Sebastian Brandstäter, M.Sc.



Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals

  • Brandstaeter S, Fuchs SL, Biehler J, Aydin RC, Wall WA, Cyron CJ. (2021) Global sensitivity analysis of a homogenized constrained mixture model of arterial growth and remodeling. Journal of Elasticity. (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. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering. (DOI: 10.1002/cnm.3508)
  • Brandstaeter S*, Fuchs SL*, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. (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 SL, Gebauer AM, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. (2018) Computational model of gastric motility with active-strain electromechanics. Z Angew Math Mech. 98(12). 2177-2197. (DOI: 10.1002/zamm.201800166)
  • Aydin RC, Brandstaeter S, Braeu FA, Steigenberger M, Marcus RP, Nikolaou K, Notohamiprodjo M, Cyron CJ. (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 SL, Gizzi A, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. 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 SL, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. 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 SL, Gizzi A, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. 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

  • Andrea Bonifacio: Computational modeling of patient-specific gastric electromechanics, Master's thesis, 2021. (in co-operation with Prof. Gizzi , Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma).
  • Lisa Kühn: An electromechanics material model for the simulation of human gastric tissue, Term Paper, 2020.
  • Felix Nothdurft: Visualization of Contraction Waves in a Stomach, Visualization Techniques in Computational Mechanics, 2020.
  • Fabiola Rienäcker: A Human Gastric Electromechanics Model with Realistic Geometry, Master's Thesis, 2019.
  • Fabiola Rienäcker: Inverse Analysis of Biaxial Tensile Experiments for Soft Biological Tissue based on a Finite Element Model, Term Paper, 2018.
  • Amadeus Gebauer: Computational Modeling of Gastric Electromechanics, Term Paper, 2018.
  • Natalia Moreno-Arrones Fuentes: Experimental and Computational Analysis of the Constitutive Properties of the Stomach, Master's Thesis, 2017.
  • Alvaro Ramos Rubio: Development of an Extended Gastric Electrophysiology Model, Master's Thesis, 2017.
  • Maximilian Steigenberger: 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