Thomas Falck

Thomas Falck

Keynote speaker at PhyCS

Thomas Falck is Principle Scientist of the Patient Care Solutions department at Philips Research in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He studied computer science and graduated summa cum laude from RWTH Aachen University of Technology in Germany. Thomas is with Philips Research since 1992, starting first in Aachen working on connectivity solutions for business communications, consumer electronics and medical systems and in 2008 moving to the headquarter of Philips Research in Eindhoven. His research interests includes wireless body sensor networks, ubiquitous monitoring, and pervasive healthcare. Currently Thomas is active in the area of ambient healing environments with focus on critical care and delirium prevention and detection. Thomas serves as a member of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks and is on the Technical Program Committee of several conferences on communication technology for medical applications and acts as reviewer for leading biomedical journals. He is author of various papers, book chapters, and has more than 40 patents and patent applications.