Guilherme Bicalho Saturnino




PhD Student


DTU Elektro

Research Interests

Simulation of electric fields caused by transcranial stimulation methods and EEG/MEG forward models using finite element method (FEM)
Currently in the development tem of the open-source software software SimNIBS:

Research Groups

Computational Neuroimaging

Curriculum Vitae


PhD in Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark


BSc in Physics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil


2015 - Present

PhD Student at DRCMR and Technical University of Denmark

2013 - 2014

Research Assistant: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany

2011 - 2013

Research Assistant: Physics Depaetment, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Full CV


Nielsen, J. D., Madsen, K. H., Puonti, O., Siebner, H. R., Bauer, C., Madsen, C. G., Saturnino, G. B. & Thielscher, A.
Automatic skull segmentation from MR images for realistic volume conductor models of the head: Assessment of the state-of-the-art.
NeuroImage. 2018.

Saturnino, G. B., Madsen, K. H., Siebner, H. R. & Thielscher, A.
How to target inter-regional phase synchronization with dual-site Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation.
NeuroImage. 163, p. 68-80, 2017.

Minjoli, S., Saturnino, G. B., Blicher, J. U., Stagg, C. J., Siebner, H. R., Antunes, A. & Thielscher, A.
The impact of large structural brain changes in chronic stroke patients on the electric field caused by transcranial brain stimulation.
NeuroImage. Clinical. 15, p. 106-117, 2017.

Madsen, K. H., Thielscher, A., Saturnino, G. B. & Duemose Nielsen, J.
Computationally Efficient and Geometrically Accurate Head Models for EEG Based on FEM.

Bicalho Saturnino, G., Siebner, H. R., Madsen, K. H. & Thielscher, A.
Feasibility of focused multichannel optimization of transcranial current stimulation.
1 p., 2016.

Korshoej, A. R., Bicalho Saturnino, G., Rasmussen, L. K., von Oettingen, G., Sørensen, J. C. H. & Thielscher, A.
Enhancing Predicted Efficacy of Tumor Treating Fields Therapy of Glioblastoma Using Targeted Surgical Craniectomy: A Computer Modeling Study.
P L o S One. 11, 10, s. e0164051 26 p., 2016.

Heise, K-F., Kortzorg, N., Saturnino, G. B., Fujiyama, H., Cuypers, K., Thielscher, A. & Swinnen, S. P.
Evaluation of a Modified High-Definition Electrode Montage for Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) of Pre-Central Areas.
Brain Stimulation. 9, 5, p. 700-704, 2016.

Saturnino, G. B., Antunes, A. & Thielscher, A. On the importance of electrode parameters for shaping electric field patterns generated by tDCS. Neuroimage 120 (2015): 25-35.

Thielscher, A., Antunes, A. & Saturnino, G. B. Field modeling for transcranial magnetic stimulation: A useful tool to understand the physiological effects of TMS? Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. IEEE, 2015.