Maria Laura Costantino

Full Professor

Industrial Bioengineering
President of the MEDTEC School - jointly run by Humanitas University and Politecnico di Milano
  • PhD in Bioengineering.
  • Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Project leader or partner in Research projects totally funded or co-funded by private or public institutions. Worth to be mentioned is the Research project “DialysIS (Dialysis therapy between Italy and Switzerland)” framed in the INTERREG Funding Programme Italy – Switzerland 2007-2013.
  • Responsible of research or consulting contracts with Italian, European or American Companies in the biomedical field.
  • Co-Holder of European Patents about biomedical devices.
  • Member of the European Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO), the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO), the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB), and the National Bioengineering Society (GNB).
  • Reviewer for International Journals among which The International Journal of Artificial Organs, ASAIO Journal, Artificial Organs, ASME Journal, Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics, Journal of Biomechanics.

Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.