Prof. Eugenijus Kaniušas
Vienna University of Technology
Prof. Eugenijus Kaniušas, born in 1972, Lithuania, and graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Vienna University of Technology (VUT), in 1997. Dr.techn. study completed in the field of body sounds and habilitated (venia docendi) in the field of bioelectrical engineering, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Since 1997 he has been with the Institute of Fundamentals and Theory of Electrical Engineering, VUT, since 2007 as associate university professor. He gives numerous mandatory lectures at VUT, concerning Biophysics, Biomedical Sensors and Signals, Biomedical Instrumentation. Since 2011 he is the chairman of the advisory board of study affairs of Biomedical Engineering at VUT. Currently he is the director within the Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering, VUT, and the head of the research group Biomedical Sensing / Theranostics. Since 2015 he is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of SzeleSTIM GmbH, Vienna, Austria, devoted to innovations in pain treatment with the focus on the auricular vagus nerve stimulation. He has authored more than 160 publications, a book series of two volumes by Springer (third volume is in final preparation) and 4 invited book chapters. Since 1999 he contributed to 19 national and international (including EU) projects, funded by public and industry, 10 of them being coordinated by him. He is engaged as reviewer for 20 international journals and for diverse research councils (e.g., ERC grants). He is organiser of two EU-COST workshops, a special IEEE session, and co-organiser of diverse international symposia and workshops.