Associate Professor Susann Beier
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Susann Beier

  • BE (Hon) Mechanical Engineering 
  • ME Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • PhD Biomedical Sciences 
Engineering
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Dr. Susann Beier is a renowned researcher in the field of biomedical engineering, specialising in cardiovascular health and machine learning. Her outstanding contributions to the area are evidenced by her prestigious awards, including the International Cardiovascular Innovations Award and the National Heart Foundation Research Fellowship in New Zealand. As a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Society of Australia and New Zealand, Dr. Beier has been recognised as a leading expert in cardiovascular health and has made significant strides in advancing the field.

Dr. Beier's research focuses on risk assessment and prevention in cardiovascular health through medical image analysis and advanced computational biofluids modelling using high-performance computing. Her work is fundamental and applied, strongly emphasising developing innovative solutions that address cardiovascular health challenges.

Through her leadership as the head of the Sydney Vascular Modelling Group (SVMG), Dr Beier has spearheaded groundbreaking research projects that leverage the latest advances in machine learning and AI to improve cardiovascular health outcomes. The group's cutting-edge research can revolutionise the biomedical and bioengineering field.

With over 50 peer-reviewed research outputs, Dr. Beier's work has been widely recognised and has significantly impacted the field. As the Associate Editor of Biomedical Engineering Online, she continues contributing to the scientific community by publishing new research and mentoring the next generation of researchers.

As a result, Dr Beier's research presents exciting opportunities for PhD projects that will allow students to contribute to the cutting-edge work of the Sydney Vascular Modelling Group and advance the field of biomedical and bioengineering. By combining expertise in machine learning, AI, and biomedical engineering, students can make a meaningful impact on preventing and treating heart attacks and other cardiovascular conditions.

PHD PROJECTS AVAILABLE. 

 

Phone
+61 2 9385 7580
Location
Ainsworth Building J17 Level 4, Room 401D UNSW, Kensington Campus Sydney NSW 2052 AUSTRALIA
  • Book Chapters | 2017
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Norris S; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan B, 2017, 'Chapter 9 Vascular Hemodynamics with Computational Modeling and Experimental Studies', in Computing and Visualization for Intravascular Imaging and Computer-Assisted Stenting, Elsevier, pp. 227 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-811018-8.00009-6
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Norris S; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan B, 2017, 'Vascular Hemodynamics with Computational Modeling and Experimental Studies', in Computing and Visualization for Intravascular Imaging and Computer-Assisted Stenting, pp. 227 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811018-8.00009-6
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Ormiston JA; Webber B; Sathananthan J; Medrano-Gracia P; Beier S; Webster MWI, 2017, 'Bench testing for polymeric bioresorbable scaffolds', in Bioresorbable Scaffolds, CRC Press, pp. 53 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781315380629-8
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Ormiston JO; Webber BW; SATHANANTHAN JS; Medrano PM; Beier S; Webster MW, 2017, 'Bench testing for polymeric bioresorbable scaffolds', in Bioresorbable Scaffolds: From Basic Concept to Clinical Applications
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Scanlon JS; Onuma OY; Serruys PS; Deitzel JD; Ormiston JO; Webber BW; Sathananthan J; Medrano PM; Beier S; Webster MW, 2017, 'From bench test to preclinical assessment', in Bioresorbable Scaffolds: From Basic Concept to Clinical Applications
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Kapoor A; Jepson N; Bressloff NW; Loh PH; Ray T; Beier S, 2024, 'The road to the ideal stent: A review of stent design optimisation methods, findings, and opportunities', Materials and Design, 237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2023.112556
    Journal articles | 2024
    Mazher M; Razzak I; Qayyum A; Tanveer M; Beier S; Khan T; Niederer SA, 2024, 'Self-supervised spatial–temporal transformer fusion based federated framework for 4D cardiovascular image segmentation', Information Fusion, 106, pp. 102256 - 102256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2024.102256
    Journal articles | 2023
    Gharleghi R; Adikari D; Ellenberger K; Webster M; Ellis C; Sowmya A; Ooi S; Beier S, 2023, 'Annotated computed tomography coronary angiogram images and associated data of normal and diseased arteries', Scientific Data, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02016-2
    Journal articles | 2023
    Glombek M; Zhang S; Shen C; Gharleghi R; Li D; Beier S, 2023, 'A Novel Approach to Coronary Artery Tree Generation', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 32, pp. S223 - S223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2023.06.228
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zuin M; Chatzizisis YS; Beier S; Shen C; Colombo A; Rigatelli G, 2023, 'Role of secondary flows in coronary artery bifurcations before and after stenting: What is known so far?', Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 55, pp. 83 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carrev.2023.06.018
    Journal articles | 2022
    Adikari D; Gharleghi R; Zhang S; Jorm L; Sowmya A; Moses D; Ooi SY; Beier S, 2022, 'A new and automated risk prediction of coronary artery disease using clinical endpoints and medical imaging-derived patient-specific insights: protocol for the retrospective GeoCAD cohort study', BMJ open, 12, pp. e054881, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054881
    Journal articles | 2022
    Beier S; Armour W; Chen X; Renaud-Assemat I, 2022, 'Rethinking Authentic Assessment - A Peer-Assessed Virtual conference for Online Collaborative Learning', International Journal of Engineering Education, 38, pp. 1677 - 1688
    Journal articles | 2022
    Beier S; Armour W; Chen X; Renaud-Assemat I, 2022, 'Rethinking Authentic Assessments - A Peer-Assessed Virtual Conference for Online Collaborative Learning', International Journal of Engineering Education, 38, pp. 1667 - 1688
    Journal articles | 2022
    Gharleghi R; Adikari D; Ellenberger K; Ooi SY; Ellis C; Chen CM; Gao R; He Y; Hussain R; Lee CY; Li J; Ma J; Nie Z; Oliveira B; Qi Y; Skandarani Y; Vilaça JL; Wang X; Yang S; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2022, 'Automated segmentation of normal and diseased coronary arteries – The ASOCA challenge', Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2022.102049
    Journal articles | 2022
    Gharleghi R; Chen N; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2022, 'Towards automated coronary artery segmentation: A systematic review', Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2022.107015
    Journal articles | 2022
    Gharleghi R; Dessalles CA; Lal R; McCraith S; Sarathy K; Jepson N; Otton J; Barakat AI; Beier S, 2022, 'Correction to: 3D Printing for Cardiovascular Applications: From End-to-End Processes to Emerging Developments (Annals of Biomedical Engineering, (2021), 49, 7, (1598-1618), 10.1007/s10439-021-02784-1)', Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 50, pp. 233 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-021-02894-w
    Journal articles | 2022
    Gharleghi R; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2022, 'Transient wall shear stress estimation in coronary bifurcations using convolutional neural networks', Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2022.107013
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kashyap V; Gharleghi R; Li DD; McGrath-Cadell L; Graham RM; Ellis C; Webster M; Beier S, 2022, 'Accuracy of vascular tortuosity measures using computational modelling', Scientific Reports, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-04796-w
    Journal articles | 2021
    Gharleghi R; Dessalles CA; Lal R; McCraith S; Sarathy K; Jepson N; Otton J; Barakat AI; Beier S, 2021, '3D Printing for Cardiovascular Applications: From End-to-End Processes to Emerging Developments', Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 49, pp. 1598 - 1618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-021-02784-1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Gharleghi R; Wright H; Luvio V; Jepson N; Luo Z; Senthurnathan A; Babaei B; Prusty BG; Ray T; Beier S, 2021, 'A multi-objective optimization of stent geometries', Journal of Biomechanics, 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2021.110575
    Journal articles | 2021
    Otton J; Leong CN; Al Abed A; Alharbi Y; Beier S; Dokos S, 2021, 'TCT-410 Computational Flow Dynamic Simulation of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation Indicates That Multiple Anatomical Factors Contribute to Postprocedural Outflow Tract Obstruction', Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 78, pp. B168 - B168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.09.1263
