Stefan Bohn studied Biomedical Engineering in Jena until 2002 and received his Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in 2005. He worked in the fields of software engineering, robotics, interventional surgery, and medical imaging at the Research Centre Karlsruhe, Siemens Medical Erlangen, as well as at the Max-Planck-Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience Leipzig. He worked at ICCAS from May 2005 until July 2014.
Franziska Busch studied Human Medicine at the Leipzig University and received her licence to practise medicine (Approbation) in 2012. In Mai 2013 she joined the research group “PascAL – Patientensimulationsmodelle für die chirurgische Ausbildung und Lehre”.
Yihan Deng studied Computer Science (Diplom) at Dresden University of Technology from 2007 to 2012. During the studying he worked as student assistant in Institut für Medizinische Informatik und Biometrie (Universitätsklinikum Dresden) and as programmer in Avantgarde Labs (Dresden). He has earned his Bachelor Degrees in both Computer Science and English Literature & Linguistics from Wuhan University of Science and Technology in 2006. He joined the DPM group in June 2013 and left ICCAS 2016.
(English) Kerstin Denecke was scientific director of the research group “Digital Patient Model” at the Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS). ICCAS is part of the Medical Faculty of the Universität Leipzig.
Dr. med. P. Dubach was spending a fellowship at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the University Hospital of Leipzig, at the IRDC and at the ICCAS institute from June 2013 until June 2014. As a clinician he holds a position as consultant in Otorhinolaryngology at the Inselspital and has been directing the ENT Outpatient Clinic of the University Hospital of Bern since 2011. After acquiring a subtitle in Head- and Neck Surgery he focused in rhinology and otology and especially in Computer Assisted Surgery in the last 3 years.
Studied Human Medicine at the University of Vienna, Medical School (Graduation 2007).
Guest researcher, employed at Fraunhofer MEVIS.
Markus Kaiser studied Computer Science at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and received his degree (Diplom) in 2011. He has specialized in medical computer science and software engineering. During his studies and his degree he worked with Siemens AG, Healthcare AX in Forchheim. He started his PhD in 2011 at ICCAS and the Otto-von-Guerike University in Magdeburg in collaboration with Siemens AG, Healthcare AX in Forchheim and Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, USA.
Stefan Kropf studied Computer Science at the Ilmenau University of Technology until 2007. During his study he worked in the domain accessibility. 2008-2011 he worked at enterprises in the energy sector. He developed little tools and enhanced ETL-processes. 2011-2013 he was employed at the Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE). The sepsis data unit supported the Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC) by setting up a scientific research infrastructure including a clinical data management system and a research database. Stefan Kropf joined the research group Digital Patient Model (DPM) in April 2013.
Philipp Liebmann received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at Leipzig University of Applied Science, Germany. Additionally, he graduated as Master of Science in Computer Science from Leipzig University of Applied Science in 2007, as well. During his studies he worked in the fields of biomechanical engineering at the Biomechanics Laboratory Portland/Oregon, on software development, clinical evaluations, and medical image processing projects at the ICCAS, Leipzig.
Jens Meier made an apprenticeship as IT systems engineer and worked in the field of realtime computer networks. Afterwards he studied computer engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and graduated in 2010. The main topics were computer networks and computer graphics. After working for one year at an IT consulting company Jens Meier joined in 2011 the ICCAS in the group Model-based Automation and Integration (MAI).
Juliana Melasch graduated 2013 from her medical study at Leipzig University. In 2014 and 2015, she worked on her doctorate at the University Hospital Leipzig/ Department of Nuclear Medicine in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. In June 2016, she joined the research team ‘Noninvasive Image-guided Interventions’ of Prof. Andreas Melzer to work as a research fellow on the establishment of the Magnetic Resonance-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU) – technology at Leipzig University Hospital.
Matthäus Stöhr studied Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leipzig from 2006 to 2012 and received his license to practice medicine in December 2012. In 2013, he was a Research Associate in the working group „Digital Patient Model” at ICCAS, Leipzig. In his present profession, he works as a resident physician at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of the University Hospital of Leipzig.