Bernhard Glaser
Research Associate | Research Group MAI | Research Group ORnet

Universität Leipzig | Faculty of Medicine
Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS)
Semmelweisstr. 14
D – 04103 Leipzig

Fon: +49(0)341/97-12010
Fax: +49(0)341/97-12019

Background & Position

Bernhard Glaser studied Computer Science at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT) and graduated in 2007. After three years as a freelancing software developer and project manager in the medical billing and hygiene software sector, he joined how to organize GmbH in Berlin, a subsidiary of the internationally active medical technology manufacturer Karl Storz, where he worked as a project and product manager.

In 2011 he joined ICCAS as a research fellow in the research group “Model Based Automation and Integration”. In 2015 he also joined the research group “ – Secure and dynamic interconnectivity in operating room and clinic”.
He is also the maintainer of an open source implementation of Hart and Staveland’s NASA Task Load Index (NASATLX) on GitHub (Link).

Lectures of the ICCAS curriculum

  • Robotics in surgery
  • Development of medical software


Research Areas

  • Automated identification of surgical instruments
  • Usage of Eye-Tracking technologies for the operating room, especially sterile interaction
  • Training systems for surgical scrub nurses
  • Analysis and improvement of communication and standardization in the operating room
  • Automated documentation of surgical processes
  • Requirements engineering, (agile) project management and quality management for medical software
  • Special interfaces in the medical sector (HL7, xDT, VDDS…)
  • Process management approaches for clinics, both inside and outside of the operating room