Medical GmbH, Lübeck, Germany
03/2015 - 07/2015Internship at IngMar Medical, Pittsburg PA, USA
Since 09/2016Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

20093rd prize at Jugend Forscht - „Design and development of a remote control"
2013Texas Instruments Analog Design Contest, Top 20

Bernhard Penzlin

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 2.03

Key Areas of Research

  • MedIT Exoskeleton

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2007 - 2012Studies in Mechatronics, OVGU-Magdeburg
2012Thesis: Commissioning and Test of an ultralight 40 kW-Wheelhubmotor

 

Career

09.2011 - 02.2012Internship at Department for Electrodynamics, Drive technology and Power electronics, Bosch in Gerlingen
12.2012 - 08.2014Scientific Employee at the Chair of Mechatronics, OVGU-Magdeburg
Since 09.2014Scientific Employee at the Chair of Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

Dr.-Ing. Anake Pomprapa

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.11A

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Automatisierte Beatmung
  • OXIvent

 

Lebenslauf

Ausbildung

1992 - 1996Studium der Elektrotechnik an der Chulalongkorn Universität, Bangkok, Thailand
Abschluss: B.Eng.
1999 - 2000Studium der Automatisierung und Regelungstechnik an der Universität Sheffield, England
Abschluss: M.Sc.(Eng) mit Auszeichnung
2015Promotion (Dr.-Ing.) an der Fakultät für Elektronik und Informationstechnik Aachen. Thema: "Automatic Control of Artificial Ventilation Therapy"

 

Beruflicher Werdegang

1996 - 1997Equipment Ingenieur, Alpha-Texas Instruments Semiconductor, Dallas, TX
1998 - 1999Mechatronik Ingenieur, Thai-German Institute, Thailand
2000 - 2002Elektrotechnik Dozent, Rajabhat Institut Rajanagarindra, Thailand
2003 - 2008Betriebsleiter, Scovill Fasteners Inc., Clarkesville, GA
Seit 2009Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Informationstechnik, RWTH Aachen

 

Preise und Auszeichnungen

1999Königliche Thai Regierung Stipendiat an der Universität Sheffield, England
2000Laverick-Webster-Hewitt Preis im Jahr 2000 von University of Sheffield, England
20121. Preis im Studentenwettbewerb auf der IEEE EMBS BHI Conference 2012 in Shenzhen, China
20131. Preis in Session "History of Science" auf der POSTER 2013 in Prag, Tschechien
2013Best Paper Award auf der SKIMA Conference 2013 in Chiangmai, Thailand

M.Sc. Jöran Rixen

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 3.02

Key Areas of Research

  • Electrical Impendance Tomography (EIT)

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013-2018Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen, Germany
2016Bachelor thesis: Robustness analysis of optimized electrode positionss for bioimpendance spectroscopy
2018Master's thesis: Deep learning for image reconstuction in Elektrical Impendance Tomography
2016-nowMaster studies in Management, Buisness an Economic at RWTH Aachen

 

Career

2017-2018Internship at Siemens AG Process and Drives, Cologne
Since 2019Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

M.Sc. Diogo Silva

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 3.06

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2014

Abitur at the Valsassina School, Lisbon, Portugal

2014-2017

Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering at the NOVA Lisbon University

2017-2019

Master's degree in biomedical engineering with specialisation in medical signals, images and measurements at RWTH Aachen

2019

Master thesis at RWTH Aachen University: : „Combining Synthesis of Cardiorespiratory Signals and Artifacts with Deep Learning for Robust Vital Sign Estimation“

 

Career

2017

Student assistant for Brain Connectivity at the Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Lisbon University

2017

Student assistant for Human Immunology at the Chronic Diseases Center, NOVA Medical School

2017

Internship at PLUX, Wireless Biosignals S.A., Lissabon

2017-2019

CFO & Projektleiter bei EBIMed

Seit 2020

Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

 

Prizes and Awards

2012

1st place at the National Energy Olympics

2017

Prizes “Almada, Land des Wissens” at the city young talent awards with EBIMed

2018

1st prize for Life Enablers Competition with „C-mo: Husten-Überwachungsgerät“ von EBIMed

2019

Graduation with „magna cum laude“ at NOVA University Lisbon

M.Sc. Durmus Umutcan Uguz

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 3.05

Key Areas of Research

  • Capacitive ECG

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2010-2015B.Sc. Electrical and Electronics Engineering at METU, Turkey
2012-2015Minor Degree in Quality, Planning and Control, Industrial Engineering at METU, Turkey
2015-2017Master Thesis: "Design, Implementation and Testing of a Multisensor System to Assist Arterial and Venous Diagnostics"
2017M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. Main field of study: Biomedical Engineering

 

Career

2015Student Assistant in the Research Group for MR-EIT at METU, Turkey
2015Student Assistant at Institute of Technical Acoustics, RWTH Aachen
2016Student Assistant at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
2017Internship at Philips GmbH Innovative Technologies, Aachen
Since 10/2017Scientific Employee at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

2014Finalist in the Undergraduate Research Contest EEE Star at METU, Turkey
2015High Honors Student Award at METU, Turkey
2015-2017DAAD-TEV Master Degree Scholarship
20162. Place at MedIT Hardware Contest
2017Undergraduate Research Award at the 21st International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering POSTER 2017, Prague

Pascal Vetter

Research Associate

Key Areas of Research

  • Magnetic Induction-Measurements

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2008 – 2014Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2011Bachelor's Thesis: „Content based image retrieval based on colour information“
2014Master's Thesis: „Classification of EEG signals for neurofeedback therapy“

 

Career

2009Student Teaching Assistant at the Institute Software for Systems on Silicon, RWTH Aachen
2010Student Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Man-Machine-Interaction, RWTH Aachen
2011Student Research Assistant at Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, RWTH Aachen
2013Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
2013Internship – Philips Medizin Systeme, Böblingen
Since 2015Research Associate at the Chair for Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

M.Sc. Philip von Platen

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.14

Key Areas of Research

  • Automated Ventilation

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009Abitur at the Deutsche Internationale Schule Johannesburg, South Africa
2010-2013Bachelor degree in Mechatronics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
2015-2017Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, Germany

 

Career

2013Internship at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria, South Africa
2014-2015Design engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart, Germany
2016Internship at Robert Bosch SEA (Ltd), Singapore
Since 09/2017Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

2010-2013Dean's Merit List, University of Cape Town
2013Class Medal: Mechatronics, Final Year
20182nd place in the Young Investigators Competition at the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (IUPESM), Prague

M.Sc. Florian Voss

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 3.05

Key Areas of Research

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013 - 2019Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2016Bachelor’s thesis: "Development of a classificator for the detection of lung pathologies viabioimpedance spectroscopy"
2018Exchange semester at CTU Prague, Czech Republic
2019Master's thesis: "Modelling of the influence of the flow dependence of the electrical conductivity of blood on cardiac bioimpedance measurement technology"

 

Career

2014-2016Student Research Assistant at the Institute for Man-Machine-Interaction and Chair for Software for Systems on Silicon, RWTH Aachen University
2016-2017Research assistant at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2018-2019Internship at Berlin Heart GmbH. Berlin
Since 2020Scientific Employee at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

 

Prizes and Awards

2014-2018Education Fund Scholarship "Deutschlandstipendium"

M.Sc. Christoph Weiss

Research Associate

  • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
  • Room: 2.07

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2007-2016Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen, Germany
2012Bachelor Thesis: "Schlafphasenerkennung mittels Kalman-Filter und Hidden Markov Modellierung"
2015Master Thesis: "Detektion von Basisemotionen durch Kombination von PPGI-Datenanalyse und automatisiertem Mimikmonitoring"

 

Career

2015-2016Internship at Philips Research Eindhoven
2016-2017Research assistant at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
2017-2019Employee at LifeTAix GmbH - Life Technologies Aachen
Since 2019Scientific Employee at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

