Header Image

  About   Projects   Teaching   Publications   Team   Outreach


Dr. Nicolai Spicher
Department of Medical Informatics
University Medical Center Göttingen
37075 Göttingen, Germany
Building: Robert-Koch-Straße 40 Room: C2 3.34
Phone: +49 551 / 39-61506
E-Mail: nicolai.spicher@med.uni-goettingen.de
   

Experience

Since 03/2022: Junior Research Group Leader
Department of Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Göttingen
2020-2022: Postdoc, Lecturer & Deputy of Prof. Thomas M. Deserno
Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, Technical University of Braunschweig
2015-2020: PhD student
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, University of Duisburg-Essen
2014-2020: Research assistant
Department of Medical Informatics, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund
2011-2013: Research assistant
Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University


Education

2020: Dr. rer. medic (Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg-Essen)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mark E. Ladd (German Cancer Research Center)
Title of Dissertation: Time-frequency analysis of optical and electrical cardiac signals with applications in ultra-high-field MRI (Download)
2014: M.Sc. Medical Informatics (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund)
2011: B.Sc. Medical Informatics (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund)


Academic service

2023-2024: Young Professional Representative of IEEE EMBS Administrative Committee
2023-2024: Chair of IEEE EMBS Germany Chapter
2023-2024: Chair of Young Professional Committee within IEEE EMBS
Since 2023: Member of CIDAS
Since 2022: Member of Young DZHK
2021: Graduate of IEEE Volunteer Leadership Training Program (VoLT) (PDF)
Since 2021: Student Editorial Board member of Methods of Information in Medicine
2021-2022: Trainee within the Next Stop Prof program
2021-2022: Member of the Admissions Committee for M.Sc. Data Science of TU Braunschweig
Since 2021: Deputy speaker of the technical comittee Biosignals of the DGBMT
Since 2021: Appointed member of the IEEE Germany Executive Committee
2021-2022: Treasurer of IEEE EMBS German Chapter
2021: Member of the EUSEM Working group Digital Emergency Medicine
2016-2019: Research Committee (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund)


Invited talks etc.

2024: Talk at ELTE Budapest
2024: Talk at Y-DZHK Retreat Göttingen
2024: Talk at Volkswagen Foundation's Scoping Workshop: Consensus Meeting on 3D-printed patient-specific Bone Implants (CoMBI)
2023: Panelist at IEEE EMBS Tunisia North Africa Forum on Healthcare Innovations (PDF)
2023: Talk at Institute for Medical Statistics, Computer and Data Sciences (Invitation)
2023: Talk at Ubiquitous Computing Lab
2023: Panelist at EMBC "Student and Young Professional Opportunities with EMBS" panel
2023: Panelist at EMBC "Performing Research in Academia" panel
2023: Talk at CIDAS Colloquium
2023: Talk at Secure HPC Workshop organized by GWDG
2022: Talk at YDZHK Retreat 2022
2022: Panelist at the HeKKSaGOn initiative
2022: Keynote at Workshop Biosignale 2022
2019: Talk at Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics (Invitation)


Recognitions

2023: "Outstanding Reviewer" of Physiological Measurement (PDF)
2023: 8th place George B. Moody PhysioNet Challenges and ''Best Team Name'' Award (PDF)
2023: Trusted Reviewer IOP Science (Top 15% Reviewer) (PDF)
2023: "Editor's Choice Article" (2nd author) within MDPI Sensors (PDF)
2022: "Highlight talk" of the YDZHK Retreat 2022
2021: Johann Peter Süßmilch-Medaille of the GMDS (More Information) (PDF)
2021: 3rd place Best Paper Award (2nd author) at MEDINFO 2021 (PDF)
2017: Magna Cum Laude Merit Award (1st author) of the ISMRM (PDF)
2015: "Förderpreis" of the GMDS (PDF)
2014-2016: Educational stipend of the ISMRM
2014-2018: 4-year Ph.D. funding


Travel grants

2023: Invited talk travel grant of the DAAD
2017: Conference travel grant of the DAAD
2017: RISE grant of the DAAD for hosting a research fellow intern


