Scientific staff

Dr.Ir. Massimo Mischi

Massimo Mischi received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering at La Sapienza University (Rome) in 1999. In 2004 he received the Ph.D. degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In 2007 he became assistant professor and since 2011 he is associate professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of the TU/e. His research focuses on model-based quantitative analysis of biomedical signals. He was awarded with the STW VIDI Grant in 2009 and with the ERC Starting Grant in 2011 for his research on angiogenesis imaging. He is Senior Member of the IEEE and Chairman of the IEEE EMBS Benelux Chapter.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: BM/d coordinator

Dr. Bruno Arsenali

Bruno Arsenali was born 1987 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2011, he received his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from University of Zagreb, Croatia. From 2012 until 2016 he was employed by University Medical Center Utrecht as a PhD candidate. During that time he developed a system for image-guided breast-conserving surgery. Currently, he is waiting for his PhD defense and in parallel he is working as a post-doctoral researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology on analysis of snoring sounds for acoustic phenotyping of obstructive sleep apnea.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: Board

Dr.Ir. Chiara Rabotti

Chiara Rabotti received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florence, Italy, in 2004. From 2009 till 2010 she was employed as a researcher by Twente Medical Systems International (TMSi). In 2010 she received the PhD degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) on the characterization of uterine activity during pregnancy. She is currently Assistant Professor at the Signal Processing Systems Group at the Electrical Engineering Department of the TU/e. Her research interests include biomedical signal processing and modeling with specific focus on electrohysterography, electromyography, and electrocardiography.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: Board

Dr.Ir. Rik Vullings

Rik Vullings received the M.Sc. degree in Applied Physics from the TU/e in 2005. In 2010 he received the PhD degree (Electrical Engineering, TU/e) on the analysis and interpretation of the non-invasive fetal electrocardiogram. In 2009, he (co-)founded the spin-off company Nemo Healthcare where he currently is CSO. In 2012, he received a VENI grant to continue his research on pregnancy monitoring at TU/e. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Signal Processing Systems group at the Electrical Engineering department. His research interests include biomedical signal processing and modeling, machine learning, and pattern recognition.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: Board

Lin Xu M.Sc.

Lin Xu was born in 1980 in the southwest of China. In 2007 he started his master study at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, majoring in Electric Instrument and Measurement Technology, obtaining the MSc degree in 2010. In 2016 he received the Ph.D. degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) on the effects of vibration exercise on neuromuscular rehabilitation and conditioning. He is currently a Post Doc at the TU/e.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: Board

Dr. Merel van Gilst

Merel van Gilst was born in 1987 in Haren, the Netherlands. She received her BSc degree in Artificial Intelligence and her MSc degree in Neuroscience and Cognition at Utrecht University. In 2016, she finished her PhD thesis on Sleep benefit in Parkinson’s at the department of Neurology of the Radboud UMC. Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at TU/e and Center for Sleep Medicine Kempenhaeghe. She works on phenotyping of insomnia and is the coordinator of the SOMNIA (Sleep and OSA Monitoring with Non-Invasive Applications) project.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: Member