BIJNENS, BART H
Since 2008, Bart Bijnens is an ICREA Research Professor at our Department. He graduated as Master of Electro-mechanical Engineering Sciences and obtained a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences at the KULeuven, using advanced imaging to address clinical questions. Before coming to Barcelona, he was Assoc. Professor at the Medical Faculty in Leuven, where he established a Cardiac Imaging Research Group; extended his experience in St. George's Hospital, London; and established an interdisciplinary Cardiology-Engineering research group in Zagreb. Currently, he is performing multidisciplinary Systems Medicine Research addressing Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, by integrating information handling and computational techniques, combined with basic knowledge on cardiovascular physiology, in order to advance clinical sciences. He is Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Medicine in Leuven, the School of Medicine and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering&Computing in Zagreb. He has significantly contributed to his research field (>165 journal publications; >3900 ISI citations; h-index: 36). He is recognised as an international expert in Clinical Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Cardiac Imaging.