Electromagnetics for Care & Cure Lab

  • Groene Loper , FLux

    6512 AP Eindhoven


  • P.O. Box 513, Department of Electrical Engineering

    5600 MB Eindhoven


Organization profile

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Impact for patients and society is our ambition, for which we develop novel electromagnetic technologies in close collaboration with medical and industrial partners

Organisational profile

The Research Laboratory on Electromagnetics for Care & Cure is part of the Electromagnetics Group at the Eindhoven University of Technology. The Lab investigates novel approaches for application of electromagnetic waves in medical applications. The Lab is chaired by Dr.Ir. Maarten Paulides, and the main themes of research are:

  • Neurostimulation – led by Dr.Ir. Rob Mestrom, supported by Prof. Paul Boon
  • MR imaging and MR guided therapies – Led by Dr.Ir. Maarten Paulides
  • In-body sensing and power transfer – Led by Ir. Ad Reniers and Prof.Dr.Ir. Huib Visser

The research spans from fundamental work on the modelling of electromagnetic wave interaction with tissues for neurostimulation to the evaluation and validation of novel techniques, tools and devices, e.g. novel MR imaging guided heating devices for enhanced cancer therapy. Especially the latter requires multidisciplinary health-related projects that are being executed in synergy with medical partners and a wide range of industries (small, medium and large enterprises). Whenever required, we seek to supplement our electromagnetic expertise with the strengths of other groups of the TU/e, including sensing, modeling, imaging, monitoring, minimally-invasive interventions, ICT embedded systems and ubiquitous computing.

For our research, we have access to an extensive line of research facilities:

  • Simulation infrastructure and modelling software like CST, Sim4Life, etc (on campus)
  • Center for Wireless Technologies Eindhoven lab (on campus)
  • MRI (1.5T) scanner (at Darcy lab on campus]
  • MRI (1.5T) guided hyperthermia (at Erasmus MC Cancer Institute)
  • MRI’s (1.5-9.4T) at medical partners, e.g. Kempenhaeghe, Catharina Hospital, Maxima Medical Center, Maastricht UMC

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    Research Output

    A flexible five-channel shielded-coaxial-cable (SCC) transceive neck coil for high resolution carotid imaging at 7T

    Ruytenberg, T., Webb, A. & Zivkovic, I., 12 Feb 2020, In : Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Antenna‐in‐package measurements

    Reniers, A. C. F., Johannsen, U. & Smolders, A. B. B., 6 Mar 2020, Antenna‐in‐Package Technology and Applications: Antenna‐in‐Package Measurements. Liu, D. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). Wiley, p. 115-145

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

  • EEG functional connectivity is a weak predictor of causal brain interactions

    Vink, J. J. T., Klooster, D. C. W., Ozdemir, R. A., Westover, M. B., Pascual-Leone, A. & Shafi, M. M., 1 Mar 2020, In : Brain Topography. 33, 2, p. 221-237 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Prizes

    Co-recipient (last author) of the 2015 editor’s award for the best paper (physics) in the International Journal of Hyperthermia.

    Maarten Paulides (Recipient), 1 Jan 2016

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Co-recipient of the Gezel Award of Technology Foundation STW.

    Maarten Paulides (Recipient), 1 Oct 2017

    Prize: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

    Editor’s award for the best paper (physics) in the International Journal of Hyperthermia in 2007

    Maarten Paulides (Recipient), 31 May 2008

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific


    • 2 Membership of council
    • 2 Membership of network
    • 1 Consultancy
    • 1 Startup or spinoff

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (External organisation)

    Margarethus (Maarten) Paulides (Member)
    28 Nov 2019

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of networkScientific

    COST action CA17115 MyWave (External organisation)

    Maarten Paulides (Chair)
    1 Oct 20181 Oct 2022

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of networkScientific

    International Committee on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP, www.icnirp.com) (External organisation)

    Maarten Paulides (Member)
    1 Mar 2017

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of councilProfessional