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Professional experience (meetings, reviewing, societies)

Organization of meetings

1997 Member of Organizing Committee, Second international IFKB symposium: Models in Human Movement Sciences.
2004 Secretary General and Session Chair, Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering (SSBE), Zurich, Switzerland.
2006 Member of Organizing Committee, Triannual Meeting of the German, Austrian and Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering Societies, Zurich, Switzerland.
2008 Scientific Reviewer, Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
2008 Organizer and Session Chair, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERMIS-EU), Porto, Portugal.
2008 Scientific Reviewer and Session Chair, 16th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Luzern, Switzerland.
2008 Member of Scientific Committee and Topic Chair, European Congress of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (EMBEC), Antwerp, Belgium.
2010 Member ESB Clinical Biomechanics Award Committee, European Society of Biomechanics, Edinburgh, UK.
2010 Scientific Advisor, Board of European Students of Technology (BEST), Summer school on Biomedical Technology, Leuven, Belgium.
2012 Scientific Reviewer, member Scientific Committee, member Best Thesis Award Committee. 18th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Lisbon, Portugal, 
2013 Conference Chair and Member of Organizing Committee, Symposium Bone Remodelling and Healing: on Experiments and Models, Leuven, Belgium
2013 Conference Chair and Member of Organizing Committee, 5th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, Leuven, Belgium.
2014 Session Organizer, 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, USA.
2014 Session Organizer, 12th Int. Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
2015 Scientific Reviewer, member Scientific Committee, member Mobility Award Committee, member Student Award Committee. European Society of Biomechanics, Prague, Czech Republic.
2015 Member of Scientific Committee, 6th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, Barcelona, Spain.
2016 Scientific Reviewer, member Scientific Committee, member Student Award Committee. 22nd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Lyon, France.
2017 Member International Program Committee,13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (Biomed 2017), Innsbruck, Austria
2017 Member Scientific Advisory Board,21st International Bone Densitometry Workshop (IBDW) and 7th European Symposium on Ultrasonic Characterization of Bone (ESUCB), Bad Staffelstein, Germany.
2017 Scientific Reviewer, member Scientific Committee, member Best Thesisy Award Committee. European Society of Biomechanics, Sevilla, Spain.
2018 Member of Scientific Committee, 2018 Annual Conference of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS), Galway, Ireland.

 

Editorial board

2008 -  Biomedizinische Technik / Biomedical Engineering
2014 - Advances in Biomechanics and Applications

 

Ad-hoc reviewing for peer-reviewed journals

  Acta Biomaterialia
Annals of Biomedical Engineering
Archive of Applied Mechanics
Biomedizinische Technik / Biomedical Engineering
Bone
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
IUTAM Symp. on Mechanics of Biological Tissue
Journal of Biomechanics
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Journal of Engineering in Medicine (Proc. of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H)
Journal of Orthopedic Research
Medical Engineering & Physics
Medical Physics
Osteoporosis International
Technology and Health Care

 

Granting and funding agencies

Reviewer  Academy of Finland
Reviewer  BSF (Binational Science Foundation United States - Israel)
Reviewer  Czech Science Foundation
Reviewer EPSRC (UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
Reviewer ETH Grants
Reviewer FWF (Austrian Science Fund)
Reviewer  IWT (Institute for the Promotion of Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders )
Reviewer  SNF (Swiss National Science Foundation)
Reviewer WWTF (Vienna Science and Technology Fund)

 

External examiner for Tenure and Promotions 

  EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
  University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

 

Professional Societies

2003 -  member Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering (SSBE)
2004 -  member American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
2004 - member European Society of Biomechanics (ESB)
2005 -   member European Calcified Tissues Society (ECTS)
2006 - member Orthopedic Research Society (ORS)
2010 -  member International Society for Fracture Repair (ISFR)
   
2013 -  Council, International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB)
2014 - Council, European Society of Biomechanics (ESB)
2017 - Treasurer, ORS Orthopaedic Implant Section