16th Annual Fred S. Grodins Graduate Research Symposium

where Biomedical Engineering graduate students of the University of Southern California
showcase their research

March 31st, 2012 at:
Radisson Hotel
Committee Members

Mischal Diasanta, Diana Sabogal, Dr. Norberto Grzywacz, Jonathan Kuo, Ruchi Deshpande (Standing, Left to Right)
Yaping Zhang, Aminat Adebiyi, Joseph Crew, Sushmita Allam



Grodins Graduate Award:

Andrew Weitz - Improving Stimulation Strategies for Epiretinal Prostheses

Platform First Place:
Arthi Srinivasan  –  Comparing Speech Perception with Monopolar and Tripolar Stimulation in Cochlear Implants

Platform Runner-Up:
Xiang Li –  Integrated Ultrasound (US) - Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) system for Intravascular Imaging

USC Stevens Institute "Most Innovative" Research Award:

Poster Awards:

Biosystems and Signals
Bush, Adam - Autonomic Abnormalities in Response to Exercise in Sickle Cell Trait:Indications for Sudden Death
Eikenberry, Steffen - A Nonlinear Autoregressive Volterra Model of the Hodgkin-Huxley Equations
Soleymani, Sadaf - Comprehensive, Continuous Hemodynamic Monitoring and Data Acquisition: Potential Clinical Relevance

Devices and Diagnostic Technology
Kim,Brian A Parylene Microchannel-based Electrochemical-MEMS Force Sensor Array for Neuroengineering Applications
Sheybani, Roya High Efficiency Wireless MEMS Electrochemical Actuators for Ondemand Site-specific Drug Delivery
Su, Zhe "Harry" Use of tactile feedback to control robotic exploratory movements

Cunningham, Samantha  Variability of Primary Visual Cortex Activation Responses to Tactile Stimulation in Sighted Individuals
Shin, Jun Seob Synergistic Enhancements of Ultrasound Image Contrast with a Phase Aberration Correction and Dual Apodization with Cross-correlation
Wilkins, Bryce Comparison of novel ICA-based approach to existing diffusion MRI multi-fiber reconstruction methods

Goodner, Jared A physiologically plausible learning model for the sensorimotor system
Hu, WenHsin "Alison" Optimized Hand Position for Push-Up Exercise: A Dynamics Study with Simulation
Lin Chia-Hsien Integration of Tactile Feedback into Control of a Telerobotic Gripper
Sunwoo, John Improving the Dynamic Programming of a Spinal-Like Regulator by Using Preceding Results to Devise Efficient Search Strategies


Published on November 13th, 2017

Last updated on August 10th, 2021