Paolo Castiglioni (Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 1993) is the research coordinator of the Biosignal Analysis Area at the Department of Biomedical Technology in IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi (Milan, Italy). His current research interests include the analysis of biological signals, in particular, complexity analysis of the cardiovascular time series; the study of the physiological mechanisms for the cardiovascular control and of the alterations induced by hypertension, diabetes or sodium sensitivity; gravitational physiology; and rehabilitation medicine in cardiology.
Marco Di Rienzo. MSc degree in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico of Milano, Italy in 1980. Coordinator of the technological research in cardiovascular, wearable sensors and telemedicine areas at the IRCCS Fondazione Don Gnocchi. Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Università Statale, Milan.
Niels Wessel is heading the Cardiovascular Physics section at the Department of Physics of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He received the diploma degree in Mathematics from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 1995, the PhD degree and the Habilitation in Theoretical Physics from the University of Potsdam, Germany in 1999 and 2006 respectively. Since 1993 he is a guest scientist at Charité, Berlin. His current H-index is 33 (source: Scopus).
Luca Faes (PhD 2003) has worked with the University of Trento and Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy, and has been visiting researcher at the State University of New York, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Ghent University, University of Minas Gerais, and Boston University. Since 2018 he is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Palermo, Italy. His research regards time series analysis and system modeling, with application to cardiovascular neuroscience, brain connectivity and network physiology.
The ESGCO community sadly announces that an eminent member of the board, Marco di Rienzo, passed away on May, 25th, 2022. Marco organized the 5th ESGCO meeting in Parma, Italy in 2008. Marco was a pioneer of heart rate and blood pressure variability analysis and he was one of the animators of the field of biomedical signal processing since its early beginning.