M.Sc. Xinchi Yu

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
  • Room: 0.14

Key Areas of Research

  • Innovative Medical Engineering for Geriatrics

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009-2015Studies in Electrical Engineering,  Information Technology and Computer Engineering at RWTH Aachen University
2013Bachelor's thesis: "Heart Rate Variability Analysis during Surgery"
2015Master's thesis: "Development of a Robust Algorithm able to Detect Breathing Rate in Infrared Imagery"

 

Career

07/2013 - 09/2014Student Research Assistant at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University
10/2014 - 02/2015Internship at Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Since 01/2016Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

Dipl.-Ing. Toni Tholen

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                                                                                                                                    Scholarship

                                                                                                                                    • Building: Helmholtz-Institut
                                                                                                                                    • Room: 0.11A

                                                                                                                                    Key Areas of Research

                                                                                                                                    • Patient in the Loop: Tremor Control using Deep Brain Stimulation and Wearable Motion Sensors

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                                                                    Education

                                                                                                                                    2009-2013Bachelor Degree in Electronic/ Biomedical Engineering at LIU, Lebanon
                                                                                                                                    2013Bachelor Thesis: Biorobotic Hand
                                                                                                                                    2013-2015Master Degree in Electronic/ Biomedical Engineering at LIU, Lebanon
                                                                                                                                    2015Master Thesis: Dry Swimming Maching using Kinect Biomotion Capture

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Career

                                                                                                                                    2011-2013Electronics Technician at Nakhle Electronics, Lebanon
                                                                                                                                    2015-2016Biomedical Field Engineer at SOS Medical Liban, Beirut, Lebanon
                                                                                                                                    2016Training Program Course at Siemens Healthineers, Kemnath, Germany
                                                                                                                                    2016Training Courses at Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen, Germany
                                                                                                                                    2016-2020Biomedical Service Engineer at Tamer Frere S.A.L, Beirut, Lebanon
                                                                                                                                    Since 11/2020Scientific Employee at the Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Prizes and Awards

                                                                                                                                    2019DAAD Scholarship Grant

                                                                                                                                    M.Sc. Chenglin Lyu

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                                                                                                                                    • Room: 3.06

                                                                                                                                    Key Areas of Research

                                                                                                                                    • Functional Electrical Stimulation
                                                                                                                                    • Body Sensor Network

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                                                                    Education

                                                                                                                                    2014-2018Studies in Photoelectric Information Science and Engineering at Fuzhou University, China
                                                                                                                                    2018Bachelor Thesis: Mapping Theory, Algorithm and Experimental Verification of Linear/Extended Light Source
                                                                                                                                    2018-2020Studies in Optical Engineering at Sun Yat-sen University, China
                                                                                                                                    2020Master Thesis: Design and Application of Wearable Multi-physiological Parameters Detection System Based on Photoelectric Sensing Technology

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Career

                                                                                                                                    2016Internship at ASUS TeK Computer Inc, China
                                                                                                                                    2017Internship at Ruijie Networks Co., Ltd., China
                                                                                                                                    Since 2020CSC Scholarship holder at Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

                                                                                                                                    M.Sc. Bianca Romanski

                                                                                                                                    Scholarship

                                                                                                                                    • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
                                                                                                                                    • Room: 2.06

                                                                                                                                    Key Areas of Research

                                                                                                                                    • Modeling blood glucose levels during physical activity in type 1 diabetes mellitus

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                                                                    Education

                                                                                                                                    2013-2017Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at Leibniz Universität Hannover
                                                                                                                                    2015-2016Year abroad at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
                                                                                                                                    2017

                                                                                                                                    Bachelor thesis: "Investigation of the influence of mass distribution within a prosthesis on the user using a theoretical model"

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                                                                                                                                    2017-2020Master's degree in biomedical engineering at Leibniz Universität Hannover
                                                                                                                                    2018Study paper: "Modeling physical activity as a confounding variable in blood glucose control in type 1 diabetes patients"
                                                                                                                                    2020Master's thesis: "Linear System Identification of Blood Glucose Dynamics in Type 1 Diabetes for Forecasting and Meal Detection"

