Matthias Stuber, PhD, is the Director of the CIBM/CHUV-MR module and is a Full Professor at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He studied electrical engineering at the ETH in Zurich where he also obtained his PhD on cardiac MRI in 1997. From 1997-2002 he worked at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, United States, both as a clinical scientist for Philips Medical Systems and a Faculty at Harvard Medical School. From 2002-2009, he directed a research team as an NIH-funded principal investigator at Johns Hopkins University Medical School in Baltimore, MD, United States, where he advanced to Full Professor and got tenure.
In summer 2009, he returned to his native Switzerland. He has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed original articles. Prof. Stuber has received many awards for his research including a “Fellow Award” of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance (ISMRM) at the 2010 annual meeting of the society in Stockholm, Sweden. He also serves as an elected board member of both the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and is currently on the Editorial Board of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging. He is the immediate past President of the International Magnetic Resonance Angiography Working Group (MRA Club) that held its annual meeting in 2014 in Rome, Italy. He was very recently elected officer of the board of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) by the members of the society.