Co-founder and scientific director of Rob Surgical (Bitrack robot), Dr. Amat is the 1st entrepreneur of CataloniaBioHT who receives this recognition. Congratulations!
Josep Amat (Barcelona, 1940) has a long career dedicated to research in the field of surgical robotics. He is the author of multiple patents and books. Josep began his research in the field of digital systems, deriving to the design of processors specialized in radar signal processing, and image processing applied to computer vision. He later focused his research in the field of industrial, underwater and surgical robotics.
Josep taught until 2010 as a professor at the ETSEIB, and at the Faculty of Computer Science of Barcelona. He has been Emeritus Professor at the UPC ever since.