Curriculum Vitae
Asst. Professor Dr. Dipl.- Ing. Daniel Sieber

Asst. Professor Dr. Dipl.- Ing. Daniel Sieber
Assistant Professor
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Asst. Professor Dr. Dipl.- Ing. Daniel Sieber

2022 - present
Assistant Professor - Lecturer and researcher with focus on clinical/medical topics in the Medical&Health Technologies department. - MCI | THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOOL®

2017 - 2018
Head of Electrodes / Surgical Research & Development - Executive manager and passionate leader in Research&Development of implantable electrodes, drug delivery systems and advanced surgical tools including image-guided and robot-assisted technologies - MED-EL Medical Electronics

2012 - 2016
Scientific Director MED-EL Research Hannover - Establishing a translational research center and fruitful clinical and scientific collaborations with a leading hearing implants clinic, the Hannover Medical School department of Otorhinolaryngology. - MED-EL Research Center Hannover

2009 - 2012
Team Leader R&D Surgical Tools and Accessories - Building a team of highly motivated engineers for the development of surgical tools, instruments and accessories as well as sterile packaging systems for active implantable medical devices - MED-EL Medical Electronics

2008 - 2009
Project Leader Surgical Tools - Leadership of development projects for Surgical Tools, Instruments and Accessories in close collaboration with key customers - MED-EL Medical Electronics

2007 - 2008
Intern and degree dissertation - Part of Zimmer's global 'Virtual Biomechanic Knee' team Topic: "Finite-Elements modelling of ligament material properties in the human knee joint" - Zimmer Biomet Holdings

2016 - 2018
Doctorate in human biology - Hanover Medical School (Dr. rer. biol. hum.)

2001 - 2008
Diploma program Mechanical Engineering - University of Stuttgart (Dipl.-Ing.)

  • Sieber D, Andersen SAW, Soerensen MS, Trier P. OpenEar image data enables case variation in high fidelity virtual reality ear surgery. Otology & Neurotology (2021). DOI: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000003175
  • Bader W, Gottfried T, Degenhart G, Johnson Chacko L, Sieber D, Riechelmann H, Fischer N, Hoermann R, Glueckert R, Schrott-Fischer A, Schmutzhard J. Measurement of the intracochlear hypodermia distribution utilizing tympanic cavity hypothermic rinsingtechniques in Cochlea hypothermia model. Frontiers in Neurology (2021). DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2020.620691
  • Eshraghi A, Wolfovitz A, Yilmazer R, Garnham C, Baskadem Yilmazer A, Bas E, Ashman P, Roell J, Bohorquez J, Mittal R, Hessler R, Sieber D, Mittal J. Otoprotection to Implanted Cochlea Exposed to Noise Trauma With Dexamethasone Eluting Electrode. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience (2019). DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2019.00492
  • Sieber D, Erfurt P, John S, Ribeiro dos Santos G, Schurzig D, Sørensen MS, Lenarz T. The OpenEar library of 3D models of the human temporal bone based on computed tomography and micro-slicing. Nature Scientific Data (2019). DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2018.297
  • Schurzig D, Timm M, Batsoulis C, Salcher R, Sieber D, Jolly C, Lenarz, T, Zoka Assadi M. A Novel Method for Clinical Cochlear Duct Length Estimation toward Patient-Specific Cochlear Implant Selection. OTO Open (2018). DOI: 10.1177/2473974X18800238
  • Mistrík P, Jolly C, Sieber D, Hochmair I. Challenging aspects of contemporary cochlear implant electrode array design. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.wjorl.2017.12.007

  • Rau T, Kluge M, Dhanasingh A, Sieber D, Lenarz T, Majdani O. Ein an den minimal-invasiven Zugang zum Innenohr angepasstes Insertionstool und zugehörige CI-Elektrode. GMS Curr Posters Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg. (2016). DOI: 10.3205/cpo001416
  • Bischoff J, Siggelkow E, Sieber D, Kersh M, Ploeg HL, Münchinger M. Ligament Property Optimization Within a Virtual Biomechanical Knee. ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference Proceedings (2008)
  • Siggelkow E, Bandi M, Kersh M, Ploeg HL, Sieber D. Force Controlled FE-Model for Determination of Knee Prostheses Envelope of Motion Based on Soft Tissue Reaction Forces and Moments. CMBBE Proceedings (2008)
  • Bischoff J, Siggelkow E, Sieber D, Kersh M, Ploeg HL, Münchinger M. Advanced Material Modeling in a Virtual Biomechanical Knee. Abaqus Users' Conference (2008)