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headline-markerProf. Dr. Thomas Neumuth

CTO and Vice Director | Leader Research Area: Model-based Medicine and intelligent OR


+49 341 97-12001

Background and Position

Thomas Neumuth is engineer and computer scientist. He holds Professor positions within the domains of Medicine, Computer Science, and Engineering at both the Universität Leipzig and the University of Applied Sciences Leipzig. He is currently Technical Director at the Universität Leipzig Innovation Center for Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS) where he moderates the strategic direction, business development, and management of approximately 100 research fellows, assistants, and administrative staff.

His commitment to advancing medical informatics and medical engineering technology is supported by leadership roles in numerous international and national professional societies, including the WHO EMT Technical Working Group on Knowledge and Information Management and the VDE Joint Working Group “Connected Health.”

Thomas Neumuth has been recognized for his contributions to biomedical engineering with awards such as the Certificate of Honor from the VDE Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik (DGBMT). In addition to his research and leadership roles, he is dedicated to education, teaching various courses related to computer-assisted surgery, systems engineering, and project management at multiple institutions. His supervision of doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s theses further demonstrates his commitment to mentoring the next generation of engineers and researchers.

Visual Impressions

Prof. Thomas Neumuth and Prof. Andreas Melzer present the intelligent OR to Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and other members of the Federal Cabinet at the Digital Summit 2017 in Ludwigshafen.


Harm-Bastian Harms (Johanniter), Gino Claes (Belgian Public Health Emergency), EU Commissioner Christos Stylianides, Dean of Studies of MedF Prof. Jürgen Meixensberger, Prof. Thomas Neumuth (ICCAS) and Prorector Prof. Erich Schröger discuss the operation mode of the modular field hospital on a model. (f.l.t.r.) | © ICCAS, photo: Swen Reichhold