Almir Badnjević received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 2015. From 2008, he is simultaneously gaining experience in both Business and Academic area.
He is one of the founders of the idea of including Medical Devices with Measuring Function into the Legal Metrology framework and establishing traceability of medical measurement. Based on that idea, from 2015 medical devices are part of legal metrology framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina and many other world countries. This enabled him to establish one of the most equipped laboratories for testing and inspection of Medical Devices in Europe, named Verlab (http://www.verlab.ba). The main purpose of the laboratory is to perform annual inspection of medical devices in all healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina in accordance with ISO 17020 standard. Implemented more similar laboratories all over the world.
Based on achieved results in that field in 2017, as one of the Editors, he published a book in the Springer Nature titled: “Inspection of Medical Devices – for regulatory purposes”. Previously he has worked six years in Medical Devices industry, in the field of respiratory technology and blood gas analysis.
In the Academic area, from 2015 he works as a Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at International Burch University (http://www.ibu.edu.ba). Along with his team, he established the first Bachelor, Master and PhD degree program of Bioengineering in the country. He is also working as a Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy Sarajevo, University of Sarajevo (http://www.ffsa.unsa.ba) in the field of Health Informatics, Biomedical Engineering and Expert Systems and as a Laboratory Associate at University of Warwick, UK.
In 2014, he founded and has become the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina Medical and Biological Engineering Society (http://www.dmbiubih.org) which is country representative of IFMBE and EAMBES. This Society had organized in 2015, 2017 and 2019 respectively International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (CMBEBIH) (http://www.cmbebih.com), which gathered more than 700 participants from 40 different countries worldwide. He is the Board member of IEEE TC on Cardiopulmonary Systems, Steering Committee Member at IEEE Standards, Board member of ESEM (EU organization for Educating Students in Engineering and Medicine), Board member of IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division, Member of Coordination Team in IEEE Standards for Region 8, Treasurer and Councilor for Regulatory Affairs in EAMBES (European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science). Consultant in more than 20 Ministry of Health all over the world. He is the author and co-author of more than 80 publications. His CV is included in Marquis Who’s Who in the World in 2016. He is IEEE Senior Member. He and his team received the Clinical Engineering best manuscript award for 2018. Named as the “Person of the Year 2018” in Bosnia and Herzegovina by SNL Magazine. From 2019, he is the member of Supervisory Board at Privredna Banka Sarajevo. Named as “The Man” of 2020 in Bosnia and Herzegovina by Ladies in magazine. Named as “Person of the Year” by national Face television. In 2021 named as IEEE EMBS Distinguished lecturer.
Here the Curriculum Vitae.