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Visit by Dr. Angelika Dimoka

December 05, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted Dr. Angelika Dimoka, Director of the Center for Neural Decision Making (CNDM), Associate Profesor, Departments of Marketing and Managing Information Systems, Fox School Of Business, Temple University in a lab meeting. 

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Visit by Dr. Tomas Ward

August 21, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Dr Tomás Ward, Senior Lecturer, Department of Electronic Engineering, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland. Dr. Ward gave a presentation on SensorMonkey, an online service for streaming real-time sensor data live over the internet.

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Seminar by Dr. Larry Rosen

August 15, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a seminar by Dr. Larry Rosen titled “The "Psychology of Technology": What I Have Learned Over the Past 30 Years”.

Dr. Rosen is Professor and Past Chair of Psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist, computer educator, keynote speaker and is recognized as an international expert in the “Psychology of Technology.”

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Visit by Serkan Akgul

June 11, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted Serkan Akgül and Guests from Turkish Air Force Academy in a lab meeting. Mr. Akgul presented their research in unmanned aerial systems.

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Visit by Tolga Erkmen

March 30, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted Tolga Erkmen, President, ICCE Systems in a weekly lab meeting.

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Visit by Dr. David Gefen

March 28, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted Dr. David Gefen, Professor of MIS, Management Department, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University in a lab meeting

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Dr. Banu Onaral: Inaugural Global Innovation Partnership Forum Meeting

January 29, 2012

The first global innovation Partnership Forum (GIP) 2012 meetings was held on October 29 – November 2, 2012. The meeting was hosted by Coulter - Drexel Translational Research Partnership Program organized under the leadership of Dr. Onaral, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health System, Drexel University. The meeting focused on the academic innovation and translational research with the participation of local and international partners. The meeting program and more information about the event can be found here.

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Shewokis on Science on NHL Hockey

January 25, 2012

Dr. Patricia Shewokis was featured in a series of educational videos about hockey, motion science and sports. The videos were created by NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League, in an effort to explore the science and math behind professional hockey.

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Seminar by Yanliu Huang

January 23, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a seminar by Dr. Yanliu Huang, Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing, LeBow School Of Business, Drexel University.

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Visit by Drs. Adam Fontecchio and Youngmoo Kim

January 18, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted Dr. Youngmoo E. Kim, Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Assistant Dean of Media Technologies, Drexel University College of Engineering and Dr. Adam Fontecchio, Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs Drexel University College of Engineering. Drs. Kim and Fontecchio presented ExCITe: Expressive & Creative Interaction Technologies initiative.

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Visit by Dr. Paul Crawford

January 11, 2012

CONQUER Collaborative hosted Dr. Paul Crawford, Senior Research Scientist, Intel Corporation. Lab tour and fNIR demonstrations followed introductions. Dr Crawford presented recent work at Interaction and Experience Research at Intel Labs.

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Visit by Dr. Leigh Stevens and Gaetano Valenza

December 14, 2011

Dr.  Leigh Stevens, Anesthesiology - Drexel University College of Medicine presented a seminar on The use of Functional Near-Infrared (fNIR) in detecting cognitive brain activity in patients who are in a persistent vegetative or minimally conscious.

Gaetano Valenza, PhD Student, University of Pisa, Italy gave a presention on “Investigation on mental and consciousness disorders through autonomic nervous system activity”

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Visit by Dr. Ze Wang

December 07, 2011

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Dr. Ze Wang, Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Psychiatry,  Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wang presented a special seminar titled Advanced signal processing for Arterial Spin Labeled Perfusion MRI.

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Visit by Dr. Zhigong Wang and Dr. Xiaoyin Lu from Southeast University

November 10, 2011

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Professors Zhigong Wang and Xiaoyin Lu from Southeast University.


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Dr. Shewokis Featured on WHYY

September 20, 2011

Movement scientist Professor Patricia Shewokis leads Drexel University’s Cognitive Neuroengineering and Quantitative Experimental Research lab. She says brain imaging could lead to the development of “smart” prosthetics, artificial limbs controlled directly by the brain.

