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 04/2018 Research Assistant at AICES Graduate School, RWTH Aachen University
Since 04/2017 Docteur ingénieur at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
04/2017 - 03/2018 Teaching Assistant at AICES Graduate School,
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
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
 

Conference Presentations

EUROMECH COLLOQUIUM: 594 BONE REMODELING
Nancy, France (May 15-17, 2018)
 
89th GAMM Annual Meeting 2018
Munich, Germany (March 19-23, 2018)
 

Research Interests

  • artificial organs and implants
  • biomedical engineering
  • computational contact mechanics
  • computational fluid dynamics
  • friction and adhesion
  • interface modelling
  • isogeometric analysis
  • multiscale simulation

Theses

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