2016 EMBS Student Paper Competition Finalists

2016 EMBS Student Paper Competition Finalists 150 150 IEEE EMBS

Student Paper Competition Winners

2016 Winners
Pictured left to right: Joseph DeGol, Max Shepherd, Soichiro Fujimura, Yingchun Zhang

Geographic Finalists

North America:

Justin Horowitz
University of Illinois at Chicago
A Fresh Perspective on Dissecting Action into Discrete Submotions


Pauline Marie Lefebvre
Université de Lyon
Comparison of Viscoelastic Property Characterization of Plastisol Phantoms with Magnetic Resonance Elastography and High-Frequency Rheometry


Soichiro Fujimura
Tokyo University of Science
Hemodynamic Effects from Coil Distribution with Realistic Coil Models in an Aneurysm

Latin America:

Pedro Luiz Coelho Rodrigues
Escola Politécnica USP
Statistically Significant Time-Varying Neural Connectivity Estimation Using Generalized Partial Directed Coherence

Open Finalists

Eliran Dafna
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Estimation of Macro Sleep Stages from Whole Night Audio Analysis
Joseph DeGol
University of Illinois
Automatic Grasp Selection Using a Camera in a Hand Prosthesis
Prasanth Ganesan
Rochester Institute of Technology
Development of a Novel Probabilistic Algorithm for Localization of Rotors During Atrial Fibrillation
Yasmin M Kassim
University of Missouri-Columbia
Random Forests for Dura Mater Microvasculature Segmentation Using Epifluorescence Images
Michael McKnight
North Carolina State University
Sensing Textile Seam-Line for Wearable Multimodal Physiological Monitoring
Max Shepherd
Northwestern University
Design and Characterization of a Torque-Controllable Actuator for Knee Assistance during Sit-to-Stand
Abbas Sohrabpour
University of Minnesota
Identifying Epileptic Source Location and Extent: An Iterative Sparse Electromagnetic Source Imaging Algorithm
Yue Wen
North Carolina State University
Adaptive Control of Powered Transfemoral Prostheses Based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming
Nan Xu
Cornell University
Statistical Characterization of Ensembles of Symmetric Virus Particles: 3-D Stochastic Signal Reconstruction from Electron Microscope Images
Long Yu
University of Minnesota
Non-Invasive Imaging of Ventricular Activation During Pacing and Arrhythmia: Methods and Validation
Wei Zhu
George Washington University
Gelatin Methacrylamide Hydrogel with Graphene Nanoplatelets for Neural Cell-Laden 3D Bioprinting