    Journal articles | 2021
    Shen C; Gharleghi R; Li DD; Stevens M; Dokos S; Beier S, 2021, 'Secondary flow in bifurcations – Important effects of curvature, bifurcation angle and stents', Journal of Biomechanics, 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2021.110755
    Journal articles | 2021
    Xue H; Saha SC; Beier S; Jepson N; Luo Z, 2021, 'Topological Optimization of Auxetic Coronary Stents Considering Hemodynamics', Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2021.728914
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bautista F; Gharleghi R; Beier S, 2020, '353 In Vivo Like Coronary Phantoms With Disease and Anisotropic Behaviour', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 29, pp. S193 - S193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.360
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gharleghi R; Samarasinghe G; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2020, '377 Machine Learning to Predict Hemodynamic Risk in Left Main Bifurcations', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 29, pp. S207 - S207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.384
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lal R; Cabanag M; Dominguez L; Ooi S; Beier S, 2020, '627 Towards Preoperative PCI Procedure Planning With Virtual Reality', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 29, pp. S319 - S320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.634
    Journal articles | 2020
    Senthurnathan A; Gharleghi R; Prusty G; Beier S, 2020, '614 Longitudinal Strength of Coronary Stents – A Validation Study', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 29, pp. S314 - S314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.621
    Journal articles | 2020
    Senthurnathan A; Gharleghi R; Wright H; Liu J; Prusty G; Ray T; Beier S, 2020, '596 Assessment of Longitudinal Integrity of Stents Optimized for Haemodynamic Performance', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 29, pp. S305 - S306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2020.09.603
    Journal articles | 2020
    Xue H; Luo Z; Brown T; Beier S, 2020, 'Design of Self-Expanding Auxetic Stents Using Topology Optimization', Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.00736
    Journal articles | 2019
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Medrano P; Masoud-Ansari S; Cowan B, 2019, 'Coronary Artery Shape as a New Biomarker - Anatomical Features Linked to Adverse Haemodynamics', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 28, pp. S245 - S245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.261
    Journal articles | 2017
    Medrano-Gracia P; Ormiston J; Webster M; Beier S; Ellis C; Wang C; Smedby Ö; Young A; Cowan B, 2017, 'A Study of Coronary Bifurcation Shape in a Normal Population', Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 10, pp. 82 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12265-016-9720-2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ormiston JO; Kassab GK; Finet GF; Chatzizisis YSC; Foin NF; Mickley TJM; Chiastra CC; Murasato YM; Hikichi TH; Wentzel JJW; Darremont OD; Iwasaki IK; Lefevre TL; Louvard YL; Beier S; Hojeibane HH; Netravali AN; Wooton JW; Cowan BC; Webster MIW; Medrano PM; Stankovic GS, 2017, 'Bench Testing and Coronary Artery Bifurcations: A Consensus Document from the European Bifurcation Club.', Eurointervention
    Journal articles | 2016
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Norris S; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan B, 2016, 'Hemodynamics in Idealized Stented Coronary Arteries: Important Stent Design Considerations', Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 44, pp. 315 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-015-1387-3
    Journal articles | 2016
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Norris S; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan B, 2016, 'Impact of bifurcation angle and other anatomical characteristics on blood flow - A computational study of non-stented and stented coronary arteries', Journal of Biomechanics, 49, pp. 1570 - 1582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.03.038
    Journal articles | 2016
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Norris S; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan BR, 2016, 'A new method to quantify coronary flow conditions using dynamically scaled in vitro phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging', Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1532-429x-18-s1-p103
    Journal articles | 2016
    Beier S; Ormiston JA; Webster MW; Cater JE; Norris SE; Medrano-Gracia P; Young AA; Cowan BR, 2016, 'Dynamically scaled phantom phase contrast MRI compared to true-scale computational modeling of coronary artery flow', Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 44, pp. 983 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmri.25240
    Journal articles | 2016
    Medrano-Gracia P; Ormiston J; Webster M; Beier S; Young A; Ellis C; Wang C; Smedby Ö; Cowan B, 2016, 'A computational atlas of normal coronary artery anatomy', EuroIntervention, 12, pp. 845 - 854, http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV12I7A139
    Journal articles | 2015
    Beier S; Ormiston JO; Webster MW; Cater JC; Norris SN; Medrano PM; Young AY; Cowan BC, 2015, 'Overcoming spatio-temporal limitations using dynamically scaled in vitro PC-MRI-A comparison to real scale CFD of idealised, stented and patient left main geometries', MICCAI
    Journal articles | 2015
    Medrano PM; Ormiston JO; Webster MW; Beier S; Ellis CE; Wang CW; Cowan BC; Young AY, 2015, 'A Statistical Model of the Main Bifurcation of the Left Coronary Artery using Coherent Point Drift', miccai
    Journal articles | 2014
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan BR, 2014, 'Coronary artery bifurcation haemodynamics - comparison between phase contrast MRI and computational fluid dynamics', Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1532-429x-16-s1-p224
    Journal articles | 2014
    Medrano ; Ormiston ; Webster ; Beier S; Ellis ; Wang CW; Cowan BC; Young AY, 2014, 'Construction of a coronary artery atlas from CT angiography', International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted
    Journal articles | 2013
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Cowan B, 2013, 'Ex-Vivo Stented Coronary Artery Hemodynamics Using 4D Flow Measurements and Computational Flow Dynamics (CFD)', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 22, pp. S40 - S41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2013.05.096
    Journal articles | 2012
    Fortin H; Kandev N; Fafard M, 2012, 'FEM analysis of voltage drop in the anode connector induced by steel stub diameter reduction', Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 52, pp. 71 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.finel.2011.10.006
    Journal articles | 2012
    Ormiston JA; Beier S; Cowan B; Webster MWI, 2012, 'Reply', JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 5, pp. 362 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2012.02.001
    Journal articles | 2011
    Beier S; Chen JJJC; Fortin HF; Fafard MF, 2011, 'FEM analysis of the anode connection in aluminium reduction cells', Journal of Light Metals
  • Preprints | 2023
    Gharleghi R; Zhang M; Adikari D; McGrath-Cadell L; Graham RM; Wentzel J; Webster M; Ellis C; Ooi S-Y; Beier S, 2023, Sex-Specific Variances in Anatomy and Blood Flow of the Left Main Coronary Bifurcation: Implications for Coronary Artery Disease Risk, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2311.18489
    Preprints | 2023
    Kapoor A; Jepson N; Bressloff NW; Loh PH; Ray T; Beier S, 2023, The Road to the Ideal Stent: A Review of Stent Design Optimisation Methods, Findings, and Opportunities, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2309.08092
    Preprints | 2023
    Zhang M; Gharleghi R; Shen C; Beier S, 2023, Exploring the Interplay of Left Coronary Tree Anatomy and Haemodynamics: Implications for Plaque Formation, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2312.00257
    Conference Papers | 2023
    Zhang S; Gharleghi R; Singh S; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2023, 'Assessing Encoder-Decoder Architectures for Robust Coronary Artery Segmentation', in Bailey D; Punchihewa A; Paturkar A (eds.), Proceedings of the 2023 38th International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ), IEEE, Palmerston North, New Zealand, presented at IVCNZ 2023 Image and Vision Computing, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 29 November 2023 - 30 November 2023, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ61134.2023.10343804
    Preprints | 2023
    Zhang S; Gharleghi R; Singh S; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2023, Assessing Encoder-Decoder Architectures for Robust Coronary Artery Segmentation, , http://arxiv.org/abs/2310.10002v1
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Chen N; Gharleghi R; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2022, 'Learning Left Main Bifurcation Shape Features with an Autoencoder', in Proceedings - International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISBI52829.2022.9761591
    Preprints | 2022
    Gharleghi R; Adikari D; Ellenberger K; Webster M; Ellis C; Sowmya A; Ooi S-Y; Beier S, 2022, Computed tomography coronary angiogram images, annotations and associated data of normal and diseased arteries, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2211.01859
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Shen C; Gharleghi R; Li DD; Beier S, 2022, 'Helical Flow in Healthy and Diseased Patient-specific Coronary Bifurcations', in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, pp. 3977 - 3980, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC48229.2022.9871374
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Shen C; Zhang M; Beier S, 2022, 'The Role of Diameter Variation in Investigation of Coronary Tortuosity', in Lei C; Thornber B; Armfield S (eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, Sydney, pp. 1 - 6, presented at The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference – 23AFMC, Sydney, 04 December 2022 - 08 December 2022, https://www.afms.org.au/proceedings/23/Shen_et_al_2022.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Otton J; Leong CN; Al Abed A; Alharbi Y; Beier S; Dokos S, 2021, 'Computational Flow Dynamic Simulation of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation Indicates That Multiple Anatomical Factors Contribute to Postprocedural Outflow Tract Obstruction', in JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, pp. B168 - B168, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000715526900386&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Gharleghi R; Samarasinghe G; Sowmya A; Beier S, 2020, 'Deep Learning for Time Averaged Wall Shear Stress Prediction in Left Main Coronary Bifurcations', in Proceedings - International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, pp. 818 - 821, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISBI45749.2020.9098715
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Shen C; Canchi T; Gharleghi R; Beier S, 2020, 'Impact of Curvature, Bifurcation and Stenting on Secondary Flow in Idealised and Realistic Coronary Arteries', in 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/9d492ee
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Gharleghi R; Wright H; Khullar S; Liu J; Ray T; Beier S, 2019, 'Advanced Multi-objective Design Analysis to Identify Ideal Stent Design', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Shenzhen, China, pp. 193 - 200, presented at MLMECH, Shenzhen, China, 13 October 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-33327-0_23
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Masoud-Ansari S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Pontre B; Cowan B; Beier S, 2019, 'Towards validating stent induced micro flow patterns in left main coronary artery bifurcations', in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, pp. 5749 - 5752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2019.8856419
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Wang L; Tian F; Beier S, 2019, 'An immersed boundary method for hemodynamics involving complex geometries', in ACCM4, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, presented at The 4th Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 28 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Beier S; Ormiston J; Webster M; Cater J; Norris S; Medrano-Gracia P; Young A; Gilbert K; Cowan B, 2016, 'Overcoming spatio-temporal limitations using dynamically scaled in vitro PC-MRI - A flow field comparison to true-scale computer simulations of idealized, stented and patient-specific left main bifurcations', in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, pp. 1220 - 1223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7590925
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Medrano-Gracia P; Ormiston J; Webster M; Beier S; Ellis C; Wang C; Young AA; Cowan BR, 2014, 'Construction of a coronary artery atlas from CT angiography', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 513 - 520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10470-6_64
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Beier S; Chen JJJ; Fortin H; Fafard M, 2011, 'FEM analysis of the anode connection in aluminium reduction cells', in TMS Light Metals, pp. 979 - 984

