Professor, Senior Member of IEEE, Fellow of the NRW Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts in Duesseldorf
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Steffen Leonhardt (SM’06) was born in Frankfurt, Germany. He received the M.S. degree in computer engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA, the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) degree in control engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, and the M.D. degree in medicine from J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. He has five years of R&D management experience working at Draeger Medical AG & Company, KGaA, Luebeck, Germany, and was appointed Full Professor and Head of the Philips endowed Chair of Medical Information Technology at RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, in 2003. Dr. Leonhardt serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics and IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems. In 2014, he became a fellow of the NRW Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts in Duesseldorf. In 2015, he was appointed a distinguished lecturer by the IEEE EMBS.