A two day workshop was conducted on Biomedical Signal Processing by Dr. Deepu John, Professor, University College Dublin, Ireland from August 2-3, 2018.

Introduction to Biomedical Signal Processing, Wearable IoT Sensors

The workshop was for a total of 8 hours with 25 participants which included faculty members, Ph D scholars and Research fellows. The session covered the following topics in two days:

  • Biomedical Signal Basics & Characteristics
  • Effects of Noise
  • Electrocardiogram Instrumentation
  • ECG Signal Processing
  • Feature extraction
  • Data Compression
  • Wearable IoT Sensing for healthcare
  • Recent Research Advances
  • Research Problems

The workshop was found beneficial for the people working in the area of biomedical signal processing as a deep insight was given about the popular algorithms used, compression techniques etc to name a few.

This 2 day workshop covered basics of biomedical signal processing and Instrumentation for wearable Sensing. The different types of noises affecting biomedical signal acquisition and a typical instrumentation system was explored. Signal Processing techniques for electrocardiogram was reviewed in detail. Feature extraction techniques and data compression techniques was also discussed. Popular algorithms for QRS detection and compression was put into detail discussion. An overview of wearable sensor design for healthcare monitoring was discussed along with recent research advances. Open research problems for those who wish to pursue a research career in biomedical healthcare sensing was also discussed.

Resource Person

Deepu John received the BTech degree in Electronics and Communication engineering from University of Kerala, India, in 2002 and the MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from National University Singapore, Singapore in 2008 and 2014 respectively. He is a recipient of Institution of Engineers Singapore Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award (2011), Best design award at Asian Solid State Circuit Conference (2013), IEEE Young Professionals, Region 10 individual award (2013). He served as a member of technical program committee for IEEE conferences TENCON 2009, ASICON 2015, TENCON 2016. He is a reviewer of several IEEE journals and conferences and serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems. His research interests include low power biomedical circuit design, energy efficient signal processing and wearable healthcare devices. He is a senior member of the IEEE.


Day 1 (August 2, 2018): Shraddha Conference Room, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri.
Day 2 (August 3, 2018): E-learning Studio, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri.


Ms. Poorna S. S.,
Asst. Professor
Dept. of Electronics and Communication,
Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri
Email: poornass@am.amrita.edu

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 16:00
Event Details
2018-08-02 09:00 to 2018-08-03 13:00
Electronics and Communication Engineering
School of Engineering
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