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Career

                                                                                                                                    2014-20152015 Research assistant for the course "Mathematics for Engineers", Leibniz University of Hannover
                                                                                                                                    2016Internship with Otto Bock HealthCare
                                                                                                                                    2019Research Assistant  at the Department of Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen
                                                                                                                                    2019-2020Research at  the University at Buffalo, USA
                                                                                                                                    Since 2021Research Associate at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                    Prizes and Awards

                                                                                                                                    2014-2015Germany Scholarship
                                                                                                                                    2017-2020Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
                                                                                                                                    2018Dr. Jürgen Ulderup Prize
                                                                                                                                    2021Dr.-Jürgen-Ulderup-Preis
                                                                                                                                    Since 2021Doctoral fellowship from the German National Academic Foundation

                                                                                                                                    Cay Rahn

                                                                                                                                      Dr.-Ing. Chuong Ngo

                                                                                                                                      Senior Engineer

                                                                                                                                      • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
                                                                                                                                      • Room: 2.04

                                                                                                                                      Key Areas of Research

                                                                                                                                      • Patient customized Pulmonary Model for Congestive Heart Link Failure

                                                                                                                                      Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                                                                      I studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, with one exchange semester at the University of Aalborg, Denmark and an industrial internship at FESTO Esslingen. 2011, I finish my Dipl.-Ing. degree with the thesis “Event-based control for coupled systems”. From 2012 to 2013, I worked at ABB Automation GmbH (Mannheim, Germany) as a software developer. After that, I joined Medical Information Technology (MedIT) at RWTH Aachen University as a research associate and defended my dissertation “Model-based analysis of respiratory mechanics for diagnosis of cardiopulmonary diseases” which was evaluated by Prof. Steffen Leonhardt, Prof. Klaus Tenbrock, and assis. Prof. Franz de Jongh (https://publications.rwth-aachen.de/record/756521) in 2019. Currently, I am working as group leader of the Biomechanic Motion Group at MedIT with main focus on Gerontechnology, Motion Analysis, Wearales Sensors, Electrical Impedance Tomography, and Exoskeleton.

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                                                                                                                                      Gerontechnology

                                                                                                                                      Together with the Clinic for Geriatrics at the University Hospital (Director: Prof. Bollheimer), the Chair for Medical Information Technology runs the "Aachen Centre for Gerontotechnology".  In the associated clinic for internal medicine and geriatrics was funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation at the Franziskushospital Aachen.

                                                                                                                                      Main Research Activities of my Group:

                                                                                                                                      Sensor and sensor networks:

                                                                                                                                      • IPANEMA – The Body Sensor Network from MedIT Aachen
                                                                                                                                      • Fusion of Electromyography and Electrical Impedance Myography
                                                                                                                                      • Seated Exercise to walk in Balance
                                                                                                                                      • Gait and activity analysis of Parkinson patients

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                                                                                                                                      • L²Exo-SE: Lower limb exoskeleton with serial elastic actuator
                                                                                                                                      • L²Exo-PE: Lower limb exoskeleton with parallel elastic actuator
                                                                                                                                      • Functional Electrical Stimulation for exoskeleton
                                                                                                                                      • Feedback control of deep brain stimulation

                                                                                                                                      Respiratory Mechnics and Electrical Impedance Tomography

                                                                                                                                      • Lung Perfusion Monitoring with EIT
                                                                                                                                      • Early detection of Breast Cancer with EIT and Radar
                                                                                                                                      • Modelling and Identification of the respiratory system
                                                                                                                                      • Lung function diagnostic with Electrical Impedance Tomography


                                                                                                                                      Prizes and Awards

                                                                                                                                      2004LG Award of University for Natural Sciences in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
                                                                                                                                      2007 - 2011Scholarship of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, Germany 
                                                                                                                                      2008 NOKIA Award from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
                                                                                                                                      2021“Borchers-Plakette” for outstanding achievements during the doctorate, RWTH Aachen University

                                                                                                                                      M.Sc. Daniel Voss

                                                                                                                                      Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

                                                                                                                                      • Building: Helmholtz Institute
                                                                                                                                      • Room: 0.12

