Approved Seed Fund Projects 2017

 

Seed Fund – Computational Life Sciences + 4-Dimensional Manufacturing

CLS001 – Phase transitions in network models for chronic myeloid leukemia

  • Professor Andreas Schuppert
    JRC for Computational Biomedicine
  • Professor Carsten Honerkamp
    Theoretical Solid State Physics C
  • Professor Tim Brümmendorf
    Clinic for Oncology, Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine

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CLS002 – Dynamic phase transitions in cortical networks

  • Junior Professor Moritz Helias
    Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine 6 (INM-6)
  • Professor Carsten Honerkamp
    Theoretical Solid State Physics C

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CLS003 – Schaltbare Spin-Übergänge in biomimetischen Eisen-Komplexen

  • Professor Sonja Herres-Pawlis
    Institute of Anorganic Chemistry (IAC)
  • Junior Professor Kai Leonhard
    Institute of Technical Thermodynamics
  • Professor Arne Lüchow
    Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPC)

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CLS005 – Toward TROP-CLS - Tropical Geometry for Simulation of Phase Transitions in Computational Life Sciences

  • Dr. Satya Swarup Samal
    Joint Research Center for Computational Biomedicine (JRC-COMBINE)
  • Professor Andreas Schuppert
    Joint Research Center for Computational Biomedicine (JRC-COMBINE)
  • Dr. Ralf Hannemann-Tamas
    Aachen Process Engineering – Process Systems Engineering (AVT.SVT)

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4DM006 – Biohybrid membrane systems for long-term stable artificial lung | 4D Lung

  • Professor Matthias Wessling
    Chair of Chemical Process Engineering
  • Professor Jochen M. Schneider
    Department of Materials of Chemistry (MCh)
  • Dr. Christian Cornelissen
    Institute for Internal Medicine I - Section for Pneumology (Med1)

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Seed Fund – OPEN (All Disciplines)

OPSF399 – Comparative mapping of the DNA-methylation status in the blood and transmission stages of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum using nanopore sequencing

  • Dr. Che Julius Ngwa
    Biology II (Zoology), section: Cellular and Applied Infection Biology
  • Dr. Ivan Costa
    Chair of Cell Biology, Aachen Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research

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OPSF402 – Das Cuprizonmodell der Multiplen Sklerose? Chemische Grundlagen und biochemische Mechanismen

  • Professor Markus Albrecht
    Institute of Organic Chemistry (IOC)
  • Dr. Tim Clarner
    Institute of Neuroanatomy (ION)

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OPSF403 – Individualisiertes 3D Audio: Automatisierte Flächenrekonstruktion und Messung von anthropometrischen Daten der Ohrmuschel

  • Professor Janina Fels
    Institute of Technical Acoustics
  • Professor Leif Kobbelt
    Chair of Computer Science 8, Computer Graphics Group

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OPSF404 – Selektive auditive Aufmerksamkeit bei Kindern im Vor- und Grundschulalter ? Entwicklung eines kindgerechten Aufmerksamkeitsparadigmas

  • Dr. Sophie A. Nolden
    Institute of Psychology I - Cognitive and Experimental Psychology (IFP)
  • Professor Janina Fels
    Institute of Technical Acoustics

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OPSF405 – Die apokalyptischen Dimensionen des Weltklimawandels in zeitgenössischen Modellen und Diskursen

  • Professor Jan Alber
    Department of Literary and Cultural Studies with a Focus on Cognition
  • Professor Simone Paganini
    Department of Biblical Theology
  • Professor Andres Schmidt
    Physical Geography and Climatology Group

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OPSF406 – Development of new high-performance materials for Laser Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

  • Professor Johannes Henrich Schleifenbaum
    Digitale Additive Produktion, DAP
  • Dr. Christian Haase
    Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy

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OPSF408 – Funktionalisierung von Hochleistungskeramikoberflächen mit CaP-Beschichtung durch in situ Nukleation in Simulated Body Fluid

  • Dr. Karolina Schickle
    Institute of Mineral Engineering (GHI)
  • PD Dr. Sabine Neuß-Stein
    Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology of Interfaces; Pathology Institute

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OPSF409 – SSALT-Batt: Step-stress accelerated life testing experiments for batteries

  • Professor Maria Kateri
    Institute of Statistics and Business Mathematics
  • Professor Dirk Uwe Sauer
    Chair of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems
  • Professor Udo Kamps
    Chair of Statistics and Institute of Statistics and Business Mathematics
  • Dr. Madeleine Ecker
    ISEA – Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives

Abstract

OPSF410 – Augmented reality in der robotergestützten Beckenkammosteotomie

  • Dr. Nassim Ayoub
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MKG)
  • Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Ali Modabber
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MKG)
  • Jonas Gesenhues, M. Sc.
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MKG)
  • Professor Dirk Abel
    Institute of Automatic Control (IRT)

Abstract

OPSF412 – Design of hybrid fibrin hydrogels for analysis of neuronal cell interactions

  • Dr. Purva Kodlekere
    Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry and DWI (ITMC)
  • PhD Corinna Meeßen
    Institute of Complex Systems, Bioelectronics (ICS - 8)

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OPSF413 – Social VR: How Personal Space is Affected by a Virtual Agent’s Emotional Expressions

  • Sina Radke, PhD
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
  • Dr. Thomas Vierjahn
    Virtual Reality & Immersive Visualization Group
  • Andrea Bönsch
    Virtual Reality & Immersive Visualization Group
  • Prof. Ute Habel
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
  • Prof. Torsten W. Kuhlen
    Virtual Reality & Immersive Visualization Group

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OPSF415 – Intelligentes Structural Health Monitoring von Klebungen im Fassadenbau

  • Professor Gerd Ascheid     
    Institute for Communication Technologies and Embedded Systems (ICE)
  • Professor Markus Feldmann     
    Chair for Steel and Lightweight Metal Constructionand Institute of Steel Construction
  • Professor Thomas Gries     
    Lehrstuhl für Textilmaschinenbau und Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA)
  • Professor Uwe Reisgen     
    ISF – Welding and Joining Institute
  • Professor Kai-Uwe Schröder     
    Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design

Abstract

OPSF418 – Tailoring domain structure through controlled second phase precipitation in a soft magnetic FeMnCoCrAl high entropy alloy for energy conversion applications

  • Dr. Konda Gokuldoss Pradeep     
    Materials Chemistry (MCh)
  • Dr. Andras Kovacs     
    Ernst Ruska-Centre-1 (ER-C-1)

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OPSF421 – Adaptive Statistical Language Learning (AISLE): Tracking and Accelerating the Development of Academic Language Skills Through An Adaptive eLearning System

  • PD Dr. Elma Kerz    
    Department of English, American and Romance Studies
  • Junior Professor Tobias Meisen     
    Interoperability of Simulations

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OPSF424 – Screening for EEG abnormalities in schizophrenic patients on clozapine treatment with a mobile EEG device

  • PhD Ekaterina Kutafina  
    Institute of Medical Informatics (IMI)
  • Professor Maria Kateri   
    Institute of Statistics and Business Mathematics
  • Professor Klaus Mathiak   
    Department of Experimental Behavioral Psychobiology

Abstract

OPSF427 – RNA-DNA triple helix formation by long non-coding RNAs: A novel mechanism of gene regulation in immune cells

  • Professor Elmar Weinhold
    Weinhold Group at the Institute of Organic Chemistry
  • Dr. Ivan Costa
    IBMT – Chair of Cell Biology, Aachen Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research
  • Dr. Kristin Sere
    Institute for Biomedical Technology – Cell Biology, IBMT

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OPSF429 – Optimal Control in Solar Thermal Power Plants

