Maxim Zhadobov is the principal investigator in Biomedical Electromagnetics (BEM) at the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications of Rennes (IETR), French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, and the head of Electromagnetic Waves in Complex Media (WAVES) Team of the IETR. He received the PhD degree in bioelectromagnetics in 2006 and HDR in 2016 from the University of Rennes 1, France. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Biomedical Physics, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, he rejoined IETR as a CNRS Researcher.
His main research activities and expertise are in the field of innovative biomedical applications of electromagnetic fields and associated technologies. He co-authored 5 book chapters and more than 50 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. His review article in the Int. J. Microwave Wireless Techn. was the most cited paper in 2016-2017. He has been actively involved in more than 20 research projects at the national and European levels. Dr. Zhadobov was a session organizer and / or technical committee member at several international conferences, including MobiHealth (since 2015), IEEE iWEM 2017, BodyNets 2016, and IMWS-Bio 2014. He is a Senior member IEEE, served on review boards of more than 15 international journals and conferences, and has been acting as an expert at research councils worldwide. His teaching activities include lecturing at European School of Antennas (ESoA), Uppsala University (SE), University of Rennes 1, and INSA (FR). He received the EBEA Award for Excellence in Bioelectromagnetics 2015 and CNRS Award for Scientific Excellence 2015.