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Alper Bozkurt Gains Support from Chancellor’s Innovation Fund for Wearable “EKG” for Dogs

Nowadays, a wristwatch can track your heart rate, measure your blood oxygen level and even give you an electrocardiogram test (commonly abbreviated as “EKG” or “ECG”). And plenty of pet owners probably wish they could afford to track their furry friend’s health in real-time the same way, too. Thanks to David Roberts and Alper Bozkurt, maybe one day they can.
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Alper Bozkurt Receives NSF Rules of Life Funding for Mussels Research

The U.S. National Science Foundation has announced funding for Alper Bozkurt’s mussels research under the Using the Rules of Life to Address Societal Challenges program.
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Researchers Help AI Express Uncertainty to Improve Health Monitoring Tech

A team of engineering and health researchers has developed a tool that improves the ability of electronic devices to detect when a human patient is coughing, which has applications in health monitoring. The new tool relies on an advanced artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that helps the AI better identify uncertainty when faced with unexpected data in real-world situations.

Misra Named to DARPA Microsystems Exploratory Council

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has named Dr. Veena Misra to the Microsystems Exploratory Council (MEC) for a three-year term beginning this summer....

Pavlidis receives the 2021-22 R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award

This post was originally published here. ECE Assistant Professor, Spyros Pavlidis, is the recipient of the 2021-22 R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award. The mother...