Professor Konstantina Nikita trained as both a physician and an engineer and works to adapt technologies developed in the antennas and computer industry for healthcare innovation. Her current fields of research include computational bioelectromagnetics, biomedical signal and image processing and analysis, simulation of physiological and biological systems, biomedical telemetry and computational neuroscience.
She is a Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The National Technical University of Athens, where she is also the Founder and Director of the Biomedical Simulations and Imaging Lab and Director of the Mobile Radiocommunications Lab. She is also an Irene McCulloch Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California. Professor Nikita has several hundred publications to her name in journals, books and conference proceedings, as well as 10 books of her own, and is the editor of various journals. She has won several awards and taken part in multiple international research programmes.
The research areas of Digital and Health are priorities at the University and a collaboration with Professor Nikita will greatly benefit several proposed projects for research, including: AI-assisted multisensory inputs for augmenting physical performance, subcutaneous implantable sensing device technology and artificial retinal devices for augmented human vision.
Proposed Activities at Bath
- Research seminar and workshops
- Academic meetings
- Meetings with the IRO, the University’s Marketing & Communications team and the Department for Development and Alumni Relations
- Visiting local innovation facilities
- Undergraduate student seminar
- Collaborative grant writing retreats
- Bookable mentoring sessions with Bath academics on ERC grant writing
- Joint supervision of PhD and project students
- Visiting research student supervision
- Joint research proposal development with identified Bath academics