General Management

Dr.-Ing. Christian Schaller
Dr.-Ing. Christian SchallerCEO
Dr.-Ing. Christian Schaller graduated from the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He holds both a Ph.D. and a diploma in computer science. While working on his Ph.D. he was a member of the International Max Planck Research School for Optics and Imaging, Erlangen. During his education at university he has worked for the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, Erlangen and spent one year at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, NJ, USA as a graduate student researcher. At Metrilus he is responsible for general management, business development, and marketing.
Dr.-Ing. Michael Balda
Dr.-Ing. Michael BaldaCTO
Dr.-Ing. Michael Balda holds a Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Computational Engineering and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. His Ph.D. research at the Friedrich Alexander University’s Pattern Recognition Lab focused on the topic ‘Quantitative Computed Tomography’. Prior to founding Metrilus he worked at Opticom GmbH and Siemens Healthcare in Erlangen, Germany and at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, NJ, USA. At Metrilus he takes care of R&D and product lifecycle management.

Project Leaders

Simon Placht
Simon PlachtR&D
Simon Placht graduated from the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He holds a diploma in information and communication technologies. During his studies he focused on signal processing and pattern recognition. From 2009-2010 he was employed as intern and working student at Siemens Oncology Care Systems (Erlangen, Germany) in the field of medical image processing. Besides his activities at Metrilus, he is also working on a Ph.D. degree at the Pattern Recognition Lab of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. At Metrilus he is responsible for research and development.
Hannes Hofmann
Hannes Hofmann- Mohawk -
Hannes Hofmann studied computer science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. During his studies he focused on medical image processing and high-performance computing. He was working student at Siemens Healthcare and intern at Siemens Medical USA, IBM R&D in Böblingen, and Intel Corp. in Santa Clara, CA, USA. Further, he was visiting researcher at Stanford University. Besides his activities at Metrilus, he is pursuing his Ph.D. thesis on ‘High-performance Medical Image Processing’ at the Pattern Recognition Lab of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Peter Fürsattel
Peter FürsattelPhD student