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Christoph Brandner
DI Christoph Brandner, MScTechnical Assistant

Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Position: Technical Staff - IT

T +43 1 40400 17910

Further Information


Pulse; Quantum Theory; Ultrahigh field MRI

Research interests

Quantum Computing,; (Ultra-)high field MRI; Parallel Transmission (pTx) of RF pulses; Acceleration of pulse design algorithms; Numeric ways to simulate magnetic excitation and inversion profiles; GPU Computing; Parallel Programming; Realtime models in pTx pulse design.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Acceleration of Optimal Control based RF Pulse Design
  • CPU/GPU Architectures
  • Parallel Programming Design Patterns
  • Realtime Simulation Models
  • Quantum Computing Simulation

Selected publications

  1. Meyer, B.M. et al. (2019) ‘Prefrontal networks dynamically related to recovery from major depressive disorder: a longitudinal pharmacological fMRI study’, Translational Psychiatry, 9(1). Available at:
  4. Hangel, G. et al. (2021) ‘Inter‐subject stability and regional concentration estimates of 3D‐FID‐MRSI in the human brain at 7 T’, NMR in Biomedicine, 34(12). Available at:
  5. Moradi, S. et al. (2022) ‘Clinical data classification with noisy intermediate scale quantum computers’, Scientific Reports, 12(1). Available at: