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Assoz. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Gernot Plank
Gottfried Schatz Research Center (for Cell Signaling, Metabolism and Aging)
Unit: Biophysics
2. stv. Lehrstuhlinhaber/Lehrstuhlinhaberin
Neue Stiftingtalstraße 6(MC1.D.)/IV
8010 Graz
EMail: gernot.plank(at)medunigraz.at
Tel: +43/316/ 385-71526
http://user.meduni-graz.at/gernot.plank/index.htm
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Externe ID's
Researcher ID: C-9498-2011
ORCiD: 0000-0002-7380-6908

Statistik Austria, science classification

Scientific Expertise

Curr. Vitae

2010 Appointed as Associate Professor at the Medical University of Graz
2007 Shortlisted for a tenure track research position at the University of Oxford
2006 Shortlisted and interviewed for a position as a junior University Lecturer at the University of Oxford
2006 Research Stay, "Numerical methods for modelling low voltage defibrillation", Department of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Computer Sciences, University of Liverpool
2006 -2007 Visiting Professor at the Institute of Computational Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. The research stay is funded by a Marie Curie Outgoing Interntational Fellowship awarded by the European Commission. Focus of the research work is the investigation of mechanisms underlying the formation of isoelectric windows after failed near-DFT defibrillation shocks.
2003 Research Stay, "Development of Computer Simulation Tools to model the Magnetic Field of the Heart", Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt PTB, Berlin, Deutschland
2003 -2006 Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Biophysics, Center for Physiological Medicine, Medical University of Graz
2002 Research Stay, "Development of Computer Simulation Tools to model the Magnetic Field of the Heart", Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt PTB, Berlin, Deutschland
2002 -2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, "Computer Model of Structure and Function of Atrial Tissue", Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
2000 PhD. Degree, "Examination of vector-loops morphologies of the cardiac near-field during depolarization phase", Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Technical University of Graz
2000 -2002 Postdoctoral Fellow, "Computer Model of Structure and Function of Atrial Tissue", Department of Electronical Engineering at the University of Valencia, Spain
1997 -2000 PhD - Student, Researcher by contract, Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics at the University of Graz
1997 Research Stay, "Development of a Hardware Model of Cardiac Excitation Spread based on Chua's Cells", Department of Solid State Physics - non linear Physics Group, University Santiago de Compostela, Spain
1995 Master's Degree, "Visualization of normal and abnormal excitation spread in cardiac tissue at a microscopic size scale", Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Technical University of Graz
1987 -1995 Study, Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University of Graz
1986 School leaving examination, Bundesrealgymnasium Steyr

Awards

2009 Forschungspreis für Simulation und Modellierung, Land Steiermark
2009 Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms, Best Poster Award in the tissue level category
2009 Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms, 3-rd prize in the organ level poster competition
2008 "Stefan-Schuy-Preis" der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik
2008 "Cum Laude Poster Award" of the SPIE Conference on Medical Imaging, Physiology, function and Structure from Medical Images.
2001 "Stefan-Schuy-Preis" der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik
2001 Madrid Arrhythmia Meeting Award, Spain

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2013 -2015 Österreichische Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik
Mitglied des Vorstands

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2012 -2015 BIOMEDIZINISCHE TECHNIK:
2011 -2015 FRONTIERS IN CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: Review Editor
2010 -2015 FRONTIERS IN COMPUTATIONAL PHYSIOLOGY AND MEDICINE: Review Editor

Reviewer for scientific journals

2018 -2018 JACC. BASIC TO TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE
2017 -2017 HEART RHYTHM
2017 -2017 INVERSE PROBLEMS
2017 -2017 CHAOS
2017 -2017 PLOS ONE
2016 -2018 International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
2016 -2016 CIRCULATION. ARRHYTHMIA AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
2016 -2016 ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis
2015 -2015 JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY
2014 -2015 MEDICAL IMAGE ANALYSIS
2014 -2015 BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL
2014 -2014 JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS
2014 -2017 FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY
2014 -2016 HEART RHYTHM
2014 -2014 MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS
2013 -2013 Journal of Control Science and Engineering
2013 -2013 PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY
2013 -2013 PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY
2012 -2012 JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS
2012 -2012 THEORETICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICAL MODELLING
2012 -2012 COMPUTATIONAL AND MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN MEDICINE
2012 -2012 INTERFACE FOCUS
2012 -2017 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
2012 -2012 MEDICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTING
2012 -2012 JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS: JOVE
2011 -2011 BIOMECHANICS AND MODELING IN MECHANOBIOLOGY
2011 -2011 BIOMEDIZINISCHE TECHNIK. BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
2011 -2011 JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE
2010 -2010 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
2010 -2010 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
2010 -2010 PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT
2009 -2009 PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES
2009 -2009 NUMERICAL METHODS FOR PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
2009 -2009 PROGRESS IN BIOPHYSICS & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
2007 -2007 COMPUTERS IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE
2007 -2015 SIAM JOURNAL ON SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING
2007 -2014 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2012 Externe Habilitation: Mitglied: Karl Franzens Universität

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2007 -2007 Europäische Kommission - European Union

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2017 1-st Carpentry Summerschool on Computational Modeling of Cardiac Electromechanics
Organisator
2014 SFB Workshop Modelling and Simulation in Biomechanics
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2012 8-th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Cardiac Mechanics
Chair
2009 Methods and applications for cardiac electromechanical modeling
Organisator
2008 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE (ICCS 2008), Workshop on Bioinformatics' Challenges to Computer Science
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2008 Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Package Usergroup Meeting 2008
Organisator
2006 Dreiländertreffen 2006
Chair
2005 Control theory with applications to physiology and medicine - Ovide Arino Summer School in Biomathematics. Course Electrophysiology and Heart Control
Organisator
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