Prof. Dr. Andreas Bahmer

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

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. https://doi.org/10.3390/e21040365

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.09.008

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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00793

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). https://doi.org/10.1097/mao.0000000000001603

Bahmer A, Baumann U (2014). Psychometric function of jittered rate pitch discrimination. Hearing Research 313, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heares.2014.04.012

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00422-009-0353-2