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)

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




  • 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.


Title: MRI-based field of view selection for precise, real-time targeting in MPI
Written by: F. Griese, M. Prieske, M. Möddel, R. Werner, and T. Knopp
in: 9th International Workshop on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IWMPI 2019) 2019
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on pages: 207-208
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Note: inproceedings

Abstract: Magnetic Particle Imaging visualizes the spatial distribution of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle but it does not provide anatomical information of the object. In order to use MPI for device tracking or device navigation applications in real-time, it becomes necessary to register MPI image with imaging modalities that provide an anatomical map e.g. MRI. In this work, we present our extended online reconstruction software tool that performs real-time rigid registration of anatomical MRI background to MPI images.