Key Players

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    fraunhofer ibmt
    waterford
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    epos iasis

    Scientific Advisory Board

    Geoffrey PilkingtonProfessor Geoffrey Pilkington BSc PhD FRSB FRCPath, (male) formerly Professor of Experimental Neuro-oncology at Kings College London and, since 2003, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Neuro-oncology and Director of the Brain Tumour Research Centre, University of Portsmouth where he is responsible for 25 staff and PhD students. He is a Past-President of the British Neuro-oncology Society and is Honorary Treasurer of the European Association of Neuro-oncology, a member of the British Neuropathological Society (formally Programme Secretary), the Society of Neuro-oncology (USA), and the European Association for Cancer Research.  He is Neuro-oncology Editor for Oncology News, serves on the Editorial Boards of five journals and has refereed for 58 journals and 42 grants bodies in Europe, North America, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore. He regularly attends quarterly All Party Parliamentary Group Brain Tumour meetings at Westminster, serving on expert advisory panels on drug repurposing and brain tumour research funding. His numerous publications focus on the biology of brain tumours with special reference to glioma invasion and in vivo/in vitro modelling. He has also successfully organized many conferences for the BNA, BNS, BNOS, EANO and the International Glioma Invasion Forum.

    Robert SchoberProfessor Robert Schober (male) is the Head of the Institute for Digital Communications (IDC) at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Before joining FAU in 2012, he was a Full Professor, Canada Research Chair, and Associate Department Head Research and International Outreach at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), and the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). He served as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Communications from 2011-2015 and is currently the Chair of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communication, a new journal focused on Molecular Communication. He received numerous best paper awards from international conferences and journals as well as career awards for his research. His career awards include the 2002 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award of the German Science Foundation, the 2006 Killam Research Award from UBC, the 2007 Wilhem Friedrich Bessel Research Award from AvH, the 2008 Charles McDowell Award for Excellence in Research from UBC, and a 2012 NSERC E.W.R Steacie Fellowship from the Canadian Science Foundation. Dr. Schober’s current research focus centers around Molecular Communication. He has published extensively on this topic in the top IEEE journals and conferences.

    George V. EleftheriadesGeorge V. Eleftheriades (male) does pioneering research in the field of metamaterials. He has been endowed with a Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto and is a professor in the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering there. He has received notable awards for his achievements, is a fellow of the IEEE and the Royal Society of Canada. Also, at the University of Toronto, he heads a group for research in novel electromagnetic materials. He has also contributed book chapters to several books on antennas and transmission line theory that utilize metamaterials, along with other novel concepts, and is co-editor of one book in the same field. Professor Eleftheriades is also the author and co-author of a significant volume of published research in peer reviewed journals.  Professor Eleftheriades was elected IEEE fellow "for contributions to conception, analysis and fabrication of electromagnetic materials and their applications. He received the 2008 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award, a Technical Field Award conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors.


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