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Mireya Fernández

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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Electronic Engineering Department



Phone: (+34)934017398



Mireya Fernández Chimeno received the M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Catalunya (UPC BarcelonaTech), Spain, in 1990 and 1996, respectively. Since 1996 she isAssociate Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering at the UPC. She belongs to the Biomedical andElectronics Instrumentation Group, where develops her research and is responsible of the Electrical Safety area.She also is member of the Biomedical Engineering Research Center CREB.  She is the quality manager of theelectromagnetic compatibility group (GCEM UPC BarcelonaTech ). Mireya is member of the Advisory Board ofHEALTH & SPORTLABan spinoff held by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and Universitat Politècnica deCatalunya (UPC). She was visiting researcher at the Health Sciences Department at the University of York  (2003) ,where join the Cochrane Wounds Group. Mireya was Associate Dean (Academic Laboratories) at theTelecommunication Engineering School (ETSETB), (1996-2000), and city councilwoman in Gelida, Barcelona (2007 –2011). She is co-author of more than 100 scientific and academic publications (papers, congress communications andbooks) and 6 patents. Mireya has been involved in 13 research projects in the last 10 years.

Research interest

  • Biomedical instrumentation
  • electromagnetic compatibility
  • Medical Apps
  • Biomedical automotive applications


Research projects and invention patents


FE Fundamentals od Electronics Degree in Engineering of Electronic Systems ETSETB
EIO Electronic Instrumentation and Optoelectronics Master in Telecommunications Engineering ETSETB
TPA Audiovisual Production Technologies Degree in Engineering of Audiovisual Systems ETSETB
EH Hospital Engineering Master in Biomedical Engineering ETSEIB
EBM Evidence Based Medicine. Systematic reviews in health Master in Biomedical Engineering ETSEIB
SH Hospital Safety Degree in Biomedical Engineering EUETIB
ATM Medical Technology Evaluation. Technical, Ethical and Social Aspects Degree in Biomedical Engineering EUETIB
BID Biomedical Instrummentation Design Master in Electronic Engineering ETSETB