Dr. Robert Vorburger

Dr. Robert Vorburger

Dr. Robert Vorburger
ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Einsiedlerstrasse 31a
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 54 72
robert.vorburger@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Management role

  • Head, Center for Knowledge Engineering

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer

http://www.zhaw.ch/ias

Expertise and research interests

Biomedical Imaging, Requirements Engineering, Software Development

Educational background

Electrical Engineering and Informationtechnology, MSc, 2007, ETH Zurich
Biomedical Engineering, PhD, 2012, ETH Zurich
Certificate in Didactics, 2012, ETH Zurich
Certificate in Requirements Engineering, 2015, IREB

Professional milestones

Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University in the City of New York
Expert Software Development Engineer, HELVETING Engineering AG
Chief Competence Center IoT, HELVETING Engineering AG

Membership of networks

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Gu Y., Vorburger R. S., Gazes Y., Habeck C. G., Stern Y., Luchsinger J. A., Manly J. J., Schupf N., Mayeux R., Brickman A. M. "White matter integrity as a mediator in the relationship between dietary nutrients and cognition in the elderly" Annals of Neurology (2016)

Vorburger R. S., Habeck C. G., Narkhede A., Guzman V. A., Manly J. J., Stern Y., Mayeux R., and Brickman A. M. “Insight from uncertainty: Bootstrap-derived diffusion metrics differentially predict memory function among older adults” Brain Structure and Function (2016)

Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., and Boesiger P. “BootGraph: Probabilistic Fiber Tractography Using Bootstrap Algorithms and Graph Theory” NeuroImage (2013)

Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., Dikaiou K., and Boesiger P. “In-Vivo Precision of Bootstrap Algorithms Applied to DTI Data” JMRI (2012)

Reischauer C., Gutzeit A., Vorburger R. S., Froehlich J. M., Binkert C. A., and Boesiger P. “Optimizing the Functional Diffusion Map Using Monte Carlo Simulations” JMRI (2012)

Reischauer C., Vorburger R. S., Wilm B. J., Jaermann T., Boesiger P. “Optimizing Signal-to-Noise Ratio of High-Resolution Parallel Single-Shot Diffusion-Weighted Echo-Planar Imaging at Ultrahigh Field Strengths” MRM (2011)

Spichtig S., Piccirelli M., Vorburger R. S., and Wolf M. “Near-Infrared Imaging Sensor with Improved Handling and Direct Localization in Simultaneous Magnetic Resonance Imaging Measurements” JIOHS (2011)


PEER-REVIEWED PROCEEDINGS

Vorburger R. S., Habeck C. G., Narkhede A., Guzman V. A., Manly J. J., Stern Y., Mayeux R., Brickman A. M. Diffusion tensor imaging bootstrap metrics differentially predict memory among older adults Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milano, Italy, 10-16 May, 2014

Sommer S., Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., Boesiger P. Fiber Reconstruction Using Backtracking and Averaged ODF Profiles ESMRMB 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Leipzig, Germany, 6-8 October, 2011

Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., Boesiger P. Advanced Fiber Tracking Using ODF Based Force Fields ISMRM 19th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition , Montreal, Canada, 7-13 May, 2011

Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., Boesiger P. BootGraph: Probabilistic Fiber Tracking Using Bootstrap Algorithm and Graph Theory Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Stockholm, Sweden, 1-7 May, 2010

Reischauer C., Vorburger R. S., Staempfli P., Boesiger P. Optimization of Diffusion Sequences Using Bootstrap Algorithms ISMRM 17th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, Honolulu, USA, 18-24 April, 2009

Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., Dikaiou K., Staempfli P., Boesiger P. Investigation of DTI Bootstrap Reproducibility in the Human Brain ISMRM 17th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, Honolulu, USA, 18-24 April, 2009

Reischauer C., Jaermann T., Wilm B. J., Vorburger R. S., Staempfli P., Boesiger P. Comparing SNR at 3 T and 7 T for DTI with Parallel Imaging ESMRMB 25th Annual Scientific Meeting, Valencia, Spain, 3-6 October, 2008

Reischauer C., Vorburger R. S., Dikaiou K., Staempfli P., Jaermann T., Boesiger P. Experimental Optimization of Diffusion Sequences ESMRMB 25 th Annual Scientific Meeting, Valencia, Spain, 3-6 October, 2008

Vorburger R. S., Reischauer C., Dikaiou K., Boesiger P. In-vivo Reproducibility of Bootstrap Methods in DTI ESMRMB 25 th Annual Scientific Meeting, Valencia, Spain, 3-6 October, 2008

Reischauer C., Vorburger R. S., Wilm B. J., Jaermann T., Staempfli P., Boesiger P. Simulations of SNR Efficiency of DTI Using Parallel Imaging and rFOV Acquisition at 3 T and 7 T ISMRM 16th Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, 3-9 May, 2008