Elected: 2016
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Richard Kitney
Professor of Biomedical Systems Engineering and Chairman of the Institute of Systems Biology, Imperial College London
Professor Richard Kitney is a bioengineer whose work focuses on applying engineering and physical science to biology and medicine through design, mathematical modelling and data analysis. Richard has published over 300 papers in the fields of synthetic biology, mathematical modelling, biomedical information systems, medical imaging and the general application of computers to healthcare. He is Founder and Chairman of Visbion Ltd, a biomedical IT company with over 400 systems in 10 countries. Richard’s achievements have been recognised by many academies including the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of Medicine, and Richard was awarded an OBE for services to Information Technology in Healthcare in 2001.