Dr Leandro Pecchia
| Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
| Director of the Applied Biomedical Signal Processing and Intelligent eHealth Lab
Leandro Pecchia graduated in Biomedical Engineering in 2005 at the University “Federico II” of Naples, where he received also the PhD in Biomedical Engineering and Management of Healthcare Services in 2009. In 2013, he joined The University of Warwick, UK, where he is Associate Professor (reader) of Biomedical Engineering. Since 2014, he directs the Applied Biomedical Signal Processing and Intelligent eHealth Lab (ABSPIE), which focuses on applications of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) for Active and Healthy Ageing and for the management of chronic conditions. Dr Pecchia is a key research partner in several research projects focusing on IA and IoT for healthcare remote monitoring (e.g., Large Scale Pilot Manager of the GATEKEEPER project) and the use of AI and robots to improve hospital efficiency and safety (e.g., Pilot Manager of the ODIN project).
Dr Pecchia authored more than 140 peer-reviewed papers on journals, books and conferences in the fields of medical devices, biomedical signal processing, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), Internet of Things and machine learning applied to active and healthy ageing and management of chronic diseases.
Dr Pecchia is President Elect of the European scientific society of biomedical engineering (EAMBES), Secretary General of the International scientific society of medical physics and biomedical engineering (IUPESM), Treasurer of the IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division, and former IFMBE Healthcare Technology Assessment Division Chair (2015-18) and Treasurer (2012-15).
Staff webpage: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/people/leandro_pecchia/