Members of the group in December 2016

Members of the Group
Research Team
Portrait Dr.-Ing. Thomas S. Rau
Head of Research Group
Portrait Eralp Artukarslan
ENT Resident
Portrait M. Sc. Georg Böttcher-Rebmann
Research Engineer
Portrait M. Sc. Jakob Cramer
Research Engineer
Portrait M. Sc. Tim Ehmann
Research Engineer
Portrait M. Sc. Viktor Schell
Research Engineer
Associated Staff
Portrait Prof. Dr. Omid Majdani
Portrait Dr. med. Rolf Salcher
Senior Otolaryngologist, Skull Base Surgeon
Portrait M. Geraldine Zuniga, MD
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeon
Portrait Kevin Fandio Master Thesis
Portrait Lena Geiger Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Patrik Haas Student Research Assistant
Portrait Marie Heise Student Assistant
Portrait Niklas Ihmann Bachelor Thesis
Portrait Vera Lange Student Research Assistant
Portrait Christian Menke Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Mohamed Fourat Nabli Master Thesis
Portrait Martin Steven Student Research Assistant
Portrait Dennis Tepfer Bachelor Thesis
Portrait Konstantyn Vasylenko Student Research Project
Portrait Sina Witte Medical Doctorate Thesis
Former Staff
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Franziska Eckhardt
Portrait Dipl.-Ing. Lenka Harbach now: Bertrandt AG
M. Sc. Silke Hügl now: Vector Informatik GmbH
Portrait M. Sc. Julia Kilian
Portrait Dipl.-Ing. Marcel Kluge now: OtoJig GmbH (Hannover)
Portrait Dipl.-Ing. Jakob Lexow now: Part Time Scientists (Berlin)
M. Sc. Priyant Mane
Portrait Dr.-Ing. Daniel Schurzig now: MED-EL Deutschland (Hannover)
Portrait M. Sc. Nuha Suzaly
Portrait Max Eike Timm
ENT Resident
ENT Department at MHH
Portrait Dr. Wouter J. van Drunen now: Implandata Ophthalmic Products GmbH (Hannover)
Portrait Carolin Betram Master Thesis (2021): Experimental evaluation of trajectory-dependent insertion force variations in cochlear implants.
Portrait Tobias Blum Student Research Assistant
& Bachelor Thesis (2018): Development and experimental evaluation of a drilling depth control for the RoboJig system.
& Student Research Project (2020): Investigation of the benefit of a digital display for the strut length setting of a manually operated hexapod.
Portrait Leon Budde Master Thesis (2020): Development of a handheld, force-sensing insertion tool with integrated positioning sensor.
Portrait Thorben Engel Master Thesis (2020): Development of minimally invasive, micro-stereotactic strategy for implantation of active middle ear implants.
Portrait Kevin Fandio Student Research Project (2021): Improvement of measurement uncertainties in a force sensitive insertion tool to provide force feedback during CI surgery.
Portrait Patrik Haas Student Research Assistant
& Bachelor Thesis (2021): Design and evaluation of a digitized hexapod leg with integrated length measurement for a passive hexapod.
Portrait Julian Heuer Master Thesis (2021): Adaption of a moldable micro-stereotactic targeting system for neurosurgical applications. A first proof of concept study.
Portrait Tobias Krail Master Thesis (2020): Development of a thermographic-based investigation method for the characterization of actively heated Nitinol wires as an actuator in the cochlear implant electrode carrier.
Portrait Jan Mairose Student Research Assistant
& Master Thesis (2021): Resistance heating of thin-wire NiTi actuators by means of electrically conductive coating.
Portrait Björn Spoida Master Thesis (2019):
Portrait Timo Stauß Bachelor Thesis (2020): Design and evaluation of a laser-based verification method for a customized instrument guide.
Portrait Erik Tzschoppe Bachelor Thesis (2021): Hydraulically actuated electrode insertion for an image-guided approach to the inner ear using a micro-stereotactic frame.
Nina Aldag Student Research Project
Dr. med. Claas Baier Medical Doctorate Thesis
Shari Barati Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Jakob Cramer Student Assistant
Portrait Alexander Becker Master Thesis
Portrait Denise Blume Bachelor Thesis
Portrait Tim Ehmann Master Thesis
Portrait Malte Freiknecht Student Research Project
Portrait Till Gerking Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Clemens Griemsmann Student Assistant
Mehran Heidel Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Maximilian Henke Master Thesis
Portrait Christina Keller Student Research Project
Portrait Dr. med. Diana Kreul Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Evelyn Pleger Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Christoph Rostkowski Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Katharina Rülander Internship, Master Thesis
Portrait Henrik Schädlich Student Assistant, Master Thesis
Veronika Shmatko Bachelor Thesis,
Katharina Spichal Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Lea Uhlenbusch Bachelor Thesis
Jan-Niklas Wellers Medical Doctorate Thesis
Portrait Jennifer Wozniak Student Research Project
Dr. med. Waldemar Würfel Medical Doctorate Thesis

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