Faculty in the department are active in a number of areas of medical and health engineering—to improve quality of life—including; wireless pressure sensing to prevent ulcers (bed sores), wireless electromyogram sensors (e.g., for controlling hand-wrist prostheses), compressive sensing of electroencephalograph (EEG) signals, geo-location of sensors within the gastrointestinal tract, assistive technologies, radio frequency (RF) coil design for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of breast cancer patients, electromagnetic modeling of direct current within the body.
|Faculty||Interests||Media (Videos, Photos, Academic Papers)|
Laboratory for Sensory and Physiologic Signal Processing
|Biomedical Signal Processing / Modeling, Smart Prosthetics, Assistive Technology, Wearable Sensors, Biomedical Instrumentation||Control of Hand Wrist Prosthesis|
Embedding Computing Lab
|Biomedical Signal Processing / Modeling, Smart Prosthetics, Assistive Technology, Wearable Sensors, Biomedical Instrumentation||Non-Contact Breathing Detection|
|Reinhold Ludwig||Wearable Sensors, Biomedical Instrumentation, Medical Imaging, Optimization Methods for MRI||Center for Imaging and Sensing|
|Medical Imaging, Computational "Virtual Human" Modeling, On-Body Antenna Prototyping, Computational Human Models, Simulations for Safety Evaluations, Modeling of Brain Stimulation, Electromagnetic / Biomechanical Simulations, Numerical Methods|