João Paulo Cunha is Associate Professor (with “Agregação”) at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal and senior researcher at the INESC-TEC: Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering (http://www.inesctec.pt) where he created the BRAIN – Biomedical Research And INnovation - research group and co-founded the Center for Biomedical Engineering Research (C-BER) that aggregates ~30 researchers. Prof. Cunha is also affiliated with the Institute for Electronics and Telematics Engineering (IEETA-http://www.ieeta.pt) of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, the Portuguese Brain Imaging Network (http://www.brainimaging.pt) that he co-founded and co-directed between 2009 and 2012, the Porto Biomechanics Laboratory (http://labiomep.up.pt) and is visiting professor at the Neurology Dep., Faculty of Medicine of the University of Munich, Germany. He presently serves as scientific director of the Carnegie-Mellon|Portugal program (http://www.cmuportugal.org) where he is a faculty since 2007.
Prof. Cunha earned a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering (1989), a Ph.D. (1996) and an “Agregação” degree (2009) in Electrical Engineering all at the University of Aveiro, Portugal.
Prof. Cunha is senior member of the IEEE (2004) where he joined the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) in 1986 as a student member. He is habitual reviewer of several IEEE journals, such as the IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Eng., IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging or the IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine. He co-founded in 2007 the spin-off company Biodevices SA (http://www.biodevices.pt) to bring to the market innovative biomedical technology developed for several years in his lab. He is co-author of more than 200 publications, of which, in the last five years, he co-authored one book, 13 book chapters and 24 papers in international scientific journals with more than 1000 citations, holding a ‘h-index’ of 19.
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Areas of interest
- Technological sciences > Engineering > Biomedical enginnering
- Health sciences > Neuroscience > Neurology
- Physical sciences > Computer science > Informatics > Applied informatics
- Technological sciences > Technology > Instrumentation technology > Medical instrumentation