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A Smart Stethoscope Puts AI in Medics’ Ears

February 1, 2019

This article appears in the February 2019 print issue of IEEE Spectrum as “The Stethoscope Gets Smart.” You wake up one morning to discover that your child is ill: His forehead feels hot to the touch, and his rapid breathing has a wheezing sound. You live in Malawi, where your health care options are few. When […]

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From Ingenuity Project to Engineer

July 12, 2017

Duncan Parke has been spending his summer vacations working. The Baltimore Polytechnic High School senior has been busy with a project headed by ECE Chair and Professor Dr. Ralph Etienne-Cummings. This summer he is working on improving a portable ECG recording device that will be used to detect heart arrhythmias.  The monitor will allow medical […]

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High School Junior Works with ECE Professor on Autonomous Drone Project

April 7, 2017

Bebo Harraz, a Junior at Centennial High School, has been working with ECE assistant professor Dr. Emad Boctor in his MUSiiC lab. The two have been researching a way to create a drone that can conduct ultrasound scans autonomously, using its own camera and ultrasonic probe. With this research, the two hope to demonstrate the ability […]

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Dr. Bell Receives NIH Grant for Photoacoustic Imaging System

March 13, 2017

Electrical and Computer Engineering assistant professor Muyinatu Bell received an NIH R00 grant for her project entitled “Coherence-Based Photoacoustic Image Guidance of Transsphenoidal Surgeries”. This work is motivated by the clinical challenges surrounding the removal of pituitary tumors using the minimally invasive endonasal transsphenoidal approach, which incurs the deadly risk of causing injury to the internal carotid arteries. The project proposes to […]

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Image Analysis and Communications Lab receives Best Paper Prize

October 28, 2016

  At the Computational Biomechanics for Medicine XI Workshop, at the 19th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2016), A.D. Gomez, F. Xing, D. Chan, D.L. Pham, P. Bayly, and J.L. Prince, collected the best paper prize for their research paper titled, “Motion estimation with finite-element biomechanical models and tracking […]

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