Alex Mihailidis

Scientific Co-Director

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Mihailidis is the Barbara G. Stymiest Research Chair in Rehabilitation Technology at Kite Research Institute at University Health Network/University of Toronto. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto (U of T), as well as holds a cross appointment in the Department of Computer Science at the U of T. His research disciplines include biomedical and biochemical engineering, computer science, geriatrics and occupational therapy. Alex is an internationally recognized researcher in the field of technology and aging. He has published over 150 journal and conference papers in this field and co-edited two books: Pervasive computing in healthcare and Technology and Aging. Mihailidis is very active in the rehabilitation engineering profession and is currently the President for the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society for North America (RESNA). He is the Principal Investigator and a joint Scientific Director of AGE-WELL.