Almir Badnjević received his PhD of Electrical Engineering at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 2015. From 2008. he is gaining an experience in Business and Academic area, parallel.
He is one of the founders of an idea to include Medical Devices with Measuring Function into the Legal Metrology framework and establishing traceability of medical measurement. Based on that idea from 2015. medical devices are part of legal metrology framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina and many other world countries. This enabled him to establish one of the European the most equipped laboratories for testing and inspection of Medical Devices, named Verlab (http://www.verlab.ba). The main purpose of the laboratory is to perform annually inspection of medical devices in all healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina in accordance with ISO 17020 standard.
From results in that field in 2017. as one of the Editors published a book in the Springer Nature titled: “Inspection of Medical Devices – for regulatory purposes”. Previously worked six years in Medical Devices industry, in the field of respiratory technology and blood gas analysis.
In Academic Area, from 2015. working as Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at International Burch University (http://www.ibu.edu.ba). Together with his team he established the first Bachelor, Master and PhD degree program from Bioengineering in the country. He is also working as Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy Sarajevo, University of Sarajevo (http://www.ffsa.unsa.ba) in the field of Health Informatics, Biomedical Engineering and Expert Systems and as Laboratory Associate at University of Warwick, UK.
In 2014. founded and became a President of Bosnia and Herzegovina Medical and Biological Engineering Society (http://www.dmbiubih.org) which is country representative in IFMBE and EAMBES. This Society organized in 2015., 2017. and 2019. International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (CMBEBIH) (http://www.cmbebih.com) which gathered more than 700 participants from 40 different world countries. He is the Board member of IEEE TC on Cardiopulmonary Systems, Steering Committee Member at IEEE Standards, Board member of ESEM (EU organization for Educating Students in Engineering and Medicine), Board member of IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division, Member of Coordination Team in IEEE Standards for Region 8, Treasurer and Councilor for Regulatory Affairs in EAMBES (European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science). He is the author or coauthor of more than 70 publications. His CV is included in Marquis Who’s Who in the World in 2016. He is IEEE Senior Member. Together with his team received Clinical Engineering the best manuscript award for 2018. Named as “Person of the Year 2018” in Bosnia and Herzegovina by SNL Magazine. From 2019. he is the member of Supervisory Board in Privredna Bank Sarajevo.