PhD Thesis

2019

Dr. Sofiya Matviykiv
Preparation and characterization of nanometer-sized mechano-responsive liposomes for physically-triggered drug delivery
PhD Thesis in Nanosciences

2018

Dr. Marzia Buscema
Evaluation of 100-nm-size mechano-responsive liposomes for targeted delivery at constricted arteries
PhD Thesis in Nanosciences
partially funded by NFP 62

2017

Dr. Christos Bikis
Mesoscopic three-dimensional hard X-ray imaging of central and peripheral nervous system
PhD Thesis in Physics

Dr. Peter Thalmann
Hard X-ray phase tomography for brain tissue imaging
PhD Thesis in Physics
Funded by SNSF project 144535

Dr. Natalia Chicherova
Multi-modal matching of 2D images with 3D medical data
PhD Thesis in Medizinisch-Biologische Forschung
Funded by SNSF project 150164

Dr. Bekim Osmani
Nanostructured dielectric elastomer transducers for smart implants
PhD Thesis in Nanosciences
Funded by Nano-Tera SmartSphincter

Dr. Anna Khimchenko
Micro- and nanoanatomy of human brain tissues
PhD Thesis in Biomedical Engineering
Funded by SNSF project 147172

2016

Dr. Tino Toepper
Spectroscopic ellipsometry on tailored siloxane-based nanostructures for low-voltage dielectric elastomer actuators
PhD Thesis in Physics
Funded by SmartSphincter project

Dr. Florian Weiss
Fabrication and characterization of nanometer-thin films for low-voltage dielectric elastomer actuators
PhD Thesis in Nanosciences
Funded by SNSF project 135496

2013

Dr. Therese Bormann
Structure and thermomechanics of selective laser melted nickel-titanium
PhD Thesis in Nanosciences
Funded by NFP 62

Dr. Margaret Holme
Shear stress sensitive nano-containers to target critically constricted arteries
PhD Thesis in Nanosciences
Funded by NFP 62

2012

Dr. Hans Deyhle
Micro- and nanostructure of human teeth: A synchrotron radiation-based X-ray study
PhD Thesis in Physics
Funded by SNI Nanocure

Dr. Georg Schulz
Visualization of the human brain post mortem
PhD Thesis in Physics
Funded by SNSF project 125406

Dr. Jasmin Althaus
Plasma-activated polymer films for mesenchymal stem cell differentiation
PhD Thesis in Biomedical Engineering
Cotutelle de these with University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Funded by SNI Project 6.2 DICANS & CRUS

Dr. Prabitha Urwyler
Polymer cantilever sensors for biomedical applications
PhD Thesis in Biomedical Engineering
Funded by SNI Project 6.2 DICANS

2011

Dr. Sabrina Lang
High-resolution micro computed tomography of tumor tissue
PhD Thesis in Physics
Funded by NCCR Co-Me & SNSF project 127297

2009

Dr. Ursula Küng
The role of body segment movements on the control of centre of mass during balance corrections
PhD Thesis in Biomedical Engineering

MD Thesis

2020

Dr. med. dent. Mattia Sacher
Comparing the accuracy of intraoral scanners, using advanced micro computed tomography
MD Thesis in Dentistry

2017

Dr. med. Simon Bugna
Surprising lack of liposome-induced complement activation by artificial 1,3-diamidophospholipids in vitro
MD Thesis

Dr. med. dent. Lea Botta
Comparing natural and artificial carious lesions in human crowns by means of conventional hard X-ray micro-tomography and two-dimensional X-ray scattering with synchrotron radiation
MD Thesis in Dentistry

2014

Dr. med. dent. Anja Stalder
Combined use of micro computed tomography and histology to evaluate the regenerative capacity of bone grafting materials
MD Thesis in Dentistry

2013

Dr. med. Daniel Joller
Minipig urethra - a suitable animal model in vitro
MD Thesis

Dr. med. dent. Christoph Vögtlin
Comparison of denture models by means of micro computed tomography
MD Thesis in Dentistry

Dr. med. dent. Yur-Chung Kim
Evaluation of oral scanning in comparison to impression using three-dimensional registration
MD Thesis in Dentistry

2012

Dr. med. dent. Sebastian Gaiser
Understanding nano-anatomy of healthy and carious human teeth: A prerequisite for nanodentistry
MD Thesis in Dentistry

Dr. med. dent. Jin Yu Yoon
Three-dimensional morphology and mechanics of bone scaffolds fabricated by rapid prototyping
MD Thesis in Dentistry

2011

Dr. med. dent. Jonas Gugger
Morphology of amputated human teeth and its relation to mechanical failure after restoration treatment
MD Thesis in Dentistry

Dr. med. dent. Lukas Kofmehl
Quantification of tooth abrasion
MD Thesis in Dentistry

Dr. med. dent. Marlen Luckow
Tilting the jaw to improve the image quality in cone-beam computed tomography
MD Thesis in Dentistry

2010

Dr. med. Fabienne Fierz
The morphology of anisotropic 3D-printed hydroxyapatite scaffolds
MD Thesis, University of Zurich

Dr. med. Anita Lareida
High-resolution X-ray tomography of the human inner ear: synchrotron radiation-based study of nerve fiber bundles, membranes, and ganglion cells
MD Thesis, University of Zurich

Dr. med. Florian Marti
Optimization of the artificial urinary sphincter: Modelling and experimental validation
MD Thesis, University of Zurich

2008

Dr. med. dent. Lilian Gärtner
Vergleichende Untersuchung physikalischer Eigenschaften verschiedener gebräuchlicher Dentalgipssorten der Klasse IV
MD Thesis in Dentistry

Dr. med. Marco Germann
Strain fields in histological slices of brain tissue determined by synchrotron radiation-based micro computed tomography
MD Thesis, University of Zurich

PhD/MD Thesis supervised as a co-referee

2019

Dr. Willy Kuo
High-resolution three-dimensional functional anatomy database of the kidney
PhD, University of Zurich

Dr. Jeppe Ibsen Dehli
Development of a novel percutaneous implant and investigation of the skin-implant interphase
PhD in Nanosciences, Nanosciences iNANO, Aarhus University

2018

Dr. Sebastian Höchel
Multi-parameter topographical analysis of the subchondral bone in healthy and osteoarthritic human patellae
PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel

Dr. Alexander Hipp
High-resolution grating-based phase-contrast imaging at synchrotron radiation sources
PhD Physics, Universität Hamburg, Germany

2017

Dr. Simon Johannes Dünki
High-permittivity silicones for dielectric elastomer actuators (No. 7492)
PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, EPF Lausanne

2016

Dr. Alexandre Poulin
Miniaturized dielectric elastomer actuator for mechanical simulation of monolayer cell cultures (No. 7406)
PhD in Microsystems and Microelectronics, EPF Lausanne

Dr. Kerstin Stefanie Jost
Autonomic control in preterm infants- What we can learn from mathematical descriptions of vital signs-
PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel

2014

Dr. Raphael B. Urbani
Dynamics in microfluidics measured by X-ray scattering techniques
PhD Chemistry, University of Basel

2013

Dr. Flurin Honegger
Head and trunk movement strategies in quiet stance
PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel

Dr. Roman Lehner
Targeted delivery of advanced functionality by nanomaterials: Focus on nucleic acids delivery
PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel

Monika Astasov-Frauenhoffer
Infection and disinfection of dental implant surfaces in vitro
PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel

Dr. Katrin Schweizer
Principles of pathological gait
PhD Sports Sciences, University of Basel

2011

Dr.-Ing. René Beutner
Elektrochemisch gestützte Immobilisierung bioaktiver Moleküle an Titanoberflächen
Dr.-Ing. TU Dresden

Dr. Marco D. Dominietto
Multimodality approach to study the fractal physiology of tumor angiogenesis
PhD ETH Zurich

Dr. med. dent. Miroslaw Piotr Miskiewicz
Verhalten von humanen osteoblastähnlichen Osteosarcoma-Zellen (MG 63-Zellen) auf polierter Titanoberfläche nach Er:YAG-, CO2- und Diodenlaserbestrahlung sowie Ozonbehandlung
MD in Dentistry, University of Basel

Dr. Rosario Santoro
Introducing monitoring and automation in cartilage tissue engineering, towards controlled clinical translation
PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel

2010

Dr. Torben H. Jensen
Refraction and scattering based x-ray imaging
PhD Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

Dr. med. Pascale Stieger
Metalle mit seltener kontaktallergischer Relevanz
MD University of Basel

2008

Dr. med. dent. Belma Saldamli
In vitro Untersuchungen zur Biokompatibilität von Titan nach Sauerstoff-Plasma-Immersions-Ionenimplantation
MD in Dentistry, University of Basel

2007

Dr. Tilman Donath
Quantitative X-ray microtomography with synchrotron radiation
PhD University of Hamburg

2006

Dr.-Ing. Ricardo Bernhard
Dreidimensionale Charakterisierung der Osseointegration von Titanimplantaten mittels Mikrocomputertomographie
Dr.-Ing. TU Dresden

Master Thesis

2018

Griffin Rodgers
Developments in hard X-ray phase contrast imaging for biomedical studies (pdf)
Physics, ETH Zurich

2016

Maria Karapetkova
Preparation and characterization of micrometer and sub micrometer-thin, multilayer, dielectric elastomer actuators
Biomedical Engineering, ETH Zurich

2015

Christian Götz
Comparing absorption and phase contrast modes in micro computed tomography measurements of osteochondral speci-mens of the human knee
Sport Sciences, University of Basel

2014

Carla Winterhalter
Fabrication and four-point electrical characterization of nanometer-thin gold layers on a soft polymer
Physics, ETH Zurich

Rüdiger Schmitz
Blood vessel trees in healthy, sclerotic and gliomatous brain tissue
Physics, ETH Zurich

Dr. Agim Gashi
Assessment of geometrical accuracy of head 3T MR imaging for radiation therapy planning
Medical Physics, ETH Zurich

2013

Anja Katrin Stalder
Evaluating bone augmentation materials in human mandibles
Master Thesis in Dentistry

2012

Xue (Helen) Zhao
Cantilever-based sensing to quantify materials-biosystem interactions
Master Thesis in Physics, ETH Zurich

2011

Corinne Evelyne Unold
The microstructure of mandibular bone grafts and three-dimensional cell clusters
Master Thesis in Dentistry

Sebastian Gaiser
Contractile cell forces exerted on rigid substrates
Master Thesis in Dentistry

Luca Pirracchio
How does tilting of the head effects on image quality in cone-beam computed tomography
Master Thesis in Dentistry

Jin Yu Yoon
Bio-mimetic hollow scaffolds for long bone replacement
Master Thesis in Dentistry

Sarper Gürel
Interconnected porous scaffolds for tissue engineering
Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern

2008

Nicolas Bouduban
Adaptation of biodegradable implants in CMF surgery
Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern

Semester Thesis

2020

Mattia Humbel
Three-dimensional X-ray microscopy of zebrafish embryos
Physics, ETH Zurich

Tillmann Gerbatsch
Determination of the Young's moduli of millimeter-sized silicone cuboids employing tomography data and finite element modeling
Physics, ETH Zurich

Gabriel Margiani
Extending the spatial resolution of μCT
Physics, ETH Zurich

Matej Siketanc
Investigation on the Influence of the Solvent Vapor Pressure on the Topology of Nanometer-Thin PDMS Membranes Produced by Electro-Spray Deposition
Nanoscience, University of Basel

2019

Paul Richter
Cell segmentation in histology and μCT-data of human brain tissue
Physics, ETH Zurich

Christin Berger
Using atomic force microscopy for morphological and mechanical characterization of nano-engineered neural interfaces
Nanoscience, University of Basel

2018

Alexandre Mojon
Conductivity and Wetting Behaviour of Au Deposited on SH-PDMS by Molecular Beam Deposition for Different Au-layer Thicknesses
Physics, ETH Zurich

Griffin Rodgers
Feasibility study of synchrotron-based microtomography to identify α-synuclein oligomers in post-mortem tissue
Physics, ETH Zurich

Alessia Del Panta
Analysis of protein unfolding patterns using clustering algorithms
Physics, ETH Zurich

Sebastian Buchmann
Porous polydimethylsiloxane-based nano-membranes for dielectric elastomer sensor
Nanoscience, University of Basel

2015

Fabian Wohlfender
Evaluating the elastic properties of ultraviolet-light-cured polydimethylsiloxane thin films for dielectric actuators
Nanoscience, University of Basel

2014

Elise A. Aeby
Mechanics of planar nanostructures to be used as dielectric actuators
Nanoscience, University of Basel

2013

Carla Winterhalter
Determination of effective elastic moduli from bending measurements of asymmetric planar electrically activated polymers
Physics, ETH Zurich

Stefanie Ehrbar
Micro computed tomography of blood vessel casts
Physics, ETH Zurich

2011

Andrea Mehlin
Imaging of the microanatomy of urethral tissue in phase contrast mode
Nanoscience

Mihai Marian Tomozeiu
Acoustic attenuation in mouse skulls
ETH Zurich

Xue Zhao
Characterization of polymeric cantilever arrays in different media
ETH Zurich

2007

Nikola Egetenmeyer
Die Bestimmung des Elastitzitätsmoduls der Harnröhre in vivo
ETH Zurich