Ralf Stutzki was educated in the United States and Europe. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Theology and a Master’s degree in Religious Studies (both in the U.S.), a Master’s degree in Bioethics (University of Padova, Italy) and a doctorate degree (PhD) in Medical Ethics at the University of Basel in Switzerland. In 2015, Stutzki was appointed and still serves as Head Ethics of the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research Molecular Systems Engineering (NCCR MSE), a research consortium funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF ) and headed by the University of Basel and ETH Zurich. Ralf Stutzki is founder of the Engineering Life Ethics Think Tank together with the Pontifical Academy for Life in Rome and has developed the Art of Molecule (AoM) Framework for Societal Discourse which addresses the ethical challenges of Molecular Systems Engineering. He initiated and organized the 1st International Conference Ethics of Engineering Life (ICEEL) which was held in the Vatican in September 2022.