Supervised Doctorates

Completed Theses



Christian Kiefer

Dr. rer. medic

Visual processing of naturalistic images: Free viewing, guided visual searching, and memorization


Fabian Küppers

Dr. rer. medic

Development of a 10-echo GE-SE EPIK Sequence for Simultaneous T2 and T2* Quantification with Application to Oxygen Extraction Fraction Measurement


Hassan Sbaihat

Dr. rer. medic

Investigating the Dynamics of Task-Induced Modulation and Test-Retest Stability in the Triple Resting-State Networks Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging


Rosalinde Pots

Dr. rer.nat.

Investigation of New Technologies to Improve Light Collection from Scintillating Crystals for Fast Timing

2022Boris EberhardtDr. rer. nat.Development of Novel Parallel Transmit RF Pulse Design Algorithms for Ultra-High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2022Claudia Regio-BrambillaDr. rer. medicmGlu5 Receptor Binding with [11C]ABP688 in a Multimodal PET/MR-EEG Protocol During Rest and Activation States in Schizophrenia
2022Elene Iordanishvili Dr. medQuantitative MRI of Cerebral White Matter Hyperintensities: A New Approach Towards Understanding the Underlying Pathology
2021Robert ClaeserDr.-Ing.Fast Mapping of the T1-Relaxation in Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Advanced Spiral k-Space Sampling and Interleaving Methods at 3 Tesla and 7 Tesla
2020Tamar KhechiashviliDr. phil.Development and Applications of Novel Diffusion MRI Contrast in Neurological Research
2020Mirjam LenzDr. rer. nat. Design and Characterisation of
an MRI Compatible Human Brain PET Insert by Means of Simulation and Experimental Studies
2020Markus Zimmermann



Development of Methods for the Acquisition, Reconstruction, and Parameter Estimation of Multi-Exponential Data with Application to Quantitative MRI
2020Hancong XuDr.-Ing.Detector Modeling and its Applications in PET Simulation and Image Reconstruction
2020Aliaksandra ShymanskayaDr. rer. nat.Development and Implementation of Novel Experimental Methods for the Quantification of the Healthy and Diseased Brain by Means of Sodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2020Ravichandran RajkumarDr. rer. medic.Simultaneous Trimodal MR/PET/EEG Imaging: A Study of the Attenuation Effect of EEG Caps on PET Images and a Comparison of EEG Microstates with Resting State fMRI and FDG-PET Measures
2019Yong Hyun HaDr. Ing.Development of Novel RF Coils for Sodium Imaging at Ultra-High Field MRI
2019Sabrina PlappDr. med.Chronotype Specific Brain Activation and Connectivity Associated with Visual Attention to Motion
2019Nuno Andre da SilvaDr. Ing. (Distinction)Methods for Molecular Imaging with MR-PET
2019Melissa SchallDr. rer. nat.Development and Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods for the Investigation of Traumatic Brain Injury
2019Richard BuschbeckDr. rer. nat.

Development of a Novel Spherical

Navigator-Based Motion Measurement

Technique in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

2019Michael SchwerterDr. rer. nat.Advanced Software and Hardware Control Methods for Improved Static and Dynamic B0 Shimming in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2019Yupeng LiaoDr. rer. nat.Development and Applications of Electrical Conductivity Mapping Using MRI
2018Tao ChenDr. Ing.Model-Driven Development Methodology Applied to Real-Time MEG Signal Pre-Processing System Design
2018Alessandra BierwagenDr. rer. medic.Measurement of Lipid and Energy Metabolism Using MRI and Spectroscopy
2017Paul Begovatz Dr. rer. medic.Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and the Effects of Free Fatty Acids on Ectopic Fat Accumulation and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes
2016Klaus Möllenhoff (Belgium/NL PhD)Novel Methods for the Detection of Functional Brain Activity Using 17O MRI
2016Zaheer AbbasDr. rer. medic.Application of Quantitative Imaging for the Investigation of Water Content in the Brain
2015Jorge Arrubla EEG and fMRI for the Investigation of Loudness Dependence of Auditory Evoked Potentials (LDAEP)
2015Marreo Bastiani(Belgium/NL PhD)Multi-Scale Brain Connectivity with Diffusion MRI
2015Rüdiger StirnbergDr. rer. nat.Functional and Diffusion Magnetic Imaging at Ultra-high Magnetic Field Strengths
2015Lukas Breuer Dr. rer. nat. (Distinction)Identification of Neuroimaging Response for Real-Time Analysis in Magnetoencephalography 
2015Daniel BrennerDr. rer. nat.Radio Frequency Calibration Methods and Sequence Optimisation with Application to Ultra-High Field MR-PET Neuroimaging
2015Johannes LindemeyerDr. rer. nat. (Distinction)Optimisation of Phase Data Processing for Susceptibility Reconstruction in Magnetic Resonance Imaging 
2014Christoph WeirichDr.Ing.Quantitative PET Imaging with Hybrid MR-PET Scanners
2014Tobias LeutritzDr. rer. nat.Ursachenaufkärung des MRT-Phasenkontrastes im Hochfeld mit Bezug auf die Wasser-Makromolekül-Wechselwirkung
2014Daniel FiegeDr. rer. nat.Development and Application of Multiple-Quantum Coherence Techniques for in vivo Sodium MRI at High and Ultra-High Field Strengths
2013Fabian KeilDr. rer. nat.Investigation of Spatial Correlation in MR Images of Human Cerebral White Matter Using Geostatistical Methods
2013Ezequiel FarrherDr. rer. nat. (Distinction)Advanced Diffusion MRI of Brain Tissue and Applications in Neurological Research
2012Miriam KubachDr. rer.nat.Quantification of the Longitudinal Relaxation Time for In Vivo MRI – Influence of Magnetisation Transfer
2012Marcus UllischDr. rer. nat.A Navigator-Based Rigid Body Motion Correction for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2012Wilhelmus PullensDr. rer. nat.Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Validation, Correction and Applications
2008Syed Irtiza GilaniDr. rer. nat.Development of Rapid Methods for Relaxation Time Mapping and Motion Estimation Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2008Veronika ErmerDr. rer. medic.Development and Application of Techniques for Quantitative Voxel-Based Morphometry
2007Joachim KaffankeDr. rer. nat.Development and Application of SPRITE for the T2* Mapping of Fast-Relaxing Nuclei
2002Maxim ZaitsevDr. rer. nat. (Distinction)Development of Methods for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Relaxation Time Mapping
2002Sven SteinhoffDr. rer. nat.Methods for Morphological and Functional Measurements of 1H and 17O Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
2001Daniel GembrisDr. rer. nat.Rekonstruktion neuronaler Konnektivitaet mittels kernmagnetischer Resonanz
2001Simone Baer-LangDr. rer. nat.NMR mit hyperpolaisiertem Xenon in hohen und niedrigen Magnetfeldern 

Current Students

Mikheil Kelenjerdize
Yannic Sommer
Abdelrahman Sawalma
Debora Niekämper
Alexander Lewin
Hanning Guo
Qingping Chen
Ana Gogishvili
Heba Rifqi Saeed Alrakh
Farah Abdellatif
Yunkyoung Ko
Ricardo Loucao
Shukti Ramkiran
Seonyeong Shin
Wenwei Bi
Ahlam Issa
Praveen Sripad
Dennis Thomas
Nibal Khudeish
Abrar Riaz
Last Modified: 24.11.2023