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April 21, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Category: Conference
Location: Danto Engineering Development Center, Auditorium | Map
5050 Anthony Wayne
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty

The WSU HealthConnect Symposium will feature presentations that provide an overview of current trends in mobile/wireless health tools development, including sensor technologies and their applications in measurement of key physiologic parameters important for health monitoring and therapeutic interventions.


8:30-9:00 a.m.
Registration & continental breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Farshad Fotouhi, Ph.D., Dean, Wayne State University College of Engineering

9:15 a.m.
“Connected Health: Opportunities, Challenges and Beyond”
Weisong Shi, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science, Wayne State University College of Engineering

9:45 a.m.
“Advances in Mobile Health Using Simple Devices”
John D. Piette, Ph.D., Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education,
and of Internal Medicine; Director of the Center for Managing Chronic Disease; Senior Research Career Scientist, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research

10:15 a.m.
“Wearable Technology Use among Cancer Survivors in Metro Detroit”
Hayley Thompson, Associate Professor, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine

10:45 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.
"Fiber- and Fabric-Based Devices for Energy Conversion and Sensing Application"
Max Shtein, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan

11:30 a.m.
"Progresses on wearable technologies (PT symmetric RF reader and wireless harmonic biosensors)"
Mark Cheng, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Wayne State University College of Engineering

12:00 p.m.
"A Miniature Wearable Heart Rate Sensor with Beat-to-Beat Accuracy for Continuous Health Monitoring"
Amar Basu, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Program, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University College of Engineering

12:30 p.m.
"The artificial pancreas: A transformative approach in diabetic management"
Ulrike Klueh, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University College of Engineering

1:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Juri Gelovani, Ph.D., Director of Engineering in Medicine, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University College of Engineering


For more information about this event, please contact Beth Madigan at 313-577-1196.