Philipp Dumbach, M. Sc.




 Since 11/2017 Research Associate at the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Lab
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
 Since 11/2017 Research Associate at the Central Institute of Medical Engineering (ZiMT)
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
10/2014 – 05/2017 Master’s Degree (M. Sc.)  “Industrial Engineering and Management“
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
07/2015 – 12/2015 Semester Abroad in Australia
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
10/2011 – 01/2015 Bachelor’s Degree (B. Sc.) “Industrial Engineering and Management”
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg


Innovation Lab for Wearable and Ubiquitous Computing
Seminar Medical Devices of the Future
Seminar Operating Room of the Future
MedTech Entrepreneurship Lab


Thesis supervision

Year Type Name Title
2019 Bachelor Thesis Ilija Borodin Modeling regional relationships – an automated network based website analysis
2019 / 2020 Master Thesis Alexander Aly Data Analysis and Process Mining opportunities with Git and GitLab log data in agile university projects

[B] = Bachelor’s Thesis, [M] = Master’s Thesis, [I] = Implementation Task (for Computer Science “Master Project” or Medical Engineering “Research Internship” (Forschungspraktikum))

Thesis ID Scope Topic Area
1910 B / M Design of accelerator programs in MedTech and Digital Health – Perspective of industry experts and investors in the framework of a qualitative-empirical study Startup Development, Innovation Management
1911 B / M Incubation programs within the European ecosystem – A qualitative-empirical study for analysing the perspective of entrepreneurs and startups Startup Development, Innovation Management
2004 B / P / M Evaluation of Agile methods in Medical Device Software development – Perspective of industry experts in the framework of a qualitative-empirical study Agile Development, Medical Device Software
2005 B / P / M Quality control and risk management in Agile Development and its suitability for Medical Device Software Development Agile Software Development, Medical Device Software

  • The GitLab Analyser – Process Mining opportunities in educational software engineering.
  • Standalone application is available here (Windows).

  • Green Belt ML@Operations
    This project develops a seminar on applied machine learning for engineers in production and quality.


  • “Entrepreneurship in MedTech and Digital Health – from Medical Valley to Europe”, life@FAU, FAU Graduate School for Life Sciences, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen.
  • “Medical Technology at FAU – EIT Health MedTech Bootcamp 2019”, MEDICEN Paris Region, Paris.


  • “How to pitch”, HACK|BAY 2018, ZOLLHOF Tech-Incubator, Nürnberg.