Lecturers

Ralf Seepold
HTWG Konstanz, Germany

Ralf Seepold is Director of the Ubiquitous Computing Laboratory at HTWG and he is working on digital health and telemonitoring. Ralf is researching on sleep and sleep quality analysis as well as on heart rate variability detection for stress detection and avoidance. He is specialized on hardware and software solutions for biomedical signal monitoring and processing.

Radovan Stojanović
University of Montenegro, Montenegro

Radovan Stojanović leads International Doctoral Programme on Sustainable Development and Centre for Medical Electronics at University of Montenegro. Radovan is one of the pioneers in the introduction of Biomedical Engineering and related technologies in the Western Balkans.

Almir Badnjević
University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Almir Badnjević was appointed as IEEE EMBS Distinguished lecturer. He holds senior status at the IEEE organization.
Almir Badnjević has a mandate (2018 – 2024) to serve as Board Member of the Clinical Engineering Division of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) and mandate (2018 – 2022) to serve as Advisor for Regulatory Affairs and Treasurer of the EAMBES).

Arian Boci
Institute for Health, Tirana, Albania.

Arian Boci experienced team leader and consultant with a multidisciplinary background encompassing national and international experiences in the field of healthcare and social protection, especially focusing on system strengthening, strategic planning, policy analysis and research development, digital health services, mass media, and behaviour change communication.

George E. Dafoulas
University of Thessaly, Greece

George E. Dafoulas was trained in Internal Medicine and holds a Master in Business Administration in Health Services Management from the Nottingham Business School-Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Thessaly, Greece on the topic of Health Technology Assessment and was a visiting scholar in CSAIL-MIT, Cambridge-Boston, USA working on the topics of open source/open science for Global Health.

Goran Devedžić
University of Kragujevac, Serbia

Goran Devedžić is professor at Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. His research interests focus on the advanced product and process development, industrial and medical application of soft computing techniques, and bioengineering.

Ivana Čuljak
University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ivana Čuljak is working in the Teaching and research associate with the Department of Electronic Systems and Information Processing . Ivana Čuljak participated as a researcher in several projects in the biomedical field. Ivana Čuljak was visiting researcher at the University of Toronto. Ivana Čuljak’s research interests include sleep medicine, signal analysis, electronic design, and embedded systems.

Mircea Focsa
Victor Babes University, Romania

Mircea Focsa is a specialist in Public Health, professor of Medical informatics and Biostatistics, EC expert for Horizon framework programmes, and editor of JMIR publications.  He was involved as a member or team leader in several European and national research projects related to EHR systems (QREC, EHR-QTN, epSOS) and eLearning.  

Natividad Martínez Madrid
Reutlingen University, Germany

Natividad Martínez Madrid is head of the IoT Lab and Director of the AAL-Living Lab in Reutlingen. She is researching in wearable devices, biosignal acquisition and processing, big data and mobile health apps. Natividad is leading research work on sleep medicine and machine learning algorithms to support signal analysis and diagnosis processes.

Panagiotis Bamidis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Panagiotis Bamidis is a Professor of Medical Physics, Informatics and Medical Education and Director of the Lab of Medical Physics and Digital Innovation in the School of Medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He designs, implements, and evaluates IT and Assistive Technologies systems that improve everyday activities of elderly or other vulnerable groups and improves their health or life quality or improves the education and training of health professionals.

Polina Mihova
New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria

Polina Mihova has a PhD in Computer and Communication Technology. Polina Mihova is a professor in Public health and a representative of the NBU for the Bulgarian Institute for Standardization. Polina Mihova’s main scientific interests are in the field of telemedicine, and development of mobile and software solutions in the field of medicine and healthcare.

Danijela Milosevic
University of Kragujevac, Serbia

Danijela Milosevic is a full professor, head of the department of IT, and dean at the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Cacak, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. Her research interests are artificial intelligence, intelligence systems, and bioengineering.

Vladimir Mladenovic
University of Kragujevac, Serbia

Vladimir Mladenovic is an associate professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Cacak, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. His research interests focus on 5G EDGE computing, wireless communication, IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, Image processing and computer vision, symbolic computation and processing, and fast algorithms.