Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston (Canada)
The author has a BSc in electrical engineering from Alexandria University, Egypt, a MSc in optical physics and a PhD in theoretical physics from Laval University (Québec) in 1975. He worked four years as analyst at the Institut de Cardiologie, Hôpital Laval, Québec, where he became interested in mathematical physiology and cardiac dynamics. Since 1981 he is with the department of mathematics and computer science, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, where he is presently professor emeritus. His current research interest is in mathematical physiology, in particular cardiac dynamics, and in theoretical physics.