19D051STZ - Trends in Health Technologies

Course specification
Course title Trends in Health Technologies
Acronym 19D051STZ
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module System Control and Signal Processing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition none
      The goal To introduce students with basic trends of developments and research in contemporary health technologies with emphasis on diagnostic and therapeutic systems. To enable students to apply and understand software and/or hardware principles in practice.
      The outcome By the end of this course, students will be able to independently apply modern technological principles for biosignal analysis and design of measurement systems with aim of advanced therapeutic and diagnostic health technologies development.
      Contents of lectures Review of principles of biomedical engineering. Trends and challenges for application of nanosensors. Contactless measurement of biosignals. Analysis and analytics in modern health. Challenges in modern health systems. Trends and technologies in diagnosis for chronic conditions. Ethical principles and regulation procedures.
      Contents of exercises none
      1. Richards-Kortum R. "Biomedical engineering for global health", Cambridge University Press, 2010. (Original title)
      2. Komorowska M. A., Olsztyńska-Janus S. (Eds.). "Biomedical engineering, trends, research, and technologies", InTech, 2011. (Original title)
      3. Fotiadis D. I. "Handbook of research on trends in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic conditions", IGI Global book series on advances in medical diagnosis, treatment, and care, 2016. (Original title)
      4. Dorf R. C. "Sensors, nanoscience, biomedical engineering, and instruments: Sensors nanoscience biomedical engineering", CRC press, 2016. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching lectures
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 30
      Projects 0
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 70