  1. NHF Vanguard $150,000, 2023
  2. NHMRC Ideas, $490,000, 2022 
  3. NSW Capacity Building, $485,000, 2022
  4. NHMRC Idea $593,000, 2021
  5. NHF Vanguard $150,000, 2020
  6. RIS 3D soft printing $250,000, 2019
  7. Auckland Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) NZD $153,000, 2017
  8. Auckland Academic Health Alliance (AAHA) NZD $100,000, 2016
  9. Cardiovascular Research Innovations Grant by the Cardiovascular Society of Australia and New Zealand $35,000, 2016

 

  • Eng Future Women Leaders Conference Award (Monash University, University of Melbourne and UNSW), 2019
  • The Australian Academy of Sciences Travel Award for ECR, 2018
  • Heart Foundation Fellowship, 2017
  • Visiting Fellow, Stanford University, 2017
  • Cardiovascular Research Innovations Award by the Cardiovascular Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2016
  • Auckland Charitable Heart Trust, Research Fellowship, 2015
  • Emerging Research of the Year Award, 2015
  • Emerging Research of the Year Award, 2013
  • Laval University Travel Award, 2010

Susann heads the Sydney Vascular Modelling Group SVMG, which drives important engineering innovations in cardiovascular medicine (see outputs).

See the Coronary Atlas website and the Sydney Vascular Modelling Group's page for more info.

 

Speaking

  • Australian Bifurcation Club ABC, Sydney, Keynote 2020, 2021, 2023
  • European Bifurcation Club EBC, Sydney, Keynote annually since 2017
  • IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society EMBS 2019
  • Invited Chair, European Bifurcation Club EBC, Brussel, 2018
  • European Bifurcation Club EBC, Porto, Portugal, 2017
  • European Bifurcation Club EBC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Keynote, 2016
  • Research Bazaar ResBaz, Auckland, New Zealand, Keynote, 2016
  • Annual Meeting of the Cardiovascular Society CSANZ, Auckland, New Zealand, Keynote, 2015
  • MICCAI CVII-STENT, presentation, 2015
  • European Bifurcation Club EBC, presentation, 2015

My Teaching

MECH9650 Micro- and Biofluidics - see this link for our student-co-developed electronic and interactive textbook

GSOE8920 Project Management