Project Lead

Prof. Volkmar Falk (Chair)            

Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin / ETH Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery E-Mail

Prof. Edoardo Mazza          

ETH Institute for Mechanical Systems E-Mail

Prof. Dimos Poulikakos 

ETH Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies E-Mail            


Senior Scientists and Cooridnation

Dr. Aldo Ferrari         


Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies


Dr. Marianne Schmid Daners      


Product Development Group Zurich



Principal Investigators

Prof. Paolo Ermanni ETH Institut für Mechanische Systeme E-Mail
Prof. Stephen J. Ferguson ETH Institute for Biomechanics E-Mail
Prof. Christofer Hierold ETH Chair in Micro and Nanosystems E-Mail
Prof. Simon P. Hoerstrup UZH Institute for Regenerative Medicine E-Mail
Prof. Michael Hübler UZH/Kinderspital Zürich Heart Surgery E-Mail
Prof. Patrick Jenny ETH Institute of Fluid Dynamics E-Mail
Prof. Johann W. Kolar ETH Power Electronics E-Mail
Prof. Vartan Kurtcuoglu UZH Institute of Physiology/The Interphase Group E-Mail
Prof. Jörg F. Löffler ETH Institute of Metals Research E-Mail
Prof. Francesco Maisano UZH/USZ Universitäres Herzzentrum Zürich E-Mail
Prof. Katharina Maniura Empa Laboratory for Biointerfaces E-Mail
Prof. Mirko Meboldt ETH Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering E-Mail
Prof. René Rossi Empa Laboratory for Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles E-Mail
Prof. Wendelin Stark ETH Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences E-Mail
Prof. Viola Vogel ETH Professor for Applied Mechanobiology E-Mail
Prof. Karin Wuertz-Kozak ETH Institute of Biomechanics E-Mail
Prof. Melanie Zeilinger ETH

Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control