People

Lieke Hermans

Lieke Hermans was born in 1992 in Alphen a/d Rijn, the Netherlands. In 2016, she received her M.Sc. degree at the University of Twente in Technical Medicine, with the specialization Medical Sensing and Stimulation. During her master thesis she was involved in a project at the UMC Utrecht about EEG network analysis as a tool for detecting postoperative cognitive impairment in the elderly. Since September she works as a PhD candidate at the TU/e on the phenotyping of insomnia, mainly using EEG.

Function: PhD student
Roles in BM/d: Member

Marina Nano MSc

Marina Nano received her diploma (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) in Computer Engineering and Informatics from Polytechnic University of Patras in July 2013. Later she continued her education as a Master student at TU Delft University graduating from Electrical Engineering track of Signals and Systems on October 2015. In her internship and thesis, she worked on apnea detection in both adults and preterm infants (Philips Research and Máxima Medisch Centrum). Since April 2016 she is working at TU/e as a PhD candidate within the BM/d team. In corporation with Philips Research and Kempenhaeghe her current research focuses on wearable vital signs monitoring

Function: PhD student
Roles in BM/d: Member

Gabriele Papini MSc

Gabriele Papini obtained his Master Degree as Biomedical Engineer in July 2015 at the Univertity of Pisa with the thesis Modeling Cardiovascular Fitness in Cardiac Patients Using Wearable Sensor Data. This study was conducted during an internship at Philips Research from December 2013 to July 2014. From July 2014 to December 2015 he worked as a Research Scientist at Philips Research, participating in several projects related to Wearable Sensors, Activity and Fitness Tracking, Weight Management and Nutrition. On February 2016 he joined the TU/e team as a PhD candidate, working on Sleep Disorders Monitoring focusing on Obstructrive Sleep Apnea detection

Function: PhD student
Roles in BM/d: Member

Dr. Merel van Gilst

Merel van Gilst was born in 1987 in Haren, the Netherlands. She received her BSc degree in Artificial Intelligence and her MSc degree in Neuroscience and Cognition at Utrecht University. In 2016, she finished her PhD thesis on Sleep benefit in Parkinson’s at the department of Neurology of the Radboud UMC. Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at TU/e and Center for Sleep Medicine Kempenhaeghe. She works on phenotyping of insomnia and is the coordinator of the SOMNIA (Sleep and OSA Monitoring with Non-Invasive Applications) project.

Function: Scientific staff
Roles in BM/d: Member