Nigel Lovell
University of New South Wales, Australia

Nigel Lovell has BE (Hons) and PhD degrees from UNSW Australia. He has worked at the University of Technology Sydney and has had a visiting appointment Johns Hopkins, USA. He is currently at the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering University of New South Wales (UNSW). Sydney where he holds a position of Scientia Professor. He has authored 230+ refereed journals and 290+ conference proceedings, and been awarded over $80 million in R&D and infrastructure funding and supervised more than 50 PhD students.

He is a Fellow of five learned societies throughout the world (ATSE, Engineers Australia, IEEE, FIP and AIMBE). His research work has covered areas of expertise ranging from biomathematical modeling, telehealth technologies, biological signal processing, and visual prosthesis design. He was conference co-chair of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering in Sydney in 2003. Over the past two decades he has served in various roles on the IEEE including VP for Conferences and Members of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and three times has served as program chair/co-chair for the EMBS Annual International Conference. For 2017 and 2018 he will be the President of the EMBS.