Nicolas Chbat, Ph.D.

ChbatNicolas Chbat, PhD., Phillips Research North America
Dr. Nicolas W. Chbat is Principal Researcher at Philips Research North America. He has established the Cardiopulmonary Laboratory leading efforts in advanced engineering applications for critical care medicine. Dr. Chbat holds 50+ issued and filed patents and invention disclosures, 45+ publications, and one book.

Dr. Chbat is co-director of the Center of Excellence for Critical Care Innovation, a joint effort between Philips Healthcare and the New York Presbyterian hospital / Columbia Univeristy Medical Center. He is also Adjunct Full Professor of Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University.

Dr. Chbat received his PhD from Columbia University in 1995 in Control Systems Engineering when he then joined General Electric Global Research Center (GE GRC) for six years. In 2000, he won the Dushman Award, GE GRC’s Highest Technical Team Achievement Award. Dr. Chbat then spent four years at the Mayo Clinic, Division of Engineering, where he worked on critical care projects for the intensive care unit. He also served as Adjunct Faculty at the Mayo Graduate School, where he won the 2005 Best Teacher of the Year Award.

Dr. Chbat was awarded three governmental grants (NIH and CMS) totaling more than $17M in the two year period 2010-2012. He is the recipient of the 2013 Philips Research Top Five Innovation Award, and also the recipient of the 2013 IEEE EMBS Technical Achievement Award.