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Thomas Stieglitz

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Academic Background

  • 2002: "Habilitation", venia legendi for Biomedical Microsystems, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 1998: "Dr.-Ing." degree (PhD), Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 1993: "Dipl.-Ing." degree (M.S.E.E.), University of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1998-1993: University of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, Electrical Engineering
  • 1987-1989: University of Technology, Braunschweig, Germany, Electrical Engineering

 

Research Positions

  • 10/2009 - 02/2010: Professorial visiting fellow, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Since 2004: Full Professor, Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 2002 - 2004: Group manager Neural prosthetics, FhG-IBMT
  • 2001 - 2002: Head of Mocromechanics and Neural Prosthetics Resource, FhG-IBMT
  • 1996 - 2002: Head of Neural prothetics Resource, FhG-IBMT
  • 1993 - 1996: Research Assistant, Frauenhofer-Institute Biomedical Engineering (FhG-IBMT)

 

Scientific Honors, Editorial Boards, Other Scientific Activities

Memberships:

  • IEEE Engineering in medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
  • Materials Research Society
  • International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, Board of Directors (2005-2008)
  • German Engineering Society (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure-VDI)
  • German Society for Biomedical Engineering within the german Society for Electrical Engineering (DGBMT im VDE), Advisory Board (since 2000) & Board of Directors (2007-2009)
     

Editorial Boards:

  • Journal of Neural Engineering (Institute of Physics)
  • Biomedizinische Technik (Walter de Gruyter)

 

Awards:

  • 2009: "Top Reviewer Award", J. Neuroscience Methods
  • 2000: Science Award of the Saarland State (Saar LB Wissenschaftspreis)
  • 1999: Stiftung-Familie-Klee-Preis der DGBMT
  • 1999: Dr.-Eduard-Martin-Preis (Saarland University)

 

