Emiliano Votta has a Master degree in Biomedical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (2001) and obtained a PhD degree in Bioengineering in 2006.
Since 2003 he has been teaching at Politecnico di Milano. Up to 2016, he was teaching assistant for Biomechanics courses for undergraduate students in the Biomedical Engineering Bachelor track. Since 2016/2017, he is professor of the course Advanced Modeling Approaches For Cardiovascular Surgery [I.C.] for graduate students of the Biomedical Engineering Masters track. Since 2008 until 2010 he was adjunct professor for the Biomedical Engineering track at Politecnico di Torino.
He is author or co-author of more than 110 scientific publications in the field of biomechanics, including more than 40 peer reviewed manuscripts on international journals. At the moment, his main research activity mainly deals with the development of patient-specific numerical models of heart valves from clinical imaging data, aimed to supporting the development of novel devices and techniques for heart valve surgery, as well as to support surgical planning.