Lenka Lhotská, PhD, CEng, MIET, MIEEE
She studied at the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic, and graduated as Master of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1984. In 1989 she got her PhD degree in Cybernetics from the Czech Technical University in Prague. In 1984 she joined the Department of Cybernetics as assistant professor.
Currently she works as associate professor at the Department of Cybernetics at the Czech Technical University in Prague. She is head of the Biomedical Data and Signal Processing research group (BioDat). She was supervisor of 13 PhD students who successfully defined their theses. Currently she supervises 6 PhD students. She is responsible for Master study program in Biomedical Engineering at the university. She runs, coordinates and develops the program in collaboration with a multidisciplinary teachers´ group.
She is (co-)author of more than 150 publications in knowledge-based systems, multi-agent systems, applications of artificial intelligence methods in medicine, advanced biomedical signal processing, mobile technology applications in medicine, medical informatics, interoperability, and education in biomedical engineering.
She was principal investigator of more than 10 research projects in the area of medical informatics and biomedical data and signal processing. She participated as team member in more than 20 national and international research projects. Currently she is co-investigator of three large national medical projects.
Since 1992 she has been regularly invited for lecturing at ENST Paris. In 1996 she was invited to lecture at MSOE Milwaukee, WI, USA. She actively participated in approx. 50 international and 30 national conferences, she was or is a member of program and organizing committees of international and national conferences, as for example DEXA, ITBAM, BIOSIGNALS, IDEAL, HAIS, CARDIOTECHNIX, pHealth.
Her research focuses on following areas: Knowledge-based systems, data and knowledge representation, application of artificial intelligence methods to medicine, digital signal processing, machine learning, feature extraction and feature selection, semantic interoperability, mobile technologies in healthcare, electronic health record.
She is the Scientific Secretary of the Czech Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics, an ISfTeH national member. Further she is Member of IEEE, IET, chair of the Working Group Personal Portable Devices of European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), co-founder and coordinator of the ISfTeH Working Group on Women (WoW), member of the IUPESM WiMPBME task group (Women in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering) and member of the IFMBE Education and Accreditation Committee.