Background and activities

Patrick Bösch, BSc in Systems Engineering with a specialization in Biomedical Engineering. He graduated from the Zürich University of Applied Science (ZHAW) in Winterthur, Switzerland in 2015. Prior to that he did an apprenticeship as an electrician in Switzerland. Since February 2016 he works for Artificial Pancreas Trondheim (APT) Group as a Staff engineer in the function of a Development Engineer. His work is primarily focused on design and prototyping of novel instrumentation based on optical spectroscopy and other relevant sensing modalities for the measurement of glucose in peritoneal fluid, as well as the associated insulin infusion mechanism and related components and systems.

 

Area of work

  • Development and test of prototypes, APT

Skills and expertise

  • Systems Engineering with a focus on Biomedical Engineering
  • Solidworks 2015
  • Altium Designer
  • Catia V5
  • Organisational duties
  • Prototyping
  • International Profile
  • FMEA
  • Product development according to VDI 2221/2
  • Glucose sensing

Background

Education:

  • B. Sc. In Systems Engineering with Specialisation in Biomedical Engineering and International Profile UAS Zurich (ZHAW)
    Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Certificate in Advanced English Level C1, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 4 year Apprenticeship as an Electrician at Wenger + Wirz AG, Diessenhofen, Switzerland

Work experience:

  • Development Engineer for the Artificial Pancreas Trondheim (APT) Group, NTNU Trondheim NO (2016-Present)
  • Internship, “Development of an IR-Spectrometer for Glucose Analysis in biological Fluids”, NTNU Trondheim NO (2015)
  • Electrician, Wenger + Wirz AG, Diessenhofen CH (2011)
  • Army Service at the Tank Forces of the Swiss Armed Forces, Achieved the Rank of a Company Sergeant Major (2010-2011)
  • Electrician, Wenger + Wirz AG, Diessenhofen CH (2009-2010)
  • Apprenticeship as an Electrician, Wenger + Wirz AG, Diessenhofen CH (2005-2009)

Other interests

  • Travel
  • Diving
  • Reading
  • The great outdoors