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Max Haberbusch
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Max Haberbusch, BSc

Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0003-0712-4893
T +43 1 40400 61074


Artificial Intelligence; Biomedical Engineering; Cardiovascular; Computer Simulation; Electric Stimulation; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted; Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Research group(s)

Research interests

  • Mathematical modeling of biological systems
  • Physiological control algorithms
  • Electrical nerve stimulation and neuromodulation
  • Biomedical signal processing

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Lumped-parameter modeling
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Parallel computing
  • Control engineering
  • Machine learning
  • Isolated rabbit heart system
  • Animal models
  • Electrophysiological measurements
  • Hemodynamic measurements

Selected publications

  1. Haberbusch, M. et al. (2022) ‘Closed-loop vagus nerve stimulation for heart rate control evaluated in the Langendorff-perfused rabbit heart’, Scientific Reports, 12(1). Available at:
  2. Kronsteiner, B. et al. (2023) ‘A novel ex-vivo isolated rabbit heart preparation to explore the cardiac effects of cervical and cardiac vagus nerve stimulation’, Scientific Reports, 13(1). Available at:
  3. Haberbusch, M., Frullini, S. and Moscato, F. (2022) ‘A Numerical Model of the Acute Cardiac Effects Provoked by Cervical Vagus Nerve Stimulation’, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 69(2), pp. 613–623. Available at:
  4. Haberbusch, M., De Luca, D. and Moscato, F. (2020) ‘Changes in Resting and Exercise Hemodynamics Early After Heart Transplantation: A Simulation Perspective’, Frontiers in Physiology, 11. Available at:
  5. Ferraro, D. et al. (2021) ‘Implantable Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor for Continuous Heart Activity Monitoring: Ex-Vivo and In-Vivo Validation’, IEEE Sensors Journal, 21(13), pp. 14051–14059. Available at: