Hiie Hinrikus
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Hiie Hinrikus is Professor Emeritus at Tallinn University of Technology (TUT). She is born on Tallinn, Estonia. She received her first degree in Physics from M. V. Lomonossov Moscow State University in 1960, PhD in Radio Physics from the National Institute of Physical and Radio technical Measurements of USSR (VNIIFTRI) in 1967 and DSc from the Institute of Radio and Electronic Engineering (IRE) of the USSR Academy of Sciences in1989.

After working as engineer at a radio-technical enterprise and as research scientist at VNIIFTRI, she joined the Tallinn University of Technology in 1968. She got the positions of Docent and later Professor of Radio and Laser Engineering, head of the Chair. She initiated the organization of the Centre of Biomedical Engineering at TUT in 1994 and served as its Founder Chair for 8 years.

Her research activity has been related to Radio Physics, microwave and laser engineering and application of microwave and optical technology in medicine, including microwave radiometry, biological effect of electromagnetic radiation and biosignals interpretation. She honoured National Science Award in Engineering in 2000.

Prof. Hinrikus is Founder Member and was first President of the Estonian Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics 1994-2002. She has served in several functions in different organizations and societies. She was President of the 11th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering in 1999 and served as a member of committees of many conferences on Biomedical Engineering. She was elected as Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering.