Bild 5cm 4rd YRA MedTech Symposium / FH Aachen / Campus Jülich

YRA - Young Researchers Academy MedTech in NRW

Organizing Board


  • Ph.D., Master, and Bachelor students of all universities in NRW (Uni & FH) working in areas related to biomedical engineering are kindly invited to present their research or their thesis at the 4rd YRA MedTech Symposium.
    February 01 / 2024 / FH Aachen
    FH Aachen / Campus Jülich
    Heinrich-Mußmann-Str. 1
    52428 Jülich

    The language of the symposium is English


  • The aim of the YRA is to build a scientific community amongst young MedTech researchers, namely bachelor, master, and doctoral students of all types of universities (Uni & FH) in NRW.

  • The aim of this YRA symposium (free of charge) is to provide an open platform for bachelor, master, and doctoral students to present either their research or their final thesis in the realm of (bio-)medical engineering or in related fields such as e.g. (non-exhaustive):

    • - Biomechanics, Implants, Biofluidmechanics, Microfluidics, ...
    • - Bioinformatics, Telemedicine, AAL, Hospital Engineering, ...
    • - Bioelectromagnetics, Bioelectronics, Biophysics, Medical Physics, ...
    • - Medical Imaging, Biosensors, Lab-on-a-Chip...
    • - Numerical Modeling, HPC, Multi-Scale Approaches, ...
    • - Implementing of Medical Device Regulations

Paper Submission

  • Submission: You are kindly invited to submit a one (up to maximal two) page abstract (Word and PDF format) until November 30th, 2023 to: (a prior announcement of participation is welcomed).

  • Poster session submission : The submission deadline for poster sessions has been extended to December 15th, 2023. Please send us a one (up to maximal two) page abstract to: (a prior announcement of participation is welcomed)

  • Format: Please use the corresponding MSWord template that is provided in the navigation on the left.

  • For registration to the 2024 YRA MedTech Symposium please use the following registration form. YRA 2024 Registration

General information

  • Please send your presentation by January 30th, 2024 to:
    or hand in a usb-stick with the presesntation at the registration on February 1st,2024

  • The contribution may last 20 minutes (15 min presentation and 5 min discussion)

  • Poster size: 84,1 cm 118,9 cm in portrait format

  • Helpful tips and templates for the poster design can be found here:
  • Way to the Gerling Pavillon


YRA MedTech Symposium 2024

  • 10:00 - 11:00 / Gerling Pavillon

Opening / Gerling Pavillon

  • 11:00 - 11:15
    Opening and Welcome
    Prof. Dr. Ilya Digel (Symposium Chair),
    Prof. Dr. Jürgen Trzewik (Symposium Chair)

Keynote lecture / Gerling Pavillon

  • 11:15
    The EU Medical Device Regulation: Regulation or Overregulation of Market Access?
    Ralf Klein (Radimed GmbH)

12:15 - 14:00 / Gerling Pavillon / Regulatory aspects and validation / Chair: Prof. Dr. J. Trzewik

  • 12:20 - 12:40
    Navigation innovation within regulatory constraints: The development and authorization journey of fasciotens
    Stefan Behle1,2, Gereon Lill1 and Jürgen Trzewik2
    1fasciotens GmbH
    2Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
  • 12:40 - 13:000
    Strategic planning of a usability study for medical devices for the treatment of abdominal wall defects in newborns
    Jonas Dräger1, Stefan Behle2, Jürgen Trzewik1 and Gereon Lill2
    1Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
    2fasciotens GmbH
  • 13:00 - 13:20
    Navigating Development and Compliance: Regulatory Requirements for a Patient Positioning Systemin Breast Cancer Radiotherapy
    Marvin Christopher Stegmann1,2,Maximilan Even 1,2, Sabina Stroh 1,2, Hans-Willi Breyer 1 and Jürgen Trzewik1
    1Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
    2GermanPhysics GmbH
  • 13:20 - 13:40
    HYBT - A combined radiation technique for breast cancer using the Eclipse TM version 15.6 planning system from Varian Medical System
    Sabina Stroh1,2, Maximilian Even1,2, Raphaela Berghs1,2 and Christopher Stegmann1,2
    1Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
    2GermanPhysics GmbH
  • 13:40 - 14:00
    A software-based Heart Model for Formal Verification and Real-Time Validation of Medical Devices
    Joseline Heuer1, Rene Krenz Baath1 and Roman Obermaisser2
    1Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
    2Institue for Embedded Systems, University of Siegen

14:00 - 14:30 / Gerling Pavillon / Break / Poster Session

14:30 - 17:10 / Gerling Pavillon / Applications / Chair: Prof. Dr. I. Digel

  • 14:30 - 14:50
    Gender Differences with Respect to Electromagnetic Power Absorption in Human Skin Tissue at 5G/6G Frequencies
    Sinan Dogusan, Mandana Jalali, Jan Taro Svejda, and Daniel Erni
    General and Theoretical Electrical Engineering (ATE), Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, and CEDINE - Center for Nano integration Duisburg-Essen, D-47058 Duisburg, Germany
  • 14:50 - 15:10
    Assessment of Temperature Changes caused by 7T MRI Scans using Proton Resonance Shift Thermometry
    Maira Martins Garcia1,2, Daniel Erni2 and Waldemar Zylka1
    1 Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Applied Natural Sciences, Westphalian University
    2 General and Theoretical Electrical Engineering (ATE), University of Duisburg-Essen, and CENIDE - Center of Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen
  • 15:10 - 15:30
    Vat Photopolymerization 3D Printing on Glass Substrates for the Fabrication of Microfluidic Systems
    Frederik Morgenroth, Benedikt Emde and Lara Tickenbrock
    Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
  • 15:30 - 15:50
    Non invasive analysis of hospital acquired pneumonia by ion mobility mass spectrometry in parallel
    Hannah Schanzmann1,2,3, Parviz Ahmad-Nejad2, Veronika Ruzsanyi4, Ursula Telgheder3 and Stefanie Sielemann1
    1 Laboratory of Applied Instrumental Analytical Chemistry, Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
    2 Institute for Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, Helios University Clinic Wuppertal with Witten/Herdecke University
    3 Department of Instrumental Analytical Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen
    4 Institute for Breath Research, University of Innsbruck
  • 15:50 - 16:10
    Magnetic biosensing with magnetic nanoparticles: Simulative approach to predict signal intensity in frequency mixing magnetic detection
    Beril Simsek1, Hans-Joachim Krause1,2 and Ulrich M. Engelmann1
    1 1 Medical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Aachen
    2 2 Institute of Biological Information Processing, Bioelectronics (IBI-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • 16:10 - 16:30
    Effect of different cannula positions in the pulmonary artery on blood flow and gas exchange using computational fluid dynamics analysis
    Annika Schmitz1, Shah Eiman Amzar Shah Apandi1, Jan Spillner2, Flutura Hima2 and Mehdi Behbahani1
    1 Institute for Bioengineering (IfB), Faculty for Medical Engineering and Techno-Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Aachen
    2 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Faculty, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
  • 16:30 - 16:50
    EEM spectroscopy characterization of humic substances of biomedical importance
    Dinara Sherelkhan1,2 and Alina Alibekova1
    1 Institute of Ecological Problems, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
    2 Institute for Bioengineering (IfB), Faculty for Medical Engineering and Techno-Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Aachen
  • 16:50 - 17:10
    AstroBioLab: Review of Technical and Bioanalytical Approaches
    Atakan Tepecik
    Institute for Bioengineering (IfB), Faculty for Medical Engineering and Techno-Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Aachen

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Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Daniel Erni

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Prof. Dr. Waldemar Zylka

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Juergen Trzewik
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefanie Sielemann

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Staat
Prof. Dr. Ilya Digel


Prof. Dr. Ilya Digel