Innovations in Medical Electronics: A New Frontier
Speaker: Karthik Vasanth, Texas Instruments, Inc.
Department: Electrical Engineering
Location: Engineering Quadrangle J201
Date/Time: Friday, May 3, 2013, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Medical electronics plays an important role in healthcare by continually improving the quality of prevention, diagnosis and illness therapy. The success of medical electronics depends on the ability to measure and interpret a wide variety of signals linked to an underlying condition. Gaining understanding in the range of processes and design innovations being developed to meet these requirements is essential for the future of healthcare.
This talk will address the significant impact of medical technology in the health and fitness worlds, and how it continues to evolve. Future medical device trends could include direct measurements of biological signals and even self-powered devices. The presentation illustrations will cover the evolution of design and integration techniques that are driving innovation in medical electronics.