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Andrew Taberner is a physicist and bioengineer, and Professor with the Auckland Bioengineering Institute at University of Auckland, New Zealand. From 2002-2008 he was a research scientist and co-manager of the Bioinstrumentation Laboratory at MIT (Boston). Andrew teaches bioinstrumentation and measurement in Biomedical Engineering. His teaching has been recognized by five “Top-teacher” awards, and a ‘Sustained Excellence in Teaching’ award. He leads researchers in the design, construction and development of novel instruments and medical devices. He has supervised 29 PhD, 18 ME and 62 honours students. Andrew has authored more than 140 refereed scientific articles in journals and published conference proceedings, 117 conference abstracts and short papers, and published 28 issued US, European and other patents. He received the 2014 New Zealand “Innovation Excellence in Research” award. He is the Chair of the New Zealand Chapter of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society and an editor for IEEE EMBS Pulse Magazine.