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M.Sc. Alexander Hunold

research assistant

Research & Projects

Research & Fields of activity:

  • Evaluation of MEG and EEG data for source localization
  • Volume conductor modelling
  • Modelling of current distribution during transcranial electrostimulation
  • Application systems for transcranial electrostimulation
  • Realization of a physical head phantom for the validation of ion-based volume conduction

    About the person

    since January 2014PhD student at the BMTI
    since January 2013research assistant at the BMTI
    December 2012Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the TU Ilmenau Bioelectromagnetism



    • Seminar TMS/tDCS (Lecture: Methods of biomedical metrology)
    • Seminar Electrodes (Lecture: Fundamentals of medical measurement technology)

    Topics for student projects

      • Volume monductor modelling
      • Simulations of bio-electromagnetic fields
      • Realization and test of phantom components
      • Studies on the application of current stimulation



        • Hunold, A., Strohmeier, D., Fiedler, P., Haueisen, J., (2018), Head phantoms for electroencephalography and transcranial electric stimulation: a skull material study. Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik. 63(6):683-689
        • Hunold, A., Funke, ME., Eichardt, R., Stenroos, M., Haueisen, J., (2016), EEG and MEG: sensitivity to epileptic spike activity as function of source orientation and depth. Physiological Measurement. 37(7):1146-1162
        • Hunold, A., Haueisen, J., Ahtam, B., Doshi, C., Harini, C., Camposano, S., Warfield, S. K., Grant, P. E., Okada, Y., Papadelis, C. (2014): Localization of the epileptogenic foci in tuberous sclerosis complex: a pediatric case report, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:175
        • A. Hunold,  M. Funke, R. Eichardt, J. Haueisen (2012): Complementary sensitivity of EEG and MEG depending on source depth and orientation. Presentation at the 18th Conference on Biomagnetism, August 29, Paris, France (Posterpräsentation)
        • A. Hunold, M. Funke, R. Eichardt, J. Haueisen (2011): Sensitivity distinctions in MEG and EEG depending on orientation and depth of spike sources in sulcus centralis. Presentation at the 5th Annual American Clinical MEG Society Conference, February 3, New Orleans, United States of America (Posterpräsentation)