F.P. Widdershoven

Parttime Professor
Bioelectronics (BE), Department of Microelectronics

Expertise: CMOS-based sensors, biosensors, IC design, semiconductor physics, modeling, simulation, machine learning

Themes: Health and Wellbeing


Frans P. Widdershoven was born in Sittard, the Netherlands, in 1959. He received a M.Sc. (cum laude) degree from Eindhoven University of Technology in 1984, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Twente in 1991. Currently he is Fellow at NXP Semiconductors, and part-time professor at Delft University of Technology, in the Section Bioelectronics.

His research interests include embedded smart sensors & biosensors, signal transduction theory, low-power design, machine learning & embedded hardware accelerators, smart systems, algorithms, and simulation.

He did (co)author 71 scientific publications and conference contributions, and co-edit the book “AmIware, Hardware Technology Drivers of Ambient Intelligence” (Springer 2006). He has 44 granted US patents.

He currently serves as a committee member of the working group “Physics for Technology and Instrumentation” of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

EE-BD Biomedical Devices (BD) profile

A profile in our MSc-EE program dedicated to biomedical devices. Biomedical devices are used for medical diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. They can be fixed, portable, wearable, implantable and injectable. They are active and thus embed electronics, computing and software

ET4127 Themes in Biomedical Electronics

BioMEMS, biosensors, bioelectronics, ultrasound, microfluidics, wavefield imaging in monitoring, diagnosis and treatment

Medical Delta Cardiac Arrhythmia Lab

Part of a larger program (with Erasmus MC) to unravel and target electropathology related to atrial arrhythmia

Last updated: 17 Dec 2020