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Visit by Italian and Chinese delegations

August 29, 2011

CONQUER Collaborative hosted delegations including Dr. Ting Zhao, Associate Professor, Xinxin Lou, PhD student, Dong Wang, PhD student, Jicai Zhang, PhD student, Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Pasquale Scilingo, Assistant Professor, Gaetano Valenza, PhD Student, University of Pisa, Italy.

Dr. Zhao presented a seminar titled “Brain Machine Interface Studies at QAAS” and Dr. Scilingo presented a seminar titled “Investigation on mental and consciousness disorders through autonomic nervous system activity”. Lab tours followed the seminars.

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Visit by ETC/NASTAR                

August 17, 2011

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by William F. Mitchell, CEO and President, Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC), Husnu Onus, Director International Sales and Vanessa Vardon, Business Development.

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Dr. Shewokis on Drexel News

August 02, 2011

Engineering researchers at four U.S. universities are embarking on a four-year project to design a prosthetic arm that amputees can control directly with their brains and that will allow them to feel what they touch. While it may sound like science fiction, the researchers say much of the technology has already been proven in small-scale demonstrations. - Read more

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Dr. Hasan Ayaz Received DMD Award

May 16, 2011

Hasan Ayaz, PhD, Research Assistant Professor in Drexel University has won the Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Three-in-Five award at a premier medical device design competition held at the Design of Medical Devices Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His winning entry described the design of Infrascanner, a hand-held, point-of-care device to detect bleeding in traumatic brain injury. Dr. Ayaz is leading the development of the Infrascanner software in collaboration with InfraScan, Inc.

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Visit by Dr. Jose Leon Carrion

February 17, 2011

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Dr. Jose Leon Carrion. Dr. Carrion presented on Cognitive Performance Indices Project and with a technical and administrative progress update meeting followed the seminar.

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Visit by FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center - Human Factors Team

December 20, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Fred Snyder, Ben Willems, Eric Neiderman, FAA William J. Hughes Tech Center.


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Visit by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 

December 13, 2010

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Visit by Drs. Paula Cohen and Uri Hasson

December 08, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Dr. Uri Hasson, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Princeton University; and Dr. Paula Cohen, Distinguished Professor of English, Drexel University in a lab meeting.

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Visit by Dr. Cardin

November 18, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Dr. Cardin

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New Hitachi ETG4000 in CoNQuER

October 25, 2010

The Conquer Collaborative is proud to announce that a new full-head fNIR system has been added to its array of investigational capabilities. The system is an Hitachi EGT4000, a fiber-based continuous-wave system, with multiple channels that can be arranged in a variety of configurations: this allows the monitoring of different cortical areas, including temporal, parietal and occipital.

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Visit by Drs. Zvia Breznitz and Shlomo Breznitz

September 29, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Professors Zvia Breznitz and Shlomo Breznitz. Dr. Zvia Breznitz is the Director of Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa and Dr. Shlomo Breznitz is the Psychology Professor and Former President of University of Haifa, Founder & President of CogniFit. A lively discussion on Neuro-Education and Learning Disability followed the presentation and lab meeting.

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Visit by Drs. Annalise Whittaker and Jonathan Byrne

August 18, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Drs. Annalise Whittaker and Jonathan Byrne, U.K. Defence Science Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Human Systems Group, United Kingdom.

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Visit by Drs. Aysenil Belger and Franc Donkers

March 05, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Drs. Aysenil Belger and Franc Donkers, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke-UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center

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Visit by Drs. Ebru Sirali and Reha Basaran

February 13, 2010

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Drs. Ebru Sirali and Reha Basaran, Alvimedica Medical Technologies.

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Visit by Dr. Ziwu Zhang

November 05, 2009

CONQUER Collaborative hosted a visit by Dr. Ziwu Zhang, Carestream, Shanghai, China. Dr. Zhang presented about Carestream and potential academic collaboration opportunities in Shanghai.

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Coulter Grant For Anesthesia Monitoring

April 14, 2009

Kurtulus Izzetoglu, Kambiz Pourrezaei and Jay Harrow (CoM) received a Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research grant funding the project titled “Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopy as a Monitor for Depth of Anesthesia.”

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