Janina Datz, M.Sc.


  • Room 1204
  • Email: janina.datz@tum.de
  • Phone: +49 (0) 89 289 15253
  • Fax: +49 (0) 89 289 15301


Cooperation with the German Heart Center Munich, Cardiology Department (Prof. Dr. Schunkert)
as a part of the project The future of medicine, AI - Heart Center by German Heart Center and Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI)

Research Interests

  • Computational biomechanics for interventional cardiology
  • Solid mechanics, mixed-dimensional contact mechanics
  • Modelling of coronary artery disease
  • Physics-informed simulation of coronary angioplasty with stent placement
  • Personalized, predictive, preventative medicine


Supervised Student Projects

  • Modeling the influence of perivascular adipose tissue on coronary artery mechanics using finite element simulations, Hannah Sampels, Bachelor's Thesis, in progress.
  • Investigating the correlation between stent malapposition in coronary angioplasty and specific plaque characteristics using physics-based finite element simulations, Lukas Schnaß, Term Paper, in progress.
  • Development of a framework to determine the initial configuration of coronary catheters for computational angioplasty simulations, Anastasiia Sudneva, Master's Thesis, 2023.
  • Patient-specific modeling of diseased coronary arteries using coronary CT angiography data, Bachelor's Thesis, 2023.
  • Computational Investigation of Disease Patterns in Tricuspid Regurgitation using a Lumped-Parameter Cardiovascular Model, Katharina Franitza, Master's Thesis, external project, 2022.
  • Patient-specific Assessment of High-Risk Locations for Atherosclerosis in Coronary Arteries using a Novel Discontinuous Galerkin Fluid Dynamics Solver, Caroline Gramm, Bachelor's Thesis, 2022. In cooperation with Dr.-Ing. Niklas Fehn.
  • Development of an Elasto-plastic Section Constitutive Law for the Geometrically Exact Beam Theory, Lea Häusel, Term Paper, 2021. In cooperation with Dr.-Ing. Christoph Meier.
  • Developing a Framework for Harminic Lifting of Fibers on Patient Specific Artery Geometries, Luisa Heimlinger, MSE Research Internship, 2021. In cooperation with Amadeus Gebauer.


Conference contributions

  • Datz JC, Steinbrecher I, Hagmeyer N, Pfaller MR, Engel LC, Schunkert H, Popp A, Wall WA. Personalized computational artery models for coronary stent implantation. 10th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics, 2023, Vienna (Proceedings)


  • since 2020 Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Mechanics (Lehrstuhl für Numerische Mechanik), Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 2020 Master of Science (M.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 2018 Research Practicum, Mechanical and Manufracturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • 2017 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany