Edward Sazonov (IEEE M’02, SM’11) received the Diploma of Systems Engineer from Khabarovsk State University of Technology, Russia, in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, in 2002. Currently he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL and the head of the Computer Laboratory of Ambient and Wearable Systems (http://claws.eng.ua.edu). His research interests span wireless, ambient and wearable devices, and methods of biomedical signal processing and pattern recognition. Devices developed in his laboratory include a wearable sensor for objective detection and characterization of food intake; a highly accurate physical activity and gait monitor integrated into a shoe insole; a wearable sensor system for monitoring of cigarette smoking; and others. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Academies of Science, as well as by state agencies and private industry.

 

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3008 SERC
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Phone: (205) 348-1981

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Nagaraj is a graduate student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama. He did his Bachelors in Electronics from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore http://www.rvce.edu.in/ and worked at Analog Devices Inc, as an Embedded DSP Applications Engineer prior to joining as a Research Assistant at the Computer Laboratory of Ambient and Wearable Systems. His expertise lies in the embedded software and hardware design. More can be found at http://www.nagarajhegde.com

Wenlong Tang is a postodoctoral fellow in The University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2010, M.S. degree in Beijing University of Technology in 2006 and Bachelor’s degree in Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China in 2004. He is a member of IEEE. More information can be found in his website

http://sites.google.com/site/wenlongtang1

 

Muhammad is a PhD student at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama. He did his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar, Pakistan.  Prior to joining UA, he worked as Research Engineer for six months at the Dept. of Electrical Engineering Universiti Teknologi Pestronas (UTP), Malaysia.  His research interests includes Robotics, Computer vision and biomedical signal processing.