34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Student Paper Competition Awardees

Supported by partnership funds provided by National Science Foundation

Geographic Finalists

Asian & Pacific Finalist
Amgad Habib, University of New South Wales (First Prize)
"Efficacy of the Hexpolar Configuration in Localizing the Activation of Retinal Ganglion Cells under Electrical Stimulation"

European Finalist
Juan Sebastian Ordonez, University of Freiburg
"A 232-Channel Retinal Vision Prosthesis with a Miniaturized Hermetic Package"

Latin American Finalist
Andres Marino Alvarez-Meza. Universidad Nacional de Colombia
"Biomedical Data Analysis by Supervised Manifold Learning"

North American Finalist
Yunfeng Lu, University of Minnesota (Second Prize)
"Dynamic Seizure Imaging in Patients with Extratemporal Lobe Epilepsy"

Open Finalists

Gil Marom, Tel-Aviv University
"Effect of Asymmetry on Hemodynamics in Fluid-Structure Interaction Model of Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valves"

Won Hee Lee, Duke University
"Stimulation Strength and Focality of Electroconvulsive Therapy with Individualized Current Amplitude: A Preclinical Study"

Jlenia Toppi, University of Rome "Sapienza"
"Describing Relevant Indices from the Resting State Electrophysiological Networks"

Jaclyn Lock. University of California, Riverside
"Antimicrobial Properties of Biodegradable Magnesium for Next Generation Ureteral Stent Applications"

Alex Hegyi, University of California, Berkeley (Third Prize)
"Nanodiamond Imaging: A New Molecular Imaging Approach"

Kian Jalaleddini, McGill University
"Subspace Identification of Hammerstein Systems Using B-Splines"

Abhishek Basak. Case Western Reserve University
"Implantable Ultrasonic Dual Functional Assembly for Detection and Treatment of Anomalous Growth"

Yin Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University
"Bayesian Learning in Assisted Brain-Computer Interface Tasks"

Aaron F. Cipriano, University of California, Riverside
"In Vitro Degradation and Cytocompatibility of Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys with Human Embryonic Stem Cells"

Elaine Corbett, Northwestern University
"Real-time Fusion of Gaze and EMG for a Reaching Neuroprosthesis"

Kamyar Keikhosravy, University of British Columbia
"On the Use of Smart Stents for Monitoring In-Stent Restenosis"

Special Thanks to the Student Paper Competition SPC Associate Editors

Metin Akay Laura Astolfi Fabio Babiloni
Paolo Bonato Guy Carrault Alisa Morss Clyne
Dieter Haemmerich Bin He Mohamad Khalil
Ilkka Korhonen Silvestro Micera Matthias Reumann
Kenji Sunagawa Toshiyo Tamura Lei (Leslie) Ying
Martha Zequera Diaz