Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. med. Steffen Leonhardt
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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

1982 - 1989Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering, with a major in Control Engineering, from Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
1985 - 1987M.S. in Computer Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
1989 - 1998Medical School (part-time), Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. Final year rotations at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands (supervised by Prof. Burkhard Lachmann, M.D., Ph.D.).
1995Dr.-Ing. degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. Supervisor: Prof. Rolf Isermann, Ph.D.
Topic: "Model-based Fault Detection using Neural Networks - Supervision of Shock Absorbers and Diesel-Injection Systems" (in German), Fortschritt-Berichte VDI, Series 12: automotive technologies, No 295, VDI Verlag, Düsseldorf, 1996
2001Dr. med. degree from the Medical Faculty of Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.
Topic: "Automated Lung Function Diagnosis of spontaneously breathing infants" (in German, short version)


Professional Career

1990 - 1998Ph.D. student and research assistant, later Post-Doc at the Institute for Automatic Control (Prof. Rolf Isermann), Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
1999 - 2003R&D Manager at Dräger Medical AG & Co. KG, Lübeck, Germany.
since 2003Philips endowed Chair of Medical Information Technology, Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Publications

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Prizes and Awards

2016On behalf of the Republic of India: Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) - Scholarship
2015 - 2016Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
2014Fellow of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts
2013Member of the board of trustee of the Eduard-Rhein-Foundation
2011Best Paper Award in 2011, category: applications, of the German journal "at - Automatisierungstechnik"
2011Best Paper Award at the EMERGING 2011 Conference, Lissabon, Portugal
2010Sabbatical at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, U.K. April - August
2009BMBF-Innovation price for Medical Engineering 2009 (together with the Chair of Medical Engineering)
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2007Best Paper Award in 2007, category: applications, of the German journal: "at - Automatisierungstechnik"
2002Faculty Price: Best Medical Thesis of the Year 2001, Award of the Medical Faculty
19971. Price in the medical software challenge "Medical Software '97" at MEDICA fair 1997, Düsseldorf, Germany
Certificate, Article
19922. Price in the medical software challenge "Medical Software '92" at MEDICA fair 1992, Düsseldorf, Germany Certificate


Stipends

2010Research scholarship of Heinrich-Hertz-Foundation
1985 - 1988Student grant of the German National Academic Foundation ("Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes")
1985 - 1987Fulbright Scholarship for studying in the U.S.


Memberships

Scientific Societies

The German Association of Biomedical Engineering (DGBMT) within VDE
VDI/VDE-Society for Measurement and Automatic Control (GMA) within VDE/VDI
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS)


Scientific Positions and Duties

since 2015:Elected President of the International Society for Bioelectromagnetism
since 2011:Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing
Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBCAS)
since 2009:Affiliate Faculty at the School of Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA, USA
since 2008:Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI), formely IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (TITB)
Steering Committee of the IEEE EMBS Technical Committee on Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems
since 2006:Associate Editor of the German Biomedical Engineering Journal "Biomedizinische Technik"
since 2004:Liason Officer of the German National Academic Foundation at RWTH Aachen University
since 2000:Scientific Advisory Board of the German VDI/VDE-Society for Measurement and Automatic Control (GMA)

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