Stefan Bertschi
Head of Robotics Platform Electronics & ICT


Stefan Bertschi joined Wyss Zurich as ICT Coordinator in 2016. He holds a professional bachelor HF in electronics and a postgraduate "Diplom" NDS-HF in computer science. He is also working since 2007 at the Autonomous Systems Lab, ETH Zurich, where he leads the robotics laboratory, supports the research teams and established a school outreach program. He has long years of experience working as a test engineer in civil aeronautical systems (navigation, autopilot) and as an operation manager at a Swiss machine manufacturer.  

Tel: +41 44 632 04 16

Corinne Eichenberger
Coordinator Robotics Platform


Corinne Eichenberger joined Wyss Zurich in November 2016. She is the coordinator of the Robotics Platform and is responsible for the office management, the administrative coordination and human resources related matters. Prior to joining Wyss Zurich she gained experience as a leader in HR administration and in the office management in different companies and organizations. She also implemented and managed projects in SAP HR and conducted various process optimization tasks.

Tel: +41 44 632 43 62

Benjamin Geisser
Electrical Engineer


Benjamin Geisser joined Wyss Zurich as Electrical Engineer in February 2015. He completed an apprenticeship in electronics before receiving a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil, Switzerland. His main interests are in signal processing, control theory and microelectronics. Prior to joining Wyss Zurich, he worked for Supercomputing Systems AG as an all-rounder in the development of analog circuits, own sensors, algorithms mostly for smart grids, high level software, HDL and DSP programming. He is co-inventor of a patented algorithm for automated topology identification in smart grid applications.

Tel: +41 44 632 58 55

Stefan Huber


Stefan Huber joined Wyss Zurich in October 2015 as a multi-skilled mechanic. In 2011, Stefan completed his apprenticeship as a design engineer ("Konstrukteur"), focusing on medical device development and prototype construction. In 2015, Stefan completed his second apprenticeship as multi-skilled mechanic ("Polymechaniker"), focusing on the precision machining and manufacturing of designed parts. Stefan has several years of experience as a technician, design engineer and mechanic in various industrial fields. He will support the Robotics Platform of Wyss Zurich with his core competences in computer-aided design, creating complex programs on computer-aided manufacturing and precision manufacturing.


Amir Melzer
Senior R&D Engineer


Amir Melzer joined Wyss Zurich as Electrical Engineer in 2015. Prior to joining the Center, he was working since 2012 as principal electrical engineer at ETH Zurich’s Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL), where he was leading the electronics and avionics system development. In this role, he contributed to the development of many robotic platforms, in particular solar powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

Amir Melzer has long years of experience working as a hardware developer in various industries and fields. He holds an M.Sc in Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil. His main focus and expertise lie in hardware design, sensory systems and estimation techniques for guidance and navigation of autonomous systems. His research interests include aerial robotics and navigation techniques.