Prof. Oliver UllrichProfessor of the Innovation Cluster Space and Aviation, University of Zurich
Prof. mult. Dr.med. Dr.rer.nat. Oliver Ullrich is Full Professor and Director of the Innovation Cluster Space and Aviation of the University of Zurich (UZH Space Hub), specialized in Anatomy, Cell Biology, Immunology and Aerospace Medicine, Professor of Space Medicine (EAH Jena, Germany), Professor of Space Biotechnology (University of Magdeburg, Germany) and Adjunct Professor at the Beijing Institute of Technology, elected Academician of the International Academy of Astronautics, Vice President of the German Society for Aerospace Medicine, President of the Swiss SkyLab Foundation, member and chair of different advisory boards for aerospace agencies and companies and recipient of several research and teaching awards. He is an active investigator for the ESA and NASA Space Life Sciences research program, with 17 years of experience as scientific leader of parabolic flight, suborbital ballistic rocket and International Space Station (ISS) missions. At the UZH Space Hub, he actively supports entrepreneurship and public-private innovation partnerships and has flown more than seven hours of microgravity with 1200 parabolas on the Airbus A310 ZERO-G.