Prof. Shmuel Einav – Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University. Prof. Einav, incumbent of the Herbert Berman Chair for Vascular Bioengineering of Tel Aviv University, is a world-renowned expert in the cardiovascular circulatory system and biomedical engineering. He is currently a University Research Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the Director of the Medical Division of the Center of Excellence for Wireless and Information Technologies. Prof. Einav is also a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Caltech – California Institute of Technology. The focus of his research is the role of hemodynamics in the initiation of atherosclerosis, the dynamics of cardiovascular flows, and the influence of flow and the associated shear stress on vascular endothelial biology. In recognition of his significant achievements and important contributions to science, biomedicine and technology, he has been elected as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).