Tobias Lasser

PD Dr. rer. nat. Tobias Lasser
Akademischer Rat

Email: lasser(at)
Phone: +49 89 289 10807
Room: MSB 1.109
Address: Boltzmannstr. 11, 85748 Garching, Germany

Research interests

  • Computational Imaging
  • Inverse Problems in Tomographic Reconstruction
  • X-ray Phase-Contrast and Dark-field Imaging
  • Light Field Microscopy

Short biography


since 2020 Akademischer Rat at Department of Informatics, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
Leader of research group Computational Imaging and Inverse Problems
2015 - 2020 Leader of research group Inverse Problems in Tomography at Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2012 - 2020 Akademischer Rat at Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2011 - 2012 Postdoctoral fellow at Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2006 - 2011 Research assistant at Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2005 - 2006 Research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University (USA)


2017 Habilitation (Dr. rer. nat. habil.) and Venia legendi (Privatdozent) in Informatics at Technical University of Munich
2011 Graduation as Dr. rer. nat. at Technical University of Munich (summa cum laude)
2008 Graduation as Diplom-Mathematiker Univ. at Technical University of Munich (with high distinction)
2006 Graduation as Diplom-Informatiker Univ. at Technical University of Munich (with high distinction)

List of Journal Publications


  • A. Stefanoiu, G. Scrofani, G. Saavedra, M. Martinez-Corral, T. Lasser. What about computational super-resolution in fluorescence Fourier light field microscopy? Optics Express 28, 2020 DOI


  • M. Anastasopoulou, D. Gorpas, M. Koch, E. Liapis, S. Glasl, U. Klemm, A. Karlas, T. Lasser, V. Ntziachristos. Fluorescence imaging reversion using spatially variant deconvolution. Scientific Reports 9, 2019 DOI
  • A. Stefanoiu, J. Page, P. Symvoulidis, G. Westmeyer, T. Lasser. Artifact-free deconvolution in light field microscopy. Optics Express 27, 2019 DOI
  • A. Maier, C. Syben, T. Lasser, C. Riess. A gentle introduction to deep learning in medical image processing. Zeitschrift für medizinische Physik 29, 2019 DOI


  • M. Wieczorek, F.Schaff, C. Jud, D. Pfeiffer, F. Pfeiffer, T. Lasser. Brain Connectivity Exposed by Anisotropic X-ray Dark-field Tomography. Scientific Reports 8, 2018 DOI
  • Y. Sharma, S. Bachche, M. Kageyama, M. Kuribayashi, F. Pfeiffer, T. Lasser, A. Momose. Trochoidal X-ray Vector Radiography: Directional Dark-field Without Grating Stepping. Applied Physics Letters 112, 2018 DOI
  • S. Seyyedi, E. Liapi, T. Lasser, R. Ivkov, R. Hwatar, J.W. Stayman. Low-Dose CT Perfusion of the Liver using Reconstruction of Difference. IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences 2, 2018 DOI
  • S. Seyyedi, M. Wieczorek, F. Pfeiffer, T. Lasser. Incorporating a Noise Reduction Technique into X-ray Tensor Tomography. IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging 4, 2018 DOI


  • P. Symvoulidis, A. Lauri, A. Stefanoiu, M. Cappetta, S. Schneider, H. Jia, A. Stelzl, M. Koch, C. Perez, A. Myklatun, S. Renninger, A. Chmyrov, T. Lasser, W. Wurst, V. Ntziachristos, G. Westmeyer. NeuBtracker – an imaging platform for interrogating neurobehavioral dynamics in freely behaving fish. Nature Methods 14, 2017 DOI
  • Y. Sharma, F. Schaff, M. Wieczorek, F. Pfeiffer, T. Lasser. Design of Acquisition Schemes and Setup Geometry for Anisotropic X-ray Dark-Field Tomography (AXDT). Scientific Reports 7, 2017 DOI


  • M. Wieczorek, F. Schaff, F. Pfeiffer, T. Lasser. Anisotropic X-ray Dark-Field Tomography: A Continuous Model and its Discretization. Physical Review Letters 117, 2016 DOI
  • J. Gardiazabal, P. Matthies, J. Vogel, B. Frisch, N. Navab, S.I. Ziegler, T. Lasser. Flexible Mini Gamma Camera Reconstructions of Extended Sources using Step and Shoot and List Mode. Medical Physics 43, 2016 DOI
  • Y. Sharma, M. Wieczorek, F. Schaff, S. Seyyedi, F. Prade, F. Pfeiffer, T. Lasser. Six dimensional X-ray Tensor Tomography with a compact laboratory setup. Applied Physics Letters 109, 2016 DOI
  • M Baust, A. Weinmann, M. Wieczorek, T. Lasser, M. Storath, N. Navab. Combined tensor fitting and TV regularization in diffusion tensor imaging based on a Riemannian manifold approach. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 35, 2016 DOI
  • A. Fischer, T. Lasser, M. Schrapp, J. Stephan, P. Noël. Object Specific Trajectory Optimization for Industrial X-ray Computed Tomography. Scientific Reports 6, 2016 DOI