                                                                                                                                      Key Areas of Research

                                                                                                                                      • Cardiac impedance measurement technique

                                                                                                                                      Curriculum vitae

                                                                                                                                      Education

                                                                                                                                      2012High school diploma at St. Ursula Gymnasium Dorsten
                                                                                                                                      2012-2021Studies of electrical engineering, information technology and technical computer science at RWTH Aachen University
                                                                                                                                      2017Bachelor Thesis: "Entwicklung eines Algorithmus und eines Frameworks zur Detektion der Atemrate in der Infrarotthermographie"
                                                                                                                                      2021Master Thesis: "Gangphasenbasierte Regelung eines unilateralen Exoskeletts für die unteren Gliedmaße"

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                      Beruflicher Werdegang

                                                                                                                                      2018-2019Student/scientific assistant at the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Construction (AZL), RWTH Aachen University
                                                                                                                                      2019Working student at Viega Technology GmbH
                                                                                                                                      2020Internship at Viega Technology GmbH
                                                                                                                                      Seit 2021Research assistant at the Chair of Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University

                                                                                                                                      M.Sc. Felix Röhrig

                                                                                                                                      Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

                                                                                                                                      • Building: Helmholtz Institute
                                                                                                                                      • Room: 0.12

                                                                                                                                      Research focus

                                                                                                                                      • Automated lung support and pandemic preparedness

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                                                                                                                                      Education

                                                                                                                                      2013-2018Study of Electrical engineering, information technology and computer engineering at the University of Paderborn
                                                                                                                                      2016Semester abroad at the University of Newcastle, Australia
                                                                                                                                      2016Semester abroad at Queensland University of Technology, Australia
                                                                                                                                      2018Bachelor thesis: "Autonomous and precise path tracking with RTK-GPS supported control based on open source"
                                                                                                                                      2018-2021Studied electrical engineering, information technology and computer engineering at RWTH Aachen
                                                                                                                                      2019Semester abroad at the University of California Santa Barbara, USA
                                                                                                                                      2021Master's thesis: "Control of ankle joint actuation using functional electrical stimulation for automatic rehabilitation"

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                      Professional background

                                                                                                                                      2015Internship at HEIGHT TECH GmbH & Co. KG, Bielefeld
                                                                                                                                      2017-2018Student Assistant at the Chair of Control and Automation Engineering (RAT), University of Paderborn
                                                                                                                                      2019Internship at CLAAS Selbstfahrende Erntemaschinen GmbH, Harsewinkel
                                                                                                                                      Since 2021Research Associate at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

                                                                                                                                      Felix Dupont

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                                                                                                                                      M.Sc. Daniel Blase

                                                                                                                                      Research Associate

                                                                                                                                      • Building: Schurzelter Str. 570
                                                                                                                                      • Room: 2.06

                                                                                                                                      Research focus

                                                                                                                                      • Multi-modal camera-based wound diagnosis by means of neuromorphic computing

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                                                                                                                                      Education

                                                                                                                                      2014Abitur at Gymnasium Soltau
                                                                                                                                      2014-2015International Voluntary Youth Service in Japan
                                                                                                                                      2015-2018Bachelor Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
                                                                                                                                      2012-2021Master Studies in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering, RWTH Aachen University

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                      Professional background

                                                                                                                                      2017Student Assistant at the Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (ISEA, RWTH) as a tutor for “Basics of Electrical Engineering 2“
                                                                                                                                      2017-2018Student Assistant at the Chair of Integrated Analog Circuits and RF Systems (IAS, RWTH) in the field of System Verification
                                                                                                                                      2019Student Assistant at the Chair of Medical Information Technology (MedIT, RWTH) within the project “Body Sensor Network“
                                                                                                                                      2019-2020Internship at VARIAN Medical Systems Particle Therapy GmbH
                                                                                                                                      2020Working Student at VARIAN Medical Systems Particle Therapy GmbH
                                                                                                                                      Seit 2021Research Associate at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                      Cedric Trödel

                                                                                                                                      • Building: Helmholtz-Institute
                                                                                                                                      • Room: 0.05