CVE – Cardiovascular Engineering



Ulrich Steinseifer

Head Department CVE


+49 241 80 88762



The Department of Cardiovascular Engineering is structured into the groups you find below.

Valve and Interventional Technologies

Artificial Lung Technologies

Mechanical Circulatory Support

Hemocompatibility and Blood Experiments

Experimental Cardiovascular Modeling

Computational Cardiovascular Modeling

The translation of our research results is supported by our Quality Management System, which was installed in 2010.

Our projects are supported by the German Research Foundation, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the European Union and the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, as well as the INTERREG Programme V-A Euregio Maas-Rhein of the European Union and the Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen University (IZKF and START). You will find a list of our current projects in the navigation bar on the left.

The ConnexAL, ConnLA and 3DLung projects are part of the SPP 2014: Towards an Implantable Lung. Aim of the SPP is to enable research to support the development of long-term implantable lung assist systems.