Professor Vanessa DiazUCL

    Vanessa is a Professor of Healthcare Engineering at UCL and leads an internationally recognised cardiovascular engineering group as well as the vascular engineering platform at the Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences, at UCL. Vanessa is leading ground-breaking work to make ‘precision vascular surgery’ a reality and collaborates with many hospitals, including Barts and the Royal Free in London, as well as many patient groups. Vanessa is currently the PI for the ‘VIRTUOSO’ project, a virtual platform to enable precision vascular surgery, funded by the British Heart Foundation through a prestigious New Horizons grant. She is also Vice-Dean for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.