Founded in 1994, BioMedware has a strong record of NIH-, NCI-, NIAID- and NIEHS-funded research in biostatistics and spatial epidemiology. To date, we have garnered over $11 million in Small Business Innovation Research and Researcher-Initiated grants to fund research and software development. In recognition of the firm’s rapid growth BioMedware won “Fast Track” awards from the Washtenaw County Economic Development Council in 1999 and 2000.
Geoffrey M. Jacquez (MS, PhD) is President of BioMedware, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health at The University of Michigan, and former Professor of Geography, State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to founding BioMedware in 1990, Dr. Jacquez was a Research Associate at the Stony Brook Research Foundation at the State University of New York. Dr. Jacquez has led several successful software development efforts in the area of spatial and space-time data analysis, simulation, and modeling. He is internationally recognized in the field of GIS and health, and holds four patents with one pending for unique software innovations he conceived and developed. He is a founding member of the editorial board of the journal Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, and was recently co-science director of crcsi Australia health program (See also Google Scholar and ResearchGate.)
Pierre Goovaerts (PhD) is Chief Scientist at BioMedware. Prior to joining BioMedware in 2002, Dr. Goovaerts studied at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and at Stanford University. He spent five years on the Faculty at the University of Michigan, Civil and Environmental Engineering department. He has taught geostatistics workshops on six continents, which are attended by academics, consultants and government employees, and was the 2013 International Association for Mathematical Geosciences Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Goovaerts has authored more than 160 refereed papers in the field of theoretical and applied geostatistics, written the reference textbook in the field, and he is a reviewer for 50 international journals. He is a consultant on environmental projects dealing with the characterization of air, soil and water pollution and its impact on human health. Since 2006, Dr. Goovaerts has been a Courtesy Associate Professor at the University of Florida, Soil and Water Science Department. (See also Google Scholar and ResearchGate.)