Jens Haueisen received a M.S. and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Technical University Ilmenau, Germany, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 1998 he worked as a Post-Doc and from 1998 to 2005 as the head of the Biomagnetic Center, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany. In 2003 he received the habilitation (professorial thesis). Since 2005 he is Professor of Biomedical Engineering and directs the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics at the Technical University Ilmenau, Germany. He has authored and co-authored more than 200 research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and serves on two editorial boards. From 2002 to 2004 he served as President and from 2004 to 2006 as Secretary General of the International Advisory Board on Biomagnetism. Since 2005, he is chair of the study program development commission and chair of the examination commission of the Bachelor and Master program “Biomedical Engineering”. He is member of the academic senate of the Technical University Ilmenau and full member of the Saxon Academy of Science.
His research interests include the investigation of active and passive bioelectric and biomagnetic phenomena and medical technology for ophthalmology.