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Student Travel Grant Award Winners

Following is a list of all the Student Travel Grant Award winners:

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 

 


2018

AUTOTESTCON 2018

Fatme Mustapha, CEA, LIST, France, A Non-Destructive Reflectometry Based Method for the Location and Characterization of Incipient Faults in Complex Unknown Wire Networks

Deng Libao, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, Automatic test for frequency characteristics of servo system

Ren Nan, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China, Research on fast and intelligent calibration method based on automatic test system

Sergei Odintsov, Testonica Lab Estonia, Estonia, Detection of Degradation on PCB Assembly High-Speed Buses

Henrique Kubinhetz Martim Ramos, IFSP - Federal Institute of São Paulo, Brazil, Portable Test System for Jet Engines through FPGA Technology

Tzila Ajamian, CEA, France, A Novel Compressive Sampling Approach for Detecting Hard Faults in Complex Wire Networks

 

I2MTC 2018

Luca Lombardo, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Optical solution for particulate distribution estimation

Yuan Guo, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA, Effects of Translational Position Error on Microwave Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Systems

Linli Xie, University of Virginia, USA, Micromachined Probes with Integrated GaAs Schottky Diodes for On-Wafer Temperature Sensing

Chun-Kwon Lee, Yonsei University, Korea, Multi-core Cable Fault Diagnosis using Cluster Time-Frequency Domain Reflectometry

Michael Linnert, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany, Dynamic Offset Correction of Electromagnetic Flow Meters

Kilin Shi, Friedrich, Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany, Contactless Person Identification Using Cardiac Radar Signals

Zhenhua Hao, Tianjin University, China, Impulsive Noise Removal in Multi-frequency Phase Sensitive Demodulation for Electrical Impedance Tomography

Leonardo Lannucci, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, An inertial-based system for golf assessment

Lin Wang, Soochow University, China, Feature Enhancement via Balanced Non-convex Regularization for Rotary Machine Fault Diagnosis

Byoung-Soo Choi, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, CMOS image sensor for extracting depth information using pixel aperture technique

 

MeMeA 2018

Mohamed Abdelazez, Carleton University, Canada, Detection of Abnormal Heartbeats in Compressed Electrocardiograms

Peiran Chen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, Dynamic velocity vector and relative pressure estimation in the left ventricle with dynamic contrast-enhanced ultrasound of low frame rates

Alessandra Galli, University of Padova, Italy, Robust ECG Denoising for eHealth Applications

Andres Gómez-Rodellar, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, Estimating Facial Neuromotor Activity from sEMG and Accelerometry for Speech Articulation

Alberto López Martínez, University of Oviedo, Spain, A Real-Time Algorithm to Detect Falls in the Elderly

Soumyajyoti Maji, University of Dublin, Ireland, Effect of Electrode Impedance on the Transient Response of ECG Recording Amplifiers

Paolo Marchionni, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy, Computerized assessment of shunt and Ventilation-Perfusion mismatch in oxygen dependent infants

Mahboubeh Parastarfeizabadi, School of Engineering Deakin University, Australia, An Adaptive LFP Sensor

Mohamed Salama, Alexandria University, Egypt, An Improved Approach for Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Breast Cancer in Digital Mammography

Jessica D'Abbraccio, The BioRobotics Institute, Italy, Neuromorphic haptic glove and platform with gestural control for tactile sensory feedback in medical telepresence applications

 

SAS 2018

Johannes Rangel, University of Kassel, Germany, Characterization and Calibration of a Stereo Gas Camera System for Obtaining Spatial Information of Gas Structures

Hilda Azimi, University of Ottawa, Canada, Automatic apnea-hypopnea events detection using an alternative sensor

Masaharu Hara, Graduate School of Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan, An Ultrasonic Rotary Encoder and its Application to Torque Estimation

Andrew Lackey, Carleton University, Canada, Geomagnetically Induced Current Measurement Using an Integrated Magnetometer Platform

 

2017

AUTOTESTCON 2017

Wubin Sheng, Jinsong Yu, Zeyu Weng, Diyin Tang, Beihang University, China, A Distributed and Reusable Workflow-based Auto Test Framework for Distributed Integrated Modular Avionics

