Alberto Avolio
Macquarie University, Australia

Dr. Avolio, BE, PhD (UNSW) is Professor of Biomedical Engineering in The Australian School of Advanced Medicine at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He has acquired international recognition in the field of cardiovascular haemodynamics and has over 140 publications including a book, book chapters and peer reviewed articles as well as over 250 conference presentations. He has extensive experience in PhD supervision and in examination of local and international PhD theses. He has taught in the fields of cardiovascular dynamics and in the broad area of engineering in medicine and biology. His research areas include arterial haemodynamics, cardiovascular modelling, arterial mechanics, vascular endothelial function, cardiovascular control, blood pressure measurement and biological signal processing. He has received over $6.7 million in collaborative research grant support and is on the assessment panel of national and international granting bodies. He is on the editorial board of journals of cardiovascular research and hypertension and is a reviewer for over 35 international scientific journals.