Wim Van Drongelen

Senior Fellow


Wim van Drongelen was born in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. He studied Biophysics at the Leiden University, The Netherlands. After a period in the Laboratoire d'Electrophysiologie, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France, he received the Doctoral degree cum laude. In 1980 he received the Ph.D. degree.

He worked for the Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research (ZWO) in the Department of Animal Physiology, Wageningen, The Netherlands. He lectured and founded a Medical Technology Department at the HBO Institute Twente, The Netherlands. In 1986 he joined the Benelux office of Nicolet Biomedical as an Application Specialist and in 1993 he relocated to Madison, WI, USA where he was involved with the research and development of equipment for clinical neurophysiology and neuromonitoring.

In 2001 he joined the Epilepsy Center at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Currently he is Professor with the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, Technical and Research Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center, Senior Fellow with the Computation Institute, and he teaches the applied mathematics courses for the Committee on Computational Neuroscience. His ongoing research interests include the application of signal processing and modeling techniques to help resolve problems in neurophysiology and neuropathology.