FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Oct. 3, 2022 | All FGCU classes, including online modalities, as well as non-essential campus activities are cancelled through Sunday, Oct. 9. We return to normal operations Monday, Oct. 10, and full details on the calendar will be announced Tuesday, Oct. 4. It remains vital to our success that we hear from ALL students, faculty and staff so we can assess needs and move forward with reopening campus. Call the FGCU Storm Recovery Call Center at (239) 310-5398 or complete the self check-in survey as soon as possible.

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Torres, Jorge (Ph.D., MD)

Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering

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Dr. Jorge Torres joined FGCU in August, 2007 as an Associate Professor in Bioengineering. He received the M.D. from the National University of Colombia (South America) and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Torres worked for several years on the areas of Medical laser applications and ultrasound, and participated as co-investigator in projects funded by the Whitaker Foundation and NIH. He worked for 5 years on biomedical instrumentation and signal analysis at the University of los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, where he was a Visiting and a Research Professor in the Departments of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and assisted on the coordination of the Master's program in Biomedical Sciences. He was PI or Co-PI on projects funded by the main research funding agency of Colombia (Colciencias) involving physiological measurements, biosignal acquisition and processing, and medical device implementation. At FGCU, he teaches courses in the biomedical instrumentation sequence. His research interests include: biosensors, biosignal analysis, electrophysiology, and biomedical optics.

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