Boris Kovatchev, PhD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Boris Kovatchev, Ph.D. is Professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the founding Director of the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology. Kovatchev has a 30-year track record in modeling, biosimulation, and algorithm development for the treatment of diabetes. He is Principal Investigator of several projects dedicated to diabetes data science and the development of artificial pancreas systems, including the recently completed large NIH/NIDDK International Diabetes Closed-Loop Trial. Kovatchev is author of over 230 peer-reviewed publications and holds 91 U.S. and international patents. For his work, he was elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.