Hermie Hermens (professor)

Full name: Prof.dr.ir. H.J. Hermens
E-mail: h.hermens at rrd punt nl
Room: Zuidhorst 224
Phone: +31 (0)53 489 2761
Fax: +31 (0)53 489 2287
Function: professor Neuromuscular control & Telemedicine


Research: Telemedicine, especially remote monitoring & treatment

Education: Home Care technology, Telemedicine methods, Zorgtechnologie

Management: MT Centre of Care Technology Research (CCTR)


Prof. Dr. Ir. Hermie J. Hermens did his master in biomedical engineering at the University of Twente. His PhD was on surface EMG simulation, processing and clinical applications. Currently, he is Professor in neuromuscular control and cluster manager in the area of Monitoring and Diagnostics at Roessingh Research and Development. Since 2008 he is the head of the Telemedicine research group, embedded in both the Mira and the CTIT research institutes.

He is (co)-author of over 160 peer reviewed scientific journal papers, and his work was cited 460 times in 2010 (H-index 30).

He coordinated three European projects and participated in over 15 other international projects in the area of surface EMG, functional electrical stimulation and ICT. He is fellow and past president of the Int. Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK), editor in chief of the JBMR and coordinator of the Seniam group leading to the first surface EMG recommendations. His present research is focused on combining Biomedical Engineering with ICT to create new end-to-end Telemedicine applications for people with chronic disorders


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