Final Speakers' Bios

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National Science Foundation

2014 National Workshop on Research Frontiers in Medical CPS

Dinner Keynote Speaker

Richard Satava, MD, FACS is Professor Emeritus of Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle, WA). Prior positions include Professor of Surgery at Yale University, military appointment as Professor of Surgery (USUHS) Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Program Manager at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Senior Science Advisor at US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Ft. Detrick, MD. Undergraduate training was Johns Hopkins University, medical school at Hahnemann University of Philadelphia, internship at Cleveland Clinic, surgical residency at Mayo Clinic with a Master of Surgical Research. During 23 years of military surgery he has been an active flight surgeon, an Army astronaut candidate, MASH surgeon for the Grenada Invasion, and a hospital commander during Desert Storm, all the while continuing clinical surgical practice. Previously while a Yale University Professor, he was Director, NASA Commercial Space Center for Medical Informatics and Advanced Technologies. Before DARPA he was part of the team that developed the first surgical robot (at SRI, International) as well as built the first virtual reality (VR) surgical simulator together with Jaron Lanier. During his 12 years at DARPA, he managed numerous projects in advanced medical technologies, including hand-held portable ultrasound (now the Sonosite 180), direct digital xray imaging (commercialized by GE), total body scanning, the Holographic Medical Electronic Record (HoloMER), virtual autopsy, cold-plasma medicine, in addition to a number of classified projects. He also hosted conferences with his science fiction writer friends (David Brin, Greg Bear, Verne Vinge, etc). Current projects he is not involved directly in but is consulting with the principal investigators include Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery VR simulation training program,automatic robotic surgery, terahertz diagnostics and therapeutics, directed-energy surgery, optogenetics (telepathy), 3-D printing of organs, etc., many of which are DoD related. Also helped Richard Wurman found TEDMED, participates in numerous other conferences, including Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (20 years) and Singularity University's Future Med as well as independent consulting, such as with Peter Diamandis X-Prize. He has served on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Committee on Health, Food and Safety. He is on numerous committees of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), is past-president of many surgical societies, on the editorial board of numerous surgical and scientific journals, and active in numerous engineering societies. He has been continuously active in surgical education and surgical research, with more than 200 publications and book chapters in diverse areas of advanced surgical technology, including Surgery in the Space Environment, Video and 3-D imaging, Architecture for the Next Generation of Healthcare, Plasma Medicine, Telepresence Surgery, Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation, Objective Assessment of Surgical Competence and Training, and Disruptive Visions in Medical Technology.

Workshop Co-Chairs

Mani Srivastava received both the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1987 and 1992, respectively. His graduate research was on silicon compilation, and hardware-software rapid prototyping and co-design of embedded VLSI systems for signal processing and control applications. Prior to joining the UCLA Electrical Engineering Department faculty in 1996, Dr. Srivastava worked on mobile and wireless multimedia networking at the Networked Computing Research Department at AT&T/Lucent Bell Labs at Murray Hill, NJ. At UCLA, Prof. Srivastava directs the Networked and Embedded Systems Laboratory (, where his students work on diverse aspects of embedded and cyber-physical systems, distributed sensing, mobile computing, wireless networking, and pervasive communications. His research spans hardware, software, and algorithms, and emphasizes experimental systems and applications in domains such as mobile health, sustainability, participatory sensing, and defense. His group draws upon graduate and undergraduate student researchers from both Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. PhD and post-doctoral alumni from his group currently hold successful positions at top academic and industrial research institutions such as Purdue, Utah, Yale, ETH Zurich, Microsoft Research, and IBM Research. Prof. Srivastava has published extensively on his research with more than 240 papers many of which have been highly cited, holds five patents for his work on low-power and wireless networking, and has received many awards from top conferences. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and has received the prestigious Okawa Foundation Grant, and the NSF CAREER Award. He has served as the EIC of the IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing and the ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review, helped co-found the prestigious ACM SenSys conference, and has given invited Key Note talks at several major conferences.

Susan Trolier-McKinstry is a professor of ceramic science and engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, where she also serves as the director of the W. M. Keck Smart Materials Integration Laboratory. She obtained B.S. and M.S. degrees in Ceramic Science and Engineering in 1987, and a Ph.D. in Ceramic Science in 1992, all from Penn State. On graduation she joined the faculty there. She has held visiting appointments at the Hitachi Central Research Laboratory in Kokubunji, Tokyo, the Army Research Laboratory at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland. Her main research interests include dielectric and piezoelectric thin films, the development of texture in bulk ceramic piezoelectrics, and spectroscopic ellipsometry. She has co-authored >180 papers in these areas, and has several patents.

Scott Smolka received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brown University in 1983 and has been on the faculty at SUNY at Stony Brook since 1982. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed papers in analysis techniques for reactive systems and also has extensive experience in building verification tools, including Winston, the first process-algebra-based tool to provide users with a graphical syntax for specifying systems. He also spearheaded the Concurrency Factory, a collaborative effort with Cleveland. He has extensive experience collaborating with industry both as a consultant and on research projects.

Government Sponsors

David Corman is a Program Director and leader of the Cyber Physical Systems program at the National Science Foundation. Dr. Corman has a broad range of research interests spanning many technologies fundamental to CPS application areas including transportation, energy, medical devices, and manufacturing. Dr. Corman has extensive industrial experience in the development, design, and manufacture of CPS systems. Dr. Corman received PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.

Howard Wactlar is presently serving as the Division Director for Information and Intelligent Systems in the Computer Information Science and Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation. Prof. Wactlar is on leave from his duties as Vice Provost for Research Computing, Associate Dean in the School of Computer Science, and Alumni Research Professor of Computer Science.Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He has served CMU in various research, technical and administrative capacities, including most recently, that of Scientific Director for the NSF Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Engineering Research Center. He graduated in Physics from the University of Maryland and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was primary architect and served as project director of the Informedia Digital Video Library, one of the original U.S. NSF Digital Library Initiative projects. He has been the principal investigator for a number of defense and intelligence agency research projects on automated video analysis and information integration, and multiple NSF and NIH-funded CareMedia-related projects in machine understanding of human health and behavior. He was a co-founder and Associate Director of the DoD-funded Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Director of the joint CMU/IBM Information Technology Center that pioneered ubiquitous campus computing. He holds basic patents for processes related to automated video library creation and video search and summarization, and is co-inventor of a pending patent for automated video capture and analysis of human behavior. He co-founded MediaSite, organized to commercialize video information extraction and search technology. He has been active in establishing video information research programs in the U.S., Europe and China through joint initiatives with multiple foreign partners. His current research centers on multimedia information systems, machine learning and intelligent systems, and their application to improving health care.

Grace Wang has been the Division Director of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships Division at the National Science Foundation (NSF) since February of 2012. Grace joined NSF in June 2009 as a Program Director for the SBIR/STTR Program. She also served as the Cluster Leader for the Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (NM) Cluster in SBIR/STTR Program. Before joining NSF, Grace was a Senior Development Scientist at Hitachi. Grace started her career as an Advisory Development Scientist at IBM. Grace is the recipient of many leadership and technical achievement awards. Grace holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University.

Plenary Speakers

J. Perren Cobb, MD's clinical specialty is surgical critical care with a research interest in the pathophysiology of sepsis and injury. His early research focus was the treatment of sepsis; more recently he's worked with collaborators nationally to develop a novel sepsis diagnostic, the riboleukogram, which uses contemporary genomics and microfluidics technology to track the host response to injury and infection. Since moving to Boston in 2008, Dr. Cobb has worked with colleagues to create the new MGH Critical Care Center and the Harvard Catalyst Reanimation and Health Engineering program. His investigative work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation. His awards include the Research Scholarship Award of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Founders Grant for Critical Care Research of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the George H. A. Clowes, Jr. Memorial Research Career Development Award of the American College of Surgeons, and the 2nd Annual Critical Care Medicine Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Cobb is a former President of the Association for Academic Surgery and is Director of the US Critical Illness and Injury Trials (USCIIT) Group.

Julian M. Goldman, MD is Medical Director of Biomedical Engineering for Partners HealthCare System, a practicing anesthesiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Director of the Program on Medical Device Interoperability at MGH and CIMIT (Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology). Dr. Goldman founded the federally funded, multi-institutional Medical Device "Plug-and-Play" (MD PnP) Interoperability research program in 2004 to promote innovation in patient safety and clinical care by leading the adoption of patient-centric integrated clinical environments. The MD PnP program team received the 2007 CIMIT Edward M Kennedy award for Healthcare Innovation. Dr. Goldman completed anesthesiology residency and fellowship training at the University of Colorado. His research fellowship was in medical device informatics, focusing on simulation and artificial intelligence applications for monitoring and real-time decision support. He departed Colorado in 1998 as a tenured associate professor to work as an executive of a medical device company. Dr. Goldman joined Harvard Medical School and the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2002, where he served as a principle anesthesiologist in the MGH "Operating Room of the Future", and continues to practice clinical anesthesia. Dr. Goldman co-chairs the FCC mHealth Task Force, the HIT Policy Committee FDASIA Workgroup regulatory subgroup, and the FCC Consumer Advisory Committee work group on healthcare. He served on the NSF CISE Advisory Committee, as a Visiting Scholar in the FDA Medical Device Fellowship Program, and as a member of the CDC BSC for the NCPHI. He currently serves in leadership positions in several medical device standardization organizations including Chair of ISO Technical Committee 121, Chair of the Use Case Working Group of the Continua Health Alliance, and User Vice Chair of ASTM Committee F29, and Chair of ISO TC 121 Subcommittee 2 on Airway Devices. Dr. Goldman is the recipient of the International Council on Systems Engineering 2010 Pioneer Award, American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) 2009 award for Professional Achievement in Technology, the 2009 AAMI Foundation/Institute for Technology in Health Care Clinical Application Award, and the University of Colorado Chancellor's "Bridge to the Future" award.

Radu Grosu is a full Professor, and the Head of the Institute of Computer Engineering, at the Faculty of Informatics, of the Vienna University of Technology. Grosu is also the Head of the Cyber-Physical-Systems Group within the Institute of Computer-Engineering, and a Research Professor at the Department of Computer Science, of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA. The research interests of Radu Grosu include the modeling, the analysis and the control of cyber-physical systems and of biological systems. The applications focus of Radu Grosu includes distributed automotive and avionic systems, autonomous mobility, green operating systems, mobile ad-hoc networks, cardiac-cell networks, and genetic regulatory networks. Radu Grosu is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Career Award, the State University of New York Research Foundation Promising Inventor Award, the Association for Computing Machinery Service Award, and is an elected member of the International Federation for Information Processing, Working Group 2.2. Before receiving his appointment at the Vienna University of Technology, Radu Grosu was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he co- directed the Concurrent-Systems Laboratory and co-founded the Systems-Biology Laboratory. Radu Grosu earned his doctorate (Dr.rer.nat.) in Computer Science from the Faculty of Informatics of the Technical University Munchen, Germany, an was subsequently a Research Associate in the Department of Computer and Information Science, of the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA.

Pedro Irazoqui received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, Durham in 1997 and 1999 respectively, and the Ph.D. in Neuroengineering from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2003 for work on the design, manufacture, and packaging, of implantable integrated-circuits for wireless neural recording. Currently he is an associate professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, where his lab is pursuing research into a modular approach to the design of biological implants. He is the Director of the Center for Implantable Devices working towards clinical treatment of physiological disorders, using miniature, wireless, implantable systems. Specific research and clinical applications explored in the center include: epilepsy, addiction, glaucoma, heart failure, and neural control of prostheses.

David Kotz is the Champion International Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He current serves as Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences, and previously served as the Executive Director of the Institute for Security Technology Studies for four years. In 2013, he was appointed by the GAO to the US Healthcare IT Policy Committee. His research interests include security and privacy, pervasive computing for healthcare, and wireless networks. He has published over 100 refereed journal and conference papers and obtained over $50m in grant funding. He is an IEEE Fellow, a Senior Member of the ACM, a 2008 Fulbright Fellow to India, and an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving his A.B. in Computer Science and Physics from Dartmouth in 1986, he completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Duke University in 1991 and returned to Dartmouth to join the faculty.

Veena Misra is the Director of the National Science Foundation Nanosystems Engineering Research Center on Advanced Self-Powered of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST). She is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University and also an IEEE Fellow. She received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh. After working at the Advanced Products Research and Development Laboratories, Motorola Inc., Austin, TX she joined the faculty of North Carolina State University in 1998. She has authored or coauthored over 150 papers in the areas of state-of-the-art low-power CMOS devices, power devices, alternative high-mobility substrates, nanoscale magnetics, and energy-harvesting. Dr. Misra was the recipient of the 2001 National Science Foundation Presidential Early CAREER Award, the 2011 Alcoa Distinguished Engineering Research Award, and 2007 Outstanding Alumni Research Award. She also served as the general chair of the 2012 IEEE International Electron Device Meeting.

Steven C. Schachter, MD attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed an internship in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a neurological residency at the Harvard-Longwood Neurological Training Program, and an epilepsy fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is Chief Academic Officer and Program Leader of NeuroTechnology at the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) and a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Schachter is Past President of the American Epilepsy Society. He is also past Chair of the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation and serves on their Board of Directors. He has directed over 70 research projects involving antiepileptic therapies, and published over 200 articles and chapters. He compiled the 6-volume Brainstorms series, which has been distributed to over 150,000 patients and families worldwide in several languages, and edited or written 26 other books on epilepsy and behavioral neurology. Dr. Schachter is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of the medical journals Epilepsy & Behavior and Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports.

Invited White Paper Presenters

Philip Brisk received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA in 2002, 2003, and 2006 respectively. From 2006-2009, he was a postdoctoral scholar at EPFL in Switzerland. Since 2009, he has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Riverside. His foremost research interest is software-programmable laboratory-on-a-chip technology, which is an emerging class of CPS devices that has profound implications for the biomedical sciences, healthcare, and bio-security applications.

Aydin Farajidavar is the director of IMS Lab and an Assistant Professor at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Before joining NYIT, he was a Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received the Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Joint program of the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas in 2011. In the course of his PhD studies he was recognized with the Alfred and Janet Potvin Outstanding Bioengineering Student Award. His research experience and interest include a broad range from modeling of biological systems, to development of wireless platforms to acquire and process biological signals. His Ph.D. research was focused on development of wireless wearable systems for acquiring and processing neurological signals with the central goal of detecting and controlling pain in a closed-loop feedback in real-time. At Georgia Tech (GT-Bionics Lab), he was leading the development of new applications for multiple wearable wireless platforms ranging from developing an unobtrusive system for real-time tracking the tongue movement to conceptualizing a drug compliance system for elderly population. Dr. Farajidavar has authored several journal and conference papers and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and International Neural Network Society (INNS). He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biological Research (Hong Kong) and on the Technical Program Committee (TPC) for MTT-10 of IEEE MTT-S, and Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.

Blake Hannaford received the B.S. degree in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University in 1977, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1982 and 1985 respectively. Before graduate study, he held engineering positions in digital hardware and software design, office automation, and medical image processing. At Berkeley he pursued thesis research in multiple target tracking in medical images and the control of time-optimal voluntary human movement. From 1986 to 1989 he worked on the remote control of robot manipulators in the Man-Machine Systems Group in the Automated Systems Section of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech. He supervised that group from 1988 to 1989. Since September 1989, he has been at the University of Washington in Seattle. He was awarded the National Science Foundation's Presidential Young Investigator Award and the Early Career Achievement Award from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. His currently active interests include haptic displays on the internet, surgical biomechanics, and biologically based design of robot manipulators. He is the founding editor of Haptics-e, The Electronic Journal of Haptics Research.

H. Hawkeye King is a Ph.D. Candidate with the University of Washington BioRobotics Laboratory in the Department of Electrical Engineering. He received his Bachelor's degree in Cognitive Science and Computer Science from Dartmouth College in 2000. From 2000 - 2003 he worked for a Japanese startup company as a web developer and network engineer.

Yanni Kouskoulas works at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as the group Chief Scientist in the Applied Information Sciences Department. His most recent research interests revolve around the practical application of mathematical techniques to support different types of reasoning, both in the construction of systems and in their design. This includes the application of formal methods to the construction and in their design. This includes the application of formal methods to the construction of reliable systems, and the use of statistical approaches (e.g. Bayesian networks) to encode reasoning processes that help make accurate decisions in the presence of uncertainty. He received his Ph.D. (E.E.) from the University of Michigan in 2000, with a background in statistics and electromagnetics.

Santosh Kumar is an associate professor at the University of Memphis. He completed his Ph.D. at The Ohio State University, where his dissertation was selected for the Presidential Fellowship award. In 2010, he was selected as one of America's ten most brilliant scientists under the age of 38 (called the "Brilliant Ten") by Popular Science magazine, becoming the first person in the Mid-South region to receive this honor. At the University of Memphis, he received an Early Career Research Award in 2008 and the Faudree Professorship in 2011. Dr. Kumar leads large multidisciplinary research grants in the area of mobile health, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health and spanning multiple universities (including CMU, UCLA, Georgia Tech, UMass, Ohio State University, University of Minnesota, and University of Pittsburgh). His research team seeks to revolutionize the research and practice of healthcare via evidence-based innovation in wearable sensing and mobile phones. Dr. Kumar's research works consistently appear in the world's premier publication venues in sensor design such as ACM MobiCom, ACM SenSys, and ACM IPSN. His publications are also widely cited, earning over 1,700 citations at an average citation of 40 per article.

Miroslav Pajic is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the PRECISE Center, and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania, where he works with Professors George J. Pappas and Insup Lee. His research interests focus on design and analysis of cyber-physical systems and in particular, embedded and distributed/networked control, real-time and embedded systems, and high-confidence medical device systems. Pajic received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Rahul Mangharam. He also received Dipl. Ing. (5 years) and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade in 2003 and 2007, and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UPenn in 2010. Prior to PhD studies at UPenn, He was a research associate and lecturer at the School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade. He has received various awards including the ACM SIGBED/SIGSOFT Frank Anger Memorial Award, the Joseph and Rosaline Wolf Best Dissertation Award from Penn Engineering, the RTAS'12 Best Student Paper Award, and Honeywell User Group Wireless Innovation Award.

John Stankovic received his Ph.D. from Brown University and then served on the faculty of University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He came to UVa as BP America Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science in January 1997. Professor Stankovic is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the ACM, and he served on the Computing Research Association Board of Directors for nine years. He currently serves on the National Academy's Computer Science Telecommunications Board. He received the IEEE Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions and Leadership in Real-Time Systems. He also received the IEEE TC on Distributed Processing Annual Distinguished Achievement Award, in June 2006 as the inaugural winner. Professor Stankovic received an Outstanding Scholar Award from the University of Massachusetts. He also received a Distinguished Faculty award from the School of Engineering at the University of Virginia. He was Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Real-Time Systems, Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Wireless Sensor Networks, Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Embedded Systems, and Book Series Editor for Real-Time Systems. He has won 6 Best Paper awards and has an h-index of 97.

Conor Walsh is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a Core Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard. He is the founder of the Harvard Biodesign Lab, which brings together researchers from the engineering, industrial design, medical and business communities to develop smart medical devices and translate them to industrial partners in collaboration with the Wyss Institute's Advanced Technology Team. Conor's research projects focus on wearable robotics to assist the disabled and able-bodied, as well as on tools for minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of disease. His educational interest is in the area of medical device innovation where he mentors student design teams on projects with clinicians in Boston and in emerging regions such as India. Conor received his B.A.I and B.A. degrees in Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, in 2003 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006 and 2010.

Breakout Session Leads and Co-Leads

Session I: Monitoring and Diagnosis:

Lead: Veena Misra (NSF-ASSIST / North Carolina State University) / Co-Lead: Susan Trolier-McKinstry (Pennsylvania State University) / Co-Lead: Tho Nguyen (NSF) - Breakout Session 1.1: Continual Sensing of Health Markers

Lead: Santosh Kumar (University of Memphis) / Co-Lead: Steven Schachter (Harvard University) / Co-Lead: Phillip Regalia (NSF) - Breakout Session 1.2:"Missing" Sensing Modalities

Lead: Jack Stankovic (University of Virginia) / Co-Lead: Deepak Ganesan (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) / Co-Lead: Thyaga Nandagopal (NSF) - Breakout Session 1.3: Processing and Communicating Sensory Information

Lead: Greg Pottie (UCLA) / Co-Lead: Philip Brisk (University of California-Riverside) / Co-Lead: Vinay Pai (NIH) - Breakout Session 1.4 - "Inferences from Complex, Incomplete, and High-Rate Data"

Session II: Modeling, Verification, and Trustworthiness:

Lead: Insup Lee (University of Pennsylvania) / Co-Lead: Paul Jones (FDA) / Co-Lead: James Luo (NIH) - Breakout Session 2.1- "Medical Device Errors and Misinteractions"

Lead: David Kotz (Dartmouth) / Co-Lead: Richard Schantz (Raytheon BBN Technologies) / Co-Lead: Shashank Priya (NSF): Breakout Session 2.2 - "Securing Devices and Data Against Cyber-Physical Vulnerabilities"

Lead: Julian Goldman (Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School) / Co-Lead: J. Perren Cobb (Dartmouth)/ Co-Lead: Sylvia Spengler (NSF) - Breakout Session 2.3 - "Coping with Alarm Fatigue and Cognitive Overload"

Lead: John Hatcliff (Kansas State University) / Co-Lead: Miroslav Pajic (University of Pennsylvania) / Co-Lead: Anindya Banerjee (NSF) - Breakout Session 2.4: "Modeling, Simulation, and Verification to Predict Performance and Reliability"

Session III: Intervention, Control, and Prosthesis:

Lead: Conor Walsh (Harvard University) / Co-Lead: Art Erdman (University of Minnesota) / Co-Lead: Sylvia Spengler (NSF) - Breakout Session 3.1"Improving the Man-Machine Interface"

Lead: Jim Rehg (Georgia Institute of Technology) / Co-Lead: Wendy Nilsen (NIH) - Breakout Session 3.23: "Just-in Time Health Interventions"

Lead: Peter Kazanzides (Johns Hopkins University) / Co-Lead: H. Hawkeye King (University of Washington) / Co-Lead: Tho Nguyen (NSF) - Breakout Session 3.3: "Medical Robotics"

Lead: Pedro Irazoqui (Purdue University) / Co-Lead: Aydin Farajidavar (New York Institute of Technology): Breakout Session 3.4 / Co-Lead: Shashank Priya (NSF) - "Neural Prosthesis and Interfaces"