Peder C. Pedersen

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: Atwater Kent, Rm 205
Phone: +1-508-831-5641
Fax: +1-508-831-5491
pedersen@ece.wpi.edu

Areas of expertise

  • Real-time video streaming over wireless networks
  • Image analysis, such as area and healing status of chronic ulcers
  • Mobile ultrasound systems
  • Low-cost mobile ultrasound training systems Interest areas in healthcare
  • Point-of-care ultrasound
  • Personal ultrasound training systems
  • Mobile technologies, for healthcare decentralization
  • Patient-empowering technologies
  • Healthcare technologies for developing countries

Current healthcare projects

  • Low-cost, personal ultrasound training simulator
  • Smart phone-based wound image analysis for diabetic patients
  • Real-time streaming of ultrasound and exam camera video over wireless networks
  • Quantitative ultrasound elastography
  • Non-invasive ultrasound technique for plaque classification

Future aspirations
Strive towards earlier diagnosis and better treatment and disease monitoring through a combination of skills training simulators, wireless technology, remote consultation, and intelligent image analysis. This can provide wider distribution of clinical competence, patient empowerment with improved outcomes, along with cost-containment.

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