Publications

Articles

  • Rubehn B, Bosman C, Oostenveld R, Fries P, and Stieglitz T
    A MEMS-Based Flexible Multichannel ECoG-Electrode Array
    Journal of Neural Engineering Vol. 6, 2009, 1-10
  • Schuettler, M., Franke, M., Krueger, T. B., Stieglitz, T.
    A Voltage-Controlled Current Source with Regulated Open Circuit Potential for Safe Neural Stimulation
    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 171 (2), 2008, 248-252
  • Feili, D., Schuettler, M., Stieglitz, T.
    Matrix-addressable, active electrode arrays for neural stimulation using organic semiconductors - cytotoxicity and pilot experiments in vivo
    Journal of Neural Engineering vol. 5 No.1, 2008, 68-74
  • Farina, D., Yoshida, K., Stieglitz, T., Koch, K.P.
    Multi-Channel Thin-Film Electrode for Intramuscular Electromyographic Recordings
    Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 104, no. 3, 2008, 821-827
  •  Schanze, T; Stieglitz, T.; Hesse, L.; Lau, L.;Greve, N.;Haberer, W.; Kammer, S.; Richter, H.; Rentzos, A.
    An Optically Powered Single-Channel Stimulation Implant as Test System for Chronic Biocompatibility and Biostability for Miniaturized Retinal Vision Prostheses IEEE T Biomed Eng; Vol.: 54, No.: 6, 2007, pp. 983 - 992
  • Guiraud, D., Stieglitz, T., Divoux, J.L., Rabischong, P.
    An Implantable Neuroprosthesis for Standing and Walking in Paraplegia: 5-Years Patient Follow-Up
    J Neural Engineering, vol. 3, 2006, pp. 268-275
  • Ramachandran, A., Schuettler, M., Lago, N., Doerge, T., Koch, K.P., Navarro, X., Hoffmann, K.P., Stieglitz, T.
    Design, In Vitro and In Vivo Assessment of a Multichannel Sieve Electrode with Integrated Multiplexer
    J Neural Eng; Vol. 3, 2006, pp. 114-124
  • Feili, D.; Schuettler, M.; Doerge, T.; Kammer, S.; Hoffmann, K.P.; Stieglitz, T.
    Flexible Organic Field Effect Transistors for Biomedical Microimplants using Polyimide and Parylene C as Insulator Layers
    J Micromech Microeng; Vol. 16, 2006, pp. 1555-1561
  • Stieglitz, T.
    Neuro-Technical Interfaces to the Central Nervous System
    Poiesis and Practice 4 (2), 2006, pp. 95-109
  • Guiraud, D., Stieglitz, T., Taroni, G., Divoux, J.L.,
    Original Electronic Design to Perform Epiysial and Neural Stimulation in Paraplegia
    J Neural Engineering, vol 3, 2006, pp. 276-286
  • Mikut R, Krueger TB, Reischl M, Burmeister O, Rupp R, Stieglitz T
    Regelungs- und Steuerungskonzepte fuer Neuroprothesen am Beispiel der oberen Extremitaeten
    at - Automatisierungstechnik, vol.54/11, 2006, pp. 523 - 536
  • Navarro X, Krueger TB, Lago N, Micera S, Stieglitz T, Dario P
    A critical review of Interfaces with the peripheral nervous system for the control of neuroprostheses and hybrid bionic systems
    J. Periph. Nerv. Syst., vol. 10, 2005, pp. 229-258
  • Walter, P., Kisvárday, Z.F., Görtz, M., Alteheld, N., Rössler, G., Stieglitz, T., Eysel, U.T.
    Cortical Activation with a Completely Implanted Wireless Retinal Prosthesis
    Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 2005, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 1780-1785
  • Stieglitz, T.
    Diameter-Dependent Excitation of Peripheral Nerve Fibers by Multipolar Electrodes during Electrical Stimulation
    Expert Rev. Medical Devices, 2005, vol. 2, no.1, pp. 149-152
  •  Feili, D., Schuettler, M., Doerge, T., Kammer, S., Stieglitz, T.
    Encapsulation of Organic Field Effect Transistors for Flexible Biomedical Microimplants
    Sensors and Actuators A, 2005, vol. 120 no.1, pp 101-109
  • Stieglitz, T., Koch, K.P., Schuettler, M.
    Flexible, Polyimide-Based Modular Implantable Biomedical Microsystems for Neural Prostheses
    IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, vo. 24, no. 5, 2005, pp. 58-65
  • Süsselbeck, T., Thielecke, H., Weinschenk, I., Reininger-Mack, A., Stieglitz, T., Metz, J., Borggrefe, M., Robitzki, A., Haase, K.K.
    In Vivo Intravascular Electric Impedance Spectroscopy Using Catheter with Integrated Microelectrodes
    Basic Research in Cardiology, vol. 100, no. 1, 2005, pp. 28-34
  • Lago, N., Ceballos, D., Rodríguez, F.J., Stieglitz, T., Navarro ,X.
    Long Term Assessment of Axonal Regeneration through Polyimide Regenerative Electrodes to Interface the Peripheral Nerve
    Biomaterials, vol. 26, 2005, pp. 2021-2031
  • Stieglitz, T., Monz, D., Koch, K.P.
    Über die Zell-Material-Schnittstelle von Neuroprothesen
    MP Materialprüfung, 2005, vol. 47, pp. 101-105
  • Stieglitz, T.
    Considerations on Surface and Structural Biocompatibility as Prerequisite for Long-Term Stability of Neural Prostheses
    J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004, vol. 4, no. 5 , pp. 496-503
  • Schneider, A., Stieglitz, T.
    Implantable Flexible Electrodesfor Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
    Medical Device Technology, 2004, Jan/Feb 2004 pp. 16-18
  • Süsselbeck, T., Thielecke, H., Weinschenk, I., Reininger-Mack, A., Stieglitz, T., Metz, J., Borggrefe, M., Robitzki, A., Haase, K.K.
    In Vivo Intravascular Electric Impedance Spectroscopy Using Catheter with Integrated Microelectrodes
    Basic Research in Cardiology, Springer, online, 2004
  • Lago, N., Ceballos, D., Rodríguez, F.J., Stieglitz, T., Navarro ,X
    Long Term Assessment of Axonal Regeneration through Polyimide Regenerative Electrodes to Interface the Peripheral Nerve
    Biomaterials and Biomechanics: Fundamentals and Clinical Applications, Elsevier, online, 2004, pp. 2021-2031
  • Stieglitz, T.
    Neural Prostheses and Functional Electrical Stimulation
    Biomedizinische Technik, 2004, vol. 49, no.4, pp. 70-71
  • Stieglitz, T., Schüttler, M., Koch, K.P.
    Neural Prostheses in Clinical Applications - Trends from Precision Mechanics towards Biomedical Microsystems in Neurological Rehabilitation
    Biomedizinische Technik, 2004, vol. 49, no.4, pp. 72-77
  • Stieglitz, T., Schuettler, M., Schneider, A., Valderama, E., Navarro, X.
    Noninvasive Measurement of Torque Development in the Rat Foot: Measurement Setup and Results from Stimulation of the Sciatic Nerve with Polyimide-Based Cuff Electrodes
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng, 2004, vol 11 (4), pp. 427-437
  • Laube, T., Brockmann, C., Buss, R., Lau, C., Höck, K., Stawski, N., Stieglitz, T., Richter, H.A., Schilling, H.
    Optical Energy Transfer for Intraocular Microsystems Studied in Rabbits
    Graefe’s Archive for Clinical Experimental Ophthalmology, 2004, vol. 242, pp. 661-667
  • Seif, C., Herberger, B., Cherwon, E., Martinez Portillo, F.J., Molitor, M., Stieglitz, T., Böhler, G., Zendler, S., Jünemann, K.P., Braun, P.M.
    Urinary Bladder Volume by Means of a Single Rectosymphysically Implantable Ultrasound Unit
    Neurourol. Urodyn., 2004, vol. 23, no. 7, pp. 680-684
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