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Jun. Prof. Dr. Sandy Engelhardt

Head of research group (AG Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine)
Research Fellow (Klinik für Herzchirurgie)
Research Fellow (Klinik für Kardiologie, Angiologie, Pneumologie)

Focus

Medical Image Processing, Deep Learning, Computer-assisted Surgery


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Medical/Professional background

November 2016

Graduation Dr.sc.hum. with distinction (summa cum laude)
at the Medical Faculty of the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

November 2012 – November 2016

PhD Student at the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ),
Division for Medical and Biological Informatics

August 2012

Master of Science (M.Sc.) with distinction

January 2011 – July 2011

Semester abroad studying Biomedical Engineering,
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

January 2011 – July 2011

Internship at the Cape Universities Brain Imaging Center,
Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

September 2006 – July 2012

Bachelor and Master studies Computervisualistik,
University Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Scientific background

since December 2019

Head of Working Group “Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine” (AICM), University Hospital Heidelberg

April 2018 – December 2019

Head of Research Group “Heart” at Research Campus STIMULATE, Magdeburg, Germany

April 2018 – November 2019

Postdoctoral Research Scientist at University of Applied Science, Mannheim

October 2017 – March 2018

Visiting Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Working Group “Computer-assisted Surgery“ and Working Group “Visualization“, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

July 2017 – September 2017

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany

November 2016 – June 2017

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Division of Computer-Assisted Medical Interventions, DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany

November 2012 – June 2017

Member of the Collaborative Research Center SFB/TRR 125
Cognition Guided Surgery, Project B01:
Knowledge-based Assistance System for Reconstructive Valve Surgery

Commendations

October 2018

3rd Place EACTS Techno-College Innovation Award by the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), Milan, Italy

April 2018

Runner-up conhIT Young Academics Award for Simon Sauerzapf’s Bachelorthesis, Berlin, Germany (Supervision) (1.000 €)

September 2017

Winner MICCAI Challenge Automated Cardiac Diagnosis Challenge (ACDC) – 1st place Subchallenge Segmentation of multiple cardiac structures with Deep Learning, 2nd place Subchallenge Classification, MICCAI-STACOM, Quebec, Canada

March 2017

BVM-Award 2017 for the best dissertation in the field of Medical Image Processing at Workshop Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin, Heidelberg, Germany (500 €)

March 2016

Runner-up  Best Paper Award at Workshop Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin, Berlin, Germany (Second Author) (300€)

October 2015

Runner-up EACTS Techno-College Innovation Award by the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), Amsterdam, Netherlands

April 2015

Runner-up conhIT Young Academics Award for Silvio Kolb's Bachelor thesis, Berlin, Germany (Supervision) (500€)

September 2014

Best Paper Award at MICCAI -Workshop Augmented Environments for Computer Assisted Interventions (AE-CAI), Boston, USA ($300)

March 2014

Best presentation award at Workshop Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin, Aachen, Germany (300 €)