• Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Member of the Experimental Therapeutics Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute


  • , BSc Electronic Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • , MSc Electronic Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • , BSc Telecommunications Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain


Benjamin Sanchez received a dual B.S. degree in Telecommunication and Electronic Engineering, and the M.S, and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012, respectively. 
He was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Fundamental Electricity and Instrumentation, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, and the Department of Automatic Control, School of Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, in 2012 and 2013, respectively. From 2014-2020, he was Instructor in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Since 2020, he has been an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah and Member of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. His research focuses on developing novel bioimpedance technologies for measuring and monitoring health.
Dr. Sanchez has co-authored 71 articles published in refereed international physics, medicine and engineering journals, 1 book chapter, and has 4 issued and 2 pending patents. His research has been Highlighted by the journals Measurement Science & Technology in 2012, Physiological Measurement in 2013, 2015 and 2017, and Clinical Neurophysiology in 2020 and 2021. He was the recipient of the 2012 Ph.D. Extraordinary Prize from UPC, Martin Black prize for the Best Paper Award in Physiological Measurement journal in 2014 for his bioimpedance work, winner of the President's Research Initiative Award from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine in 2014 and 2016. Dr. Sanchez serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology, and Physiological Measurement, and is Editorial Board Member of IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology.