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Thesis Opportunities

Open PhD Position / Optical Coherence Tomography

Location: Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Medical University of Vienna ZMPBMT
Duration: 3 years

Salary: According to the payment scheme of the Austrian Science Fund: FWF personnel-costs 2017
Contact: Prof. Dr. Christoph Hitzenberger: christoph.hitzenberger@meduniwien.ac.at

We are looking for a PhD student with a background in Physics / Biomedical Engineering / Medical Informatics to work on a collaborative research project in the field of optical coherence tomography (OCT) with application to ophthalmic diagnostics. For more details on this technology see BOE-6-3-1030.pdf
The tasks of the PhD thesis comprise development of advanced data acquisition and processing schemes for ocular diagnostics and development of functional testing schemes of the human retina in healthy and diseased eyes. This thesis is embedded in a strong research environment and is part of a collaborative research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) for three years.

Example: Retinal nerve fiber bundles detected by OCT
Retinal nerve fiber bundles

Required qualifications:


Diploma (Master) theses / Sensors & Measurement Technology

General Topics

Applications in Medical Technology


Bachelor theses/Project works

If you are interested in participating in our current research program, please come and see us (Contact)!

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