Dr.-Ing. Pavel NovakDipl.Ing. (1974) and Dr.-Ing. (1980) degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Postgraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Technical University in Munich1974 – 1985 Fraunhofer Institute for Solid State Technology, Munich Applied research and development in Biomedical EngineeringBroad scope of development projects from artificial kidney, artificial heart to blood pressure measurement equipment1985 – 1990 Dornier Medizintechnik GmbH, GermeringDept. Head Electronics DevelopmentExtracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy1990 – 2003 Storz Endoskop Produktions GmbH, Schaffhausen, SwitzerlandDir. Development and Manufacturing Medical Electronics and Technical EndoscopyDevelopment of endoscopic devices: insufflators, pumps, electro surgery equipment and OR1 technologySince 2003 Storz Medical AG, Tägerwilen, SwitzerlandDir. Product DevelopmentESWL and ESWT/AWT productsAbout 60 patents and over 60 scientific papers and presentations.Member of BMT/VDE, ISMST, ESSM and IEEE.