Director Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
his outstanding work in cardiac signal analysis and heart models for intelligent diagnostic tools and the promotion of Biomedical Engineering in the society.
Olaf Doessel is Professor and head of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Before he was head of a research department at Philips Research Laboratories in Hamburg. He has or had several honorary posts, among them: member of the management board of the German Association of Biomedical Engineering (DGBMT) and the German Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE), Dean of the department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at KIT. He is member of several academic societies, among them: the Academy of Science of Berlin-Brandenburg (BBAW), the German Academy of Technical Sciences (acatech), the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts. He is member of the advisory board of the Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (the German Metrology Institute). He is senior member of the IEEE and Fellow of the International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering IAMBE. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal Biomedical Engineering / Biomedizinische Technik. He is member of the board of Computing in Cardiology CinC. His main interests are bioelectric signals and fields in human body, computer modeling of the heart, the inverse problem of Electrocardiography, ECG biosignal processing, and new methods of medical imaging. More then 500 publications can be traced in ResearcherID D-3203-2011.