Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Brandstäter




PhD Thesis

  • Brandstäter S. (2021) Global Sensitivity Analysis for Models of Active Biomechanical Systems,  PDF

Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals

  • Wirthl B., Brandstaeter S., Nitzler J., Schrefler B.A., Wall W.A. (2022) Global sensitivity analysis based on Gaussian-process metamodelling for complex biomechanical problems, submitted, (preprint: arXiv:2202.01503).
  • Brandstaeter S., Fuchs S.L., Biehler J., Aydin R.C., Wall W.A., Cyron C.J. (2021) Global sensitivity analysis of a homogenized constrained mixture model of arterial growth and remodeling. Journal of Elasticity. 145. 191–221. (DOI: 10.1007/s10659-021-09833-9)
  • Kremheller, J., Brandstaeter, S., Schrefler, B.A., Wall W.A. (2021) Validation and parameter optimization of a hybrid embedded/homogenized solid tumor perfusion model. Int J Numer Meth Biomed Engng. 37( 8). e3508. (DOI: 10.1002/cnm.3508)
  • Brandstaeter S.*, Fuchs S.L.*, Aydin R.C., Cyron C.J. (2019) Mechanics of the Stomach: a Review of an Emerging Field of Biomechanics. GAMM-Mitteilungen. 42(3). e201900001. (DOI: 10.1002/gamm.201900001) (*co-first authorship)
  • Brandstaeter S., Gizzi A., Fuchs S.L., Gebauer A.M., Aydin R.C., Cyron C.J. (2018) Computational model of gastric motility with active-strain electromechanics. Z Angew Math Mech. 98(12). 2177-2197. (DOI: 10.1002/zamm.201800166)
  • Aydin R.C., Brandstaeter S., Braeu F.A., Steigenberger M., Marcus R.P., Nikolaou K., Notohamiprodjo M., Cyron C.J. (2017) Experimental characterization of the biaxial mechanical properties of porcine gastric tissue. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 74. 499-506. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.07.028)

Peer-Reviewed Proceedings Articles

  • Kotyczka P., Brandstäter S. (2014) Inversion-based feedforward control for discretized port-Hamiltonian systems. 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS). 729-735 [mehr...]

International Conference Contributions with Abstract:

  • Brandstaeter S., Fuchs S.L., Gizzi A., Aydin R.C., Cyron C.J. Gastric Peristalsis: a Computational Framework Based On Active-Strain Electromechanics. 14th World Congress in Computational Mechanics and ECCOMAS Congress 2020 (14th WCCM & ECCOMAS Congress 2020). Virtual congress, January 11-15, 2021.
  • Brandstaeter S., Gizzi A., Fuchs S.L., Aydin R.C., Cyron C.J. Active-Strain Electromechanics of Gastric Tissue. 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2019). Vienna, Austria, July 07-10, 2019. (Abstract)
  • Brandstaeter S., Fuchs S.L., Gizzi A., Aydin R.C., Cyron C.J. Active-strain electromechanics for the computational modelling of gastric peristalsis. 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019). Vienna, Austria, February 18-22, 2019. (Abstract)


Supervised Student Projects

  • Patient-Specific Reconstruction of the Human Stomach from Medical Image Data, Bachelor's thesis, 2021.
  • Computational modeling of patient-specific gastric electromechanics, Master's thesis, 2021. (in co-operation with Prof. Gizzi , Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma).
  • An electromechanics material model for the simulation of human gastric tissue, Term Paper, 2020.
  • Visualization of Contraction Waves in a Stomach, Visualization Techniques in Computational Mechanics, 2020.
  • A Human Gastric Electromechanics Model with Realistic Geometry, Master's Thesis, 2019.
  • Inverse Analysis of Biaxial Tensile Experiments for Soft Biological Tissue based on a Finite Element Model, Term Paper, 2018.
  • Computational Modeling of Gastric Electromechanics, Term Paper, 2018.
  • Experimental and Computational Analysis of the Constitutive Properties of the Stomach, Master's Thesis, 2017.
  • Development of an Extended Gastric Electrophysiology Model, Master's Thesis, 2017.
  • Identification of the Mechanical Properties of the Gastric Wall by Inverse Analysis of Biaxial Tensile Tests, Master's Thesis, 2017.


  • since 2016 Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Mechanics (Lehrstuhl für Numerische Mechanik), Technische Universität München, Germany
  • since 2016 Research Associate as a member of the Emmy Noether Group "Vascular Growth & Remodeling in Aneurysms" (Head: Dr.-Ing. Christian J. Cyron), Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2016 Master of Science (M.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany