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Instrumentation and e-Health

The Instrumentation and e-Health Research Group works with hospitals and other institutions in the development of software and hardware used to record bioelectric and biomechanic signals in order to obtain useful data for clinical aspects and sports monitoring.

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Research Lines

  • Spectroscopy and Electrical Impedance Tomography: development of new techniques and instrumentation for the estimation of properties of biological materials.
  • Electrical impedance based sensor: design and development of sensors based on impedance changes in materials and compounds.
  • Electromagnetic compatibility and safety: analysis of problems with electromagnetic compatibility and safety in installations and complex systems.
  • Bioelectric signals: Design of hardware and software systems for high-resolution multichannel ECG. Studies of heart rate variability, signal processing in real time, reducing noise and interference.
  • Sensor systems: Design and development of systems based on multiple sensors. Spectrophotometry and ultrasound systems for environmental applications, medical and industrial.

Scientific Productions

Electronic and Biomedical Instrumentation Group (IEB)
This research group's aim is to design new equipment, measurement methods and instrumentation systems in the fields of ATE, EMC, medicine and biotechnology.

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Manel González Piñero
creb.researchupc.edu
+34 93.401.16.93

Services

  • Aid for disabled.
  • Advice on compliance with rules and directives for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).
  • Advice on the effect of non-ionizing radiation.
  • Automation of tests and measures. Design of virtual instrumentation (LabView).
  • Calibration of electrical and electronics.
  • Characterization and evaluation of ECG electrodes, EEG, EMG and bioimpedance./li>
  • Design of biomedical instrumentation for diagnosis, therapy and monitoring.
  • Design and characterization of ultrasonic transducers.
  • Tailored training in the design of electronic instrumentation, sensors, microcontrollers and systems based on DSP, virtual instrumentation.
  • Pre-evaluation of electrical safety (Low Voltage Directive).
  • Redesign of equipment and facilities for compliance with EMC standards and directives.
  • Signal processing systems: high-resolution electrocardiography, analysis of heart rate variability.
  • Bioimpedance techniques: analysis of body composition monitoring during hemodialysis.
  • Advice on the acquisition of biomedical equipment in hospitals.