William Curtin is a professor in the Institute of Mechanical Engineering at EPFL and head of the Laboratory for Multiscale Mechanics Modeling. He joined MARVEL in May 2017 as a group leader in Vertical Project 2. Then in phase II, he has been the project leader of Design & Discovery Project 2. In MARVEL phase III, since May 2022, he is project leader of Pillar 1, Design and Discovery of Novel Materials. He is also part of the Executive Committee.