Sandra von Sachsen
Semmelweisstr. 14
04103 Leipzig

Tel: +49(0)341/97-12024
Fax: +49(0)341/97-12009

Background & Position

Sandra von Sachsen (nee as Scherer) received her diploma in Media Informatics at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin (Germany) and her Master degree in Multimedia at the University of La Rochelle (France) in 2004. During academic studies she specialized in interactive, immersive 3D-visualization and graphical user interfaces.

2004 – 2007 Chemnitz University of Technology: Research Associate in the “Virtual Reality lab” at the Institute of Machine Tools and Production Processes. Project manager of a research project funded from the Saxon Ministry of Science and Fine Arts. Developing VR-application for glyph based visualization oft stress tensors.

2007 – 2011 Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology: Research Associate in the group “Medical Engineering”. Project manager of two research project funded from the Saxon Ministry of Science and Fine Arts: Finite-Element-Models in hip endoprosthetics and endovascular surgery

Since July 2011 ICCAS: Research Associate and project manager in the Stent group: developing a method for integrating Finite-Element-Model into a planning software for assisting the vessel surgeon in implant selection.

Since March 2012 ICCAS: Research Associate in cervical spine project: Development of computer-assisted defect classification and patient model for surgical decision-support in intervention planning for the treatment of spinal canal stenosis.

Research Areas

  • Integrating Finite-Element-Models in surgical workflows
  • Development of surgical planning software for vascular surgery and neurosurgery
  • Graphical User Interfaces for medical applications