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Program Committee

BIODEVICES Program Chair

Ye Xuesong
Zhejiang University

Brief Bio
Professor Ye is a Ph.D. tutor in the College of Biomedical Enginnering and Instrument Science at Zhejiang University and a part-time professor of the School of Medicine Affiliated Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital of Zhejiang University. He is also the director of Zhejiang University Medical and Health Information Engineering Technology Research Institute, executive director of Zhejiang Intelligent Medical Equipment Manufacturing Innovation Center and deputy director of Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Endoscope Technology Research. Professor Ye received his Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineeri ng from Zhejiang University in 1997, and since then he served as a lecturer, associate professor (1999) and professor (2005) in the College of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science at Zhejiang University. ... More >>


BIOIMAGING Program Chair

Filipe Soares
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS

Brief Bio
Ph.D. Filipe Soares is a Senior Scientist at Fraunhofer Portugal Research Center for Assistive Information and Communication Solutions (AICOS), conducting research on computer vision and mobile development activities in the field of ICT4D, Retail, Precision Agriculture and mHealth, in particular in the topic of diabetic retinopathy. He received a Ph.D. with the highest honors in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Beira Interior, Portugal, in 2014. Filipe worked as a researcher in medical imaging at Siemens Healthcare, in the field of computer-aided detection and diagnosi s of breast cancer, in a project for which he received the Siemens Innovation Award in 2012. He worked as a software engineer in telecommunications and embedded systems at Coriant (former Nokia Siemens Networks) during 2013. His main research areas are image processing, computer vision, machine learning, information retrieval, decision support systems, human computer interaction, embedded systems and software engineering. ... More >>



Elisabetta De Maria
Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, I3S

Brief Bio
Elisabetta De Maria holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Research areas: modeling of biological systems, formal methods of computer science. Elisabetta De Maria holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Research areas: modeling of biological systems, formal methods of computer science.


BIOSIGNALS Program Chair

Pedro Gómez Vilda
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Brief Bio
Pedro Gómez Vilda received the M.Sc. degree in Communications Engineering in 1978 and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, in 1983. He is Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid since 1988. Currently he is the head of the Neuromorphic Speech Processing Laboratory at the Center for Biomedical Technology. His current research interests are biomedical signal processing, neurological disease detection and monitoring from speech and voice, cognitive speech processing, and speaker biometry. ... More >>


HEALTHINF Program Chair

Federico Cabitza
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

Brief Bio
Federico Cabitza is an Associated Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy) where he teaches human-computer interaction and data visualization. Since 2016 he has also had an official research appointment with the Orthopaedics Institute IRCCS Galeazzi in Milano (Italy). His current research interests include socio-technical requirement analysis, IT (and AI) impact assessment, and the design of interactive systems in the Healthcare setting, especially decision support systems. He co-chaired International workshops (on Data Visualization in Healthcare and knowledge IT artifac ts), conference tracks (on Socio-technical design at ECIS), conference programs (for the Italian Chapter of AIS) and special issues on impacted Journals (i.e., the Health Informatics Journal by SAGE, CSCW journal by Springer, and Program, By Emerald). He is stable PC member of several international conferences, and member of the Editorial Board of Annals of Translational Medicine and of the International Journal of Medical Informatics. He is author of more than 120 research publications to date, in international conference proceedings, edited books and scientific journals (also on JAMA). ... More >>