CURRICULUM VITAE

ACADEMIA

2012-2015 PhD Program in Engineering Sciences (Dr.techn. / PhD)
at Graz University of Technology
Doctoral School Biomedical Engineering
PhD thesis: Post-mortem Assessment of Iron in Multiple Sclerosis using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (with distinction)
2010-2012 Master Program in Biomedical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing. / MSc)
at Graz University of Technology
Specialization Bioimaging and Bioinstrumentation
Master thesis: Verification of Brown Adipose Tissue using MRI
2006-2010 Bachelor Program in Biomedical Engineering (BSc)
at Graz University of Technology
Specialization Health Care Engineering
Bachelor thesis: Analysis of Image Quality Markers at different Computer Tomography Systems
2000-2005 Technical High School for Electrical Engineering, Innsbruck
Graduation 2005, Specialization Information Technology

WORK EXPERIENCES

2018 – today  University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the UBC MRI Research Centre (Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship)
2012-2018 Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz
Research Fellow at the Neuroimaging Research Unit
2010 Graz University of Technology
Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Medical Engineering
2010 Department of Pediatric Radiology, Medical University of Graz
Research Fellow working on the project: Evidence based development of pediatric CT-protocols: balancing dose and image quality
2009 AVL List GmbH, Graz
Internship, Division Instrumentation and Test Systems
2009 Graz University of Technology
Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Medical Engineering
2001-2008 HEITEC AG Regensburg, Deutschland
Internships at the Division of Automation and Image Processing
2001-2008 Energie- und Wirtschaftsbetriebe der Gemeinde St. Anton GmbH
Internships at the Division of Electrical Engineering and IT Systems

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

2009-2016 Curricular Committee for Biomedical Engineering
Member
2009-2012 Student Council for Biomedical Engineering
Member (2010-2011 Head of the Student Council)

AWARDS AND STIPENDS

2018 Josef Krainer-Price
2017 Erwin Schrödinger Stipend
Awarded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
2016 Best Poster Award
4rd International Workshop on MRI Phase Contrast & Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping, Medical University of Graz, Austria
2015 INGE St. Award
Awarded by the brain research network Styria for the best PhD thesis
2014 Best Poster Award
3rd International Workshop on MRI Phase Contrast & Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping, Duke University, NC, USA

TEACHING

2017/2017 VO/SE Physics – Diagnostic Devices in obstetrics and gynecology
for Students at the Medical University of Graz
2009-2010 Imaging Laboratory – Lessions: X-ray; Fluorooptic Imaging
for Biomedical Engineering Students at Graz University of Technology

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

Since 2015 Austrian Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging(ÖGMRT)
Second Vice President
Since 2012 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
Since 2012 European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology(ESMRMB)
Since 2012 Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering