People

Principal Investigator


Omer T. Inan, PhD
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Program Faculty Bioengineering

Education
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2009
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2005
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2004

Major Awards
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award (ONR YIP), 2018
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2018
IEEE Sensors Early Career (Young Professional) Award, 2018
Roger P. Webb Outstanding Junior Faculty Member Award (ECE), Georgia Tech, 2018
Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award, Georgia Tech, 2017
Lockheed Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Georgia Tech, 2016
G. J. Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University, 2009

Postdoctoral Scholars

Ozan  A. Ozan Bicen, PhD
Education
Ph.D, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016
M.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012
B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2010
Research interests:
-Wearable sensing systems
-Non-invasive monitoring of left ventricular dysfunction
-IV infiltration detection
Maziyar Sinan Hersek, PhD
Education
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2017
M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2015
B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 2013
Research interests:
My research interests are circuit design for wearable and clinically-accurate biomedical instruments and the processing of biomedical signals. Specifically, I have been working on the design of instruments and signal processing techniques to monitor the health of joints such as the knee and the wrist.
Hazar  Hazar Ashouri, PhD
Education
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2018
M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016
B.E., Electrical and Computer Engineering, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Research interests
– Non-invasive physiological monitoring
– Medical devices for clinically relevant applications
– Cardio mechanical signals

Graduate Students

Dotun  Oludotun Ode
Education
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Howard University, Washington D.C.
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Howard University, Washington D.C.
Research interests:
My research interests center around the development of embedded systems and statistical signal processing algorithms for bio-medical applications. Specifically, I am currently working on developing methods for detecting local muscle fatigue during physical exercise.
carek  Andrew Carek
Education
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Clemson University
Research interests:
I am interested in researching physiological responses to external stimuli and designing non-invasive monitoring devices to process these responses. Overall, I aim to develop wearable biomedical instrumentations that will be able to monitor a patient both in a clinic and at home.
Caitlin  Caitlin Teague
Education
B.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Research interests:
I am interested in researching medical devices and systems, particularly those used for long-term home monitoring. This research focuses on measuring biological signals and leveraging the results to provide useful clinical data. At-home systems challenge us to minimize intrusiveness to daily activities and limit required patient system knowledge and input.
 nick  Nick Bolus
Education
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama
Research interests:
My research interests are manifold but center around the concepts of intelligent design and integration of medical devices at the systems level. I am especially keen on developing technologies to advance the fields of noninvasive diagnostics, rehabilitation, and space medicine.
 Mobashir  Md. Mobashir Hasan Shandhi
Education
M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah
B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)
Research interests:
My research interest is in the field of biosensing device, from implantable bioMEMS to noninvasive ones. I have worked on implantable neural array for large neuronal mapping. Presently I am working on noninvasive medical devices for different biosignal detection and wearable systems.
Nil  Nil Gurel
Education
M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2016
B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014
Research interests:
-Non-invasive stimulation and system design
-Wearable systems with active sensing technologies for neurological disorders
-Bio-inspired circuits and systems
Formal_Pic  Hyeon Ki Jeong
Education
B.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
Research interests:
My research interest lies in studying biosignals, developing non-invasive devices and applying methods to utilize them for clinical purposes.
Daniel  Daniel Whittingslow
Education
MD, Emory University School of Medicine (in progress)
B.Sc., Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013
Research interests:
My research interests focus on novel, non-invasive techniques for characterizing physiological processes.
In particular, I am designing a cadaveric model for better understanding the underlying biomechanical properties
responsible for joint sounds and correlating that with clinical diagnosis/prognosis.
Formal_Pic  Beren Semiz
Education
B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016
M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018
Research interests:
My research interest is applying digital signal processing approach in the analysis and characterization of bio-signals; more specifically classification of the healthy/diseased joints by processing the recorded joint sounds.
Formal_Pic  Venu Ganti
Education
B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2017
Research interests:
My research interests focus on non-invasive wearables that leverage novel signal processing techniques for physiological monitoring.
In particular, I am designing finite element models to elucidate the biomechanical properties responsible for joint sounds.
Formal_Pic  Hewon Jung
Education
B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 2016
Research interests:
My research interest focus on biomedical sensing system for home monitoring. This includes developing novel wearable devices, measuring bio-signals, and analyzing those through signal processing algorithms to get clinically useful data.

Undergraduate Students

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Lara Orlandic
Electrical Engineering
 ann
Ann Johnson
Biomedical Engineering
 Nazli
Nazli Goller
Electrical Engineering

Alumni

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Abdul Qadir Javaid, Ph.D., 2016
Hakan
Dr. Hakan Toreyin,
Post-doc, 2014-2016
Jambu
Jambu Jambulingam,
M.Sc., 2015
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Sreenidhi Muthu M.S., 2016
Jordan
Jordan Conant M.S., 2016
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Dr. Maziyar Baran Pouyan Post-Doc, 2016-2017