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Intelligent Biomedical Sensing


Dr. Alexander von Lühmann


Technische Universität Berlin
Marchstr. 23, 10587 Berlin

Biomedical Engineering & Multimodal Data Analysis for Wearable Neurotechnology


The Intelligent Biomedical Sensing (IBS) group, led by Dr. Alexander von Lühmann concentrates on Machine Learning and Instruments for Comprehensive Brain-Body Monitoring. The IBS lab develops miniaturized wearable neurotechnology and body-worn sensors for unobtrusive monitoring of the embodied brain in the everyday world.
It uses machine learning on the multimodal sensor data, together with environmental context information, to contribute to a paradigm shift in individualized Comprehensive understanding of physical and mental health: Toward intelligent assessment and treatment of physical and mental states and risk factors. The expertise of the group encompasses 

  1. Biomedical Electrical Engineering:  Development of novel wearable sensing technology for brain and body that is non-invasive/non-hazardous, unobtrusive, multimodal and robust. Current focus in instrumentation development: functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS), diffuse optical tomography (DOT) and Oximetry, Electroencephalography (EEG), Electro -myo-, -oculo-, -cardiograpy (ExG).
  2. Machine Learning: Exploration of innovative methods for the extraction of biomarkers from complex multivariate bio signals derived from diffuse optics and electrophysiology. Physiological modelling, latent component analysis, and physiological transfer functions considering non-stationary and non-instantaneous relationships, context sensitivity, and automatic data annotation.

January 11, 2024

Photo recap: BIFOLD New Year's reception

At its New Year's reception BIFOLD welcomed a series of distinguished guests and friends from Berlin's AI community.

December 03, 2023

New open research positions

Join BIFOLD and collaborate with renowned experts on cutting-edge Machine Learning and Data Management research! Develop robust, trustworthy, and sustainable AI solutions with our team of international scientists. 

C: BIFOLD/Michael Setzpfandt
October 11, 2023

Photo recap: All Hands Meeting 2023

On October 9 and 10, 2023, BIFOLD welcomed the other Geman AI centers (ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig, Lamarr Institute, Tübingen AI Center, MCML, and the DFKI) in Berlin. The annual meeting featured guests, partners, visitors, and researchers from all over Germany. 

Dr. Alexander von Lühmann

Dr. Alexander von Lühmann

Research Group Lead

Dr. Eike Middell BIFOLD researcher

Dr. Eike Middell

Postdoctoral Researcher

Nils Harmening BIFOLD researcher

Nils Harmening

Doctoral researcher

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