Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Knopp

Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Sektion für Biomedizinische Bildgebung
Lottestraße 55
2ter Stock, Raum 209
22529 Hamburg
Tel.: 040 / 7410 56794
Fax: 040 / 7410 45811
E-Mail: t.knopp(at)uke.de

Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)
Institut für Biomedizinische Bildgebung
Gebäude E, Raum 4.044
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 3
21073 Hamburg
E-Mail: tobias.knopp(at)tuhh.de

 

 

Roles

  • Head of the Institute for Biomedical Imaging
  • Editor-in-chief of the International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IJMPI)

Consulting Hours

  • On appointment

Research Interests

  • Tomographic Imaging
  • Image Reconstruction
  • Signal- and Image Processing
  • Magnetic Particle Imaging

Curriculum Vitae

Tobias Knopp received his Diplom degree in computer science in 2007 and his PhD in 2010, both from the University of Lübeck with highest distinction. For his PHD on the tomographic imaging method Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) he was awarded with the Klee award from the DGBMT (VDE) in 2011. From 2010 until 2011 he led the MAPIT project at the University of Lübeck and published the first scientific book on MPI. In 2011 he joined Bruker Biospin to work on the first commercially available MPI system. From 2012 until 2014 he worked at Thorlabs in the field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) as a software developer. In 2014 he has been appointed as Professor for experimental Biomedical Imaging at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and the Hamburg University of Technology.

Publications

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Title: A Schematic Kidney Phantom for Magnetic Particle Imaging 9th International Workshop on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IWMPI 2019)
Written by: M. Schauerte, P. Szwargulski, M. G. Kaul, T. Knopp, and M. Graeser
in: 2019
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Note: inproceedings

Abstract: The control of organ perfusion via medical imaging is an important diagnostic tool i.e. for the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. In this work, a schematic phantom is constructed, which mimics the continuous branching of the vessels in the kidney as well as the perfusion of tissue, which cannot be spatially resolved. It is shown that in Magnetic Particle Imaging the drop in concentration visible can be correlated with the volume fraction of the tracer lumen and thus carries the information about the tissue perfusion.