Matthias Heschel, PhD
Vice President, R&D, ConvaTec, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Matthias Heschel (PhD) is Vice President, Research & Development at Convatec, heading R&D in the Infusion Care business unit (formerly Unomedical A/S). In his role, Dr. Heschel drives technology and product development for next generation infusion technology, focusing on robust, easy-to-use solutions suitable for extended wear, closed-loop systems. He has been with the company since 2011.
Dr. Heschel received a M. Sc. degree from Technical University Chemnitz, Germany, and a Ph.D degree from Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, both in Electrical Engineering. Prior to his assignment in Convatec, he assumed the position of Vice President R&D at Hymite A/S, a provider of advanced encapsulation technologies for health care and other applications.
Dr. Heschel has authored or co-authored numerous publications and is named inventor on 20+ US and international patents.