walter curioso
Walter Curioso Vilchez
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Vice rector for Research Continental University - Peru.
International consultant in public health, telemedicine, telehealth, and electronic health for PAHO, ECLAC, and the IDB. Former Vice Minister of Policies and Social Evaluation of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion. He was director of Evaluation and Knowledge Management of the PCM's National Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC). Health doctor. Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Washington, United States, and a master's degree in Public Health from the same university.
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Georges Gielen
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Senior Lecturer and Principal Investigator at Leuven CHIPS Center of Excellence on microelectronic IC design. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
PhD and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from KU Leuven, Belgium. He served as Vice-rector of the University of Leuven, responsible for the entire Science, Engineering and Technology group. He was visiting lecturer and postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests are in the design of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (sensor interfaces, data converters…), and especially in analog and mixed-signal CAD tools and design automation (modeling, simulation and symbolic analysis, analog synthesis, analog layout generation, analog and mixed-signal testing).
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Antonio Gómez
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Research Director, Podoactiva Clinic. Professor of Biomechanics at the Cataluña Central University in Manresa. Podiatrist in SD Huesca. Spain.
Podiatrist from Universitat de València with a PhD in Health Sciences from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos of Spain. He treats patients at the clinic Podoactiva, where he is chair of the Research Department and collaborates in the training of podiatrists. He is responsible for podiatry, in the medical team of SD Huesca, the Spanish football team in LaLiga. He combines his work activity with teaching and research at different universities. In addition, he is a teacher in the first podiatry online training platform: WAPS Academy.
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giovanni volpe
Giovanni Volpe
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Full professor and leader of the Soft Matter research group at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
PhD Degree: ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences & UPC – Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. Master Degree: Telecommunications Engineering, University of Padova, Italy. His research focuses primarily on active matter, stochastic phenomena, optical manipulation, statistical physics, network theory, deep learning, and neurosciences. We are interested in both experimental and theoretical aspects. We have also been active in plasmonics, Raman spectroscopy, biophotonics, cylindrical vector beams, and fiber optics.
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maria angeles perez
María Ángeles Pérez Ansón
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Professor and researcher of the M2BE group, Spain.
Industrial Engineer with PhD and advanced studies degree from Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain. Permanent researcher of the group M2BE - Multiscale in Mechanical and Biological Engineering. The M2BE research group mainly focuses its activity on the development of new multiscale numerical methodologies and technologies in the fields of Mechanical and Biological Engineering. Working in the combination of different methodologies (computer simulation models, in-vitro experimentation and clinical validation).
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Roberto Lavarello
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Senior Lecturer at the Engineering Department and director of the Medical Imaging Laboratory, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú (PUCP).
B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from PUCP, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research is focused on non-invasive ultrasonic characterization for the evaluation of pathological conditions, multi-parametric quantitative ultrasound, and ultrasonic imaging techniques.
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daniel matute
Daniel Matute
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Associate Professor of the Department of Biology. University of North Carolina. USA.
Biologist and microbiologist from the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, Ph.D. in ecology and evolution from the University of Chicago, postdoc at the University of Chicago. His research uses a multilevel approach to discover the genetic mechanisms (within individuals and populations) and the evolutionary consequences (for pairs of species and for the entire genus Drosophila) of the traits involved in reproductive isolation.
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jerald yoo
Jerald Yoo
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Associate professor at the National University of Singapore.
BSc., MSc., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He has pioneered researches on Body-Area Network (BAN) transceivers for communication/powering and wearable body sensor networks using the planar-fashionable circuit board for a continuous health monitoring system. His current research interests include low-energy circuit technology for wearable bio-signal sensors, flexible circuit board platform, Body-Area Network (BAN) for communication and powering, ASIC for piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (pMUT) and System-on-Chip (SoC) design to system realization for wearable healthcare applications.
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Dany Jair Munoz Pinto
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Associate Professor, Department of Scientific Engineering, Trinity University, USA.
Dany J. Munoz-Pinto received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station in 2011. After completing his graduate studies in the field of Tissue Engineering (TE), Munoz-Pinto was appointed as a postdoctoral research associate in the Biomedical Engineering department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Munoz-Pinto is continuing his scientific journey at Trinity University in San Antonio where he is delighted to have the opportunity to teach and disseminate his passion for biomaterials and TE research to a new generation of engineers and scientists.
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gregory wiedman
Gregory Wiedman
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Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biological Chemistry at Seton Hall University.
Dr. Wiedman holds a B.S. in Bioengineering from UPenn and completed a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Kopkins University. Dr. Wiedman advises the 3B Laboratory (Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Biomaterials) at Seton Hall University. This lab studies the cell membrane and molecules that interact with cells/cell membranes using techniques from Analytical Chemistry (HPLC, Mass Spec, Impedance Spectroscopy, Circular Dichroism, and more!) 3B is also invested in the development of new molecules using both combinatorial approaches (using Peptide Screens, SELEX) as well as rational design (using crystal structural analysis, NMR, modeling). Furthermore The 3B Lab is actively training students and members in cell culture techniques (fungal, bacteria, mammalian) to help facilitate interdisciplinary work.
