2016 EMBS Student Paper Competition Finalists

Please join us in congratulating the Finalists selected for
the 2016 EMBS Student Paper Competition!

Finalists of the Student Paper Competition present their papers in three special sessions. First, second and third place winners will be selected and receive monetary awards. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday’s 09:35 Keynote session in the Ballroom of Americas.
Open to all registered conference attendees

Student Paper Competition Session I
08:00 – 09:30
Location:  Atlantic B
Student Paper Competition Session II
11:00 – 12:30
Location: Atlantic B
Student Paper Competition Session III
17:00 – 19:00
Location:  Atlantic B

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

Yasmin M Kassim
University of Missouri-Columbia
Random Forests for Dura Mater Microvasculature Segmentation Using Epifluorescence Images

Yue Wen
North Carolina State University
Adaptive Control of Powered Transfemoral Prostheses Based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming

Wei Zhu
George Washington University
Gelatin Methacrylamide Hydrogel with Graphene Nanoplatelets for Neural Cell-Laden 3D Bioprinting

Max Shepherd
Northwestern University
Design and Characterization of a Torque-Controllable Actuator for Knee Assistance during Sit-to-Stand

Long Yu
University of Minnesota
Non-Invasive Imaging of Ventricular Activation During Pacing and Arrhythmia: Methods and Validation

Prasanth Ganesan
Rochester Institute of Technology
Development of a Novel Probabilistic Algorithm for Localization of Rotors During Atrial Fibrillation

Michael McKnight
North Carolina State University
Sensing Textile Seam-Line for Wearable Multimodal Physiological Monitoring

Abbas Sohrabpour
University of Minnesota
Identifying Epileptic Source Location and Extent: An Iterative Sparse Electromagnetic Source Imaging Algorithm

Eliran Dafna
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Estimation of Macro Sleep Stages from Whole Night Audio Analysis

Joseph DeGol
University of Illinois, USA
Automatic Grasp Selection Using a Camera in a Hand Prosthesis

Nan Xu
University of Cornell, USA
Statistical Characterization of Ensembles of Symmetric Virus Particles: 3-D Stochastic Signal Reconstruction from Electron Microscope Images