Vartan Kurtcuoglu, Editorial Board Member
University of Zurich, Switzerland
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Vartan Kurtcuoglu is an Associate Professor of Computational and Experimental Physiology with joint appointments at the faculties of medicine and science of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and is an affiliated professor at the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zurich. He obtained his diploma in mechanical engineering in 2002 from ETH Zurich, and received his PhD from the same institution in 2006 with a thesis on the computational modelling of the cerebral ventricular cerebrospinal fluid system. In 2011, he was a visiting scientist in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a visiting scientist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Cardiovascular Medicine, in Boston. Dr. Kurtcuoglu is the head of The Interface Group that focuses on the convergence of engineering, biological and medical research for the understanding of fluid flow and transport processes in the human body in general and in the central nervous system in particular.