Dr. Erik Scheme

Medical Engineer

Dr. Erik Scheme is one of IMPART’s associate members. He is an Assistant Professor and Professional Engineer at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. He is a passionate leader and collaborator with almost 15 years of research and development experience in the private and public sectors. His research expertise include signal processing and machine learning for rehabilitation engineering, health diagnostics, predictive analytics, biometrics, and human machine interfaces.

As the New Brunswick Innovation Research Chair in Medical Technologies his mandate is to work with clinical partners and digital health and medical technology companies to build the health technologies sector in the region.

Dr. Scheme has developed and taught courses in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, as well as product design and development in the Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Centre, where he serves as an advisor. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, the Director of the Health Technologies Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNB, and sits on a number of provincial committees, including the Horizon Health Network’s Research Task Force on Healthy Aging.