Khalifa University, UAE
Dr Ahsan Khandoker received his Ph.D in the area of Electronics and Biomedical Engineering from Muroran Institute of Technology Japan in 2004 followed by an Australian Research Council Fellowship in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of Melbourne Australia. He is currently an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He has multidisciplinary research accomplishments in the area of sleep, diabetes, fetal medicine, psychiatry, biomechanics, bioinstrumentation; bio-signal processing & circuits, nonlinear modelling. His research projects are funded by Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, Australian Research Council as well as Khalifa University Internal funds in cardiac and mental health monitoring research area in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and several key international medical research facilities in Australia, Germany and Japan. Dr. Ahsan Khandoker is a Theme Leader of the Healthcare Engineering Innovation Center (HEIC) at Khalifa University. He has published over 100 journal articles and 140 conference papers. A number of ideas proposed in his work have influenced the efforts of the biosignal processing platforms developed by companies such as ResMed Sydney, Compumedics Melbourne Australia, Atom Medical Co Tokyo, and the start-up company MARP Abu Dhabi (Twinkle Heart Fetal Phonogram device).
Title: Exploiting Non-invasive Sensors and Biosignal Processing to Improve Mental Healthcare