For students

BORL is constantly looking for students to work on master/semester projects. We offer an exciting interdisciplinary environment at the crossroad of clinical medicine, physics, engineering and computer science. Our motivation is to develop, test and clinically apply methods that will be of benefit for the patients. Our main methods are near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and near-infrared optical tomography (NIROT). They are non-invasive and harmless, yet provide important clinical information on the oxygenation of tissue. If you want to apply your mechanical, electrical, or software engineering skills in a clinical field, you are very welcome to join us! We are also happy to host zivis!

Please send your CV to:

Currently available projects are here. Please note that most projects can also be adjusted to your skills and interests:

Development of neural network reconstruction algorithm for optical brain imaging

Develop nereconstruction algorithm based on NN, pave new ways for semi-real-time TD NIROT tomogram reconstruction in neonatal intensive care unit.

Create adaptive probe for neonatal brain tomography

Design new adaptive probe for time-domain near-infrared optical tomography (TD NIROT) system for preterm neonates.

Tracking the temporal changes of tissue-bulk optical properties for time-resolved NIROT

The student will work on creating a method to obtain the bulk optical properties of a tissue using the data acquired from our TR-NIROT system Pioneer.


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