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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 (ICCB), 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 (ICCB), 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 Scientific Reviewer. European Calcified Tissue Society, Salzburg, 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.
2017 Member of Scientific Committee, 7th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB), Compiegne, France.
2018 Scientific Reviewer. European Calcified Tissue Society, Valencia, Spain.
2018 Member of Scientific Committee, 2018 Annual Conference of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS), Galway, Ireland.
2019 Member of Scientific Committee, 22nd International Workshop on Quantitative Musculoskeletal Imaging (QMSKI), Lake Louise, Canada. 
2019 Scientific Reviewer. European Calcified Tissue Society, Budapest, Hungary
2019 Member of Scientific Committee, 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2019), Vienna, Austria.
2019 Member of Scientific Committee, 8th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB), Belgrade, Serbia.
2021 Session organiser, and Member of Advisory Board, 17th International Symposium on Computer Methods on Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, and 5th Conference on Imaging and Visualization (CMBBE 2021), Bonn, Germany.
2022 Conference Chair and member of Organizing Committee,23rd International Workshop on Quantitative Musculoskeletal Imaging (QMSKI)

 

Editorial board

2008 -  Biomedizinische Technik / Biomedical Engineering
2013 -  Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
2014 - Advances in Biomechanics and Applications
2020 -  Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering

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
Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization
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
Scientific Reports
Technology and Health Care

Granting and funding agencies

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

External examiner for Tenure and Promotions 

  EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
  Reykjavik University, Reykjavik, Iceland
  University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
  University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

 

Professional Societies

2003 - 2017 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)
   
2017 - 2019 Treasurer, ORS Orthopaedic Implant Section
2013 -  Council, International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB)
2014 - Council, European Society of Biomechanics (ESB)
2014 Chair External Affairs Committee
2016 Chair Meetings Committee
2018 Treasurer
2020 President