Christofer Toumazou

Christofer Toumazou (M’87–SM’99–F’01) received the B.Sc. degree in engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K. He is the Founding Director and Chief Scientist of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, U.K., Research Director of the Centre for Bio-Inspired Technology, and the Winston Wong Chair in Biomedical Circuits in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He is also the Founder of technology-based companies with applications spanning ultra low-power mobile technology and wireless glucose monitors. His research interests include high-frequency analog integrated circuit design for RF electronics and low-power electronics for biomedical applications. He has authored more than 700 research papers and holds 40 patents in the field of semiconductors and healthcare, many of which are now fully granted PCT. Dr. Toumazou was the Chairman of the Analog Signal Processing Committee and the Vice President of Technical Activities for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He founded the IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Society in 2000. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Institution of Electrical Engineers. He is also a Chartered Engineer, U.K. He received the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal in 2007 for pioneering contributions to British industry. In 2008, he was appointed the Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Fellowship of the Royal Society. In 2009, he received theWorld Technology Award sponsored by Time Magazine for the Health and Medicine category, followed by the 2011 J. J. Thomson Medal of the IET. In 2013, he was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and was conferred the title of Regius Professor during the Queens 2012 Diamond Jubilee. In 2014, he received the EPO European Inventor’s Award.

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Herrero, P. Pesl, M. Reddy, N. Oliver, P. Georgiou, and C. Toumazou Insulin bolus calculators are simple decision support software tools incorporated in most commercially available insulin pumps to help people with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) calculate the insulin doses... Read more