Prof. Dr. Andreas Bahmer

Singer Lab · Associate Researcher
  • andreas.bahmer (at)

About me

  • studied physics and medicine
  • Diploma in theoretical optics (computer generated holograms)
  • PhD in computational neuroscience (simulation of oscillating neuronal networks in the auditory system) and theoretical medicine
  • Habilitation in theoretical and applied neurophysiology (temporal processing in auditory neuroprostheses)
  • 5 year W2 professorship University Würzburg donated from MED-EL GmbH
  • currently at the MEG-Laboratory Brain Imaging Center Frankfurt, Associated Scientist Singer Lab, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Rüsselsheim, Germany

Research statement

Scientfic interests: temporal processing in the auditory system and the brain, role of neuronal oscillations, synergetics (H. Haken) in psychiatry, neuroprostheses and brain-computer interfaces, machine learning with focus on recurrent neuronal networks

Key publications

Gupta DS, Bahmer A (2019). Increase in mutual information during interaction with the environment contributes to perception. Entropy 21(4), 365.

Ciba M, Isomura T, Jimbo Y, Bahmer A, Thielemann C (2018). Spike-contrast: A novel time scale independent and multivariate measure of spike train synchrony. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 293, 136-143.

Bahmer A, Gupta DS (2018). Role of oscillations in auditory temporal processing: A general model for temporal processing of sensory information in the brain? Front Neurosci 12, 793.

Bahmer A, Adel Y, Baumann U (2017). Preventing facial nerve stimulation by triphasic pulse stimulation in cochlear implant users: intraoperative recordings. Otology & Neurotology 38(10), e438-e444(7).

Bahmer A, Baumann U (2014). Psychometric function of jittered rate pitch discrimination. Hearing Research 313, 47-54.

Bahmer A, Langner G (2010). Parameters for a model of an oscillating neuronal network in the cochlear nucleus defined by genetic algorithms. Biological Cybernetics 102, 81–93.