Dr. Tobias Preußer

Implications of the Rise of China and Non-Western Emerging Economies
School of Science
Constructor University Bremen gGmbH, Campus Ring 1 28759 Bremen Germany
Phone number
+49 421 200-3214
Fax number
+49 421 200-3103
Email Address
Research I, Room 132
Research Interests

Partial Differential Equations
Modeling and Simulation of Bio-Medical Processes
Image Processing and Scientific Visualization
Numerical Analysis, particularly Multi-Grid and Multi-Scale Methods

Selected Publications

High-intensity focused ultrasound: principles, therapy guidance, simulations and applications

JW Jenne, T Preusser, M Günther

Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik 22 (4), 311-322

Anisotropic diffusion in vector field visualization on euclidean domains and surfaces

U Diewald, T Preusser, M Rumpf

IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 6 (2), 139-149

The virtual liver: a multidisciplinary, multilevel challenge for systems biology

HG Holzhütter, D Drasdo, T Preusser, J Lippert, AM Henney

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine 4 (3), 221-235

Stochastic collocation for optimal control problems with stochastic PDE constraints

H Tiesler, RM Kirby, D Xiu, T Preusser

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization 50 (5), 2659-2682

Numerical simulation of radio frequency ablation with state dependent material parameters in three space dimensions

T Kröger, I Altrogge, T Preusser, PL Pereira, D Schmidt, A Weihusen, ...

Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention–MICCAI 2006: 9th …

Composite finite elements for 3D image based computing

F Liehr, T Preusser, M Rumpf, S Sauter, LO Schwen

Computing and visualization in science 12, 171-188

A level set method for anisotropic geometric diffusion in 3D image processing

M Rumpf, T Preusser

SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 62 (5), 1772-1793

Anisotropic nonlinear diffusion in flow visualization

T Preußer, M Rumpf

Proceedings Visualization'99 (Cat. No. 99CB37067), 325-539

An adaptive finite element method for large scale image processing

T Preußer, M Rumpf

Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation 11 (2), 183-195

A phase field model for continuous clustering on vector fields

H Garcke, T Preusser, M Rumpf, AC Telea, U Weikard, JJ van Wijk

IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 7 (3), 230-241

Spatio-temporal simulation of first pass drug perfusion in the liver

LO Schwen, M Krauss, C Niederalt, F Gremse, F Kiessling, A Schenk, ...

PLoS computational biology 10 (3), e1003499

Analysis and algorithmic generation of hepatic vascular systems

LO Schwen, T Preusser

International journal of hepatology 2012

Interactive multi-criteria planning for radiofrequency ablation

C Schumann, C Rieder, S Haase, K Teichert, P Süss, P Isfort, P Bruners, ...

International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery 10, 879-889

Fast estimation of the vascular cooling in RFA based on numerical simulation

T Kröger, T Pätz, I Altrogge, A Schenk, KS Lehmann, BB Frericks, JP Ritz, ...

The open biomedical engineering journal 4, 16

Multiscale optimization of the probe placement for radiofrequency ablation

I Altrogge, T Preusser, T Kröger, C Büskens, PL Pereira, D Schmidt, ...

Academic radiology 14 (11), 1310-1324

An adaptive finite element method for large scale image processing

T Preußer, M Rumpf

International Conference on Scale-Space Theories in Computer Vision, 223-234

Flow field clustering via algebraic multigrid

M Griebel, T Preusser, M Rumpf, MA Schweitzer, A Telea

IEEE Visualization 2004, 35-42

Uncertainty in medical visualization: Towards a taxonomy

G Ristovski, T Preusser, HK Hahn, L Linsen

Computers & Graphics 39, 60-73

Representative sinusoids for hepatic four-scale pharmacokinetics simulations

LO Schwen, A Schenk, C Kreutz, J Timmer, MM Bartolomé Rodríguez, ...

PloS one 10 (7), e0133653

A continuous clustering method for vector fields

H Garcke, T Preußer, M Rumpf, A Telea, U Weikard, J Van Wijk

Proceedings Visualization 2000. VIS 2000 (Cat. No. 00CH37145), 351-358


University Education

University of Duisburg-Essen

PhD in Mathematics

2001 - 2003

The University of Bonn

Diploma in Mathematics

1994 - 1999

New York University

Exchange Semester in Applied Mathematics


Work Experience

General Manager at TechsoMed GmbH

Deputy Institute Director, Head of Modeling and Simulation and Member of the Management Board at Fraunhofer MEVIS

Visiting Assistant Professor for Mathematics at the University of Bremen

Long Term Workshop Participant at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics

Research Assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen

Research Assistant at the University of Bonn

Student Software Engineer at Gesellschaft für Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD), St. Augustin

Student Assistant at Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy, Bonn