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Leonardo Abdala Elias
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Assistant professor at the Department of Electronic and Biomedical Engineering, and director of the Neuroengineering research laboratory at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil.
Electrical Engineer, Universidade Federal de Goiá, Brazil. MSc and PhD in Biomedical Engineering, University of São Paulo, Brazil. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory of Universidade de São Paulo and a visiting researcher at the Department of Neurorehabilitation Engineering of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany. His research in Neuroengineering focuses on theoretical / computational and experimental investigations in order to understand how the different elements of the neuromusculoskeletal system interact during the normal and pathological control of human movement.
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carolina amador
Carolina Amador
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Senior Scientific Researcher, Philips Research Department. USA.
Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota United States. Development of solutions to clinical problems. More than 15 years of experience led the development of medical imaging solutions, from technical research to clinical (kidney, liver, pancreas, spleen, heart transplants), including collecting, processing, analyzing, and modeling biological data, more than ten years of experience in technology transfer, product development, and value creation.
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manuel cuadra
Manuel Cuadra
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Adjunct professor to the Biomedical Engineering program. Technological University of Uruguay (UTEC).
Manuel Bárbaro Cuadra Sanz graduated as an electronic engineer from the Faculty of Electronic Engineering of the Universidad de Oriente in Cuba. In 2001 he obtained a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the Universidad Central de las Villas, also in Cuba. Dr. Cuadra has participated in and directed multiple research and technological development projects, including the design of vital sign monitoring systems and image synchronization for low-field MRI tomographs and technologies for non-vascular diagnosis. Invasive technique based on photoplethysmographic and biological impedance measurement techniques and the use of spectral analysis techniques for quantifying autonomic function from simultaneous recordings of ECG and blood volume waves.
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Mario Chavarría
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Scientist at L'ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
Mechatronic Engineer, MSc in Microsystems and Microelectronics from Technische Universität Hamburg, Germany. PhD in Microsystems and Microelectronics from L'ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
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esteban aedo
Esteban Aedo Munoz
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Professor at the School of Physical Activity, Sports and Health Sciences of the University of Santiago de Chile.
Degree in Education from the Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences (UMCE), Chile, and a doctorate in Human Motricity from the same university. Postgraduate Sports Biomechanics and Diploma in Sports Training Methodology from the Manuel Fajardo Higher Institute of Physical Culture (ISCF), Cuba.
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daniel restrepo
Daniel Restrepo Montoya
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Postdoctoral Researcher - Bioinformatics, North Carolina State University, USA.
Biologist with a master’s degree in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Genomics and Bioinformatics. He has been acquiring knowledge and expertise in the analysis and handling of biological data through the application of mathematical and informatics tools by working with research groups that specialize in different biological problems.
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alher mauricio
Alher Mauricio Hernández
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Full professor and director of the GIBIC research group at Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia.
Electronic Engineer from Universidad de Antioqui, PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain. He directs the project: Development of the GIBIC-NEUMA mechanical ventilator, and leads product development processes in the biomedical equipment production plant of Universidad de Antioquia. It also develops innovation processes and the creation of SPIN-OFF companies based on research results.
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Catalina Pineda Molina
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Professor of Biomedical Engineering at CES University, Medellín, Colombia.
Biomedical Engineer from the School of Engineering of Antioquia, Master in Biotechnology Sciences from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, with a doctorate in Bioengineering, emphasis on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh.
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miguel bernal
Miguel Bernal
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Lead Scientist for Biomedical Applications at Verasonics SAS, Medellin, Colombia.
Biomedical Engineer from CES University with Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA and post-doctorates at the Institute Langevin, France and at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana with the Colciencias scholarship "Es Tiempo de Volver", during which she won a Fulbright scholarship as a visiting researcher at the Mayo Clinic.
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andres gonzalez
Andrés Mauricio González
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Professor and coordinator of the GBIO Biomedical Engineering research group, Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (AUO), Colombia.
Mechatronic Engineer, specialist in Electromedicine and Hospital Technological Management, master in Biomedical Engineering, University of Barcelona-Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Spain, and Doctor in Electronic, Computer and Electrical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
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silvia becerra
Silvia Milena Becerra Bayona
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Leader of the Genetics and Molecular Biology line. School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga. Colombia.
Chemical Engineer from Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS). Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Texas University. USA Post-doc Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA.
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victor solarte
Victor Alfonso Solarte David
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Leader of the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering line. School of Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Biological Engineer and PhD in Biomedical Science from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Postdoctoral researcher in Regenerative Medicine, FOSCAL Internacional, Colombia.
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marcela mercado
Marcela Mercado Montoya
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Co-founder and CEO of In Silico SE SAS. Professor at Universidad de Antioquia.
Bioengineer, Master in Engineering and Analog Circuits from the University of Antioquia. His main skills are in the field of multiphysics phenomena modeling with Comsol Multiphysics®.
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Lusvin Javier Amado Forero
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Leader of the Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Engineering line. School of Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Biomedical Engineer from Universidad Manuela Beltrán with a Master's Degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga.
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