Inan Research Lab


Media Coverage:

September 18, 2019

Podcast Interview with Future Directions 

September 18, 2019

SCG Patch -
Fox 5

Fox 5 Atlanta posted a video feature entitled, “Georgia Tech researchers develop patch to track heart failure”. Read it HERE

September 16, 2019

Knee Sounds -
Fox 5

Fox 5 Atlanta posted a video feature entitled, “Georgia Tech researchers say knee sounds reveal secrets about joint health”. Watch the video HERE

April 1, 2019

Knee Sounds -
Uncommon Engineer

The Uncommon Engineer Podcast from Georgia Tech posted an interview with Dr. Inan entitled, “The Uncommon Engineer: Cracking Bats and Bones: Inside Sports Medicine with Omer Inan”. Listen to the interview HERE.

February 14, 2019

SCG Patch -
GT Research Horizons

Georgia Tech Research Horizons posted an article entitled, “Mending a Broken Heart,” where the SCG patch is featured at #5. Read it HERE

May 24, 2016

Knee Sounds -

CNN posted a feature entitled, “This is what your knee sounds like: ‘Chhh, chhh, chhh'”. Watch the video HERE

May 24, 2016

Knee Sounds -

BBC Sounds posted a feature entitled, “Ever wonder what your knees sound like when they bend”. Watch the video HERE

May 23, 2016

Knee Sounds -
GT News Center

Georgia Tech posted an article entitled, “Hearing snap, crackle, pop may help heal your knee”. Read it HERE

Inan Lab Members News:

August 12, 2020

Nil passed her PhD Defense!

Nil Gurel successfully defended her thesis entitled, “Novel Technologies for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” Congratulations, Dr. Gurel!

July 22, 2020

Paper published in Science Advances!

Our paper entitled, “Enabling the assessment of trauma-induced hemorrhage via smart wearable systems,” represents an important contribution to the area of assessing hemorrhage through wearable systems. The research was supported by Dr. Inan’s ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) award. Check out the paper here:
Excellent work on this paper, Jon and Jacob!

May 28, 2020

Jon passed his PhD Defense!

Jonathan Zia successfully defended his thesis entitled, “On the Assessment of Cardiomechanical Function via Wearable Systems: Harnessing Population-Level Patterns and Dynamics.” Congratulations, Dr. Zia!

May 2, 2020

Asim wins NYC Neuromodulation 2020 presentation award!

Asim’s presentation for the NYC Neuromodulation Online 2020 conference was selected for an outstanding presentation by an early career scientist award. His presentation was on “Dynamic Modeling of Digital Biomarker Responses to Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation.” Great work, Asim!

April 21, 2020

Asim awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Asim has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship for the remainder of his PhD career. Congratulations, Asim!

April 10, 2020

Nick passed his PhD Defense!

Nicholas Bolus successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Systems for Noninvasive Assessment of Lower-Limb Biomechanical Load.” Congratulations, Dr. Bolus!

April 8, 2020

Beren passed her PhD Proposal!

Beren Semiz successfully proposed her thesis entitled, “Digital Biomarker Discovery for Non-Invasive Health Monitoring with Acoustic and Vibration Signals.” Fantastic work!

March 26, 2020

Samer passed his PhD Proposal!

Samer Mabrouk successfully proposed his thesis entitled, “A Novel Multi-Modal, Non- Invasive Sensing System To Automatically Quantify Changes in Extravascular Fluids.” Great work!

March 18, 2020

Hyeon Ki passed his PhD Proposal!

Hyeon Ki Jeong successfully proposed his thesis entitled, “Quantifying the Effects of Knee Joint Biomechanics on Acoustical Emissions.” Fantastic work!

March 13, 2020

Caitlin passed her PhD Defense!

Caitlin Teague successfully defended her thesis entitled, “Novel Multimodal Sensing Systems for Wearable Knee Health Assessment.” Congratulations, Dr. Teague!

October 28, 2019

Nordine passed his PhD Defense!

Nordine Sebkhi successfully defended his thesis entitled, “A Novel Wireless Tongue Tracking System for Speech Applications.” Congratulations, Dr. Sebkhi!

October 22, 2019

Daniel W. passed his PhD Defense!

Daniel Whittingslow successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Anatomy of a Joint Sound: Using Joint Acoustic Emissions to Diagnose and Grade Musculoskeletal Disease and Injury.” Congratulations, Dr. Whittingslow!

September 26, 2019

Jon passed his PhD Proposal!

Jon Zia successfully proposed his thesis entitled, “Enabling Robust and Adaptive Cardiomechanical Signal Analysis via Population-Based Dynamic Modeling.” Great work! 

August 17, 2019

Nordine Interviewed by the AJC

Nordine’s speech disorder tongue tracking technology was featured in an article in the AJC. Read it HERE.

August 8, 2019

Nil chosen for NextProf Nexus Workshop

The NextProf Nexus Workshop is a three-day program that is part of a nationwide effort to strengthen and diversify the next generation of academic leaders in engineering. Read about it here.

June 17, 2019

Yaoyao passed her PhD Defense!

Yaoyao Jia successfully defended her thesis entitled, “Neural Interface System for Long-Term Behavioral Experiments with Small Freely Moving Animals.” Congratulations, Dr. Jia!

May 24, 2019

Mobashir passed his PhD Proposal!

Mobashir Shandhi successfully proposed his thesis entitled, “Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Health Monitoring for Patients with Heart Failure Using Ballistocardiography and Seismocardiography.” Fantastic work!

May 22, 2019

Asim wins Best Poster - 2nd Prize

Asim made the lab proud by winning the 2nd prize for Best Poster at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on BIomedical and Health Informatics (BHI) hosted in Chicago, IL. His poster was on “Preliminary Modeling of the Kinetics of Photoplethysmogram Changes Following Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation”. Great work, Asim!

May 20, 2019

Asim wins 2018-2019 ECE Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year

For his outstanding service as an assistant to his professors and educator and mentor to his students, Asim was awarded the 2018-2019 Georgia Tech ECE Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award. Way to go, Asim!

May 10, 2019

Nordine wins the Grand Prize at the GLOBAL Pitchfest Competition

Nordine and his project, MagTrack, won first place at the inaugural TiE Young Entrepreneus (TYE) University Global Pitchfest Competition in Silicon Valley, California. He also won the Technology Innovation Prize. Incredible work, Nordine!

April 15, 2019

Our Opportunity Research Scholars finished their tongue-controlled video games project!

Nordine Sebki mentored a team of undergraduates on adapting video games for quadriplegics using tongue-based controls. Come see their final presentation  April 15th (6 pm – 7.30 pm) at the Klaus Atrium. 

April 14, 2019

Nordine wins the 2019 TYE Competition!

Nordine won first place at the TiE Young Entrepreneurs University Business Pitch Competition for the Atlanta chapter. He will proceed to the final round (Global Pitchfest, May 9th) to compete with the finalists from all over the world. The competition is organized by Silicon Valley’s TiECON, the world’s largest entrepreneurship conference.

April 13, 2019

Nordine is a Finalist in the 2019 TiE Atlanta Young Entrepreneurs

Nordine is among the 8 finalists competing for the TYE 19 business pitch competition. His business presentation is on a new cordless motion tracking technology called MagTrack that is currently being developed in the lab. Good Luck, Nordine!

April 10, 2019

Inan Lab members received several awards at the 2019 Roger P. Webb Awards Program

Congratulations Sinan, Lara, and Kristy! 

Staff Research Spotlight Award: Sinan Hersek
ECE Outstanding Service and Outreach Award: Lara Orlandic
Outstanding Electrical Engineering Senior Award: Lara Orlandic
ECE Senior Scholar Awards: Kristine Scott 

roger p awards

April 8, 2019

Caitlin passed her PhD Proposal!

Caitlin Teague successfully proposed her thesis entitled, “Novel Multimodal Sensing Systems for Wearable Knee Health Assessment“. Awesome job! 

April 8, 2019

Nick passed his PhD Proposal!

Nick Bolus successfully proposed his thesis entitled, “Joint Load Estimation Using Multimodal Wearable Sensing“. Great work! 

March 21, 2019

Andrew passed his PhD Defense!

Andrew Carek successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitoring Technologies Based on Pulse Transit Time“. Congratulations, Dr. Carek!

FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Daniel passed his PhD Proposal!

Daniel Whittingslow successfully proposed his thesis entitled, “Acoustic Emissions Generated by Joint Articulation as a Non-Invasive Biomarker of Musculoskeletal Injury and Disease“. Awesome job!

January 24, 2019

Venu passed his qualifying exam!

Congratulations, Venu! Keep up the good work.

October 28, 2018

Nil named Rising Star in EECS & iREDEFINE

Congratulations, Nil! You deserve it!

Link: Gurel Named Rising Star

March 4, 2018

Nil is runner-up for the Best Paper Award at IEEE BSN

N. Z. Gurel, M. M. H. Shandhi, J. D. Bremner, V. Vaccarino, S. Ladd, L. Shallenberger, A. Shah, and O. T. Inan, “Toward Closed-Loop Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation using Peripheral Cardiovascular Physiological Biomarkers: A Proof-of-Concept Study,” IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2018

Link: Gurel Receives Paper Prize at IEEE BSN Conference

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