Anders Nygren

Acting Dean

Schulich School of Engineering

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adjunct Associate Professor

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology


Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1994


University of Houston, 1994


Rice University, 1998

Contact information


Office: 403.220.4192

Web presence

Personal website


CNRL Engineering Complex: ENC 110


Research areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cardiac electrophysiology

Research activities

Dr. Nygren’s research interests deal with the electrophysiology of the heart, using a combination of experimental measurements and computer modeling. 


Dr. Nygren earned his doctorate degree from Rice University, Houston, Texas, and masters degrees from the University of Houston, Texas and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Bioengineering Research & Education and the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Calgary, as well as the Vice-Dean for the Schulich School of Engineering.