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Ralf Borchardt

Ralf Borchardt

Born January 12th, 1983 in Cologne, Germany

Married, three children



Since 08/2014                    enmodes GmbH, Aachen

Since 01/2018                   CTO
07/2015-12/2017             Lead engineer
08/2014-06/2015             R&D engineer

06/2009-12/2014              Research Assistant at the Helmholtz Institute RWTH Aachen University



03/2015                               Dissertation (Dr.-Ing.) – RWTH Aachen University

04/2008-09/2013              Supplementary Postgraduate Course in Economics (Degree: Dipl.-Wirt.Ing.) – RWTH Aachen University

10/2003-05/2009              Mechanical engineering (Degree: Dipl.-Ing.) – RWTH Aachen University



ASAIO (ASAIOfyi President since 2016)



Selected Publications

Ventetuolo CE, Borchardt R, Brodie D. Book Chapter 9: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support 1st Edition, Elsevier, 2017

Borchardt R: Einfluss intern erzeugter, pulsierender Strömung auf Gas- und Wärmeaustausch in einem Membranoxygenator. Aachener Beiträge zur Medizintechnik, Band 29. Dissertation, ISBN: 978-3-8440-3678-7. Shaker-Verlag. 2015

Stang K, Borchardt R, et al.: First in-vivo results of a novel pediatric oxygenator with an integrated pulsatile pump. ASAIO Journal. 61(5):574-82, 2015

Borchardt R., Schlanstein P., et al.: In Vitro Performance Testing of a Pediatric Oxygenator With an Integrated Pulsatile Pump. ASAIO Journal. 58(4):420-425, Juli/August 2012

Hormes M., Borchardt R., et al.: A validated CFD model to predict O2 and CO2 transfer within hollow fiber membrane oxygenators. Int J Artif Organs 2011; 34(3): 317 - 325

Borchardt R., et al.: Description of a flow optimized oxygenator with integrated pulsatile pump. Artificial Organs. 34(11):904–910, 2010



  • 102017006238.2
  • 102016003611.7
  • US D771,242 S
  • WO 2016/110446 A1
  • WO/2014/183852
  • WO/2012/150233

Aachen, April 2018