Organized conferences and sessions

2024: SPC member of 11th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication
2024: TPC chair of IEEE German Education Conference (GECon)
2024: Associate Editor of IEEE EMBC 2024
2024: Conference chair of Workshop Biosignale
2024: IPC member of IFAC BMS 2024 & Automed 2024
2024: SPC member of 58th Annual Meeting of the DGBMT
2023: TPC chair of IEEE German Education Conference (GECon)
2023: Award Committee of IEEE Germany Section Funding on Educational Topics
2023: SPC member of 57th Annual Meeting of the DGBMT
2023: SPC member of Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin (BVM) Workshop
2022: TPC chair of IEEE German Education Conference (GECon)
2022: SPC member of Conference of the Austrian, German and Swiss Societies for BME
2022: SPC member of Workshop Biosignale
2021: SPC member of 55th Annual Meeting of the DGBMT
2019: LOC member of 64th Annual Meeting of the GMDS

2023: Session organizer at 68th Annual Meeting of the GMDS:
Multimodal image analysis for cardiovascular assessment
2023: Session organizer at 57th Annual Meeting of the DGBMT:
Multimodal signal analysis for cardiovascular assessment
2022: Session organizer at 67th Annual Meeting of the GMDS:
Image-Based Risk Prediction in Cardiovascular Diseases
2022: Session organizer at Conference of the Austrian, German and Swiss Societies for BME:
Signal-Based Risk Prediction in Cardiovascular Diseases
2021: Co-Organizer of session at 66th Annual Meeting of the GMDS: Blutdruck, Hämodynamik und Gefäßzustand: Innovative Erfassung und Bewertung – bildbasierte Verfahren
2021: Co-Organizer of session at 55th Annual Meeting of the DGBMT: Blutdruck, Hämodynamik und Gefäßzustand: Innovative Erfassung und Bewertung – signalbasierte Verfahren
2019: Session organizer at 13th CME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering: New video analysis methods ranging from entertainment to clinical applications

Editorials

Since 2024: IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology
2024: 3rd IEEE German Education Conference (GECon) Proceedings 2023
2023-2024: Elsevier Biomedical Signal Processing and Control: Special Issue Remote Physiological Measurement: Novel algorithms and application areas
2023: 2nd IEEE German Education Conference (GECon) Proceedings 2023
2022: 1st IEEE German Education Conference (GECon) Proceedings 2022


Reviews (journals)

2024: Scientific Reports
2024: Scientific Data
2024: ESC Heart Failure Journal
2023: npj Digital Medicine
2023: IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
2023,2024: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
2023: JMIR: Serious Games
2023: Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
2023: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
2022, 2023: Frontiers in Digital Health
2020,2021,2022,2023: Physiological Measurement
2021,2022,2023: Sensors
2021,2022: Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express
2021: Journal of Medical Imaging
2021: Methods of Information in Medicine
2017,2020,2021,2022: PLoS ONE
2017,2020: Journal of Medical Systems
2020: IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

Reviews (conferences)

2024: 46th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS (EMBC)
2023: 2024 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI)
2023: 57th Annual Meeting of the DGBMT
2023: 68th Annual Meeting of the GMDS
2023: 45th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS (EMBC)
2023: 33rd Medical Informatics Europe Conference (EFMI MIE)
2023: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin (BVM) Workshop
2022: IEEE German Education Conference 2023 (GeCon)
2022: Workshop Biosignale 2022
2022: IEEE German Education Conference 2022 (GeCon)
2022: Joint Conference of the Austrian, German and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering
2022: 67th Annual Meeting of the GMDS
2022: 21st IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (IEEE MELECON)
2022: 32nd Medical Informatics Europe Conference (EFMI MIE)
2021: Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2022
2021: 18th World Congress of Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO)
2021: 55th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering within the VDE
2021: IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)
2021: 66th Annual Meeting of the GMDS
2021: 31st Medical Informatics Europe Conference (EFMI MIE)
2020: 65th Annual Meeting of the GMDS
2020: 15th International Congress on Nursing Informatics
2019: 28th Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
2019: 64th Annual Meeting of GMDS
2019: IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)
2019: 17th World Congress of Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO)