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Christian Grasl
Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Christian GraslPlastics Laboratory & Additive Manufacturing

Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Position: Technical Staff

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Further Information


Artificial Organs; Biocompatible Materials; Medical 3D-Printing

Research group(s)

Research interests

Development of small diameter vascular grafts:

Electrospinning of vascular prostheses with the aim to mimic the structure and the anisotropic behavior of the native origin. Improvement of the control of the elctrospinning process in order to produce scaffolds with more predictable patterns.

Selected publications

  1. Grasl, C. et al. (2021) ‘Electrospinning of small diameter vascular grafts with preferential fiber directions and comparison of their mechanical behavior with native rat aortas’, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 124, p. 112085. Available at:
  2. Franco-Martínez, F. et al. (2022) ‘Hybrid design and prototyping of metamaterials and metasurfaces’, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 17(4), pp. 1031–1046. Available at:
  3. Grasl, C. et al., 2013. Electrodynamic control of the nanofiber alignment during electrospinning. Applied Physics Letters, 102(5), p.053111. Available at:
  4. Arras, M.M.L. et al., 2012. Electrospinning of aligned fibers with adjustable orientation using auxiliary electrodes. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 13(3), p.035008. Available at:
  5. Grasl, C. et al., 2009. Electrospun polyurethane vascular grafts:In vitromechanical behavior and endothelial adhesion molecule expression. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 9999A, p.NA-NA. Available at: