Robin Mieling







 Research Assistant

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2021 - today Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Medical Technology
Research Assistant
2018 - 2021 Hamburg University of Technology
M.Sc. Medical Engineering


  • Feedback on Tissue Characteristics and Instrument-Tissue Interactions for Percutaneous Needle Insertions
  • OCT-based Elasticity Measurement, Force Estimation and Motion Tracking
  • Robotic Needle Insertions
  • Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis


  • Research assistant
  • PhD student



  • S. Latus, S. Grube, T. Eixmann, M. Neidhardt, S. Gerlach, R. Mieling, G. Hüttmann, M. Lutz, A. Schlaefer (2023). A Miniature Dual-Fiber Probe for Quantitative Optical Coherence Elastography. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 70. (11), 3064-3072 [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]

  • M. Neidhardt, R. Mieling, M. Bengs, A. Schlaefer (2023). Optical force estimation for interactions between tool and soft tissues. Scientific Reports. 13. (1), 506 [Abstract] [doi] [www] [BibTex]

  • R. Mieling, S. Latus, M. Fischer, F. Behrendt, A. Schlaefer (2023). Optical Coherence Elastography Needle for Biomechanical Characterization of Deep Tissue. In Greenspan, Hayit and Madabhushi, Anant and Mousavi, Parvin and Salcudean, Septimiu and Duncan, James and Syeda-Mahmood, Tanveer and Taylor, Russell (Eds.) Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI 2023 Springer Nature Switzerland: Cham 607-617 [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]

  • I. Kniep, R. Mieling, M. Gerling, A. Schlaefer, A. Heinemann, B. Ondruschka (2023). Bayesian Reconstruction Algorithms for Low-Dose Computed Tomography Are Not Yet Suitable in Clinical Context. Journal of Imaging. 9. (9), [Abstract] [doi] [www] [BibTex]

  • R. Mieling, M. Neidhardt, S. Latus, C. Stapper, S. Gerlach, I. Kniep, A. Heinemann, B. Ondruschka, A. Schlaefer (2023). Collaborative Robotic Biopsy with Trajectory Guidance and Needle Tip Force Feedback. 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 6893-6900 [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]


  • R. Mieling, C. Stapper, S. Gerlach, M. Neidhardt, S. Latus, M. Gromniak, P. Breitfeld, A. Schlaefer (2022). Proximity-Based Haptic Feedback for Collaborative Robotic Needle Insertion. In Seifi, Hasti and Kappers, Astrid M. L. and Schneider, Oliver and Drewing, Knut and Pacchierotti, Claudio and Abbasimoshaei, Alireza and Huisman, Gijs and Kern, Thorsten A. (Eds.) Haptics: Science, Technology, Applications Springer International Publishing: Cham 301-309 [Abstract] [BibTex]

  • M. Neidhardt, S. Gerlach, R. Mieling, M. Laves, T. Weiß, M. Gromniak, A. Fitzek, D. Möbius, I. Kniep, A. Ron, J. Schädler, A. Heinemann, K. Püschel, B. Ondruschka, A. Schlaefer (2022). Robotic Tissue Sampling for Safe Post-mortem Biopsy in Infectious Corpses. IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics, Bionics. 1-1 [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]


  • R. Mieling, J. Sprenger, S. Latus, L. Bargsten, A. Schlaefer (2021). A novel optical needle probe for deep learning-based tissue elasticity characterization:. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering. 7 (1), 21-25. [Abstract] [doi] [www] [BibTex]


  • R. Mieling, S. Latus, N. Gessert, M. Lutz, A. Schlaefer (2020). Deep learning-based rotation frequency estimation and NURD correction for IVOCT image data. (Suppl1) International Journal of CARS'2020. 15 (1), 162-163. [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]