In the first of my talk, I will present an overview of a range of highly applied projects with potential social impact, most of them done as ECE Capstone projects at PESIT. These include a Digital microscope to diagnose malaria, an NFC-based Innovation for paperless retail transactions, an Optical underwater sound sensor for coastal surveillance, a sensorless ESC for BLDC motors, an Integrated sensor for testing paint consistency, and an IPG sensor for non-invasive vascular studies. In the second part, I shall delve into some details of the impedance plethysmog- raphy (IPG) work we have been doing over the past 3 years. I will try and highlight the following aspects:
What is IPG and how is it useful to study biomedical problems such as CVD? Why is IPG out of reach of tinkerers, while it is far more detailed than ECG? What can IPG do for non-invasive diagnosis of diabetes and atherosclerosis? How might we design a wearable sensor for people to quickly and efficiently study their vasculature?
About the Speaker
Venkatesh Vadde has a B.Tech. (IIT Madras), M.Sc. (IISc) and Ph.D. (CMU). He has expertise of 18+ years in conceptualization, design, simulation and prototyping of electronic systems using state of the art tools. His research and innovation interests span sensors, wireless communication, signal processing and product development. He is interested in promoting University led design, problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship.