Our Team

Meet the people from ImFusion

Management

Wolfgang Wein
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Dr. Wolfgang Wein

CEO

Founder and CEO of ImFusion. He has 15 years of research experience in medical image computing and computer-assisted interventions, most of it in industry. After obtaining his doctoral degree from Prof. Navab's group in Munich, he worked a few years at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, NJ. He has conducted numerous projects from early feasibility to product implementation, providing innovative solutions for various clinical applications. From receiving the MICCAI Young Scientist Award in 2007, he has remained actively involved in the academic community with regular publications, and is also acting as adjunct professor for the faculty of computer science at Technische Universität München (TUM).

Alexander Ladikos
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Dr. Alexander Ladikos

CTO

Founding member and CTO of ImFusion with more than 15 years of experience in the areas of computer vision and medical image processing. Alexander obtained his PhD at Technische Universität München for work on multi-camera occlusion detection for robotic surgery environments. During this time he has been a visiting researcher at Telekom Laboratories in Berlin and INRIA Grenoble in France. His expertise spans a wide range of topics with a particular emphasis on 3D computer vision, 3D surface reconstruction and model based tracking. He has authored many scientific articles and patents and is a regular reviewer for all major computer vision and medical image processing conferences. He is also responsible for the ISO 13485 compliance and quality management processes at ImFusion.

Dorothée Werdehausen
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Dorothée Werdehausen

Operations Manager

Dorothée Werdehausen obtained her Master's degree in Musicology, Music education and Italian literature at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. She gained professional experience in the marketing and sales department of the Bavarian State Opera and the executive board of the Residenztheater. Parallel to working in an Artist management agency, she successfully completed an advanced training in business administration at Industrie- und Handelskammer München. Dorothée joined the ImFusion management team in October 2017.

Staff

Raphael Prevost
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Dr. Raphael Prevost

Senior Research Scientist

Raphael Prevost studied in France where he obtained a MSc. in applied mathematics and a MSc. in machine learning and computer vision in 2010. He then spent three years in Philips Research working on image segmentation during his PhD. He authored multiple articles, book chapters and patents; he is laureate of the Dauphine Foundation 2014 Award, received the AMIES 2014 Prize for research in mathematics with industrial impact, and the MICCAI 2015 best reviewer award.

Since 2013, Raphael has worked on various image analysis topics and has driven R&D in terms of image segmentation and machine learning at ImFusion.

Machine Learning Deep Learning Image Segmentation Optimization Applied Mathematics
Christian Schulte zu Berge
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Dr. Christian Schulte zu Berge

Senior Software Engineer

Christian Schulte zu Berge studied Computer Science at the University of Münster graduating with his thesis on Diffusion Tensor Imaging visualization. He then pursued his PhD on real-time processing for advanced visualization of medical ultrasound data at Technische Universität München and enriched his academic work with a part-time stay with Siemens Corporate Technology in Princeton, NJ.

He joined the ImFusion team in April 2016 where he combines his background on large-scale software development with his academic expertise in visualization and computer graphics.

Visualization Perception Ultrasound Software Engineering GPU Programming
Oliver Zettinig
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Dr. Oliver Zettinig

Research Scientist

Oliver Zettinig holds a Master's degree in Biomedical Computing and pursued his PhD on advanced, interventional ultrasound imaging techniques at Technische Universität München. During his academic career, he conducted research visits at Siemens Corporate Technology in Princeton, NJ, and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, and received the MICCAI Young Scientist Award in 2013.

Oliver joined ImFusion in February 2017 and strives to further push the boundaries in ultrasound-guided navigated procedures.

Ultrasound Imaging CAI / Interventional Navigation Medical Robotics Visual Servoing Finite Element Method
Matthias Wieczorek
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Dr. Matthias Wieczorek

Research Scientist

Matthias Wieczorek studied Computer Science at Technische Universität München and graduated with his thesis on Sparse regularization for Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography. Additionally, to these studies he holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics. He continued to work on problems related to modern Computed Tomography during his PhD on Anisotropic X-ray Dark-field tomography.

Matthias joined ImFusion in June 2017 and continues to improve the value gained from tomographic imaging methods.

Optimization Applied Mathematics Visualization Software Engineering GPU Programming Cone-beam computed tomography
Marijn Stollenga
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Dr. Marijn Stollenga

Research Scientist

Marijn Stollenga graduated in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Groningen and pursued his PhD on Humanoid Perception and Control at the Swiss AI Lab IDSIA in the group of Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber. From 2016 - 2018 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the TU München and worked on combining Virtual Reality and Machine Learning to train intelligent agents. He authored several papers applying deep learning in varying domains, ranging from automatic medical segmentation to robotic control. Marijn joined the ImFusion team in May 2018 where he continues to apply his knowledge to new challenges.

Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Deep Learning
Markus Mueller
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Markus Müller

Senior Software Engineer

Markus Müller studied Computer Science at Technische Universität München (TUM), completed internships in several industries and wrote his master thesis on multi-modal image registration with ImFusion. In 2014 he joined ImFusion as a full-time employee, where he employs his strong coding and software architecture skills combined with his medical imaging experience.

Software Engineering GPU Programming Image Registration
Mehrdad Salehi
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Mehrdad Salehi

Software Engineer

Mehrdad Salehi studied Biomedical Computing at Technische Universität München (TUM) and wrote his master thesis on ultrasound imaging simulation with ImFusion. He joined the company in 2014, working mostly in the context of freehand ultrasound and navigation. He is also a PhD candidate at the chair of Computer Aided Medical Procedures (Prof. Navab) at TUM.

Software Engineering Ultrasound Imaging Interventional Ultrasound
Olga Gryshchenko
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Olga Gryshchenko

Software Engineer

Olga Gryshchenko obtained her Master's degree in Computational Science and Engineering at Technische Universität München. She wrote her thesis on augmented touch interfaces for head-mounted displays at the augmented reality company Metaio. Olga has been working as a full-time employee at ImFusion on surface reconstruction and industrial vision applications since late 2015.

Software Engineering Computer Vision Parallel Computing
Simon Jagoda
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Simon Jagoda

Software Engineer

Simon Jagoda joined up with ImFusion part-time in 2014 while a master level student at LMU Munich's department of physics. He has since finished his thesis on radiative feedback and efficient simulation of laser-plasma interactions and became a full-time employee in 2016. There, he employs his skills especially for image reconstruction problems which require detailed understanding of acquisition physics.

Numerical Analysis Computational Physics Dynamic Systems Simulations
Olivier Perret
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Olivier Perret

Software Engineer

Olivier Perret studied Computer Engineering at ENSIMAG Grenoble, France and KTH Stockholm, Sweden. He graduated with a master thesis on real-time visualization of truck fleets at Scania. Olivier gained professional experience as a Software Developer at Dassault Systèmes 3DExcite and PPRO, both based in Munich.

He joined ImFusion in January 2018, where he is currently contributing with his software engineering and 3D graphics experience.

Software Engineering 3D Graphics
Brent Runyan
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Brent Runyan

Software Engineer

Brent Runyan studied Computational Science, Physics and Applied Mathematics in San Francisco, San Diego, Uppsala/Sweden and Munich. To the ImFusion team he brings over seven years of experience developing algorithms and applications in the field of medical image processing, acquired at the medtech startups microDimensions GmbH and Curefab GmbH. His major interest lies in crafting elegant solutions to the myriad complex problems that arise in the course of creating cutting edge medical imaging software. Brent joined the Imfusion team in July 2018.

Applied Mathematics Image Registration Functional Programming
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