Committee Members


aanathanArvind Anathan


Medical Devices Industry Manager


vbarocasVictor Barocas, Ph.D.

The University of Minnesota, Department of Biomedical Engineering

co-EIC of the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering


TC Interests: Biomechanics, multiscale models

jbassingthwaighteJames Bassingthwaighte, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Washington, Department of Bioengineering & Radiology

Professor at the University of Washington; IMAG/MSM Model & Data Sharing WG co-lead


TC Interests: cardiovascular and respiratory multiscale models, metabolic systems

pbournePhilip Bourne, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences & RCSB Protien Data Bank

Associate Vice Chancellor, Professor, Associate Director at UCSD; Founding Editor in Chief, PLoS Comp. Biol


sceruttiSergio Cerutti

Politecnico di Milano, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professor at Politecnico di Milano; MSM Model & Data Sharing WG co-lead


TC Interests: Signal and Image Processing, Physiological modeling

jlcoatrieuxJean Louis Coatrieux, Ph.D.

SEU, Nanjing, China, Department of Computer Science

Emeritus Research Director at SEU; Inserm, France


TC Interests: Signal and image processing, modeling

cdascoClifford Dacso, M.D.

Baylor College of Medicine & Rice University, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology & Medicine & Department of Electrical and Computer Egineering

University Professor & Adj. Professor at Baylor College of Medicine & Rice University; Co-EIC IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine


TC Interests: Clinical practice, remote patient monitoring, metabolomics

adhawanAtam Dhawan, Ph.D.

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Department of Biomedical Engineering

Distinguished Professor at NJIT; Co-EIC IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine

Email: dhawan@ADM.NJIT.EDU

TC Interests: Multi-Scale Models

afrangiAlejandro Frangi, Ph.D.

CISTIB Centre for Computational Imaging & Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Professor of Biomedical Image computing, Director of CISTIB


TC Interests: Image-based computational physiology modelling, model-based imaging, medical image computing, computer assisted interventions, application in cardiovascular science, musculoskeletal science, and neurosciences

bheBin He, Ph.D.

University of Minnesota, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professor and Director of Institute for Engineering in Medicine at University of Minnesota; EIC IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering


TC Interests: neural and cardiovascular modeling and imaging

ahernandezAlfredo Hernandez, Ph.D.

French Insitutes of Health and Medical Research

Research Scientist


mhuckaMichael Hucka, Ph.D.

California Institute of Technology

Member of the Professional Staff, Computing and Mathematical Sciences


TC Interests: software infrastructure for computational modeling in systems biology. Interests: improved support for dissemination of reproducible models.

phunterPeter Hunter, Ph.D.

University of Auckland, New Zealand, Department of Bioengineering

Director at the University of Auckland; IMAG/MSM Model & Data Sharing WG co-lead


dkatzDaniel Katz, Ph.D.

University of Chicago, Computation Institute; National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

Program Director at NSF;  Senior Fellow in the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago; IMAG – NSF representative


TC Interests: interested in reproducible science, credit & citation issues for software developers and other digital product creators, and better career paths in academia for them

rlaubenbacherReinhard Laubenbacher

University of Connecticut Health Center; Center for Quantitative Medicine



TC Interests: Future co-editor in Chief Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

lloewLeslie Loew

University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Cell Biology & Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling

Boehringer Ingelheim Chair in Cell Sciences; Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Director, R. D. Berlin Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling; Editor in Chief, Biophysical Journal


TC Interests: computational cell biology; cell signaling; Virtual Cell Project/model publication and visualization

nlovellNiegel Lovell, Ph.D.

University of New South Wales, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Scientia Professor


Interests in TC: Biosignal processing and computational modelling of retina and cardiac systems. Markup languages

lmainardiLuca Mainardi

Politecino di Milano, Department of Electical &Bioengineering

Professor at Politecino di Milano


rmarkRoger Mark, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Health & Science Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering

Professor at MIT; IMAG/MSM Model & Data Sharing WG co-lead


Interests in TC: Data sharing via PhysioNet, critical care databases (MIMIC II). physiologic signal processing, database mining, modeling, and machine learning for clinical decision support..

emayElebeoba May, Ph.D.

University of Houston, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor at the University of Houston


TC Interests: Multi-scale models to capture cellular interactions involved in various types of disease processes

lmulugeta Lealem Mulugeta

Universities Space Research Association, Division of Space Life Sciences

Project/Lead Scientist of NASA’s Digital Astronaut Project; Co-Chair IMAG/MSM: Committee on Credible Practice of Modeling & Simulation in Healthcare, IMAG – NASA representative


lpattiniLinda Pattini

Politecnico di Milano, Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering

Senior Researcher


jpattonJim Patton, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Chicago /
National Center for Rehabilitation Robotics, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), Department of Bioengineering

Assoc. Professor & Director


 Michael Sacks


asamantAsawari Samant


Computational Biology Application Engineer


lsenhadji Lotfi Senhadji, Ph.D.

University of Rennes



ksunagawaKenji Sunagawa, M.D, Ph.D.

Kyushu University, Division of Cardiology

Chief, Distinguished Professor and Chairman at Kyushu University


TC Interests: Cardiovascular modeling, cardiovascular regulation

rvizziRachael Vizzi, M.S.

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIH,NIBIB)

Program Analysist, Biomedical Engineer


Interests in TC: Implement, disseminate and encourage new methods of data/model sharing

bwinklesteinBeth Winkelstein, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Bioengineering

Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, School of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania; co-EIC of the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering


hyuHengyong Yu, Ph.D.

Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Director of CT Lab; Assistant Professor


TC Interests: Developing a new paper model named data paper. Different from the current open access paper, one data paper will include two parts: a data description and the raw data. This will provide standard datasets to evaluate the state-of-the-art algorithms in signal/image processing and analysis. The datasets will be credited by the citation of the data paper


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