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

  • 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, Hannah Sampels, 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.


  • 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