Roman Maniewski
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Maniewski is Professor in Technical Sciences and corresponding Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Warsaw Technical University in 1962 and the Ph.D. degree in engineering science from the Institute of Applied Cybernetics in 1973. Since 1962 he has worked for the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) in measurement techniques, automatic control and medical engineering. In 1984-1985 he worked on cardiomagnetism at Helsinki University of Technology in Finland. In 1987-1988 he was appointed as a Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge USA, where he worked on neuromagnetism. Since 1975 he has been with the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering PAS in Warsaw where he was the Head of Biophysical Measurements and Imaging Department (1993-2008).

His field of research activity is Biomedical Engineering, especially measurement and analysis of biophysical signals. His current research concerns high-resolution electro- and magnetocardography, laser-Doppler study on microcirculation and near infrared spectroscopy for monitoring and imaging of brain tissue oxygenation and perfusion. He is author or co-author of over 300 publications including 5 books and over 100 peer-reviewed papers in indexed scientific journals and conference proceedings with over 800 citations (H index 13). His research concerned also practical application of developed instrumentations and resulted in 6 patents.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of following indexed journals: Opto-Electronic Review, Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences-Technical Sciences.

In 1998-2013 he served as President of the Polish Society for Biomedical Engineering and currently he is Chairman of the Committee of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering PAS. He is a member of international societies: International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering, European Society for Engineering & Medicine, European Alliance for Medical & Biological Eng. & Science, SPIE and Internat. Society of Electrocardiology In 2002 he was nominated as a Fellow of the International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering.