10th International Symposium on
Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT'16)
March 20-23, 2016

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Rd
Worcester, MA, USA

Ilangko Balasingham, Professor/Head of Biomedical Sensor Network Research Group, Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital
Gregory M. Noetscher   Ilangko Balasingham received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim in 1993 and 1998, respectively, both in signal processing. He performed his Master's degree thesis at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, USA. From 1998 to 2002, he worked as a Research Scientist developing image and video streaming solutions for mobile handheld devices at Fast Search & Transfer ASA, Oslo, which is now Microsoft Development Center Norway. Since 2002 he has been with the Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital, as a Senior Research Scientist, where he heads the Wireless Sensor Network Research Group. He was appointed as a Professor in Signal Processing in Medical Applications at NTNU in 2006. His research interests include super robust short range communications for both in-body and on-body sensors, body area sensor network, microwave short range sensing of vital signs, short range localization and tracking mobile sensors, and nano-neural communication networks. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 papers and has been active in organizing special sessions and workshops on wireless medical technology at the major conferences and symposiums. He was the General Chair of the 2012 Body Area Networks (BODYNETS) and TPC Chair of the 2015 ACM NANOCOM conferences and serves as Area Editor of Elsevier Nano Communication Networks. He is a Senior IEEE member.