Distinguished Lecturers

2016-2017 Distinguished Lecturers

Term: January 1, 2016-December 31, 2017

Michael Friebe

Michael Friebe, PhD
Otto-Von-Guericke University, Germany
Technical areas: Medical Technology Entrepreneurship, Translational Engineering, Healthcare Innovations

Julian Goldman, MD

Julian Goldman, MD
Medical Director, Partners HealthCare; Anesthesiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Technical areas: Anesthesia, Health Monitoring, Medical Devices Interoperability

Samir Iqbal

Samir Iqbal, PhD
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA
Technical areas: Nanotechnology, Biosensors, Microfluidics

Tom Jobe

Tom Jobe, MS
Sensiq Technologies, USA
Technical areas: Biosensors, Point-of-Care, Health Monitoring

Luis Kun

Luis Kun
Editor in Chief, Springer’s Journal of Health and Technology
Technical areas: Health Information Systems, Bioterrorism, Healthcare Delivery

Marius George Linguaru

Marius George Linguaru, PhD
Children’s National Health System, George Washington University, USA
Technical areas: Medical Imaging, Image Analysis, Computational Anatomy

Alon Wolf

Alon Wolf, PhD
Director, Biorobotics and Biomechanics, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Technical areas: Gait Analysis, Biomechanics, Medical Robotics

2015-2016 Distinguished Lecturers

Term: January 1, 2015-December 31, 2016


Karen Burg
University of Georgia
Technical areas: Biofabrication and Regenerative Engineering, Medicine and Biological Engineering as a Teaching Tool, Innovation and the Invention Process, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery


Bernard Allan Cohen
Neurological Monitoring Associates, LLC
Technical areas: Ethical & Legal Dilemmas Faced by Biomedical Engineers, Understanding Bioengineering Ethics – a Practical Approach for Industry Practitioners, Understanding Bioengineering Ethics – a Practical Approach for Academic Practitioners, Understanding Bioengineering Ethics – a Practical Approach for Private Practitioners Historical Perspective of Biomedical Engineering Ethics

pmenaPablo Irarrazaval
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Technical areas: Biomedical Imaging Technology Overview, MRI: Spin to image, Biomedical Image Reconstruction


Steffen Leonhardt
RWTH Aachen University
Technical areas: Methods for contact-free measurement of vital signals, Electrical Impedance Tomography, Feedback Control in Medical Applications


Gerard Lyons
National University of Ireland Galway
Technical areas: Kinematic activity & fall sensing, Usability issues in the design of ambulatory sensors, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation applied to cardiovascular & gait applications


Christian Roux
Mines Saint-Etienne
Technical areas: Image Guided Augmented Surgery and Radiotherapy, Retrieval of Information in Medical Image Databases for Computer Aided Decision


Ravi Sankar
University of South Florida
Technical Areas: Biomedical Signal Analysis, Brain Computer Interface, Wireless Communication, Speech Recognition


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