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Seraina Dual

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About me

I am an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Biomedical Signal Processing at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems. My research ultimately aims to help predict, prevent, and cure cardiovascular diseases.

I trained as a Mechanical Engineer at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland (ETH Zurich) obtaining a Bachelor’s and Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Robotics and Control, and earned her PhD in the Product Development Group focusing on sensor systems for cardiovascular applications in the Zurich Heart Project. In collaboration with my team, I have conducted cutting edge research in implantable sensor technologies in collaboration with the Voroes Group at ETH Zurich, the German Heart Center in Berlin, Germany, and  the St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Australia.

My Postdoc at Stanford University was funded by a Translational Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery and a PostDoc fellowship by the Swiss National Foundation. I worked at the Departments of Radiology and the Department of Mechanical Engineering on the design of soft robotic medical devices using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with Prof. Daniel Ennis, and in close collaboration with Prof. Alison Marsden. I have authored publications in international journals across the fields of Cardiac Surgery, Medical Devices, Artificial Organs, Implantable Sensors, Signal processing, and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Motivated by health needs and inspired by engineering and control theory, I drive towards enhancing human health.

At KTH, my research is funded by the innovation agency VINNOVA, the starting grant from the Swedish Research foundation, and the research pair innitiative by digital futures.

Please contact me if you are interested in a student project in these areas


Health and Sports Instrumentation (CM2000), teacher | Course web

Medical Instrumentation (HL1203), examiner, course responsible, teacher | Course web

Medical Measurement and Monitoring (HL1016), examiner, course responsible, teacher | Course web

Project Carrier Course for Medical Engineers, part 2 (CM2016), teacher | Course web