Professor Rolf Engelbrecht directs the National Research Center for Environment and Health in Neuherberg, Germany.
He is a past president of the European Federation for Medical Informatics and past vice president of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Europe.
Dr. Engelbrecht has, over many years, investigated the use of ‘‘smart cards’’ as portable electronic medical records. He is a long-standing scholar, teacher, and author in biomedical informatics.
Professor Engelbrecht is elected as an International Associate in recognition of the broad scope of impact of his efforts in advancing the art and science of biomedical informatics in Europe and worldwide.