Dr. Jürg Germann serves as Head of Engineering at WeRobotics where he spearheads the engineering side of all cargo drone projects across the global Flying Labs network. He is an expert in drone technology as well as drone operations. Over the past 12 years, Jürg worked extensively on drone technology in the lab and transferred the technology successfully to multiple countries around the globe. Together with his team at WeRobotics he provides technical expertise, mentorship, troubleshooting and technical development of cutting-edge cargo drone projects. This includes the first ever drone-led Mosquito-release campaign to combat Dengue in Fiji or drone-operated Tuberculosis diagnosis in rural Nepal.
Jürg holds a PhD in Robotics from EPFL and has taught several courses at graduate level and supervised more than twenty master projects in both academia and industry.
Jürg was born and raised in the Swiss alps, and his heart beats for nature. In his spare time you find him somewhere in the mountains skiing, snowboarding, snow kiting, kitesurfing, windsurfing or hiking.