I was actually talked into considering a position as an EMBS Distinguished Lecturer (DL) by one of my Indian graduate students, who believed that some of my entrepreneurial and innovation-oriented lectures would be of great value to the international community of biomedical engineering students. While
Senior Member, IEEE; EMBC Distinguished Lecturer 2016-2018Michael is a German citizen with expertise in diagnostic imaging + image guided therapies, as founder/innovator/CEO/investor, and scientist. After completing a BSc. in electrical engineering he spent 5 years in San Francisco as an R&D Engineer at a MRI and ultrasound device manufacturer. In that time he graduated with a MSc. in Technology Management from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, then returned to Germany and obtained his PhD in Medical Physics.
Dr. Friebe currently is a research fellow of TUM, Munich, an adjunct professor at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, and a professor of Image Guided Therapies at Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany. He is a listed inventor of more than 80 patents, author of >150 papers, board member of four medical technology startup companies, and an investment partner of a MedTec investment-fund. Since 2016 he is also a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE EMBS and very enthusiastic about teaching innovation generation and MedTec entrepreneurship especially future oriented and in combination with exponential technologies and interdisciplinary approaches.