POLIMI: Valentina Corino

Associate Professor in the field of biosignal and bioimage processing at POLIMI with ~70 papers on peer-reviewed international journals, 5 book chapters and 56 conferences. Scopus H-index: 18. She teaches the course Applied AI in Biomedicine and she is responsible for the LEGO (DigitaL tEchnologies for imaGing and sensOrs) lab at CCM. Supervised and co-supervised 6 PhD students of 3 nationalities and 30 master and undergraduate students for their final thesis. She has been in charge of the “Project” course for the Bachelor programme in Biomedical Eng, where she supervised ~40 students per year. Local PI of national projects on AI in hip X-rays and cardiac radiomics. Responsible of a research group of ~10 people applying AI-based solutions to cardiovascular problems.

UMIL: Roberto Sassi

Roberto Sassi is Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Milan, Italy, where he teaches courses on digital signal and image processing, and a master class on biomedical signal processing. He graduated in electronic engineering in 1996 and received a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering in 2001, both from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He participated in the coordination of the activities of EU (MY-ATRIA, NESTORE, INSIDE-HEART) and national (SMARTA, COVIDSQUARED, SOLITAIRE) funded projects. The research activity of Roberto Sassi has been mainly in the fields of biomedical signal and image processing, and applied mathematics. The methodological techniques have been exploited also to address related challenges in computer science, as biometrics, remote monitoring, and healthy ageing.

UNIZAR: Esther Pueyo

Associate Professor working on signal processing and in silico electrophysiological modeling. She has published 115 full journal papers, 15 journal abstracts and over 100 contributions to conference proceedings. She is/has been Board Member and Associate Editor of 7 JCR journals. Her Scopus H-index is 28. She has supervised 11 PhD students with defended theses, 10 Postdoctoral researchers and 26 MSc projects. She has participated in 58 research projects, including the EU-funded grants: ERC Starting Grant MODELAGE, ITN Marie Curie projects MY-ATRIA and PIC, European Space Agency actions and ICT-health projects BRAV3 and preDiCT. She has been PI of 17 international and national grants. She is currently PI of 4 research grants, in which she is coordinating around 30 researchers.


LU: Martin Stridh

Associate Professor in the field of biomedical signal processing at Lund University. He has published more than 80 publications in international journals and conferences (Scopus H-index: 23). He teaches courses in biomedical engineering, statistical and biomedical signal processing, e-health, and data-driven health (machine-learning). Based on his research he founded the company Cardiolund AB. He is main supervisor for three and co-supervisor for another three completed PhD projects. Supervisor/examiner for 60+ master students 2001-2023.

TECH: Joachim Behar

Dr. Behar is directing the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Laboratory (AIMLab) at the Technion Faculty of Biomedical Engineering. His work focuses on developing machine learning algorithms for medical data analysis, particularly in cardiology, sleep medicine, and ophthalmology, and he has contributed significantly to discovering diagnostic biomarkers. The lab has conducted extensive research on large datasets and Dr. Behar has published over 67 journal papers (h-index 30). He serves as an editor for Physiological Measurement and has been involved with the Computing in Cardiology conference. He won the MIT-PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology competition twice and initiated the Technion-Rambam Initiative in Medical AI (TERA) in 2022, aiming to use AI to improve healthcare. The lab hosts a dozen graduate students and staff scientists

UTU: Pasi Liljeberg

Professor in Health Technology at University of Turku, Finland. He has established and leading Digital Health Technology Research group at University of Turku with ~30 members. He has authored around 300 peer-reviewed publications. Scopus H-index: 38. Supervised 18 PhD students, ~50 MSc and several BSc theses. Continuously supervising new PostDocs, PhD and MSc students. He is leading health technology research group of ~30 persons. Responsible of biomedical engineering curricula at Faculty of Technology and PhD education at Department of Computing, University of Turku, Finland.

BRC: Raphael Schneider

Sr. Engineering Manager of the Data Analytics & Diagnostics team at the Medtronic Bakken Research Center. He published 22 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, contributed 2 invited book chapters and presented 66 abstracts on national and international congresses. Supervised 5 master and undergraduate students for their final thesis. Since 2015 he is leading a team of 5-10 engineers, scientists, contractors and interns.

EMP: Giulia Regalia

Technical leader of the Data Science unit at EMPATICA, focused on R&D of digital biomarkers using wearable sensors. She published 14 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, 2 book chapter,s and 25 conference contributions in the field of biomedical signal processing, machine learning, and biomedical devices development. During her PhD in Bioengineering at POLIMI, she co-supervised 8 master’s and undergraduate students for their final thesis in biomedical engineering. Currently supervising 5 biomedical engineers with PhD and 3 biomedical engineers working at EMP in the Data Science unit.

NUUBO: Borja Gonzalvez

Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Universidad Europea de Madrid. He has more than 10 years’ experience in medical device business and collaborated in two sensor related patents. Supervision of software development team for 10 years in Nuubo.

CCM: Corrado Carbucicchio

Director of the Ventricular Intensive Care Unit at CCM, a world recognized leader in the field of innovative treatment of ventricular tachycardia through the most advanced technologies (robotic devices and specialized ablation catheters). More than 70 publications on peer reviewed international journals. Invited lecturer at more than 200 symposiums around the world. Scopus H-index: 26. From 2012 he performs teaching and tutoring activities for students referred to the academic courses of Cardiology of the University of Milan. Co-supervisor of graduating students for their final thesis. PI of the STRAMI VT Study.