Professor Emeritus, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Nicolas Pallikarakis is Emeritus Professor of the University of Patras, Greece and Head of the Biomedical Technology Unit (BITU) of the Medical School and Chairman of the Institute of Biomedical Technology (INBIT), an independent, non-profit Organization, established in 1991. His research interests include Medical Imaging and Simulation, Medical Instrumentation and Management of Medical Technology. He has been the Coordinator of more than 30 projects, supervisor of more than 50 Master and 20 PhD theses, he published about 120 articles, had active participation in more than 100 international conferences, seminars and workshops, and has organized more than 40 scientific events. He actively participated in many international activities related to Biomedical Engineering. Amongst them: Member of the EU Medical Devices Expert Croup, Chairman of the Clinical Engineering Division (CED) /IFMBE (1994-1997) and Chairman of the Healthcare Technology Assessment Division (HTAD) /IFMBE (2012-2015). He is founding member of the EAMBES Fellows, Professor Honoris Causa of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Cluj-Napoca, Doctor Honoris Causa of the Technical University of Moldova and elected Member of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) since 2005.