M.Sc. Agnes Beckmann

Research Assistant 

Institute of General Mechanics
Templergraben 64
52062 Aachen

1. OG, Room 120a

Research Interest


  • Biomechanics of the spine
  • Spinal instrumentations
  • Numerical simulation
  • Experiments at physiological conditions (test of materials, in vitro tests and artificial spine model)


Teaching


  • Mechanics I: Exercise winter semester 2014/2015
  • Mechanics 2: Exercise summer semester 2015
  • Mechanics 3: Exercise winter semester 2016/2017
  • Guest lecture: biomechanics seminar

Supervised theses


  • Measurement of the precision and accuracy of a magnetic tracking system
  • Numerical simulation of pure moment loading of the lumbar spine
  • Developement of an automated matlab script to assess the centers of rotations of functional spinal units
  • Experimental approach to assess the performance of new posterior dynamic stabilization systems

Conference contributions


  • DGfB 2015, Bonn
  • ESB 2015, Prag
  • GACM 2015, Aachen
  • GAMM 2016, Braunschweig

Prizes, awards and invitations


  • 2. Meditech Student Award for oral presentations, CMBBE 2012, Berlin

Curriculum vitae


Since 2014Research Associate at IAM
2010-2013Master's degree in Medical Engineering, TU Hamburg-Harburg
2006-2010Bachelor's degree in General Engineering Science, TU Hamburg-Harburg