Dr. Canan Dagdeviren appointed to IEEE EMBS Technical Committee on Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems




The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) stands as the preeminent global entity dedicated to the advancement of technology for humanitarian causes. Within this prestigious organization, the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) represents the foremost international assembly of biomedical engineers.

As a newly elected member of the IEEE EMBS Technical Committee (TC) on Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems, Dr. Canan Dagdeviren joins a select group of experts committed to shaping the future of wearable and implantable body sensor technologies. This committee is integral to fostering growth and innovation in the biomedical field, operating within the EMBS's framework to enhance both the welfare and technical prowess of wearable biomedical technologies.

The EMBS is the world’s largest international society of biomedical engineers. The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMB) Society Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems Technical Committee (TC) is comprised of members interested in promoting the field of wearable/implantable body sensors and integrated information communication systems within the biomedical community.
The TC will work with the administrative framework of the EMB Society to promote the welfare and technical enhancement of wearable and implantable body sensors.

Key Responsibilities and Activities of the TC:

  • Facilitate high-quality technical programs at EMB Annual Conferences, including organizing invited sessions.
  • Collaborate with editors of EMB publications to curate content that appeals to a broad audience, focusing on Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems.
  • Lead and organize specialized conferences and workshops to further knowledge and innovation in the field.
  • Provide strategic guidance and leadership to the EMBS Administrative Committee (AdCom).
  • Advise international and national regulatory bodies on standards and best practices for wearable biomedical sensors and systems.
  • Promote educational initiatives and outreach in the realm of wearable biomedical technology.
  • Foster collaborative efforts within and beyond the biomedical engineering community to drive advancements in the field.
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