Omer T. Inan

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Title of Talk

“Unobtrusive monitoring of cardiogenic vibrations as a means to evaluating cardiovascular and respiratory health”

Speaker Bio

Omer Inan is Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He received his BS, MS, and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford in 2004, 2005, and 2009, respectively. From 2009-2013, he was the Chief Engineer at Countryman Associates, Inc., a professional audio manufacturer of miniature microphones and high-end audio products for Broadway theaters, theme parks, and broadcast networks. His research focuses on non-invasive physiological sensing and modulation for human health and performance, and is funded by DARPA, NSF, ONR, NIH, CDC, and industry. He has published more than 230 technical articles in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, and has seven issued patents. He has received several major awards for his research including the NSF CAREER award, the ONR Young Investigator award, and the IEEE Sensors Council Early Career award. He also received an Academy Award for Technical Achievement from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars). While at Stanford as an undergraduate, he was the school record holder and a three-time NCAA All-American in the discus throw.