Katharina Immel M.Sc.

Katharina Immel M.Sc.

Member

CNRS/ERC

Advisor / Co. Advisor

Prof. Sauer / Prof. Haïat

Thesis Title

Numerical Modeling of the Adhesive Contact at the Bone-Implant Interface

Contact

AICES Graduate School
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2a
D-52062 Aachen
Germany

Office: room 205 (GRS building, 2nd floor)
Phone:+49 241 80 99 750
Fax: +49(0)241 80 628 498
Email: immel@aices.rwth-aachen.de

Education

Since 04/2017 Doctoral student at AICES Graduate School,
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Since 04/2017 Doctoral student at Laboratoire Modélisation et Simulation Multi Echelle,
Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
10/2014 - 11/2016 Master of Science in Computational Engineering Science,
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
10/2010 - 09/2014 Bachelor of Science in Computational Engineering Science,
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
 

Professional Career

Since 04/2017 Teaching Assistant at AICES Graduate School,
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Since 04/2017 Docteur ingénieur at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
02/2014 - 09/2016 Student research assistant at Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
10/2013 - 01/2014 Intern at Altair Engineering Inc., Cologne, Germany
11/2011 - 06/2013 Student research assistant at Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
 

Research Interests

computational contact mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, interface modelling, biomedical engineering, implants, artificial organs

Thesis

Stabilized Finite Element Method for Simulation of Shear-Dependent Platelet Reactions in Medical Applications,
Master's Thesis, Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems,
RWTH Aachen, Germany 2016
CFD-Based Hemolysis Prediction of FDA's Benchmark Blood Pump,
Bachelor's Thesis, Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems,
RWTH Aachen, Germany 2014