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Physics: Cognitive Systems
Tamara Heredia

M.Sc. Tamara Heredia

Portrait: Tamara Heredia    Tamara Heredia (Mónica Tamara Heredia Muñoz)
   Scientific assistant
   M.Sc. Physics
   B.Sc. Physics


Project "See it, hear it, feel it: Human exploration of nanomechanical surface properties", funded by the VolkswagenStiftung

Education and career path

  • 08/2018-06/2020: Scientific assistant in the "Cognitive Systems" and "Chemical Physics" labs, Chemnitz University of Technology
  • 10/2017-07/2018: Lecturer of physics at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • 2014-2017: Studies of Physics (M.Sc.) at the University of Leipzig, Germany - Master thesis "In vivo analysis of T2 relaxation time in suprachiasmatic nucleus of Alzheimer's disease mouse brain at ultra-high magnetic field"
  • 2013-2015: Studies of Physics (B.Sc.) at the University of Leipzig, Germany - Bachelor thesis "Effect of interleukin-1β on the deformability of keratin wild type and deficient cells"
  • 2012-2013: Middle school teacher of mathematics and high school teacher of chemistry and chemical physics
  • 2010-2013: Distance learning Studies of Educational Science at the Technical University of Loja, Ecuador
  • 2006-2012: Studies of Physics (B.Sc) at the National Polytechnic School, Quito, Ecuador
  • 2004: Graduation from high school at Rosa de Jesus Cordero High School, Cuenca, Ecuador


Contributions to peer-refereed journals

Roy, U., Heredia-Muñoz, M. T., Stute, L., Höfling, C., Matysik, J., Meijer, J. H., Roßner, S., & Alia, A. (in press). Degeneration of the suprachiasmatic nucleus in an Alzheimer's disease mouse model monitored by in vivo magnetic resonance relaxation measurements and immunohistochemistry. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. [PubMed, CrossRef]

Conference contributions

Heredia Muñoz, M. T., Otto, A., Neumann, S., Barrass, S., Dehnert, M., Baumann, T., Bendixen, A., & Magerle, R. (2019). Perceptual evaluation studies of a multisensory interface for exploring nanomechanical tissue properties. Poster presented at the DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Regensburg, Germany, March 31-April 05, 2019.


Press Articles