2019 EMBC Student Paper Competition Finalists

2019 EMBC Student Paper Competition Finalists 150 150 IEEE EMBS

Geographic Finalists

North America

  • Dan Wu
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    “An integrated and automated electronic system for point-of-care protein testing”


  • Camille Krewcun
    Institut Pascal
    “Fast Simulation of Stent Deployment with Plastic Beam Elements”


  • Chen-Ying Hung
    National Tsing Hua University
    “Predicting Gastrointestinal Bleeding Events from Multimodal In-Hospital Electronic Health Records Using Deep Fusion Networks”

Middle East-Africa

  • Asem Alaa
    Cairo University
    “Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction Based on Internal Micro-Similarities of Markov Chains”

South America

  • Guilherme Silva Umemura
    University of São Paulo
    “Assessment of Postural Control after Sleep Deprivation with a Low-Cost Force Plate”

Open Finalists

  • Ali Fahim Khan
    University of Oklahoma
    “Dynamic Activation Patterns of the Motor Brain Revealed by Diffuse Optical Tomography”
  • Kaan Sel
    Texas A&M University
    “Measurement of Chest Physiological Signals using Wirelessly Coupled Bio-Impedance Patches”
  • James A. Beauchamp
    Northwestern University
    “Experimentally Modifiable Parameters and Their Relation to the Tonic Vibration Reflex in Chronic Hemiparetic Stroke”
  • Parya Jafari
    Western University
    “Incorporating Pathology-Induced Heterogeneities in a Patient-Specific Biomechanical Model of the Lung for Accurate Tumor Motion Estimation”
  • Luke Hong Lu Zhao
    The University of Sydney
    “Preliminary Validation of Electroporation-Electrolysis (E2) for Cardiac Ablation Using a Parameterisable In-Vivo Model”
  • Jiayao Yuan
    Columbia University
    “Modeling of Transport Mechanisms in the Respiratory System: Validation via Congestive Heart Failure Patients”
  • Laura Morchi
    The BioRobotics Institute
    “A Pilot Study for a Quantitative Evaluation of Acoustic Coupling in US-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery”
  • Aji Resindra Widya
    Tokyo Institute of Technology
    “3D Reconstruction of Whole Stomach from Endoscope Video Using Structure-From-Motion”
  • Hiroki Sato
    University of Electro-Communications
    “Multi-Frequency Integration Algorithm of Contrast Source Inversion Method for Microwave Breast Tumor Detection”
  • Micol Colella
    University of Rome
    “Ultra-Focal Magnetic Stimulation Using a μTMS Coil: A Computational Study”