André Hemmler, M.Sc. (hons)

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Teaching

 

Research interests

  • Computational stent-graft modeling in abdominal aortic aneurysms
    • Structural dynamics
    • Cardiovascular mechanics
    • Mesh-morphing algorithms
    • Contact mechanics

 

Peer-Reviewed International Journal Articles

  • Hemmler, A., Lin, A., Thierfelder, N., Franz, T., Gee, M.W., Bezuidenhout, D. (2019), Customized stent-grafts for endovascular aneurysm repair with challenging necks: a numerical proof of concept, submitted
  • Hemmler, A., Reeps, C., Lutz, B., Gee, M.W. (2019), Der Digitale Zwilling in der Endovaskulären Versorgung, Gefässchirurgie, DOI 10.1007/s00772-019-00569-4, [more]
  • Hemmler, A., Lutz, B., Reeps, C., Gee, M.W. (2019), In silico study of vessel and stent-graft parameters on the potential success of endovascular aneurysm repair, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, DOI 10.1002/cnm.3237, [more...]
  • Hemmler, A., Lutz, B., Kalender, G., Reeps, C., Gee, M.W. (2019): Patient-specific in silico endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: application and validation, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, DOI 10.1007/s10237-019-01125-5, [more...]
  • Hemmler, A., Lutz, B., Reeps, C., Kalender, G., Gee, M.W. (2018): A methodology for in silico endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, DOI 10.1007/s10237-018-1020-0[more...]
  • Thon, M.P., Hemmler, A., Glinzer, A., Mayr, M., Wildgruber, M., Zernecke-Madsen, A., Gee, M.W. (2018): A Mulitphysics Approach for Modeling Early Atherosclerosis, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, DOI 10.1007/s10237-017-0982-7, [more...]

 

Conference Contributions with Abstract

  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Gee, M. W.: Patient-specific in silico endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, ICS3M - International Conference on Stents Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, London, UK, July 15-17, 2019
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Kalender, G.; Reeps, C.; Gee, M.W.: Patient-specific in silico endovascular repair of AAA: application and validation, 6th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering, Sendai City, Japan, June 10-12,2019
  • Hemmler, A.; Franz T.; Bezuidenhout D.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Endovascular Repair of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, 2018 SAIMechE Postgraduate Conference on Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering, Cape Town, South Africa, November 9, 2018
  • Gee, M. W.; Hemmler, A.: A Methodology for In Silico EVAR of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, WCCM - World Congress on Computational Mechanics, New York, US, July 22-27, 2018
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Kalender, G.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Endovascular Repair of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, 7th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells, Bremen Germany, July 4-6, 2018
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Kalender, G.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Stent-Graft Repair of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, ECCMEuropean Conference on Computational Mechanics, Glasgow, UK, June 11-15, 2018
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Kalender, G.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Stent-Graft Deployment in Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Models, ICBT International Conference on Biomedical Technology, Hannover, Germany, November 6 - 8, 2017 
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Kalender, G.; Gee, M. W.: Virtual Stent-Graft Deployment in Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, COMPLAS International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Barcelona, Spain, September 5 - 7, 2017
  • Thon, M. P.; Gee, M. W.; Hemmler, A.; Mayr, M.: A Multiphysics Approach for Early Atherosclerosis Progression, PASC Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing, Lugano, Switzerland, June 26 - 28, 2017
  • Gee, M. W.; Thon, M. P.; Hemmler, A.; Mayr, M.: A Multiphysics Approach to Modeling Early Atherosclerosis Progression, VII International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, Rhodes, Greece, June 12 - 14, 2017
  • Hemmler, A.; Gee, M. W.: Prediction of Aneurysm Rupture Risk and Endovascular Repair (EVAR) Outcome Using Numerical Modeling, caME-Conference - Simulation in Medicine & Biomechanics, Nürnberg, October 6, 2016
  • Hemmler, A.; Gee, M. W.: Numerical Simulation of Stent-Graft Deployment in Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, ECCOMAS European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Crete, Greece, June 5 - 10, 2016 

 

Invited Talks  

  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Gee, M. W.: Virtual Stentgrafting - Stand der Technik, 6. Aortensymposium, Dresden, Germany, November 15-16, 2019
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Endovascular Repair of  Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Fraunhofer MeVis, Bremen, Germany, March 15, 2019
  • Hemmler, A.; Franz T.; Bezuidenhout D.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Endovascular Repair of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, University of Pretoria, South Africa, November 15, 2018
  • Hemmler, A.; Lutz, B.; Reeps, C.; Kalender, G.; Gee, M. W.: In Silico Endovascular Repair of Patient-Specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, University of Cape Town, South Africa, October 9, 2018

 

Supervised Student Projects

  • Structural Topology Optimization, MSE Advanced Research Internship, 2019
  • Modeling of the Straightening of Arteries by the Insertion of Guidewires during an Endovascular Repair, Bachelor's Thesis, 2019
  • Modeling of Arterial Growth after Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Bachelor's Thesis, 2018 
  • Modeling External Tissue Support of the Aorta, Bachelor's Thesis, 2017 
  • Modeling of Anisotropic Collagen Fibre Dispersion in Arterial Walls, Bachelor's Thesis, 2017 
  • Adaptive Dynamic Relaxation Method for Ill-Conditioned, Static Problems, Bachelor's Thesis, 2017 
  • Numerical Fluid-Structure-Interaction Simulation of Blood Flow in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Endovascular Stent-Graft, Master's Thesis, 2017 
  • Assessment of Mechanical Quantities for the Evaluation of Endovascular Aneursysm Repair, Bachelor's Thesis, 2017 
  • Numerical EVAR Simulations of Parametrized Geometries, Bachelor's Thesis, 2016 
  • Constitutive Modeling of Shape Memory Alloys Applied to Numerical Stent Simulations, Bachelor's Thesis, 2016 
  • Quantitative Comparison of Stent Geometries, MSE research internship, 2016
  • A Validation Toolbox for numerical Stent-Graft Deployment Simulations, MSE research internship, 2016 

 

Education

  • since 03/2015 Research Associate at the Mechanics & High Performance Computing Group (Fachgebiet Mechanik auf Höchstleistungsrechnern), Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 09/2018-11/2018 Visiting researcher, Mechanobiology Lab, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • 02/2015 Master of Science with Honours, Computational Mechanics, Technische Universität München, Germany