Main Office

Central Institute of Medical Engineering ZiMT


The office of the Central Institute of Medical Engineering (ZiMT) operates as an interdisciplinary communication center between the Faculties of Engineering, Medicine and Sciences regarding the topics of university education, research funding and translation for the industry and clinics. Based on the resolutions made by the Executive Board, the Central Institute aids the Executive Committee by coordinating the research and education programs in the field of Medical Engineering. In this function, ZiMT is responsible for the support of interdisciplinary research projects, the public image of all Medical Engineering activities as well as the preparation and coordination of the course offer and advisory service at FAU.


  • Job title: Dr. Eng. Heike Leutheuser
  • Organization: Central Institute of Medical Engineering
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-26868
  • Fax number: +49 9131 85-26862
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Henkestraße 127
    91052 Erlangen


  • Coordination Research Science
  • Colloquium “Healthcare Engineering in Research and Industry”
  • Head of the Seminar on “Medical Devices Law”
  • EIT Health Representation


Assistant to the managing director

Sabine Glöckner


Study Advisory Service

PD Dr. Tino Haderlein

Dr. Felix Schmutterer


Scientific Associates

Philipp Dumbach, M.Sc.

Victoria Goldberg, M.A.

Melanie Viebahn, M.Sc.

Dr. Lisa Walter


Student Assistants

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