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Andrea Aliverti
Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano

Brief Bio
Andrea Aliverti (MSc in Electronic Engineering, 1992, PhD in Bioengineering, 1997) is Full Professor at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering (DEIB) at the Politecnico di Milano where he teaches Sensors and Instrumentation Technologies and Bioengineering of the Respiratory System. He also teaches Biomedical Electronics and Instrumentation at the MedTec Course in Medicine and Biomedical Engineering (Politecnico di Milano-Humanitas University). From 2014 to 2021, he has been the Chairman (Coordinatore) of the PhD Programme in Bioengineering at the Politecnico di Milano. He is responsible of Lares (Respiratory Analysis Lab) at the Biomedical Technology Laboratory (TBM-Lab). His actual main research interests include the bioengineering of the respiratory system, physiological measurements, biomedical instrumentation and sensors and functional lung imaging. Specific research areas of interest include respiratory mechanics (modeling of interactions between respiratory and cardiovascular system, human respiratory muscle action, exercise), biomedical instrumentation (optoelectronic and double plethysmography, noninvasive physiological measurements of ventilation, blood gases, blood pressure, human activity, stress), pulmonary functional imaging (CT, MRI, ultrasonography and in-vivo microscopy), wearable technology (development of new methods and systems for continuous monitoring of physiological variables), sport technology, artificial intelligence applied to physiological data, signal and images. He has been technical coordinator of the EU funded Projects BREATH , BREATH-PGC and CARED (Computer Assisted Rehabilitation for Respiratory Diseases), responsible of the activities of the Politecnico di Milano of the EU funded Projects PLANHAB (Planetary Habitat Simulation) and HOLOZCAN, two NIH funded Projects and several industry-funded projects. He is author or co-author of >280 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 15 book chapters, editor of 4 books, inventor in 15 patents. He is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Physiology (American Physiological Society), Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, Breathe, Sensors, Metrology. He is an active member of the IEEE, ERS (European Respiratory Society) (Secretary of the Group 4.03 - Respiratory Structure and Function (2009-2011), Chair of the Group 4.01- Clinical Physiology and Exercise (2011-2014), Secretary (2014-2017) and Head (2017-2020) of Assembly 4 - Clinical physiology, sleep and pulmonary circulation. Member of the Educational Council (2014-2017), Science Council (2017-2020) and Executive Committee (2017-2020). Member of the working group on Digital Health.), SIP/IRS (Italian Respiratory Society) (Member of the Scientific Committee since 2021). He has been awarded the ERS (European Respiratory Society) COPD Award, the Vertex Innovation Award (VIA), the Andrew P. Sage Award (IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems), S2P (SwitchToProduct). Since 2020, he is honorary Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS). ... More >>


Hande Alemdar, Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Arnold Baca, ZSU, Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Computer Science in Sport, University of Vienna, Austria
Glenn Björklund, Dept. Health Sciences, Sports Tech Research Centre, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Daniel Boullosa, Universidad de León, Spain
David Cabello Manrique, Facultad de Ciencias del Deporte Ctra de Alfacar, s/n, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Andrea Cereatti, Electronics and Telecommunications, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Paul Comfort, Directorate of Psychology and Sport, University of Salford, United Kingdom
Jonathan D. Connor, Sport and Exercise Science, James Cook University, Australia
Peter Dabnichki, RMIT University, Australia
Jose L. Elvira, Department of Sport Sciences, Miguel Hernández University Elche, Spain
Timothy A. Exell, Department of Sport Science, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
José M. Faria, Ciências do Desporto, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Sebastián Feu, University Extremadura, Spain
Federico Formenti, King's College London, United Kingdom
Xavi Garcia-Massó, University of Valencia, Spain
Sixto González-Víllora, Physical Education, Universidad Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Thomas W. Kernozek, Health Professions, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, United States
Pui Wah V. Kong, Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Andrey Koptyug, SportsTech Research Center, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Oleksandr Krasilshchikov, Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Beom Chan Lee, Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, United States
Anthony Leicht, Sport and Exercise Science, James Cook University, Australia
Chris Mills, Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Luis Mochizuki, Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Giuseppe Musumeci, Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
Toh Yen Pang, School of Engineering [Mechanical and Automotive Engineering], RMIT University, Australia
José D. Pereira, Rua Teodósio Rodrigues De Faria, nº 15, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal
Fernando Ribeiro, Escola Superior de Saúde, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Aaron Scanlan, Central Queensland University, Australia
Stephen S. Seiler, Department of Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Agder, Norway
Francesco Sgrò, Kore University of Enna, Italy
Andreia P. Sousa, Fisioterapia, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
Veroljub Stankovic, Faculty of sport and physical education, University of Pristina in Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
Rui Torres, Department of Physiotherapy, North Polytechnic Institute of Health, Paredes, Portugal
Hans Weghorn, Mechatronics, BW Cooperative State University Stuttgart, Germany
Naiquan Zheng, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

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