Dr.-Ing. Philipp Berg

Fakultät für Verfahrens- und Systemtechnik (FVST)
Gebäude 03, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G03-232
  • since 07/2020: Research group leader “Medical Flows” at the Research Campus STIMULATE
  • since 01/2020: Staff unit “Promotion of young talents & career” at the Research Campus STIMULATE
  • since 03/2015: Research assitant at the Research Campus STIMULATE
  • 10/2011 – 03/3015: Member of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Magdeburg
  • since 06/2011: Research assistant at the Laboratory of Fluid Dynamics and Technical Flows, University of Magdeburg
  • 10/2008 – 04/2009: Internship, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • 10/2005 – 05/2011: Diploma studies at the University of Magdeburg (mechanical engineering / applied mechanics): graduated with distinction

Research activities

  • Hemodynamic CFD-simulations in intracranial aneurysms for rupture risk prediction and virtual treatment planning

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  • Validation of CFD-simulations using optical laser measurements (e.g., particle image velocimetry) and phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging

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  • Best Presentation Award “Fokales Enhancement intrakranieller Aneurysmen im MR vessel wall imaging: Multimodale Validierung eines Biomarkers für ein erhöhtes Rupturrisiko”, 55th Annual Congress of the German Society for Neuroradiology (neuroRAD 2020), online conference, 10/2020
  • Winner of the “Best Young Research” competition, 53rd Annual Congress of the German Society for Neuroradiology (neuroRAD 2018), Frankfurt, Germany, 10/2018
  • Finalist “Hugo-Junkers-Prize for Research and Innovation in Saxony-Anhalt”, 12/2017
  • Best Presentation Award, 52nd Annual Congress of the German Society for Neuroradiology (neuroRAD 2017), Cologne, Germany, 10/2017
  • Klaus-Erich-Pollmann-Forschungsförderungspreis, 11/2015
  • Faculty prize “Best Doctoral Student 2015“, Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering, University of Magdeburg “Otto-von-Guericke”, 11/2015
  • Excellent Paper Award, 5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology (ICBBT), Macau, China, 03/2013
  • Best Paper Award - 3rd prize, Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie (CURAC), Magdeburg, Germany, 09/2011



Selected publications:

  • Larsen, N., Flüh, C., Saalfeld, S., Voß, S., Hille, G., Trick, D., Wodarg, F., Synowitz, M., Jansen, O., Berg, P.: Multimodal validation of focal enhancement in intracranial aneurysms as a surrogate marker for aneurysm instability, Neuroradiology, DOI: 10.1007/s00234-020-02498-6, pp. 1-9, 07/2020
  • Berg, P., Saalfeld, S., Voß, S., Beuing, O., Janiga, G.: A review on the reliability of hemodynamic modeling in intracranial aneurysms – Why CFD alone cannot solve the equation, Neurosurgical Focus, 47(1):E15, 07/2019
  • Berg, P., Voß, S., Janiga, G., Saalfeld, S., Bergersen, A.W., Valen-Sendstad, K., Bruening, J., Goubergrits, L., Spuler, A.,Chiu, T.L., On Tsang, A.C., Copelli, G., Csippa, B., Paál, G., Závodszky, G., Detmer, F.J., Chung, B.J., Cebral, J.R., Fujimura, S., Takao, H., Karmonik, C., Elias, S., Cancelliere, N.M., Najafi, M., Steinman, D.A., Pereira, V.M., Piskin, S., Finol, E.A., Pravdivtseva, M., Velvaluri, P., Rajabzadeh-Oghaz, H., Paliwal, N., Meng, H., Seshadhri, S., Venguru, S., Shojima, M., Sindeev, S., Frolov, S., Qian, Y., Yu-An Wu, Y., Carlson, K.D., Kallmes, D.F., Dragomir-Daescu, D., Beuing, O.: Multiple Aneurysms AnaTomy CHallenge 2018 (MATCH) - Phase II: Rupture Risk Assessment, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 14(10):1795-1804, 05/2019
  • Roloff, C., Stucht, D., Beuing, O., Berg, P.: Comparison of Intracranial Aneurysm Flow Quantification Techniques: Standard PIV vs. Stereoscopic PIV vs. Tomographic PIV vs. Phase-Contrast MRI vs. CFD, Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, 11(3), 275-282, 07/2018
  • Berg, P., Saalfeld, S., Voß, S., Redel, T., Preim, B., Janiga, G., Beuing, O.: Does the DSA Reconstruction Kernel Affect Hemodynamic Predictions in Intracranial Aneurysms? – An Analysis of Geometry and Blood Flow Variations, Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, 10, pp. 290-296, 04/2017
  • Berg, P., Iosif, C., Ponsonnard, S., Pedrolo-Silveira, E., Yardin, C., Janiga, G., Mounayer, C., Endothelialization of over- and undersized flow-diverter stents at covered vessel side branches: An in vivo and in silico study, Journal of Biomechanics, 49(1), 4-12, 02/2016
  • Berg, P., Stucht, D., Janiga, G., Beuing, O., Speck, O., Thévenin, D., Cerebral Blood Flow in a Healthy Circle of Willis and Two Intracranial Aneurysms: Computational Fluid Dynamics Versus 4D Phase-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136(4):041003. Doi: 10.1115/1.4026108, 04/2014

A complete list of publications can be found here.

Last Modification: 15.10.2020 - Contact Person: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dominique Thevenin