Category Archives: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN

PhotoAcoustic Imaging

PhotoAcoustic imaging is an imaging modality that uses laser light and ultrasound detectors to image tissues. Photo = Light. Acoustic = Sound. The imaging uses the photoacoustic effect principle. The photoacoustic effect is not new in terms of discovery as it was reported by none other than Alexander Graham Bell (yes! Rings a bell doesn’t it?) as early as 1880. But, the unavailability of proper detectors and instruments at his time was an obstacle to expanding research in this field.

 

Glucose Monitor

Diabetes prevalence is rapidly increasing in the world. The number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Considering the size of the problem, you must all have seen or maybe used a glucose monitor. So, how does it work?

Blood glucose level is kept in check in the body by a hormone called insulin, produced by the pancreas. Unstable insulin levels in blood may cause excess glucose to be converted to fat and be deposited on your blood vessels as plaque. This may cause various complications such as cardio-vascular disease, nerve damage, kidney damage, eye damage among a lot of other complications.

Fitness trackers..Do they really track?

Most often, people use Fitness trackers for keeping track of their fitness activity, set achievable goals and to motivate themselves. Fitness trackers are mostly wearable electronics that measure/track your activity such as steps taken, distance walked, calorie consumption and even heart rate in some cases. Most fitness trackers have an accelerometer that helps in tracking our activity. Some fitness trackers may also have altimeter, music player and many other features. So, how does the fitness tracker do it?

Fitness trackers

Best Biomedical Technologies of 2015

As we look back on the medtech developments of 2015 there’s definitely a sense that we’re living through revolutionary times. Nearly every day exciting and fascinating technologies are being unveiled by small and large companies, universities, and even tiny independent groups. Empowered by high-powered computers, 3D printers, and other technologies, researchers, scientists, and engineers are coming up with novel solutions to age-old medical problems. Everything from treating gunshot wounds to how fetuses inside the womb are monitored is going through change thanks to technologies developed by thousands of independent minds around the world.

National Conference on Innovations and Design Challenges in Electrical & Medical Electronics (IDCEME 2015)

???Dear Sir / Madam,

Department of EEE & Biomedical Engineering, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad is Organizing 
National Conference on Innovations and Design Challenges in Electrical & Medical Electronics (IDCEME 2015)” on 21-22 August 2015. 

IDCEME-2015 is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the field of theoretical, experimental and applied Electrical Systems / Biomedical Engineering and their Applications. 
 
In this regard we welcome you to submit your original research articles for the IDCEME 2015 and request you to inform your Faculties, Research Scholars and PG students regarding the conference. Your contribution through presentation or participation is much solicited. 

Papers should be submitted in IEEE double column format limited to 5-pages, with 3 Authors are expected from the following 
Areas of Interest (Click the link)

Important Dates :    Submission of full papers                                    : July 10, 2015
                                Paper acceptance notification                              : July 25, 2015
                                Submission of final paper with registration          : August 10, 2015
                                Conference Date                                                 : August 2122, 2015

Key Features :        Selected papers* will be Published in online and print version of IJRET journal.
IJRET Impact Factor : 2.375 by ISRA 

IJRET Index Copernicus Value 5.20

                               IJRET is a member of CrossRef [DOI: 10.15623]
Published Papers will be indexed in more than 15 International bodies


Submit your paper at : 
ncidceme15@griet.ac.in

For more details, please log on to 
www.idceme.griet.ac.in

Conference Chair – IDCEME 2015 
Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, 
Nizampet Road, Bachupally, Kukatpally, 
Hyderabad- 500090 

Certified Course in Biomedical Engineering for Biomedical Freshers

APPLICATION FORM FOR CERTIFIED COURSE IN HOSPITAL ENGINEERING

A novel program intended for fresh B tech biomedical engineers to get familiarized with the health care technology from a hospital perspective.

The medical field is becoming more and more dependent on technology for the better health care delivery.
Here there is unmet requirement for skilled technical person with updated knowledge in medical equipment and technologies. At present the courses such as B tech biomedical engineering doesn’t give sufficient knowledge and practical exposure to the latest medical technologies and skills, guidelines required for health care technology management. In this circumstance, department of biomedical engineering, Cochin medical college attempt to fill this gap by conducting the course for freshers ( 2013  pass out ) biomedical engineers.