Bart Vanrumste

Department of Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium

Inaugurated for:

For contributions in biomedical data analysis and wearable sensing applied to epilepsy and healthy aging.

Short CV

Bart Vanrumste received an MSc in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from Ghent University in 1994 and 1998, respectively. In 2001 he received a PhD in Engineering from the same institute titled ‘EEG Dipole Source Analysis in a Realistic Head Model’. He worked as a post-doctoral fellow from 2001 until 2003 at the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department of the University Of Canterbury, New Zealand. From 2003 until 2005 he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT) in the STADIUS division at KU Leuven. In 2005 he was appointed a faculty member initially at the University of Applied Sciences Thomas More and since 2013 in the Faculty of Engineering Technology of KU Leuven. Bart Vanrumste currently teaches courses in Statistics and Machine Learning. He is a member of the eMedia research lab at Group T and a member of the ESAT-STADIUS division. His research interests are decision support in healthcare in general and time-series analysis in healthcare in particular. His current research activities focus on multimodal sensor integration for monitoring older persons and patients with chronic diseases. He is a senior member of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and a member of the International Society for Bioelectromagnetism.