Willem van Meurs - Past President

1962 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1987 Electrical engineer, University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

1991 PhD in control engineering, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France


1992 - 1998 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida USA

1998-Present Consultant to CAE Healthcare, Montreal, Canada

1998-Present University of Porto, Porto, Portugal


Model-driven acute care training simulators commercialised by CAE Healthcare

1994 Human Patient Simulator (co-inventor)

1998 PediaSIM(R) (co-developer)

2003 BabySIM(R) (co-developer)

2007 iStan(R) (co-developer)

2009 METIman(TM), Muse(TM) software (co-developer)

2014 Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulator (inventor)


2005-2007 President, Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM)


2011 Modeling and simulation in biomedical engineering; Application to cardiorespiratory physiology, New York, McGraw-Hill


Current research interests - systems, models, and simulators in general; modeling and simulation of human cardiorespiratory physiology and pharmacology in particular.  Special interests - design of medical training simulators, models for such simulators, and perinatal physiology.