2018 ~ Present| Section - VVZ

Smart and Connected Bioelectronics

GOALS: To study soft, biocompatible materials to design low-profile, unobtrusive wearable and implantable electronics for advancing human healthcare and wellness.

METHODS & TECHNOLOGIES: Soft materials, Biosensors, Wearable electronics, Implantable electronics, Human-machine interfaces, Neural-computer interactions, Micro-nanoengineering, Disease diagnostics, Rehabilitation, Therapeutics.

RESEARCH/DESIGN ISSUES: Engineering soft materials; design of mechanically flexible and stretchable circuit; low-power, wireless circuit design; design of nano-microstructured biosensor; development of data classification algorithm; design of soft actuators for rehabilitation; design of a soft sensor for biosensing; modeling of 3D mechanics and thermal loading; tissue-electronics interactions.

MEETING TIME: Fri, 4:30-5:20

ADVISORS: W. Hong Yeo (ME)

PARTNERS & SPONSORS: Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology and Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences

MAJORS, PREPARATION AND INTERESTS: ME, EE, CmpE, BME, CHBE, ENVE, ISyE, MSE, NRE

CONTACT: Prof. W. Hong Yeo, whyeo@gatech.edu

GRAND CHALLENGES: Reverse-Engineer the Brain; Engineer Better Medicines

AWARDS: Won third place in 2018 VIP Innovation Competition's BioMed Track