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 60 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. His review article in the Int. J. Microwave Wireless Techn. has been the most cited paper in 2016-2019. He has been involved in 22 research projects (11 as PI). Dr. Zhadobov was a TPC member and / or session organizer at international conferences, including BioEM 2019, EuMW 2019, IEEE iWEM 2017, MobiHealth 2015-2017, BodyNets 2016, and IMWS-Bio 2014. He is an elected member of EBEA Council, invited member of IEEE TC95.4, and Vice-president of URSI France Commission K. He is also 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), 5G PhD School (IT), Uppsala University (SE), University of Rennes 1, and INSA (FR). He received CNRS Medal in 2018, EBEA Award for Excellence in Bioelectromagnetics in 2015, and Brittany’s Young Scientist Award in 2010.