Prof. Dr. Laura Marchal-Crespo

University of Bern, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Gerontechnology and Rehabilitation

+41 31 632 93 44
Postal Address
Freiburgstrasse 3
3010 Bern

Laura Marchal-Crespo is an Assistant Professor at the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern. She is also affiliated with the Sensory-Motor Systems at the Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich. She obtained her M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from the University of California at Irvine, USA, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. In 2010 she joined the Sensory-Motor Systems, ETH Zurich, as a postdoc researcher. In 2017 she obtained a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Professorship and joined the University of Bern as Assistant Professor. She carries out research in the general areas of human-machine interfaces and biological learning, and, specifically, in the use of robotic assistance and virtual reality to aid people in learning motor tasks and rehabilitate after neurologic injuries.

Courses in the BME Master's Program