Talk: Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare

Dr. Octavian Postolache, Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, and Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE IMS, will be giving a talk about Unobtrusive Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare. Dr. Postolache received the PhD degree in 1999 from the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, and university habilitation in 2016 from Read more about Talk: Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare[…]

uOttawa Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research and Innovation

The University of Ottawa’s Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Ali Abbas is organizing a conference on Biomedical Engineering Research and Innovation. Graduate students will be presenting their research and projects in a conference fashion where everyone is welcome! The conference will take place on: When: Sunday August 6th, 2017 (12:00pm to 6:00pm) Where: University of Ottawa, SITE Read more about uOttawa Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research and Innovation[…]

Talk: EMG Control of Powered Prostheses

Dr. Kevin Englehart, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Biomedical Engineering Institute at the University of New Brunswick, will be visiting Carleton University in Ottawa to give a talk on EMG Control of Powered Prostheses: State-of-the-Art and Clinical Challenges. Dr. Englehart is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He Read more about Talk: EMG Control of Powered Prostheses[…]

Talk: “Cloudy with a Chance of Pain” – a national study

Dr. Will Dixon, the Principal Investigator of a UK study called “Cloudy with a Chance of Pain” gave a seminar on June 8 at 2pm at the McIntyre Medical Building, Osler Library, 3rd Floor, Room 131A. Cloudy with a Chance of Pain is a national smartphone study in the UK investigating the age-old belief that weather Read more about Talk: “Cloudy with a Chance of Pain” – a national study[…]

Mobile App Development Course II

The second Mobile App Development course targeted participants that have some experience in mobile app programming, and was given by Dr. Miguel Garzón at the University of Ottawa. It covered more advanced and interesting topics including cloud databases, version control and git, 2D animation, and iOS development. The course was divided into four modules: Module 1 – 6:00 pm – Read more about Mobile App Development Course II[…]

Commercializing Scientific/Engineering Information

CREATE-BEST, MDII, & MDCC organized a workshop presenting a high level view of the Medical Devices product regulatory classification and a high level view of the registration process, for Canada, Europe and USA. This seminar presented how to build the documentation of the design and development process and meet the regulators expectations of the “Design Control” Read more about Commercializing Scientific/Engineering Information[…]

Healthcare Research Ethics Session

CREATE-BEST organized a talk and discussion tailored for engineers and scientists with minimal medical background interested in working in the medical field. The title of the session was “Research Ethics and Healthcare” and was given by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute guest speakers: Edward Lemaire, PhD Professor, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine Senior Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Read more about Healthcare Research Ethics Session[…]

Talk by Klipfolio Director of Software Development

A short talk and discussion was given by industry guest speaker and uOttawa alumni Dr. Ali Pourshahid titled “Continuous Delivery – Getting to one release a day and more”. Ali Pourshahid, Director of Software Development at local startup success Klipfolio, providers of cloud dashboard software that lets teams continuously monitor the health and performance of their Read more about Talk by Klipfolio Director of Software Development[…]