  • Dr. Pascal Richter  
    Chair of Mathematics (CCES) (MathCCES)
  • Prof. Michael Herty
    Mathematics Teaching and Research Department
  • Prof. Dirk Abel
    Institute of Automatic Control

Abstract

OPSF430 – Integrierte Modellierung und Optimierung des Kraftwerkseinsatzes über Marktgrenzen hinweg

  • Professor Albert Moser   
    Institute of Power Systems and Power Economics, IAEW
  • Professor Marco Lübbecke     
    Operations Research

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OPSF432 – Pain relief by green light and comforting smell

  • Dr. Markus Rothermel    
    Institute for Biology II – Chemosensation Unit
  • Professor Angelika Lampert    
    Institute of Physiology: Lückhoff Lab – Physiology, with a focus on Neurophysiology
  • Olga Wudarczyk, PhD    
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
  • Professor Ute Habel
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics

Abstract

OPSF433 – Hollow Fiber Membrane Reactor for Cultivation of 3D Stem Cell Tissues

  • Professor Matthias Wessling    
    Chair of Chemical Process Engineering
  • Professor Wolfgang Wagner     
    IBMT Stem Cell Biology and Cellular Engineering

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OPSF434 – Erprobung von Brennstoffzellen zur Stromversorgung eines PET-MRT-Detektor Prototyps

  • Dr. Martin Müller     
    Institute of Energy and Climate Research - Electrochemical Process Engineering, IEK-3
  • Dr. Thomas Dey     
    III. Institute of Physics B

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OPSF438 – Numerische Strukturanalyse für das in silico Design moderner Hybridmaterialien

  • Professor Oliver Weichold    
    Chair of Building Materials and Institute of Building Materials Research
  • Professor Dominik Wöll    
    Junior Professorship Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter
  • Professor David Bommes
    Junior Professorship Mesh Generation and Optimization
  • Professor Sven Klinkel     
    Chair of Structural Analysis and Dynamics, LBB

Abstract

OPSF442 – Microfluidic isolation of bacteria from the human gut microbiome

  • Professor Thomas Clavel    
    Medical Microbiology
  • Junior Professor Dietrich Kohlheyer     
    Microscale Bioengineering Research Group, Forschungszentrum Jülich

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OPSF443 – Hypothermic Oxygenated machine PErFUsion of kidney aLlografts from brain death donors ? The HOPEFUL Project

  • PD Dr. Georg Lurje   
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation
  • Dr. Wilko Rohlfs   
    Chair of Heat and Mass Transfer (WSA)

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OPSF445 – Reaktionsmikroskopie an biogenen und fossilen Brennstoffpartikeln

  • Professor Reinhold Kneer
    Chair of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Professor Joachim Mayer     
    Central Facility for Electron Microscopy

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OPSF448 – Optimal Robust Aiming Strategies in Solar Tower Power Plants

  • Professor Christina Büsing    
    Chair II of Mathematics
  • Jeff Cumpston, PhD    
    Aachen Process Engineering
  • Professor Alexander Mitsos    
    Process Systems Engineering
  • Dr. Pascal Richter     
    Chair of Mathematics (CCES), MathCCES

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OPSF449 – Machine Learning in Social Neuroscience: A New Methodological Approach

  • Professor Kerstin Konrad     
    Clinical Neuroscience of Childhood and Adolescence Teaching and Research Group
  • Professor Christina Büsing     
    Chair II of Mathematics
  • Junior Professor Danilo Bzdok     
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics

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OPSF452 – Multifaktorielles Modell zur Ursachen-Analyse von Hüft-TEP Lockerungen

  • Professor Markus Tingart    
    Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Professor Georg Jacobs     
    Institute for Machine Elements and Systems Engineering

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OPSF453 – Heart valve tissue model by cell-coating and assembly

  • Dr. Smriti Singh     
    Chair of Textile and Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Petra Mela, PhD     
    NRW Professorship Biohybrid and Medical Textiles

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