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Program for 2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN)

  Monday, May 20 Tuesday, May 21 Wednesday, May 22
8:00 ‑ 8:15   Keynote Session 3  
8:15 ‑ 8:30 Opening Remarks  
8:30 ‑ 8:45 Opening Welcome  
8:45 ‑ 8:50 Keynote Session 1    
8:50 ‑ 9:00 BSN Special Sesssion: Automated Dietary Monitoring  
9:00 ‑ 10:15 BSN Special Session: Body Sensor Networks and Machine Learning for Mental Health
10:15 ‑ 10:20  
10:20 ‑ 10:30 BSN Session # 1 - Machine learning, deep learning and decision support algorithms Tuesday AM Coffee Break
10:30 ‑ 10:40 Keynote Session 6
10:40 ‑ 11:15 Keynote Session 4
11:15 ‑ 11:25 Wednesday AM Coffee Break
11:25 ‑ 11:30  
11:30 ‑ 11:50 Lunch & Clinical/Translational panel Industrial and development panel
11:50 ‑ 12:10 Monday AM Coffee Break
12:10 ‑ 12:30 BSN Session # 2 - Biodegradable and flexible electronic sensing
12:30 ‑ 13:30 BSN Session # 5 - Medical and wellness applications from pre-natal health to elderly care  
13:30 ‑ 13:40 BSN Session # 6 - Mental health, Cognitive load and wellbeing
13:40 ‑ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 ‑ 14:15 Tuesday PM Coffee Break
14:15 ‑ 14:40 Keynote Session 5
14:40 ‑ 14:45  
14:45 ‑ 15:00 Keynote Session 2
15:00 ‑ 15:05  
15:05 ‑ 15:30 BSN Session # 7 - Student colloquium
15:30 ‑ 15:35  
15:35 ‑ 15:45 BSN Session # 3 RF, Wireless Communication, Security and Privacy
15:45 ‑ 16:35 Rapid Fire Session #2 & Poster Session #2
16:35 ‑ 16:40  
16:40 ‑ 17:05 Closing Ceremony, Best Paper, Best Poster Awards
17:05 ‑ 17:25 Monday PM Coffee Break
17:25 ‑ 17:40 Rapid Fire Session #1 & Poster Session #1
17:40 ‑ 19:00  
19:00 ‑ 20:15    
20:15 ‑ 21:45 Welcome Reception    

Monday, May 20

Monday, May 20 8:15 - 8:30

Opening Remarks

Room: Main Hall AB

Chancellor Michael D. Amiridis, Univ of Illinois at Chicago

Monday, May 20 8:30 - 8:45

Opening Welcome

Room: Main Hall AB

Jie Liang - BHI OC Chair, Univ of Illinois at Chicago Carmen Poon - BSN OC Chair, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong

Monday, May 20 8:45 - 10:15

Keynote Session 1

Room: Main Hall AB

Keynote Speakers: Shankar Subramaniam (President of EMBS) Elazer R. Edelman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "How Computational Modeling Drove Revolution in Cardiovascular Medicine"

Monday, May 20 10:20 - 11:50

BSN Session # 1 - Machine learning, deep learning and decision support algorithms

Meeting Room F
Chairs: Karl Friedl (United States Army, USA), Roozbeh Jafari (Texas A&M University, USA)
10:20 Surface-EMG based Wrist Kinematics Estimation using Convolutional Neural Network
Tianzhe Bao and Syed Ali Raza Zaidi (University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Shengquan Xie (University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Great Britain) & Qingdao University of Technology, P.R. China); Zhi-Qiang Zhang (University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
10:40 Real-time Smartphone-based Sleep Staging using 1-Channel EEG
Abhay Koushik and Judith Amores (MIT Media Lab, USA); Pattie Maes (MIT Media Laboratory, USA)
Presenter bio: Abhay is a senior undergraduate student pursuing B.E(Hons.) Computer Science at BITS Pilani, India and a visiting student researcher at the Fluid Interfaces Group, MIT Media Lab, USA where he pursued his senior thesis on developing Brain Computer Interfaces for tracking sleep.
11:00 Hierarchical Active Learning for Model Personalization in the Presence of Label Scarcity
Annamalai Natarajan (Philips Research, USA); Deepak Ganesan (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA); Benjamin M Marlin (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
11:20 Resource-Efficient Wearable Computing for Real-Time Reconfigurable Machine Learning: A Cascading Binary Classification
Mahdi Pedram, Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Seyed Ali Rokni and Marjan Nourollahi (Washington State University, USA); Houman Homayoun (George Mason University, USA)

