Wim Van Drongelen

University of Chicago, USA


Wim Van Drongelen was born in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. He studied biophysics at the Leiden University, The Netherlands. After a period at the Laboratoire d'Electrophysiologie, Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon, France, he received the Doctoral degree cum laude. In 1980, he received the Ph.D. degree. He worked for The Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research (ZWO) in the Department of Animal Physiology, Wageningen, The Netherlands. He lectured and founded a Medical Technology Department at the HBO Institute Twente, The Netherlands. In 1986, he joined the Benelux Office of Nicolet Biomedical as an Application Specialist, and, in 1993, he relocated to Madison, WI, USA, where he was a Lead Scientist and Systems Designer involved in the research and development of equipment for clinical neurophysiology and neuromonitoring. In 2001, he joined the Epilepsy Center at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Currently, he serves as a Professor at the Department of Pediatrics, Department of Neurology, Committee on Computational Neuroscience, Technical and Research Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center, and Senior Fellow at the Computation Institute. In addition, he teaches the applied mathematics courses for the Committee on Computational Neuroscience. His ongoing research interests include the application of signal processing and modeling techniques to help resolve problems in neurophysiology and neuropathology.

Biography Updated on 23 February 2013

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