Project Leader

Gudrun Röhling is the current Project Manager. She is PFH’s company spokesperson and has been involved in marketing and business contacts for the orthobionics degree program from the very beginning.

Christian Schlierf  is the Managing Director of Human Study. He has founded Human Study back in 2005 and has been the leading force of the organization ever since. Christian is an experienced prosthetist and orthotist with expertise in education and non-for-profit management.

Els Moris is a BSc in Orthopaedic Technology. She is an accredited orthotist and international coordinator of the BSc in Orthopaedic Technology at Thomas More, Geel, Belgium.

Kerstin Schmidtmann is the International Programme Manager at PFH, and the initial project leader of this team. 


Markus Müller is MSc in Orthobionics and a German P&O Meister. He works as a lecturer for the BSc in Orthobionics at PFH. 


Simona Crea is Assistant Professor at the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, where she co-leads the Wearable Robotics Laboratory


Emilio Trigili is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the Wearable Robotics Laboratory of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, working on control and validation of upper-limb exoskeletons


Maike Gauger Lange is has a focus on entrepreneurship education within the Blinc group, where she has worked since 2017. She is a PhD in History and a certified project manager.


Tim Scholze is an PhD in Educational Sciences. He is a project developer & manager on national, European and international level with a focus on Competence Oriented Learning and Validation and Sustainable Development.


Mehmed Latifagic is an experienced Information Technology Manager with a history of working in the e-learning industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Operations Management, Analytical Skills, Coaching, and Databases. University degree in electronic engineering.


Nicola Vitiello is Associate Professor at the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, where he co-leads the Wearable Robotics Laboratory


Enrica Pautasso is Co-Founder and Administrator of Smart Revolution, an Italian consulting firm. She is project manager and developer of EU-funded projects. Her focus is on innovative collaborative learning modalities, digital literacy and sustainability.