Monday, May 20 11:50 - 12:10

Monday AM Coffee Break

Meeting Room C

Monday, May 20 12:10 - 13:40

BSN Session # 2 - Biodegradable and flexible electronic sensing

Meeting Room F
Chair: Canan Dagdeviren (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
12:10 Biodegradable Piezoelectric Sensor
Thanh Nguyen (University of Connecticut, USA)
12:30 Low-cost Foil based Wearable Sensory System for Chest Sound Analysis to Monitor Wheezing
Sherjeel M Khan (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Muhammad Hussain (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)
12:50 Adjustable Passive RFID Skin Mounted Tag
Viktorija Makarovaite, Aaron Hillier, John Batchelor, Simon Holder and Campbell Gourlay (University of Kent, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
13:10 Wireless Soft Hybrid Electronics for Safe and Effective Cardiac Monitoring in Pediatric Care
Yun-Soung Kim, Musa Mahmood and Shinjae Kwon (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Joon Won Kang (Chungnam National University, Korea); Woon-Hong Yeo (Georgia Tech, USA)
Presenter bio: Dr. Yeo is a TEDx alumnus and biomechanical engineer. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. His research focuses on the areas of nano-/microengineering, advanced soft materials, molecular interactions, and bio-electromechanical systems, with an emphasis on flexible hybrid electronics. Dr. Yeo received his BS in mechanical engineering from INHA University, Korea in 2003 and received his PhD in mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle in 2011. From 2011-2013, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Beckman Institute and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Yeo is a recipient of Samsung Global Research Outreach Award, BMES Innovation and Career Development Award, Finalist for Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise, Virginia Commercialization Award and more.

Monday, May 20 13:40 - 14:40

Lunch

Room: Main Hall AB

Meeting With Funding Agencies Dr. Wendy Nilsen (NSF), Dr. Dan Gallanhan (NIH/NCI), Dr. Suzana Petanceska (NIH) Moderator: S.Wong

Monday, May 20 14:45 - 15:30

Keynote Session 2

Room: Main Hall AB

Keynote Speaker: Ketan Paranjape (Roche Diagnostics Corporation): "Integrating And Presenting Patient Data For Personalized Cancer Healthcare"

Monday, May 20 15:35 - 17:05

BSN Session # 3 RF, Wireless Communication, Security and Privacy

Meeting Room F
Chairs: Edward Sazonov (The University of Alabama, USA), Brian Telfer (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA)
15:35 A Channel Hopping Strategy Based on the Human Trajectory Similarity for WBANs
Xiaoyu Zhang and Bin Liu (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China)
15:55 Upper-bound Performances of RFID Epidermal Sensor Networks at 5G Frequencies
Francesco Amato (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy); Sara Amendola (University of Rome Tor Vergata & Radio6ense srl, Italy); Gaetano Marrocco (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
Presenter bio: His research is mainly directed to the modelling and design of broadband and ultra wideband (UWB) antennas and arrays as well as of sensor-oriented miniaturized antennas for BioEngineering, Aeronautics and Radiofrequency Identification (RFID). During the last decade, he carried out pioneering research on the wireless-activatedsensors, contributing to move from the labeling of objects to the passive sensor networks in the Internet of Things era. His lab designed and experimented the first battery-less RF sensors for deformation, temperature, humidity, gasses, implanted bio prosthesis, and human motion detection and classification, recovering of tactile feeling He is Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Radiofrequency Identification and member of the board committee of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Awards.
16:15 A Wearable Wrist-Band with Compressive Sensing based Ultra-Low Power Photoplethysmography Readout Circuit
Parvez Ahmmed, James Dieffenderfer and Jose Valero-Sarmiento (North Carolina State University, USA); Venkata Rajesh Pamula (University of Washington, USA & Imec, Belgium); Nick Van Helleputte (Imec, Belgium); Chris Van Hoof (IMEC, Belgium); Marian K. h. Verhelst (University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium); Alper Bozkurt (North Carolina State University, USA)
Presenter bio: Parvez Ahmmed is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the IBionics Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. His research interests include design of analog/mixed signal circuits and integration of low-power systems for biomedical applications.
16:35 Performance Comparison of Patch and Loop Antennas for the Wireless Power Transfer and Transcutaneous Telemetry in the 860-960 MHz Frequency Band
Carolina Miozzi (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy); Giovanni Saggio (University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy); Emanuele Gruppioni (INAIL Centro Protesi, Italy); Gaetano Marrocco (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
Presenter bio: Carolina Miozzi received the M. Sc. degree in medical engineering from the University of Rome "Tor Vergata", in 2017, where she is currently pursuing the Ph. D. in Electronics Engineering. Her research interests include the study of on-body and through-the-body wireless antenna systems for smart health monitoring and detection of biophysical parameters. In particular, she is currently working on the development of a wireless transcutaneous communication system for the control of robotic limb prostheses, using EMG-sensors implanted subcutaneously.

Monday, May 20 17:05 - 17:25

Monday PM Coffee Break

Meeting Room C

Monday, May 20 17:25 - 20:15

Rapid Fire Session #1 & Poster Session #1

Meeting Room F
Chairs: Shanshan Chen (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA), Kunal Mankodiya (University of Rhode Island, USA)
A Finger-Worn Sensor Network for Monitoring the Real-World Performance of Stroke Survivors
Jeremy Yang (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); Adam Varga (ArcSecond, Inc., USA); Karine Tung, Aparimit Chandra and Brandon Oubre (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); Nathan Ramasarma (ArcSecond Inc., USA); Eun Kyoung Choe (University of Maryland, USA); Paolo Bonato (Harvard Medical School, USA); Sunghoon Ivan Lee (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Weft Knit Smart Data Glove
Emmanuel Ayodele, Syed Ali Raza Zaidi, Zhi-Qiang Zhang, Qingxiang Kong and Jane Scott (University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Desmond McLernon (The University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Presenter bio: Emmanuel Ayodele is currently a PhD candidate at the Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing in the University of Leeds with his research focusing on the modelling and application of knitted sensors in motion capture. He completed his B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from Covenant University, Nigeria in 2015 and his MSc in Mechatronics and Robotics from University of Leeds in 2016.
The validity of a mixed reality-based functional mobility assessment
Ruopeng Sun (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign & Stanford University, USA); Roberto Aldunate and Jacob Sosnoff (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
Presenter bio: Dr. Sun received his Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Human Movement Sciences, with minor in Statistics, from Indiana University Bloomington and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University. He is currently employed as a research scientist at Stanford University, where his research work focused on using wearable and novel technology for accurate mobility tracking and clinical data modeling in aging and clinical populations. He has authored over 20 scientific publications and has served as Ad-Hoc reviewer for over 10 professional journals. His work has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and has been cited for more than 100 times globally.
Python-Integrated Wearable Research Platform for Fast Software Prototyping in Gait Retraining Applications
Junkai Xu, Fangyuan Cao, David P. Chiasson and Peter Shull (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)
A Low-Cost Wearable System to Estimate Free-Living 3D Ground Reaction Force
Nicholas A Williams, Ethan Steiner, Tezin Nanglo, Mahmood Jasim and Jaehyun Kim (University of Massachusetts - Amherst, USA); Jean-Francois Daneault (Rutgers University, USA); Katherine Boyer (University of Massachusetts - Amherst, USA); Sunghoon Ivan Lee (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Reliability and Validity of the Equivital EQ 02 Physiological Monitoring System
Heather M Hansen (US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA); William J. Tharion (United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA); David Looney (USARIEM, USA); Leila A. Walker (United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA); Christopher R Chalmers (US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA); Alexander P Welles (United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA); Holly L McClung (US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA)
Radial Pulse Detection Using SWR Bridge and RF Spiral Resonator
Colorimetric Determination of Cortisol in Human Biofluid
Ahyeon Koh (SUNY Binghamton University, USA); Ethan Tu (State University of New York, Binghamton, USA)
Egocentric vision and wearable sensors for capture and modification of eating behavior in the wild
Edward Sazonov (The University of Alabama, USA)
Presenter bio: Edward Sazonov received the Diploma of Systems Engineer from Khabarovsk State University of Technology, Russia, in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, in 2002. Currently he is a Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL and the head of the Laboratory of Ambient and Wearable Systems.
Skin-inspired, Micromesh Elastomer for Breathable, Conformal Biosensor Integration
Ahyeon Koh and Matthew Brown (SUNY Binghamton University, USA)
Collagen/PDMS based composite for increased bio-fluid retention in wearable microfluidic devices
Ahyeon Koh and Benjamin Heo (SUNY Binghamton University, USA)
A Non-invasive Wearable Readout System for Bio-fluid Phenomena Detection
Noor Mohammed, Kim Cluff, Jacob L Griffith and Ben Loflin (Wichita State University, USA)
Assessing Individual Dietary Intake in Food Sharing Scenarios with a 360 Camera and Deep Learning
Jianing Qiu (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Po Wen Lo (Imperial College London & ICL, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Arterial Pulse Measurement with Wearable Millimeter Wave Device
Jessi Johnson (Blumio Inc., USA); Oliver Shay and Chris Kim (Blumio, Inc., USA)
Presenter bio: Jessi Johnson received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Davis in 2004 with a focus on microwave circuits, systems and devices. After graduation he spent 1.5 years as a postdoctoral researcher in the Radiation Oncology Department at the University of California, San Francisco, developing a microwave hyperthermia system for the treatment of chest wall recurrence of breast cancer. From 2005 to 2007 he was a Visiting Research Fellow at Nagasaki University, Japan, where he investigated new approaches for microwave-based tissue imaging for breast cancer detection. From 2007 to 2014 he developed high powered microwave antennas and systems for therapeutic applications in dermatology at Miramar Labs. Subsequently, he spent 2 years developing RF/microwave ablation technologies for cardiac applications at Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics. Currently, Jessi is a full-time consultant developing high frequency antennas and systems for a variety of medical applications at several start-up companies in Silicon Valley. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and is active in the IEEE MTT Society.
Roll-to-Roll processable OTFT-based Amplifiers and Application for pH sensing
Kai Zhang and Chine-Mei Chen (University of Oxford, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Salzitsa Anastasova (Imperial College, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Bruno Miguel Gil Rosa (Hamlyn Centre & Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Hazel Assender (University of Oxford, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Correlating an Ambulatory Voice Measure to Electrodermal Activity in Patients with Vocal Hyperfunction
Gregory Ciccarelli (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, USA); Daryush Mehta, Andrew Ortiz, Jarrad Van Stan, Laura Toles, Katherine Marks and Robert Hillman (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA); Thomas Quatieri (MIT, USA)
Presenter bio: Dr. Gregory Ciccarelli enjoys merging statistical data analysis with computational modeling for translational impact in neuroscience and physiology. He received his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his graduate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology all in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Assessment of Chronic Pulmonary Disease Patients Using Biomarkers from Natural Speech Recorded by Mobile Devices
Discriminative Information Added by Wearable Sensors for Early-Screening -- a Case Study on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Shanshan Chen (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA); You Lu and Ningjian Wang (Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China); Le Kang (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA); Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Yingli Lu (Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China); Guang-Zhong Yang (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
A Generative Model for Speech Segmentation and Obfuscation for Remote Health Monitoring
Korosh Vatanparvar and Viswam Nathan (Samsung Research America, USA); Ebrahim Nemati (UCLA, USA); Md Mahbubur Rahman and Jilong Kuang (Samsung Research America, USA)
A Deep Learning Approach on Gender and Age Recognition using a Single Inertial Sensor
Yingnan Sun (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Po Wen Lo (Imperial College London & ICL, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Monday, May 20 20:15 - 21:45

Welcome Reception

Room: Main Hall AB

Tuesday, May 21

Tuesday, May 21 8:00 - 8:45

Keynote Session 3

Room: Main Hall AB

Keynote Speaker: Arun Jayaraman (Northwestern University): "Wearable Sensors, Smart Phones, and Machine Learning: Impact on Clinical Care and Clinical Trials"

Tuesday, May 21 8:50 - 10:20

BSN Special Sesssion: Automated Dietary Monitoring

Meeting Room F
Chair: Oliver Amft (Friedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
8:50 A Novel Vision-based Approach for Dietary Assessment using Deep Learning View Synthesis
Po Wen Lo (Imperial College London & ICL, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Jianing Qiu and Yingnan Sun (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
9:10 Towards a Fully Automatic Food Intake Recognition System Using Acoustic, Image Capturing and Glucose Measurements
Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Guang-Zhong Yang (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Bruno Miguel Gil Rosa (Hamlyn Centre & Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Salzitsa Anastasova (Imperial College, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
9:30 A Comparison of Finger and Wrist Motion Tracking to Detect Bites during Food Consumption
Basil Lin and Adam Hoover (Clemson University, USA)

Tuesday, May 21 10:20 - 10:40

Tuesday AM Coffee Break

Meeting Room C

Tuesday, May 21 10:40 - 11:25

Keynote Session 4

Room: Main Hall AB

Keynote Speaker: James L. Madara (American Medical Association): ""The Future of Healthcare and Implications for Digital Health"

Tuesday, May 21 11:30 - 12:30

Lunch & Clinical/Translational panel

Room: Main Hall AB

Tuesday, May 21 12:30 - 14:00

BSN Session # 5 - Medical and wellness applications from pre-natal health to elderly care

Meeting Room F
Chairs: Paolo Bonato (Harvard Medical School, USA), John Lach (University of Virginia, USA)
12:30 mLung: Privacy-Preserving Naturally Windowed Lung Activity Detection for Pulmonary Patients
Mohsin Y Ahmed (University of Virginia, USA); Md Mahbubur Rahman, Viswam Nathan, Ebrahim Nemati, Korosh Vatanparvar and Jilong Kuang (Samsung Research America, USA)
12:50 Developing Computational Models for Personalized ACL Injury Classification
Varun Mandalapu (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA); Joseph Hart and Stephan G Bodkin (University of Virginia, USA); Nutta Homdee (University of Virginia & Link Lab, USA); John Lach (University of Virginia, USA); Jiaqi Gong (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA)
13:10 AttentivU: a Wearable Pair of EEG and EOG Glasses for Real-Time Physiological Processing
Nataliya Kosmyna, Caitlin Morris and Utkarsh Sarawgi (MIT Media Lab, USA); Pattie Maes (MIT Media Laboratory, USA); Thanh Nguyen (MIT Media Lab, USA)
13:30 Adaptive Riemannian BCI for Enhanced Motor Imagery Training Protocols
Daniel Freer, Fani Deligianni and Guang-Zhong Yang (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Tuesday, May 21 14:00 - 14:15

Tuesday PM Coffee Break

Meeting Room C

Tuesday, May 21 14:15 - 15:45

Keynote Session 5

Room: Main Hall AB

Keynote Speakers: Susan Tousi (Vice President of Product Development at Illumina, Inc.) David Duffy (Quanterix Corporation): "The use of single molecule detection technologies to define molecularly the continuum from health to disease"

Tuesday, May 21 15:45 - 19:00

Rapid Fire Session #2 & Poster Session #2

Meeting Room F
Chairs: Bobak Jack Mortazavi (Texas A&M University & Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation - Yale University, USA), Woon-Hong Yeo (Georgia Tech, USA)
Monitoring of Posture and Activity Using Smart Wearable Concepts
Markus Johannes Lueken, Beatrice Martin and Berno J.E. Misgeld (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Steffen Leonhardt (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
NFC-powered flexible chest patch for fast assessment of cardiovascular, hemodynamic and endocrine parameters (live demo)
Bruno Miguel Gil Rosa (Hamlyn Centre & Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Salzitsa Anastasova (Imperial College, London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Guang-Zhong Yang (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Feasibility study of heart rate monitoring from ankle PPG data
Arturo Vazquez, Alexander J Casson and Ertan Balaban (The University of Manchester, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Presenter bio: Ertan Balaban received the M.S. degree in Control and Automation Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey,in 2005 and the PhD. degree in Physics from Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey, in 2013, respectively. Since 2013, he has been employed as a research associate at The University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K., conducting research on bio-electronics. His interests include low power circuit design, wearable electronic devices and signal processing.
Estimation of Dining Plate Diameter From an Egocentric Image Sequence without Using a Fiducial Marker
Zekun Wu, Wenyan Jia and Shunxin Cao (University of Pittsburgh, USA); Zhi-Hong Mao (University of Pittsburg, USA); Mingui Sun (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
3D Reconstruction of Dining Bowl for Image-Based Food Volume Estimation
Wenyan Jia, Shunxin Cao and Zekun Wu (University of Pittsburgh, USA); Zhi-Hong Mao (University of Pittsburg, USA); Mingui Sun (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Studying the interplay of individual and contextual factors to physiological-based models of public speaking anxiety
Megha Yadav, Theodora Chaspari and Amir Behzadan (Texas A&M University, USA)
Exploring the Validity of Heart Rate Variability Measured by E4 Wristbands in Concussion Patients
Halil Bisgin (The University of Michigan - Flint, USA); Neslihan Bisgin (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA); Yusuf Korkmaz and Bara Alsalaheen (University of Michigan-Flint, USA)
Design of a Smart Cushion Integrated with E-Textiles (Live Demo)
Gozde Cay (University of Rhode Island, USA); Nicholas Constant (204 Coit Ave., USA); Shimra Fine, Vanessa Kamara and Kunal Mankodiya (University of Rhode Island, USA)
Presenter bio: Dr. Mankodiya is an assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Dept. of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA. He pursued his postdoctoral research at Intel Science & Technology Center affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He received Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Luebeck, Germany, with an emphasis on wearable health monitoring. He holds B.E. (Saurashtra University, India) and M.Sc. (University of Luebeck, Germany) degrees in Biomedical Engineering (BME). He has published a number of journal and conference articles and book chapters in the areas of BME, embedded computing, human-computer interaction, digital signal processing, and robotics. He has published a book on wearable health monitoring that serves as a hands-on guide to program high-end embedded processors for healthcare applications. His embedded design of a wearable ECG system based upon smart textiles has earned him the SYSTEX student award 2010, University of Ghent, Belgium. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, and Biomedical Engineering Society and serves in the professional society in various capacities, including technical program committees and scientific workshop organizations. He also serves as a reviewer for various journals and conference proceedings in the fields of Human-Machine Systems, Humanized Computing, Sensors, Internet-of-Things, and Pervasive Healthcare. He organizes Internet-of-Things Hack-a-Thons every year to promote entrepreneurship and startups in the area of IoT.
E-Textile Glove Monitoring Finger and Hand Motion (Live Demo)
Kunal Mankodiya (University of Rhode Island, USA); Nicholas Constant (204 Coit Ave., USA); Joshua Gyllinsky, Mohammadreza Abtahi and Yalda Shahriari (University of Rhode Island, USA); Umer Akbar (Brown University, USA)
Portable device for quantifying artery blood mobility towards early diagnosis of vascular disease
Liaohai Leo Chen (The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA); Roberto Bustos, Valentina Valle, Gabriela Aguiluz Cornejo and Pier Giulianotti (University of Illinois, USA); Albert Chen (Hinsdale Central High School, USA)
Polyp Localization in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Using Segmentation Network Trained with Colonoscopy Images and Coarse Labels
Yuqi Jiang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Wan Yee Lo (the Chinese University of Hong Kong & Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Ruikai Zhang, Ruoxi Yu and Carmen Poon (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Embedded Sensor System to Monitor Beverage Intake Type and Volume
Mahdi Pedram, Hassan Ghasemzadeh and Seyed Ali Rokni (Washington State University, USA); Ramin Fallahzadeh (Stanford University, USA)
Remote Gait Analysis Using Wearable Sensors Detects Asymmetric Gait Patterns in Patients Recovering from ACL Reconstruction
BigFoot: A Mobile Solution toward Foot Parameters Extraction
Kevin Yiu-Wah Cheung (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA); Darasy Reth (Northeastern University, USA); Chen Song (The State University of New York at Buffalo, USA); Wenyao Xu (SUNY Buffalo, USA)
EXTRA: Exercise Tracking and Analysis Platform for Remote-monitoring of Knee Rehabilitation
Migyeong Gwak, Shayan Fazeli and Ghazaal Ershadi (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Majid Sarrafzadeh (UCLA, USA); Melina Ghodsi (Orange Lutheran High School, USA); Afshin Aminian and John Schlechter (Children's Hospital of Orange County, USA)
Presenter bio: Migyeong Gwak is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. Her ongoing doctoral research under the supervision of Professor Majid Sarrafzadeh is in the field of 'eHealth Analytics' where they build wearable and wireless system to collect data from human and apply analytic techniques to understand health information.
Explore Correlation Between Body Balance and Perception using mHealth Technology
Ridaa Z Ali, Jia Chen, Jianian Zheng and Ming-Chun Huang (Case Western Reserve University, USA)
A Wearable RFID System to Monitor Hand Use for Individuals with Upper Limb Paresis
Sunghoon Ivan Lee (University of Massachusetts, USA); Youngkyun Lee, Xin Liu and Jeremy Gummeson (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Robust Sensor-based Human Activity Recognition with Snippet Consensus Neural Networks
Yu Huang, Meng Chieh Lee and Vincent S. Tseng (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Ching-Jui Hsiao and Chi-Chiang Huang (Compal Electronics, Inc., Taiwan)
Upper Limb Muscle Force Estimation During Table Tennis Strokes
Yiming Guo (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Yingfei Sun (Sensors Network and Applications Research Center, UCAS, P.R. China); Yi Ren (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Zhipei Huang (Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Jiankang Wu (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Zhiqiang Zhang (University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
A Simulation-based Feasibility Study of a Proprioception-inspired Sensing Framework for a Multi-DoF Shoulder Exosuit
Rejin Varghese (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Xiaotong Guo (Hamlyn Centre, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Daniel Freer (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Jindong Liu (University of Sunderland, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Guang-Zhong Yang (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Wednesday, May 22

Wednesday, May 22 9:00 - 10:30

BSN Special Session: Body Sensor Networks and Machine Learning for Mental Health

Meeting Room F
Chair: Benny Lo (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Invited talk:
Computational Psychophysiology Based Emotion Analysis for Mental Health
Prof Bin Hu - Lanzhou University, China

Invited talk:
A Multi-Modal Body Sensor Network for Mental Disease Detection Based on Decision-Level Fusion Framework of Modular Structure
Prof Chen Wei - Fundan University, China

A Multi-Modal Body Sensor Network for Mental Disease Detection Based on Decision-Level Fusion Framework of Modular Structure
Wei Chen and Xinyu Jiang (Fudan University, P.R. China)
Cellphone Augmented Reality Game-based Rehabilitation for Improving Motor Function and Mental State after Stroke
Xinyu Song (School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China); Li Ding (Fudan University, P.R. China); Jiachen Zhao (Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, P.R. China); Jie Jia (Fudan University, P.R. China); Peter Shull (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)

Wednesday, May 22 10:30 - 11:15

Keynote Session 6

Room: Main Hall AB

Keynote Speaker: Joshua A. Gordon (National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)): "Opportunities and Challenges in Computational psychiatry"

Wednesday, May 22 11:15 - 11:30

Wednesday AM Coffee Break

Room: Main Hall AB

Wednesday, May 22 11:30 - 12:30

Industrial and development panel

Room: Main Hall AB

Wednesday, May 22 13:30 - 15:00

BSN Session # 6 - Mental health, Cognitive load and wellbeing

Meeting Room F
Chairs: Bjoern M Eskofier (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany), Sunghoon Ivan Lee (University of Massachusetts, USA)
13:30 Assessing the Effects of Stress Response on Glucose Predictions
Mert Sevil, Mudassir Rashid, Iman Hajizadeh, Zacharie Maloney and Sediqeh Samadi (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA); Mohammad Reza Askari (400 E. 33rd Street & Illinois Institute of Technology, USA); Rachel Brandt and Nicole Hobbs (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA); Minsun Park and Laurie Quinn (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA); Ali Cinar (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
13:50 On-Body Monitoring of Voice-Based Cognitive Load Features in an Auditory Working Memory Task
Daryush Mehta, Rohan Deshpande, Luke Letter, Edward Froehlich and Andrew Siegel (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA); Thomas Quatieri (MIT, USA); Laura Brattain (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA)
14:10 Mobile Biofeedback Therapy for the Treatment of Panic Attacks: A Pilot Feasibility Study
Presenter bio: Dr. Ryan McGinnis is an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, the Director of the M-Sense Research Group, and the Assistant Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program at the University of Vermont. He earned his BS degree from Lafayette College in 2009 and his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Michigan in 2012 and 2013. Dr. McGinnis has led cross-disciplinary research teams at health technology start-ups and in academia to advance his translational research agenda which pairs innovations in wearable and mobile technologies with his expertise in biomedical signal processing, machine learning, biomechanics, and computational dynamics for the development and validation of novel digital biomarkers and therapeutics. In support of this research agenda, Dr. McGinnis has published nearly 90 peer-reviewed articles and has presented at national and international conferences. Many of his studies have been conducted with collaborators across a wide array of disciplines including neurology, physical therapy, mental health, and orthopedics. His work has been commercialized to form the heart of product offerings from seven companies, and he currently serves as a scientific advisor for several companies operating in the health technology space. His current efforts are focused on developing new digital therapeutics for improving the mobility and functional independence of individuals living with multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, optimizing orthopedic rehabilitation outcomes, and addressing mental health problems in children and young adults.
14:30 WristPress: Hand Gesture Classification with Two-array Wrist-Mounted Pressure Sensors
Bin Liu, Zhiqiang Liu, Jinyang Huang, Rui Sun and Yufei Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China)

Wednesday, May 22 15:05 - 16:35

BSN Session # 7 - Student colloquium

Meeting Room F
Chair: Carmen Poon (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Wednesday, May 22 16:40 - 17:40

Closing Ceremony, Best Paper, Best Poster Awards

Room: Main Hall AB