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  • Master thesis presentation by Rasmus Åberg and Gabriel Matuszczyk, MPSYS: Smartphone based automatic incident detection algorithm and crash notification system for all terrain vehicle drivers

    On Wednesday, 8 June Rasmus Åberg and Gabriel Matuszczyk, MPSYS, presents their master thesis with the title “Smartphone based automatic incident detection algorithm and crash notification system for all terrain vehicle drivers”. When? 9 am. on 8 June, 2016 Where? Lunnerummet (room 3311), Hörsalsvägen 11, 3rd floor Examiner: Stefan Candefjord Welcome! Abstract All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) drivers face a different kind of danger than posed by most other means of travel….

    MedTech West researcher Paul Hockings in a pioneering kidney imaging research collaboration

    A pioneering kidney imaging research collaboration which is supported and facilitated by MedTech West has just been announced by Antaros Medical, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and AstraZeneca. Paul Hockings, director of imaging at Antaros, is adjunct professor at MedTech West since 2013. The aim of the study is to develop new tools to treat chronic kidney disease (CKD). The collaboration partners will work together to examine a range of imaging endpoints…

    Master thesis presentation : Anna Ragnerius and Frida Widelund presents their master thesis “Extraction of foot strike patterns using a sock with piezoelectric fibres”

    On Wednesday 8 June, Frida Widelund and Anna Ragnerius will be presenting their master theses with the title “Extraction of foot strike patterns using a sock with piezoelectric fibres”. When? 10:00 am, Wednesday 8 June 2016 Where? Lunnerummet (room 3311), Hörsalsvägen 11, 3rd floor, Chalmers Examiner: Stefan Candefjord Abstract Information about a runner’s foot strike pattern is interesting as the foot strike is not only believed to impact the runner’s…

    WiSE seminar with Laura Kovacs, Associate Professor of Formal Methods at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers.

    On 8 June 2016 Laura Kovacs will be presenting her WiSE seminar with the title “Enjoying Research at the Intersection of Math and Computer Science”. Laura Kovacs is Associate Professor of Formal Methods at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers. Laura Kovacs’ research and teaching focuses on computer theorem proving and symbolic computation, and integrates program analysis techniques with new approaches to program assertion synthesis and automated reasoning….

    Master thesis presentation by Hans Emil Atlason at MPBME: Inertial sensors for improving electromyographic classification of hand-gestures

    On Wednesday, 1 June 1, Hans Emil Atlason, MPBME, will present his master thesis with the title “Inertial sensors for improving electromyographic classification of hand-gestures”. Time: 14.00 pm. 1 June, 2016 Place: Landahlsrummet (room 7430), Hörsalsvägen 11, 7th floor   Examiner: Bo Håkansson Supervisor: Max Ortiz Catalan Welcome! Abstract Introduction: Classification of hand-gestures from electromyography (EMG) could provide robotic prosthetic hand control to transradial amputees. However, the usability of such…

    MedTech West lunch seminar with Niclas Kvarnström, transplant surgeon, about uterine transplants and image guided liver surgery

    At this lunch seminar we will hear transplant surgeon Niclas Kvarnström at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital talk about two different research projects. The first part is about the uterus transplantation trial, while the second part is about an ongoing project with image guided liver surgery. Part I: Uterus transplantation trial After a decade of research including several animal uterus transplantation models and publications on ethical considerations, the group lead by…

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      Sahlgrenska University Hospital
      413 45 Göteborg


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      Henrik Mindedal
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      henrik.mindedal@medtechwest.se

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      Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.