Health / Medicine

ECE grad student part of first-place team at HackIllinois

Brendan Alvey, a graduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, was part of a four-person team that earned first place honors at the 2016 HackIllinois software competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign last weekend. The team also took won a prize from Microsoft for best use of their application program interface. […]

Engineer, research collaborators team up on computational neuroscience training

Satish Nair, a University of Missouri professor of electrical and computer engineering, and three MU faculty collaborators submitted one of only three researcher training course proposals to receive funding from the National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) aimed at cross-training researchers in computational neuroscience. The course will provide training to pre- and post-docs, medical students, and junior faculty who are beginning or anticipating potential careers/collaborations in neuroscience.

Consumer Electronics Show opens doors for Panacea’s Cloud

Panacea’s Cloud is a collaboration between MU researchers Prasad Calyam, assistant professor of computer science, and Sal Ahmad, assistant professor of surgery and medical director of the Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Its purpose is to utilize Google Glass and Recon Jet smart eyewear to allow first responders to relay real-time information to medical directors to allow for informed, systematic care in disaster situations where communication systems may otherwise be compromised.

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