Student Paper Competition Finalists

Congratulations to the EMBC’17 Student Paper Competition Finalists!


Geo Finalists

North America

Soojin Lee

The University of British Columbia

“Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (GVS) Effects on Impaired Interhemispheric Connectivity in Parkinson’s Disease”



Jonathan Castelli

University of Bordeaux

“An IC-Based Controllable Stimulator for Respiratory Muscle Stimulation Investigations”


Asia –Pacific

Mi Kyung Kim

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

“Implantable Bladder Volume Sensor Based on Resistor Ladder Network Composed of Conductive Hydrogel Composite”


Middle East- Africa

Meena M. Makary

Cairo University

                  “Self-Regulation of Primary Motor Cortex Activity with Motor Imagery Induces Functional Connectivity Modulation: A Real-Time fMRI Neurofeedback Study”


Open Finalists

Yafen Chen

University of Oklahoma

“Assessing Rtms Effects in MdDS: Cross-Modal Comparison between Resting State EEG and Fmri Connectivity”

Takumi Kodama

University of Tsukuba

Convolutional Neural Network Architecture and Input Volume Matrix Design for ERP Classifications in a Tactile P300–Based Brain–Computer Interface

Nikolaos Karamolegkos

Columbia University

“Effects of Septum and Pericardium on Heart-Lung Interactions in a Cardiopulmonary Simulation Model”


Congratulations to the EMBC’17 Student Paper Competition Finalists!


Open Finalists

Eli Kinney-Lang

University of Edinburgh

“Elucidating Age-Specific Patterns from Background Electroencephalogram Pediatric Data Sets Via PARAFAC”


Julia Koch

University of Freiburg

“Design of Contact Zone Topography for Implantable High-Channel Electrical Connectors”


Yeganeh M. Marghi

Northeastern University

“EEG-Guided Robotic Mirror Therapy System for Lower Limb Rehabilitation”


Nicholas Marjanovic

University of Illinois at Chicago

“Wireless Wearable User Interface Cursor-Controller (UIC-C)”


Christine F Martindale

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

“Segmentation of Gait Sequences Using Inertial Sensor Data in Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia”


Takayuki Mukaeda

Yokohama National University

“A Novel Hidden Markov Model-Based Pattern Discrimination Method with the Anomaly Detection for EMG Signals”


Soichiro Fujimura

Tokyo University of Science

“Effect of Catheter Positions on Hemodynamics and Coil Formation after Coil Embolization”


Gabriela Torres

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill & North Carolina State University

“ARFI Variance of Acceleration (VoA) for Noninvasive Characterization of Human Carotid Plaques in Vivo”