Anthony Guiseppi-Elie ProfessorTexas A&M UniversityDr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie is Associate Dean for Engineering Innovation in Engineering Medicine (EnMed) at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH). At TAMU he holds the TEES Research Professorship in Engineering, is Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. At Houston Methodist Hospital, he is Full Affiliate Member of the Houston Methodist Research Institute and Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Engineering. A former Department Head of Biomedical Engineering at TAMU, he directs the Bioelectronics, Biosensors and Biochips (C3B®) Laboratories. He is Founder, President and Scientific Director of ABTECH Scientific, Inc. and has been associated with three start-up companies. He holds the Sc.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT, the M.Sc. in Corrosion Science and Engineering from UMIST and the B.Sc. (First Class Honors) in Chemistry from UWI. He has spent 15 years in industry before becoming a full Professor of Chemical and Life Science Engineering (1998) and Professor of Emergency Medicine (2000) at Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Guiseppi’s research is in engineered bioanalytical microsystems in the service of human health and medicine. He has published over 150 archival scientific papers (6592 citations, h-index = 42), 31 book chapters, holds 8 US and foreign patents, and has given in excess of 200 invited lectures/colloquia. He is Editor-in-Chief of Bioengineering, an Associate Editor of Biomedical Microdevices and member of several editorial boards. Prof. Guiseppi-Elie is a 2015-2020 Fulbright Specialist Award recipient. He has been a Visiting Distinguished Professor in biomedical engineering at the University of Tucumán, Argentina, in Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering at Wroclaw University, Poland, in Industrial Bioelectronics at l'Ecole des mines d'Alès, France; in Pharmaceutics at the University of Tennessee, an IEEE-EMBS Distinguished Lecturer, and a Distinguished Lecturer in Microsystems at the University of Maryland. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He was the 2017-18 Chair of the AIMBE College of Fellows. He is a graduate of the Academic Leadership Academy at Penn State University and serves on the External Advisory Board of the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Florida and the Council for Frontiers of Knowledge (The CFK) (Uganda). At TAMU, Prof. Guiseppi teaches entrepreneurship, biomolecular and cellular engineering, biosensors and bioelectronics, and nanobiotechnology.