Gerhard Tröster

Gerhard Tröster studied electrical engineering in Darmstadt and Karlsruhe, Germany, and received the Doctorate degree in the design of analog integrated circuits from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, in 1984. For eight years, he was at Telefunken (Atmel) Heilbronn, where he headed various national and international research projects centered on the key components for ISDN and digital mobile phones. Since 1993, he has been a Full Professor with the ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, and directs the Electronics Laboratory. In 1997, he cofounded the spin-off u-blox AG. His research interests include wearable computing for healthcare, wireless sensor networks, and smart textiles applying flexible and organic electronics.

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Prediction of Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s from Physiological Wearables: An Exploratory Study
Freezing of gait (FoG) is a common and severe gait impairment among patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease. FoG is associated with falls and negatively impacts the patient’s quality of life. Wearable systems that detect FoG in real time have been... Read more
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Smart-Phone Based Recognition of States and State Changes in Bipolar Disorder Patients
A. Grünerbl, A. Muaremi, V. Osmani, G. Bahle, S. Öhler, G. Tröster, O. Mayora, C. Haring and P. Lukowicz Today’s health care is difficult to imagine without the possibility to objectively measure various physiological parameters related to patients symptoms (from temperature... Read more