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IEEE Pulse Staff


Colin J. H. Brenan
HiFiBiO BV, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Deputy Editor-In-Chief

Ahmed Morsy
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Associate Editors

Cynthia Weber

Pamela Reynolds

Editorial Board

Atam Dhawan
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Esmaiel Jabbari
University of South Carolina, USA

Alicia Casals
Technical University of Catalonia, Spain

Punit Prakash
Kansas State University, USA

Silvestro Micera
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Carmen Poon
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Ahmet Erdemir
Cleveland Clinic, USA

Thomas Penzel
Charite University Hospital, Germany

Laura Astolfi
Sapienza University, Italy

Marius-George Linguraru
Children’s National Medical Center, USA

Steven Wong
Houston Methodist Research Institute, USA

Md. Shoaib Bhuiyan
Suzuka University of Medical Science, Japan

Debdoot Sheet
Indian Institute of Technology, India

Andrew Taberner
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Shanbao Tong
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Contributing Editors

A Look At
Jean-Louis Coatrieux
University of Rennes, France

Book Reviews
Paul King
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Continuing Education
Cristian A. Linte
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA

It’s a Question of Ethics
Bernard Allen Cohen
Neurological Monitoring Associates, LLC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Point of View
Gail Baura
Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

President’s Message
Andrew Francis Laine
Columbia University, New York, USA

Max Valentinuzzi
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán and Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Senior Design
Jay R. Goldberg
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

State of the Art
Arthur T. Johnson
University of Maryland, USA

Student’s Corner
Nessa Johnson
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Young Professionals
Lei Ding
Oklahoma State University, USA