Dr. Pierre Boulanger has a double appointment as a Professor at the University of Alberta, Department of Computing Science, and at the Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging. He is currently the Director of the Advanced
Man-Machine Interface Laboratory (AMMI) as well as the Scientific Director of the SERVIER Virtual Cardiac Centre. In 2013, Dr. Boulanger was awarded the CISCO chair in healthcare solutions, a ten years investment by CISCO systems in the development of new IT technologies for healthcare in Canada.
His main research topics are on the development of new techniques for telemedicine, patient-specific modeling using sensor fusion, and the application of telepresence technologies to medical training, simulation, and collaborative diagnostics. Dr. Boulanger is also the CTO and founder of Naiad Lab Inc., a company specialized in the applications of virtual clinics.