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Dr. Nicolai Spicher
Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics
Technical University of Braunschweig
38106 Braunschweig, Germany
Muehlenpfordtstr. 23 (4th floor) Room: 468
Phone: +49 531 391 - 2125
E-Mail: nicolai[dot]spicher[at]plri[dot]de (PGP Key)
   

Experience

Since 2020: Postdoc & Lecturer, 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, Medical Informatics Research Group, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund; 2018-2020: BMBF project Digivent with partners Philips Research, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, and Kairos GmbH

2011-2013: Research assistant, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University
2010-2011: Student assistant, Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine, Ruhr-University Bochum


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

2021-2022: Deputy speaker of the technical comittee Biosignals of the DGBMT

2021-2022: Appointed member of the IEEE Germany Executive Committee

2021-2022: Treasurer of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society German Chapter

2021: Member of the EUSEM Working group Digital Emergency Medicine

2019: Head of local organization committee & session chair at 64th Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology

2019: Invited talk at the Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics (Invitation)

2019: Organized session "New video analysis methods ranging from entertainment to clinical applications" at 13th CME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (Invitation)

2016-2019: Research Committee (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund)


Awards & grants

2017: Magna Cum Laude Merit Award of the ISMRM (PDF)

2017: Conference travel grant of the DAAD

2017: RISE grant from the DAAD for hosting a research fellow intern

2015: "Förderpreis" of the GMDS (PDF)

2014-2016: Educational stipend of the ISMRM

2014-2018: 4-year Ph.D. funding (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund)


Professional activity

Since 2020: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Since 2015: German Society for Biomedical Engineering

Since 2014: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Since 2010: German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology


Reviews (journals)

2021: Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express

2021: Sensors

2020,2021: Physiological Measurement

2017,2020: Journal of Medical Systems

2017,2020,2021: PLOS ONE

2020: IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

Reviews (conferences)

2021: IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)

2021: 66th Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology

2021: 31st Medical Informatics Europe Conference (MIE)

2020: 65th Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology

2020: 15th International Congress on Nursing Informatics

2019: 28th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

2019: 64th Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology

2019: IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)

2019: 17th World Congress of Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO)