About Us

Who we are

  • yESAO brings together young researchers driven by passion for Artificial Organs to produce innovation and advancement in the field.
  • We are engineers, scientists and clinicians at various stages of the career path and coming from different university laboratories, hospitals and companies

Mission Statement

  • The yESAO is an open network of young researchers in field of Artificial Organs. Our aim is to foster social contact and stimulate friendships.
  • We aim to use innovative methods to provide scientific support and practice-oriented education to scientists of all disciplines in their early career stages to improve their scientific outcome and push forward the knowledge of the society as a unit, in an enjoyable atmosphere without the limitations of conventional organisations.

Activities

  • Our main meeting is once a year on the two days preceding the ESAO conference. We meet to exchange ideas and experiences, and we offer forefront discussions, inspiring talks and stimulating workshops on a wide spectrum of topics.
  • Within the society, we support webinars to share different scientific methods and solve technical challenges.
  • With the yESAO exchange program, exciting collaborations can be established and multiple projects have been carried out successfuly.
  • The social component is very important to us and the evenings before and during the yearly ESAO congress are always the perfect occasion to get to know each other and have fun!

Organisation

  • Coodinators 2021-2022
  • Core Team 2021-2022
     
  • Coodinators 2020-2021

  • Core Team 2020-2021

  • Coordinators 2019-2020

  • Core team 2019-2020

   

  • Coordinators 2018-2019

  • Local organisers yESAO Hannover 2019

  • Core team 2018-2019

 

  • Coordinators 2017-2018

  • Local organisers yESAO Madrid 2018

  • Core team 2017-2018

  • 2016-2017

Coordinators yESAO: Alessandra Molteni, Marc Mueller

Local organisers yESAO Vienna: Philipp Aigner, Martin Maw

Core team yESAO: Hala Al-Khoury, Michael Bode, Stefan Boes, Arianna Di Molfetta, Libera Fresiello, Marcus Granegger, Simon Sonntag, Anna Stecka, Bente Thamsen, Tom Verbelen, Tino Vollmer, Lena Wiegmann

  • 2015-2016

Coordinators yESAO: Simon Sonntag, Tom Verbelen

Local organisers yESAO Warsaw: Jakub Palko, Anna Stecka, Krzysztof Zielinski

Core team yESAO: Arianna Di Molfetta, Libera Fresiello, Marcus Granegger,  Alessandra Molteni, Marc Mueller, Bente Thamsen, Tino Vollmer

  • 2014-2015

Coordinators yESAO: Simon Sonntag, Tom Verbelen

Local organisers yESAO Leuven:  Libera Fresiello, Steven Jacobs, Tom Verbelen, Joeri Vanpuyvelde

Core team yESAO: Arianna Di Molfetta, Marcus Granegger,  Alessandra Molteni, Marc Mueller, Bente Thamsen, Tino Vollmer

  • 2013-2014

Coordinator yESAO: Arianna Di Molfetta

Local organisers yESAO Rome:  Arianna Di Molfetta, Libera Fresiello

  • 2012-2013

Coordinator yESAO: Arianna Di Molfetta

Local organiser yESAO Glasgow:  Laurie Shedden

  • 2011-2012

Coordinator yESAO: Francesco Moscato

Local organiser yESAO Rostock:  Heinrich Prophet

  • 2010-2011

Coordinator yESAO: Francesco Moscato

Local organiser yESAO Porto:  Rogério Pirraco

  • 2009-2010

Coordinator yESAO: Francesco Moscato

Local organisers yESAO Skopje:  Pavlina Dzekova, Igor Nikolov