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Amacher, Raffael

Raffael Amacher

ETH Zürich
Raffael Amacher
Inst. Dynam. Syst. u. Regelungst.
ML K 36.3
Sonneggstrasse 3
8092 Zuerich

Phone: +41 44 632 59 79
Fax: +41 44 632 11 39
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Bio

Raffael Amacher was born in Wetzikon, Switzerland, in 1985. He received both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is currently employed as a PhD student at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control.

Research

Circulatory Assist Project

Publications

R. Amacher, G. Ochsner, A. Ferreira, S. Vandenberghe, M. Schmid Daners. A Robust Reference Signal Generator for Synchronized Ventricular Assist Devices. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2013;60:2174-2183.

R. Amacher, A. Weber, H. Brinks, S. Axiak, A. Ferreira, L. Guzzella, T. Carrel, J. Antaki, S. Vandenberghe. Control of ventricular unloading using an electrocardiogram-synchronized Thoratec paracorporeal ventricular assist device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;146(3):710-717.

R. Amacher, G. Ochsner, M. Schmid Daners. Synchronized Pulsatile Speed Control of Turbodynamic Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Review and Prospects. Artif. Organs, 2014. In press.

R. Amacher, J. Asprion, G. Ochsner, H. Tevaearai, M. J. Wilhelm, A. Plass, A. Amstutz, S. Vandenberghe, M. Schmid Daners. Numerical Optimal Control of Turbo Dynamic Ventricular Assist Devices. Bioengineering, 2014;1(1):22-46.

G. Ochsner, R. Amacher, M. Wilhelm, S. Vandenberghe, H. Tevaearai, A. Plass, A. Amstutz, V. Falk, M. Schmid Daners. A Physiological Controller for Turbodynamic Ventricular Assist Devices based on a Measurement of the Left Ventricular Volume. Artif. Organs, 2013. In press.

S.E. Jahren, G. Ochsner, F. Shu, R. Amacher, J.F. Antaki, and S. Vandenberghe. Analysis of Pressure Head-Flow Loops of Pulsatile Rotodynamic Blood Pumps. Artif Organs 2014;38(4):316-326.

G. Ochsner, R. Amacher, A. Amstutz, A. Plass, M. Schmid Daners, H. Tevaearai, S. Vandenberghe, M. J. Wilhelm, and L. Guzzella. A Novel Interface for Hybrid Mock Circulations to Evaluate Ventricular Assist Devices. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2013;60:507-516.

G. Ochsner, R. Amacher, and M. Schmid Daners. Emulation of Ventricular Suction in a Hybrid Mock Circulation. In Proc. European Control Conference 2013, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

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