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Dr. Susanne Suter

Dr. Susanne Suter

Dr. Susanne Suter
ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Fachstelle Biomedical Simulation

+41 (0) 58 934 51 54

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Research Associate "Digital Health"

Expertise and research interests

Core competencies at the interface between computer science, biology and medicine:
Digital Health, biomedical 3D imaging, automated fast processing of large amounts of data, deep learning, distributed systems, software/web applications, medical regulatory affairs, lecturer, women in tech

Educational background

Dr. sc. Informatics (Annual Faculty Award), Institute of Informatics, University of Zurich (2013) - Focus "Compression and Interactive Visualization of Large Biomedical 3D Data"

Msc Computer Science, Institute of Informatics, University of Zurich (2005) - focus on "Biomedical Imaging" and "Artificial Intelligence"

Continuing Education:
Project Manager, Supercomputing Systems AG, Zurich (2020)
Project Management - Methodology and Instruments, BWI Management Training (2017)
Architecture in Agile Projects, bbv Software Services (2016)
Excellence in Software Design, Zühlke Academy (2015)
Project Management for Research, University of Zurich (2012)
Début - Entry Into Teaching, University of Zurich didactics (2012)
Learning in Cooperative Teaching, University of Zurich didactics (2011)
Acquisition of Research Grants, University of Zurich (2010)

Professional milestones

since 2020: Senior Research Associate "Digital Health", Biomedical Simulation, Institute for Applied Simulation, ZHAW, Wädenswil

since 2020: Lecturer "Deep Learning Methods, Techniques and Applications", CAS Big Data and Machine Learning, Institute of Informatics, University of Zurich

2015-2020: Software Project Manager and Development Engineer, Super Computing Systems AG, Zurich - "Life Science and Physics" and "Digital Health" software applications

2013-2014: Postdoctoral researcher (SNF fellowship), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

2007-2013: Research Assistant in Computer Science, PhD and Post-Doc, Visualization and MultiMedia Lab, Institute for Computer Science, and Computer-Assisted Paleoanthropology, Anthropological Institute, University of Zurich

2006-2007: Research Assistant in Computer Science, Institute of Anatomy, University of Zurich, and Computer Vision Laboratory, ETH Zurich

2005-2008: Software developer and project manager, ECOFIN Research and Consulting AG, Zurich

2005: Research Assistant in Computer Science, Institute of Plant Sciences, ETH Zurich

Membership of networks


Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Publications marked with an * are alphabetical authorships

Refereed Journal Articles
1. Maloca, Lee, Ramos de Carvalho, Okada, Leung, Hoermann, Kaiser, Suter, Hasler, Egan, Heeren, Balaska, Tufail, Scholl, Zarranz-Ventura, Fasler, Validation of Automated Artificial Intelligence Segmentation of Optical Coherence Tomography Images, PLOS ONE, Aug 2019

2. Ma, Suter, Entezari, Quality Assessment of Volume Compression Approaches Using Isovalue Clustering Computers & Graphics, vol. 63, pp. 18-27, Apr 2017

3. Ballester-Ripoll, Suter, Pajarola, Analysis of Tensor Approximation for Compression-domain Volume Visualization, Computers & Graphics, vol. 47, pp. 34-47, Apr 2015

4. *Balsa Rodriguez, Gobbetti, Iglesias Guitian, Makhynia, Marton, Pajarola, Suter, State-of-the-Art in Compressed GPU-based Direct Volume Rendering, Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 33, pp. 77-100, Sep 2014

5. Suter, Makhinya, Pajarola, TAMRESH: Tensor Approximation Multiresolution Hierarchy for Interactive Volume Visualization, Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 32, pp. 151-160, Jun 2013

6. *Friedland, Mehrmann, Pajarola, Suter, On Best Rank One Approximation of Tensors, Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 942-955, Dec 2013

7. Suter, Iglesias Guitian, Marton, Agus, Elsener, Zollikofer, Gopi, Gobbetti, Pajarola, Interactive Multiscale Tensor Reconstruction for Multiresolution Volume Visualization, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 2135-2143, Dec 2011

8. Papageorgopoulou, Suter, Ruhli, Siegmund, Harris Lines Revisited: Prevalence, Co-morbidities and Possible Aetiologies, American Journal of Human Biology, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 381-391, May 2011

9. Suter, Harders, Papageorgopoulou, Kuhn, Szekely, and Ruhli, Technical Note: Standardized and Semiautomated Harris Lines Detection, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 137, no. 3, pp. 362-366, Nov 2008

Refereed Conference Proceedings
10. Suter, Ma, Entezari, Visual Analysis of 3D Data by Isovalue Clustering, International Symposium on Visual Computing, pp. 313-322, Dec 2014

11. *Balsa Rodriguez, Gobbetti, Iglesias Guitian, Makhynia, Marton, Pajarola, Suter, A Survey of Compressed GPU-Based Direct Volume Rendering, Eurographics State-of-the-Art-Report, pp. 117-136, May 2013

12. Suter, Zollikofer, Pajarola, Application of Tensor Approximation to Multiscale Volume Feature Representations, in Proceedings Vision, Modeling and Visualization Workshop, pp. 203-210, Nov 2010

Other Publications
13. Pajarola, Suter, Ballester-Ripoll, Yang, Tensor Approximation for Multidimensional and Multivariate Data, Anisotropy Across Fields and Scales, Dagstuhl Reports, to appear 2020

14. Pajarola, Suter and Ruiters, Tensor Approximation in Visualization and Graphics, EG Tutorial, May 2013

15. Suter and Pajarola, Tensor Approximation Properties for Multiresolution and Multiscale Volume Visualization, Poster at IEEE Visualization, Seattle, USA, Oct 2012

16. Suter and Pajarola, Multiresolution and Multiscale Volume Visualization Using Tensor Approximation, Poster at Annual CIMST Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, Sep 2012

17. Zollikofer, Haenni, Suter, Ponce De Leon, MRI-based Morphometric Analysis of the Human Vocal Tract During Speech Formation and Implications for Fossil Hominin Vocal Abilities, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, p, 318, Apr 2011

18. Suter, Zollikofer and Pajarola, Multiscale Tensor Approximation for Volume Data, Technical Report (IFI-2010.04), Department of Informatics, University Zurich, Switzerland, 2010

19. Suter, Harders, Kuhn, Papageorgopoulu, Székely, Rühli, Algorithm for Semi-Automatic Detection and Computational Analysis Harris Lines in X-Ray Images, Kongress Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Feb 2007

20. Zollikofer, Suter, Hartmann, and Ponce de Leon, Vom Moor in den Computer, Antike Welt, pp. 21-25, Feb 2005