Mg. Leo Lorenz
LEO LORENZ received the M.Eng. degree from Univ. of Berlin Germany in 1976 and the PhD. degree (first class Hons.) from University of Munich in 1984 (Germany). He is currently Technology Advisor for several Research Institutions , Board Member of key Power Electronics Conferences and President of ECPE. From 1988 to 1998 he was Senior Director at Siemens responsible for Power Semiconductor Devices in Automotive &;
Industrial Application. From 1998 to 2012 he served as Senior Principle in Application and Concept Engineering for all power semiconductor Technologies in Munich/Singapore/Shanghai. In this field he has published more than 400 Journal/conference papers with a high citation rate and is the owner of many basic patents. He gave more than 90 key note presentations at high level Summits and Conferences. From 1998 to 2012 he served as Senior Principle in Application and Concept Engineering for all power semiconductor Technologies in Munich/Singapore/Shanghai. In this field he has published more than 400 Journal/conference papers with a high citation rate and is the owner of many basic patents. He gave more than 90 key note presentations at high level Summits and Conferences.
Beside his work in Industry he is a Honorable/Adjunct Professor at several Universities in Germany and Worldwide . In this function he provides courses on power semiconductor technologies and supervised more than 20 PhD Students.
Metin Akay, PhD
Founding Chair & John S Dunn Endowed Chair Professor. President, IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society 2022 Chair, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering 2021-2024. He is the founding chair of the new Biomedical Engineering Department and the John S. Dunn professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston. He is also the President of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and the chair of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE). He has played a key role in promoting biomedical education in the world by writing and editing several books, editing several special issues of prestigious journals, including the Proc of IEEE, and giving several keynote and plenary talks at international conferences, symposiums, and workshops regarding emerging technologies in biomedical engineering.
He is the founding editor-in-chief of the Biomedical Engineering Book Series published by the Wiley and IEEE Press and the Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering. He is also the editor of the Neural Engineering Handbook published by Wiley/IEEE Press and the first steering committee chair of the IEEE Trans on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
Mario A. Alemán
Mario A. Alemán is a research assistant in the Electrical Engineering laboratory at Villanova University, USA. He received his Master of Science degree from the Technical University of Berlin in Germany in 2012 and his Electronic Engineering degree from the National Engineering University of Nicaragua in 2007. Mario is an IEEE Senior Member and currently a board member of the EDS Electronic Devices society as global
president of Young Professionals and director of EDS chapters for region 9.
Patricia Guzmán, PhD
Dr. Guzmán has a degree in Computer Science from the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla. Master in Computer Science from the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Doctor in Strategic Planning and Technology Management and Doctor in Sciences with a specialty in Electronics from the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics. As a professional, he has held managerial positions in both the educational and technological fields, promoting innovation and technological and business leadership. He has coordinated various
technology transfer projects at the state, regional and national levels.