Sergio Cerutti, Professor in Biomedical Signal and Data Processing at the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He has been the Chairman of the same Department from 2000 to 2006. His research interests are mainly in the following topics: biomedical signal processing (ECG, blood pressure signal and respiration, cardiovascular variability signals, EEG and evoked potentials), cardiovascular modelling, neurosciences, regulation and standards in medical equipments and devices. Since 1983 he has taught a course at a graduate level on Biomedical Signal Processing at Engineering Faculties (Milano and Roma) as well as at Specialisation Schools of Medical Faculties (Milano and Roma). He has been Elected Member of IEEE-EMBS AdCom (Region 8) in the period 1993-1996. He is actually Fellow Member of IEEE and of EAMBES and Associate Editor of IEEE Trans BME. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE-EMBS Summer School on Biomedical Signal Processing: he was the local organiser of four Summer Schools held in Siena. He is author of more than 400 international scientific contributions (more than 160 on indexed scientific journals).