Advisory Board

Professor Clive Parini

Professor Clive Parini

BSc(Eng), PhD, CEng, FIET, MIEEE, FREng

Professor Parini is a leading expert in wireless healthcare technologies and is currently the Director of Research for the School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science at Queen Mary College, University of London. He started his career at ERA Technology Ltd (UK) working on the design of microwave feeds and offset reflector antennas. In 1977 he joined Queen Mary College and is currently Professor of Antenna Engineering and heads the Antenna & Electromagnetics Research Group. He has published over 300 papers and contributed to several books on many research topics. In January 1990 he was one of three co-workers to receive the IEE Measurements Prize for work on near field reflector metrology. In 2002, along with several co-workers, he was awarded the BAE SYSTEMS Chairman's Bronze Award for Innovation for work on microwave near-field metrology.

Professor Parini is a Fellow of the IET and a member and past Chairman of the IET Antennas & Propagation Professional Network Executive Team. He is a member of the editorial board and past Honorary Editor for the IET Journal Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation. In 2009, in honour of his contribution to the field of Antenna Engineering, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Dr Stanley Shepherd

Dr Stanley Shepherd

MB ChB BSc DRCOG

Dr Stan Shepherd gained his first degree in Aeronautical Engineering (BSc) and flew as an RAF pilot for 6 years before qualifying in Medicine in England. In 1984 Dr Shepherd introduced electronic health records into his medical practice. He is a Family Physician in a deprived, high demand, multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, inner-city practice in the East End of London with 13,000 patients from all around the world. His medical practice is fully computerized and paperless. He is CEO and founder of Instant Access Medical Limited providing evidence-based electronic personal care pathways to be shared by clinicians and patients. Instant Access Medical is the exclusive National Children's Oral Health Foundation Global Partner for electronic health records

He is CEO and co-founder of Health One Global Limited, an international healthcare software company with users in Ireland, Belgium, France, Switzerland, and South Africa. Since 2003 Health One Global has been the exclusive Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Global Partner for electronic health records and provides and manages the Internet based Healthy Athletes Software used by Special Olympics at 900 events annually world-wide to record Healthy Athletes screening data in a single global database – now the world's largest, richest and most comprehensive database on the health parameters of people with intellectual disability.

Dr Giulio Villani

Dr Giulio Villani

BSc(Eng), PhD

Dr Villani is a senior physicist, with leading expertise in the field of radiation sensors, at the Particle Physics department of the world-renowned STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxford, UK. A holder of several patents, he is a permanent member of the ATLAS collaboration at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr Villani is currently the PI on a STFC-funded project on In-Vivo Dosimetry and, in collaboration with technical staff members at the semiconductor foundry, takes active part in the design of novel radiation sensors.

Dr Dimitrios Pantazis

Dr Dimitrios Pantazis

BSc(Eng), PhD, MIEEE

Dr Pantazis joined the McGovern Institute of the Martinos Imaging Center at MIT in 2010 where he oversees the operations of the recently established Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Laboratory. Before moving to MIT, he was a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California. His research interest is in the application of signal processing theory to the analysis of neuroimaging data, including MEG, EEG and MRI. He has collaborated with many neuroscience researchers and has published over 70 articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings.