Succesful PhD defense by Mürsel Karadas

Monday 12 Aug 19
by Signe Rømer Holm


Mürsel Karadas
PhD student
DTU Health Tech


Axel Thielscher
Associate Professor
DTU Health Tech
+45 45 25 53 13


Lars G. Hanson
Associate Professor
DTU Health Tech
+45 45 25 36 86


Ulrik Lund Andersen
DTU Physics
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On Monday 12 August 2019, PhD student Mürsel Karadas from Center for Magnetic Resonance succesfully defended his PhD thesis on Highly Sensitive Magnetic Sensing of Neural Activity.

Examiners at the defence were Associate Professor Rune W. Berg, University of Copenhagen, Assistant Professor Romana Schirhagl, University of Groningen, and Associate Professor Sadasivan Puthusserypada, DTU.

The defence ended with a unanimous recommendation from the examiners' committee that the PhD degree should be conferred on Mürsel Karadas.

Chairperson at the defence was Associate Professor Esben Thade Petersen, DTU.

Mürsel's research has been supported by Strategic Research Council (now Innovation Fund Denmark). For more information, please visit

Supervisors were Associate Professor Axel Thielscher, Associate Professor Lars G. Hanson and Professor Ulrik L. Andersen, all from DTU.

A final version of the PhD thesis will be available for download from DTU Orbit shortly, where Mürsel's published work is already available:


Top photo: Examiner committee, supervisors and PhD - from left to right: Associate Professor Axel Thielscher, Assistant Professor Romana Schirhagl, Associate Professor Sadasivan Puthusserypada, Mürsel Karadas, Associate Professor Rune W. Berg and Associate Professor Esben Thade Petersen.

Bottom photo: Mürsel Karadas at the defense.