Thomas Heldt joined the MIT faculty in 2013 as Hermann L.F. von Helmholtz Career Development Professor in the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science and as Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Additionally, Thomas is a Principal Investigator with MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE).
Thomas began his studies of physics and medicine at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany. He received the MS and MPhil degrees in Physics from Yale University and the PhD degree in Medical Physics from the Harvard University-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 2004. He completed his postdoctoral training with the Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems at MIT before he co-founded and co-directed (with George Verghese) the Computational Physiology and Clinical Inference Group at RLE.