Professor Dario Farina

Full Professor and Chair in Neurorehabilitation Engineering, Imperial College London, UK

Research areas:

  • Biomedical signal processing, neurorehabilitation technology, and neural control of movement


Obtained dual PhD in automatic control and computer science from Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France in 2001 and electronics and communications engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, in 2002

Obtained an Honorary Doctorate degree in Medicine from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2018

>500 papers in peer-reviewed journals

Founded and directed the Institute of Neurorehabilitation Systems, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany

Obtained >10 Millions Euro of research funding from the European Research Council (Advance Grant, Synergy Grant, Proof of Concept Grant)

  • Past President of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK) (2012 to 2014)
  • Invited as guest professors in multiple University
  • Editor-in-Chief of the official Journal of ISEK, the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.
  • Associate editors for multiple journals including in biomedical engineering and rehabilitation sciences
  • Recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, the IEEE EMBS Technical Achievement Award, the International Annual BCI-Research Award
  • Elected Fellow IEEE, AIMBE, ISEK, EAMBES, AAIA, Sigma Xi