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Mohamad Sawan

Center for Biomedical Research and Innovation, Westlake University, China


​Mohamad Sawan is currently a Professor of microelectronics and biomedical engineering. He was awarded a Canada Research Chair (2001-2015), he is leading the Microsystems Strategic Alliance of Quebec (ReSMiQ) and is founder of the Polystim Neurotech. Laboratory. He is cofounder and Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, and he is Editor and Associate Editor, and member of the board of several international Journals. He is founder and cofounder of several international conferences such as the IEEE NEWCAS, ICECS, and BioCAS. He is also founder and chair of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Montreal Chapter. He published more than 700 peer reviewed papers, two books, 10 book chapters, and 12 patents.  Dr. Sawan received several awards, among them the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, the Bombardier Award for technology transfer, the Jacques-Rousseau Award for achieved results in multidisciplinary research activities, the medal of merit from the President of Lebanon for his outstanding contributions, and the Barbara Turnbull Award for spinal-cord research in Canada. He is Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and Officer of the Quebec’s National Order.

All sessions by Mohamad Sawan

  • MondayFebruary 25
2:45 PM

Epileptic Seizures: Can Deep Learning Meets Predicting Expectation?

4:15 PM

Panel on Implantable sensors: challenges and opportunities

George  Malliaras
Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge
Mohamad Sawan
Center for Biomedical Research and Innovation, Westlake University, China
Ralph  Etienne-Cummings
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Guglielmo  Lanzani
Department of Physics, Politecnico di Milano