Alistair McEwan (IEEE M9-SM9) is Lecturer of Computer Engineering at The University of Sydney, Australia. He received his DPhil from Oxford University, UK in 2005. He did postdoctoral research at University College London, UK, and then at Philips Research Labs in Germany as a Marie Curie Research Fellow. His research interests include medical instrumentation, integrated circuit design, and bio-inspired systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 papers in these research areas and is an inventor on 4 patents.