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Program for 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA)

Time Marriott Foyer Foundation House Leighton Auditorium Leighton Foyer Marriott Ballroom #1 Marriott Ballroom #2 Rochester Art Center Siebens 4-06 Session

Monday, May 8

07:15-17:00 Registration                
08:15-08:45               Welcome, Announcements & Introduction
08:45-09:45       Plenary Lecture #1        
09:45-10:15                
10:15-11:55       S5A: Measurement and quality control for medical products     S6A: Environmental medicine and home automation for disability, disease, and aging  
12:00-13:00         Lunch      
13:00-15:00       S8A: Imaging and Optics     S4A: Medical and Instrumentation uncertainty  
15:00-15:20                
15:20-17:00       SS1: Improvements in Neurochemical Sensing     SS2: Biomaterials and Living Tissues: Measurements and Applications  
18:00-18:30                 Transportation to Foundation House
18:15-20:15   Welcome Reception            
20:00-20:30               Transportation back to Kahler Hotel

Tuesday, May 9

07:00-17:10       Registration          
08:00-08:20               Welcome, Introduction and Announcements
09:10-10:10     S8B: Imaging and Optics       S7A: Internet of Things (IoT) in medicine  
10:10-10:30                
10:30-11:50     S3A: Patient safety       S7B: Internet of Things (IoT) in medicine  
11:50-12:40     Lunch          
13:00-15:30               Technical Tours
15:30-15:50                
15:50-17:10     S1A: Biosignal processing       S2A: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration  
18:00-18:30             Gala Dinner Reception    
18:30-21:00             Gala Dinner    

Wednesday, May 10

07:30-16:20                 Registration
08:40-10:00     S1B: Biosignal processing         S2B: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration
10:00-10:20       Coffee Break        
10:20-12:00     S1C: Biosignal processing         S2C: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration
12:00-13:00     Lunch        
13:00-14:40     S1D: Biosignal processing         S2D: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration
14:40-15:00       Coffee Break        
15:00-16:20     S1E: Biosignal processing         S2E: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration
16:30-17:00     Closing Ceremony            

Monday, May 8

Monday, May 8, 07:15 - 17:00

Registration

Room: Marriott Foyer

Monday, May 8, 08:15 - 08:45

Welcome, Announcements & Introduction

Monday, May 8, 08:45 - 09:45

Plenary Lecture #1

Room: Marriott Ballroom #1

Monday, May 8, 09:45 - 10:15

Coffee Break

Room: Marriott Foyer

Monday, May 8, 10:15 - 11:55

S5A: Measurement and quality control for medical products

Room: Marriott Ballroom #1
Chair: Pasquale Daponte (University of Sannio, Italy)
Development of a test protocol to evaluate infant CPR training manikins
Nemanja Babić, Natalie Baddour and Marianne Fenech (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Pacemaker: Narrow Pulses Generation for Design and Sensitivity Test
Kah-Meng Chew and Doris Lau (Keysight Technologies Inc., Malaysia)
The calibration of targeting errors for an ultrasound-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound system
Ke Li, Jingfeng Bai, Yazhu Chen and Xiang Ji (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)
Measuring Performance of Children with Speech and Language Disorders Using A Serious Game
Nahid Nasiri (Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey); Shervin Shirmohammadi (University of Ottawa, Canada)
A Synthetic Instrument for Diagnosis and Performance Measurement of Individuals with Visual Sequential Memory Deficit
Ayşe Mohammed and Ammar Rashed (Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey); Shervin Shirmohammadi (University of Ottawa, Canada)

S6A: Environmental medicine and home automation for disability, disease, and aging

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Adrian D.C. Chan (Carleton University, Canada)
A Real-Time Smartphone-Based Floor Detection System For The Visually Impaired
Yueng Delahoz and Miguel Labrador (University of South Florida, USA)
Driver Identification Using Vehicle Acceleration and Deceleration Events from Naturalistic Driving of Older Drivers
Nathanael C. Fung, Bruce Wallace, Adrian D.C. Chan and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Michelle Porter (University of Manitoba, Canada); Shawn Marshall (University of Ottawa, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Carleton University, Canada)
Home Automation Serving a Healthier Lifestyle
Fedwa Laamarti and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Computer-Aided Classification of Multi-Types of Dementia via Convolutional Neural Networks
Elham Alkabawi, Allaa R. Hilal and Otman Basir (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Monday, May 8, 12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Room: Marriott Ballroom #2

Monday, May 8, 13:00 - 15:00

S4A: Medical and Instrumentation uncertainty

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey)
Failure Mode and Effect Analysis of Patch-clamp Laboratory Instrumentation for Electrophysiology Measurements
Sergio Saponara and Massimo Macucci (University of Pisa, Italy); Fabio Fusi and Simona Saponara (University of Siena, Italy); Voicu Groza (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Calibration of therapeutic ultrasonic transducers with the modified radiation force balance system
Baki Karaböce, Hüseyin Okan Durmuş, Emel Çetin and Mithat Özdingiş (National Metrology Institute, Turkey)
Experimental Investigations of Viscous Heating Effect of Thermocouples under Focused Ultrasound Applications
Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Hayriye Korkmaz (Marmara University, Faculty of Technology, Turkey); Emel Çetin, Hüseyin Okan Durmuş and Mithat Özdingiş (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Jülide Altun (Marmara Üniversitesi, Turkey); Serhan Argun (University of Marmara, Turkey)
Automated head motion system improves reliability and lessens operator dependence for head impulse testing of vestibular reflexes
Grace Tan and Desi Schoo (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA); Mehdi Rahman and Nicolas Valentin Contreras (Labyrinth Devices, USA); Chen-Hsin Sun (National University Hospital, Singapore); Bryce Chiang (Emory University School of Medicine, USA); Charles Della Santina (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA)

S8A: Imaging and Optics

Room: Marriott Ballroom #1
Chair: Stephen Kuehn (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Analysis of Mylenated Nerve Fibers using an Image Acquisition System
Removal of Signal Artifacts from Biomimetic Vision Sensor Based on the Common Housefly
Sakshi Agrawal and Brian Dean (Oakland University, USA); Kristi Carpenter (Utica Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology, USA); William Grimm (Oak Park High School, USA); Michael Motzny (Pontiac International Technology Academy, USA)
Validation of an optofluidic platform for microbial single cell whole genome amplification for human microbiome applications
Yuguang Liu (Mayo Clinic, USA); Christopher Lambert (University of Utah, USA); Patricio Jeraldo, Samantha McDonough, Robin Patel and Jin Jen (Mayo Clinic, USA); Bruce Gale (University of Utah, USA); Marina Walther-Antonio (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Scintillation sensing of 18F-FDG for the detection of metabolically active atherosclerotic plaque
Optically Clear Biomicroviscometer With Modular Geometry Using Disposable PDMS Chips
Niko Lee-Yow (University of Ottawa, Canada); Katie Pitts (Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Equilibre (IRPHE), France); Marianne Fenech (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Monday, May 8, 15:00 - 15:20

Coffee Break

Room: Marriott Foyer

Monday, May 8, 15:20 - 17:00

SS1: Improvements in Neurochemical Sensing

Room: Marriott Ballroom #1
Chair: Kendall Lee (Mayo Clinic, USA)
High Performance, Low Cost Carbon Nanotube Yarn based 3D Printed Electrodes Compatible with a Conventional Screen Printed Electrode System
Cheng Yang and Jill Venton (University of Virginia, USA)
Tailoring fast-scan cyclic voltammetry for tonic dopamine concentration measurement
Yoonbae Oh (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Detection of norepinephrine in whole blood via fast scan cyclic voltammetry
Removal and evaluation of non-diamond carbon on boron-doped diamond electrodes
Wireless Intraoperative Real-time Monitoring of Neurotransmitters in Humans
Eugene Bah (Mayo Clinic Medical School, USA); Jan Hachmann (Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA); Seungleal Paek (Mayo Clinic, USA); Aiyana Batton and Paul Min (Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA); Kevin Bennet and Kendall Lee (Mayo Clinic, USA)

SS2: Biomaterials and Living Tissues: Measurements and Applications

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chairs: Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy), Sabrina Grassini (Politecnico di Torino & Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Measurement of Shear Wave Velocity for Elastography Using Conventional B-mode Scan of Focused Ultrasound
Zhen Qu and Yuu Ono (Carleton University, Canada)
Gastrointestinal cancer diagnostics by terahertz time domain spectroscopy
Anna Goryachuk (ITMO University, Russia); Mariia Borovkova (University of Oulu, Finland & ITMO University, Russia); Anna Simonova (ITMO University, Russia); Abdo Khamid (Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Russia); Mikhail Khodzitsky and Sviatoslav Gusev (ITMO University, Russia)
Ex-vivo measurement of the biaxial properties of rat vagina: Some preliminary results
Alyssa Huntington (Virginia Tech, USA); Emanuele Rizzuto (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy); Roshelle Wijeratne (Virginia Tech, USA); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy); Raffaella De Vita (Virginia Tech, USA)
Identification of the best stimulation parameters to measure in situ the comunication between muscle and nerve in mouse tibialis muscle
Simona Pisu (University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy); Emanuele Rizzuto (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy); Antonio Musarò (Center for Life Nano Science@Sapienza IIT, SAPIENZA University of Rome, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy)

Monday, May 8, 18:00 - 18:30

Transportation to Foundation House

Monday, May 8, 18:15 - 20:15

Welcome Reception

Room: Foundation House

Monday, May 8, 20:00 - 20:30

Transportation back to Kahler Hotel

Tuesday, May 9

Tuesday, May 9, 07:00 - 17:10

Registration

Room: Leighton Foyer

Tuesday, May 9, 08:00 - 08:20

Welcome, Introduction and Announcements

Tuesday, May 9, 09:10 - 10:10

S7A: Internet of Things (IoT) in medicine

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Luca De Vito (University of Sannio, Italy)
System Design to Prevent Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Renganathan Bellagunda Santhanakrishnan (IIT Madras, India); Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Sridhar Nagaiyan (Consultant Intensivist, Kauvery Hospital, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Accelerometer Based System for Continuous Respiratory Rate Monitoring
Preejith Sp, Ahamed Mohiddin Jeelani and Paresh Maniyar (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)

S8B: Imaging and Optics

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chairs: Stephen Kuehn (Mayo Clinic, USA), Annamária R. Várkonyi-Kóczy (Óbuda University, Hungary)
Spectrally Efficient Telemedicine and In-Hospital Patient Data Transfer
Bahareh Bozorgchami and Shabnam Sodagari (California State University Long Beach, USA)
Raman Computational and Experimental Studies of Dopamine Molecules on Silver Nanocolloids
John Ciubuc and Chao Qiu (University of Texas at El Paso, USA); Kevin Bennet (Mayo Clinic, USA); Matthew Alonzo, William Durrer and Felicia Manciu (University of Texas at El Paso, USA)
Fuzzy logic supported 3D modeling based orthodontics
Annamária R. Várkonyi-Kóczy (Óbuda University, Hungary); Balazs Tusor (Doctoral School of Applied Informatics, Óbuda University & Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese-Hungarian Laboratory, Hungary); Emil Segatto (University of Szeged, Hungary)

Tuesday, May 9, 10:10 - 10:30

Coffee Break

Room: Leighton Foyer

Tuesday, May 9, 10:30 - 11:50

S3A: Patient safety

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chair: Joseph Cortner (Retired, USA)
Design of an Oxistimulator system for use in clinical trials
Joel Kuhlmann and Steven Deick (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Intraoperative Thermography in Safety Control of the Electrical Stimulation Mapping
Radek Janca (Czech Technical University in Prague & Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Republic); Petr Jezdik (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic); Alena Jahodova, Martin Kudr, Vladimir Komarek and Michal Tichy (2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic); Pavel Krsek (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)
Design, Development and Clinical Validation of a Novel Urine Output Monitor
Ganesh Raam Kumarasamy (HTIC-IITMadras); Ahamed Mohiddin Jeelani and Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Sridhar Nagaiyan (Consultant Intensivist, Kauvery Hospital, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Mathematical modeling of pathways to improve the safety of the saphenous veins radiofrequency ablation
Anna Simonova (ITMO University, Russia); Dmitrii Rosukhovskii (FSBSI " Institute of Experimental Medicine", Russia); Anna Goryachuk and Mikhail Khodzitsky (ITMO University, Russia); Evgeny Ilyukhin (Medalp Vascular Clinic, Russia); Sviatoslav Gusev (ITMO University, Russia)

S7B: Internet of Things (IoT) in medicine

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chairs: Luca De Vito (University of Sannio, Italy), Maria Riccio (University of Sannio, Italy)
High Altitude Study on Finger Reflectance SpO2
Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Rohan Hajare (HTIC - IIT Madras, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
RASUS: Rapid Assistance System through Uber-inspired Software for localization on-line of nurses and doctors
Huber Nieto-Chaupis (Universidad de Ciencias y Humanidades & Dirección de Investigación, Peru)
An IoT-enabled Multi-sensor Multi-user System for Human Motion Measurements
Luca De Vito, Francesco Lamonaca, Gianluca Mazzilli and Maria Riccio (University of Sannio, Italy); Domenico Luca Carnì and Paolo Francesco Sciammarella (University of Calabria, Italy)
Android Framework for Automatic Diagnosis of Heart Diseases
Hicaro S. Santos (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil); Odilon Dutra (UNIFEI, Brazil); Edmilson M. Moreira and Luis H. C. Ferreira (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil)

Tuesday, May 9, 11:50 - 12:40

Lunch

Rooms: Leighton Auditorium, Leighton Foyer

Tuesday, May 9, 13:00 - 15:30

Technical Tours

Tuesday, May 9, 15:30 - 15:50

Coffee Break

Room: Leighton Foyer

Tuesday, May 9, 15:50 - 17:10

S1A: Biosignal processing

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chair: Mart Min (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Evaluation of Auditory Cortex Tonotopical Organization in Rats Through Principal Component Analysis
Maria Giovanna Bianco (University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Italy); Salvatore Andrea Pullano (University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy); Daniela Menniti (University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Italy); Etienne De Villers Sidani (Mc Gill University, Canada); Antonino S. Fiorillo (University of Magna Græcia, Italy)
Utilization of Savitzky-Golay Filter for Power Line Interference Cancellation in an Embedded Electrocardiographic Monitoring Platform
Bruna A. Fernandes (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil); Gustavo Colletta (UNIFEI, Brazil); Luis H. C. Ferreira (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil); Odilon Dutra (UNIFEI, Brazil)
Application of Savitzky-Golay Digital Differentiator for QRS Complex Detection in an Electrocardiographic Monitoring System
Erica N. Nishida (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil); Odilon Dutra (UNIFEI, Brazil); Luis H. C. Ferreira (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil); Gustavo Colletta (UNIFEI, Brazil)
Comparing time and frequency domain estimation of neonatal respiratory rate using pressure-sensitive mats
Shermeen Nizami, Amente Bekele and Mohamed Hozayen (Carleton University, Canada); Kim Greenwood (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada); JoAnn Harrold (The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, CHEO, Ottawa, Canada); James R Green (Carleton University, Canada)

S2A: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
The measurement of blood pressure without contact: an LDV-based technique
Lorenzo Scalise, Gloria Cosoli, Luigi Casacanditella and Sara Casaccia (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); John Rohrbaugh (Washington University in Saint Louis, Italy)
Novel Method Measures Current Distribution in Muscle Tissue Under Applied Voltage
Steven Nowakowski (Mayo Clinic, USA)
A Tunable-Resonance Faraday Device for Dual Cardiac Sensing and Energy Harvesting
Tom Secord and Andrew J. Johnson (University of St. Thomas, USA)
Gait Phase Detection from Thigh Kinematics using Machine Learning Techniques
Johnny Farah (University of Ottawa, Canada); Edward D Lemarie (The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute & University of Ottawa, Canada); Natalie Baddour (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Tuesday, May 9, 18:00 - 18:30

Gala Dinner Reception

Room: Rochester Art Center

Tuesday, May 9, 18:30 - 21:00

Gala Dinner

Room: Rochester Art Center

Wednesday, May 10

Wednesday, May 10, 07:30 - 16:20

Registration

Wednesday, May 10, 08:40 - 10:00

S1B: Biosignal processing

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chair: Malcolm McIntosh (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Classification of the Quality of Wristband-based Photoplethysmography Signals
Nikhilesh Pradhan and Sreeraman Rajan (Carleton University, Canada); Calum Redpath (University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada); Andy Adler (Carleton University, Canada)
Sparse Diploid Spatial Biosignal Recovery for Genomic Variation Detection
Mario Banuelos, Lasith Adhikari and Rubi Almanza (University of California, Merced, USA); Andrew Fujikawa (California State University, Sacramento, USA); Jonathan Sahagún (California State University, Los Angeles, USA); Katharine Sanderson (Montana State University, USA); Melissa Spence (University of California, Davis, USA); Suzanne Sindi and Roummel Marcia (University of California, Merced, USA)
Nonconvex Regularization for Sparse Genomic Variant Signal Detection
Mario Banuelos, Lasith Adhikari and Rubi Almanza (University of California, Merced, USA); Andrew Fujikawa (California State University, Sacramento, USA); Jonathan Sahagún (California State University, Los Angeles, USA); Katharine Sanderson (Montana State University, USA); Melissa Spence (University of California, Davis, USA); Suzanne Sindi and Roummel Marcia (University of California, Merced, USA)
Sensing System for Cystic Fibrosis: Modeling the Detection and Characterization of Sweat
Aime' Lay-Ekuakille and Giuseppe Griffo (University of Salento, Italy); Rosario Morello (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy); Claudio De Capua (University of Reggio Calabria, Italy); Fabrizio Spano (Empa, Switzerland)

S2B: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Syed Islam (University of Tennessee, USA)
Monitoring Cognitive Ability in Patients with Moderate Dementia Using a Modified "Whack-a-Mole"
Bruce Wallace (Carleton University, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada); Rafik Goubran and Philippe Masson (Carleton University, Canada); Amanda Baker and Brianna Allard (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada); Eleni Stroulia (University of Alberta, Canada, Canada); Victor Guana (University of Alberta, Canada)
Variation in Acceleration Driving Patterns as a Measure of Older Adult Health Status
Jennifer Howcroft, Bruce Wallace and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Shawn Marshall (Ottawa Hospital, Canada); Michelle Porter (University of Manitoba, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Breathing Signal Combining for Respiration Rate Estimation in Smart Beds
Hilda Azimi (University of Ottawa, Canada); Sareh Soleimani Gilakjani (University of Ottawa); Martin Bouchard (University of Ottawa, Canada); Stephanie Bennett and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Powering Wearable Biomedical Sensors With a Low-Power CMOS Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Circuit
Syed Islam, Taeho Oh, Gary To and Mohamed Mahfouz (University of Tennessee, USA)

Wednesday, May 10, 10:00 - 10:20

Coffee Break

Room: Leighton Foyer

Wednesday, May 10, 10:20 - 12:00

S1C: Biosignal processing

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chair: Malcolm McIntosh (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Feasibility of Detecting ADHD Patients' Attention Levels by Classifying Their EEG Signals
Alaa Eddin Alchalabi and Mohamed Elsharnouby (Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey); Shervin Shirmohammadi (University of Ottawa, Canada); Amer Nour Eddin (Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey)
Detection of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: A Computationally Efficient Algorithm for Use in a Wearable Telemedical System
Jens Kirchner, Stefanie Schild and Georg Fischer (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU))
An image-free ultrasound method to estimate artery wall thickness surrogate for screening
Raj Kiran V (IIT Madras, India); Jayaraj Joseph and Malay Ilesh Shah (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Gating of False Alarms in Myocardial Ischemia Monitoring Using ST Segment Deviation Trend Estimator
Mohamed Abdelazez and Adrian D.C. Chan (Carleton University, Canada); Homer Yang (The Ottawa Hospital, Canada)
Gating of False Identifications in Electrocardiogram based Biometric System

S2C: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Marco Parvis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
A Monolithic Low-Power Highly Linear pH Measurement Circuit with Wide Input Detection Range and Easy Calibration
Syed Islam and Song Yuan (University of Tennessee, USA); Hanfeng Wang (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA)
Multifunctional System for Observing, Measuring and Analyzing Stimulation-Evoked Neurochemical Signaling
Movement Detection with Adaptive Window Length for Unobtrusive Bed-based Pressure-Sensor Array
Sareh Soleimani Gilakjani, Stephanie Bennett and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Hilda Azimi and Martin Bouchard (University of Ottawa, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Inertial measurement system for swimming rehabilitation
Marco Parvis, Simone Corbellini and Emma Paola Angelini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Sabrina Grassini (Politecnico di Torino & Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Leonardo Iannucci and Luca Lombardo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Combined Impedance Plethysmography and Spectroscopy for the Diagnosis of Diseases of Peripheral Vascular System
Erika Pittella, Stefano Pisa and Emanuele Piuzzi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Emanuele Rizzuto (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy)

Wednesday, May 10, 12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Rooms: Leighton Auditorium, Leighton Foyer

Wednesday, May 10, 13:00 - 14:40

S1D: Biosignal processing

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chair: Seth A Hara (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Bioimpedance sensing - a viable alternative for tonometry in non-invasive assessment of central aortic pressure
Andrei Krivoshei (Tallinn University of Technology & ELIKO TAK OY, Estonia); Mart Min and Paul Annus (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia); Tiina Uuetoa (East-Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia); Jürgen Lamp (ELIKO Competence Centre in Electronics-, Info- and Communication Technologies, Estonia); Hip Kõiv (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
EEG Analysis Of Evoked Potentials Of The Brain To Develop A Mathematical Model For ClassifyingTinnitus Datasets
Yasaman Emami and Coskun Bayrak (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA)
Modeling the Electric Degradation of Podocytes and Detection of Albumin for the Early Diagnostics of the Glomerulus's Damage
Huber Nieto-Chaupis (Universidad de Ciencias y Humanidades & Dirección de Investigación, Peru)
Design of an Artificial Neural Network and Feature Extraction to Identify Arrhythmias from ECG
Válber Roza (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, ISCTE-IUL, Brazil); Ana de Almeida (ISCTE-IUL & CISUC - Center for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, Portugal); Octavian Adrian Postolache (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa/IT & Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal)
Examining Changes in Image Segmented Arteries in Response to Blood Occlusion
Stephanie Bennett and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)

S2D: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Christopher J Kimble (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Gait Partitioning Methods in Parkinson's Disease Patients with Motor Fluctuations: A Comparative Analysis
Ilaria Mileti (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Marco Germanotta (Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Milan, Italy); Simona Alcaro and Alessandra Pacilli (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Isabella Imbimbo (Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Milan, Italy); Martina Petracca and Carmen Erra (Catholic University, Roma, Italy); Enrica Di Sipio and Irene Aprile (Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Milan, Italy); Stefano Rossi (University of Tuscia, Italy); Anna Rita Bentivoglio (Catholic University, Roma, Italy); Luca Padua (Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Milan, Italy); Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Experimental Validation of Dual PPG Local Pulse Wave Velocity Probe
Nabeel PM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HTIC-IIT Madras Research Park, India); Srinivasa Karthik (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Wireless Instrumented Cane for Walking Monitoring in Parkinson Patients
Feriel Mekki, Michela Borghetti, Mauro Serpelloni and Emilio Sardini (University of Brescia, Italy)
ImageQuant: An Image-based Quantitative Immunoassay Analyzer
Malay Ilesh Shah and Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Aishvarya Rajagopalan (Healthcare Technology Innovation Center (HTIC), IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
An Accelerometer Probe for Local Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement
Arathy R (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Nabeel PM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HTIC-IIT Madras Research Park, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India); Vartika Awasthi (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, India)

Wednesday, May 10, 14:40 - 15:00

Coffee Break

Room: Leighton Foyer

Wednesday, May 10, 15:00 - 16:20

S1E: Biosignal processing

Room: Leighton Auditorium
Chair: Joseph Cortner (Retired, USA)
A Combination of Gaussian Mixture Model and Support Vector Machine for Speaker Verification
Quoc Viet Nguyen and Hung Tran (University of Information Technology - Vietnam National HCM, Vietnam); Phuong Bang Nguyen (XDA Vietnam JSC, Vietnam); Vu Lung (University of Information Technology, Vietnam)
Single Channel EEG Time-Frequency Features to Detect Mild Cognitive Impairment
Saleha Khatun, Bashir I Morshed and Gavin Bidelman (University of Memphis, USA)
Posture sensing using a low-cost temperature sensor array
Luke Russell and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada)
Wave Propagation with HBC in a Human Arm Model
Doaa Ahmed, Jens Kirchner and Georg Fischer (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU))

S2E: Sensors for medical systems / Sensor fusion and calibration

Room: Siebens 4-06
Chair: Christopher J Kimble (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Measurement of glutamate in dorsal root ganglion cell culture with integrated electrochemical biosensors
Anna Belle, Heather Enright, Erik Mukerjee, David Soscia, Joanne Osburn and Edward Kuhn (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA); Elizabeth Wheeler (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory); Kristen Kulp and Vanessa Tolosa (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
Blood glucose concentration sensing using biological molecules relaxation times determination
Sviatoslav Gusev, Anna Simonova, Petr Demchenko and Mikhail Khodzitsky (ITMO University, Russia); Olga Cherkasova (SB RAS, Russia)
Chitosan Microbeads with MNP on Printed Electrodes for Electric Stimulus Responsive Drug Delivery
Monitoring pH, temperature and humidity in long-term stem cell culture in CO2 incubator
Dhanesh Kattipparambil Rajan (Tampere University of Technology, Finland); Mimmi Patrikoski (University of Tampere, Finland); Jarmo Verho, Joose Kreutzer, Heimo Ihalainen and Hannu Välimäki (Tampere University of Technology, Finland); Susanna Miettinen (University of Tampere, Finland); Jukka Lekkala (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

Wednesday, May 10, 16:30 - 17:00

Closing Ceremony

Room: Leighton Auditorium