Dr. Nicolas W. Chbat has spent 22 years in the Research & Development industry. He spent 7 years at General Electric Global Research Center (GE GRC), 4 years at the Mayo Cinic, and 11 years at Philips Research N. A. where he established the Cardiopulmonary Laboratory leading efforts in advanced engineering applications to critical care medicine. Dr. Chbat holds 50+ issued and filed patents and invention disclosures, 40+ publications, and one book.
Dr. Chbat is the founder and CEO of Quadrus Medical Technologies, Inc., developing software products for critical care medicine using modeling, estimation, controls, and data mining. He is also the Co-Director of the Center of Excellence for Critical Care Innovation at the New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center.
In 2000, he won the Dushman Award, GE GRC’s Highest Technical Team Achievement Award. In 2005 he won the Best Teacher of the Year Award at the Mayo Graduate School. In 2013, he was the recipient of the 2013 Philips Research Top Five Innovation Award, as well as the 2013 IEEE EMBS Technical Achievement Award. He was awarded 3 governmental grants (NIH and CMS) totaling more than $17M in 2010-2012.
Dr. Chbat received his PhD in 1995 in Control Systems Engineering at Columbia University, where he is currently Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Medicine.