Microfluidics-enabled formation of planar and ductular structures from protein-based biomaterials
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Dr. Guenther is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with cross-appointment at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and conducted postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is recipient of the ETH medal (2002), the Ontario Early Researcher Award (2009), the I.W. Smith Award of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers (2010) and the Innovator of the Year Award of the University of Toronto (2013). He co-invented several bioprinting technologies, currently serves as the Scientific Director of the Centre for Microfluidic Systems in Chemistry and Biology in Toronto, and holds the Wallace G. Chalmers Chair of Engineering Design.