Cesar Da Costa, Christian Santos, UNESP & IFSP (Cesar Da Costa), COS (Christian Santos), Brazil, Simulation Platform with a Direct Torque Control Algorithm for Three-Phase Induction Motor Embedded on FPGA

Liyan Qiao, Jingyu Chen, Debao Wei, Lei Jia, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, A Hardware-software Co-design Real-time System for Barycenter Adjustment of Trial Airplane

Ashkan Nejadpak, Cai Xia Yang, University of North Dakota, USA, Failure Analysis of Rotating Machines Using Sequential Monte Carlo Methods

Asad Bawa, University of Texas at Austin, USA, Output Compaction for High X-Densities via Improved Input Rotation Compactor Design

Wubin Sheng, Beihang University, China, A Distributed and Reusable Workflow-based Auto Test Framework for Distributed Integrated Modular Avionics

Asad Amin Bawa, University of Texas, USA, Output Compaction for High X-Densities via Improved Input Rotation Compactor Design

 

I2MTC 2017

Hongrui Wang, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Identification of the Catenary Structure Wavelength using Pantograph Head Acceleration Measurements

Ambra Varalda, Università Campus Bio-Medico, Italy, Assessment of a linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating sensor under linear and non-linear temperature gradient

Paritosh Giri, Western Sydney University, Australia , Detection of gap in concrete-metal structures using piezoelectric sensor technique

Yicely Hernandez-Gomez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, Magnetic Human Body Communication based on double-inductor coupling

Fabian Baron, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, Temperature measurements on overhead lines using Fiber Bragg Grating sensors

Carlos Morales-Perez, National Institute for Astrophysics, Mexico, FPGA-Based Broken Bar Detection on IM Using OMP Algorithm

Kishor Nandapurkar, Indian Institute of Technology Kaharagpur, India, A Linearizing Interface Circuit with Phase-Error Compensated Direct-Digital Output for TMR-Based Angular Position Sensor

Giuseppe D’Aucelli, Politecnico di Bari, Italy, Transmission Line Simulator for TDR-Based Measurements

Jose Manuel Fresno, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, A survey of time-of-flight algorithms to determine bone positions in movement

Yinsheng Chen, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, A Gas Concentration Estimation Method Based on Multivariate Relevance Vector Machine Using Gas Sensor Arrays

Hongrui Wang, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, Identification of the Catenary Structure Wavelength using Pantograph Head Acceleration Measurements

Ambra Varalda, Università Campus Bio-Medico, Italy, Assessment of a linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating sensor under linear and non-linear temperature gradient

Paritosh Giri, Western Sydney University, Australia, Detection of gap in concrete-metal structures using piezoelectric sensor technique

Yicely Hernandez-Gomez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, Magnetic Human Body Communication based on double-inductor coupling

 

MeMeA 2017

Nemanja Babić, University of Ottawa, Canada, Development of a test protocol to evaluate infant CPR training manikins

Zhen Qu, Carleton University, Canada, Measurement of Shear Wave Velocity for Elastography Using Conventional B-mode Scan of Focused Ultrasound

Niko Lee-Kow, University of Ottawa, Canada, Optically Clear Biomicroviscometer With Modular Geometry Using Disposable PDMS Chips

Evan Nicolai, Mayo Clinic, USA, Detection of norepinephrine in whole blood via fast scan cyclic voltammetry

Stephanie Bennett, Carleton University, Canada, Examining Changes in Image Segmented Arteries in Response to Blood Occlusion

Eugene Bah, Mayo Clinic, USA, Wireless Intraoperative Real-time Monitoring of Neurotransmitters in Humans

Saleha Khatun, University of Memphis, USA, Single Channel EEG Time-Frequency Features to Detect Mild Cognitive Impairment

Cheng Yang, University of Virginia, USA, High Performance, Low Cost Carbon Nanotube Yarn based 3D Printed Electrodes Compatible with a Conventional Screen Printed Electrode System

 

SAS 2017

Hannaneh Hojaiji, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, Temperature and Humidity Calibration of a Low-Cost Wireless Dust Sensor for Real-Time Monitoring

Sanober Farheen Memon, University of Limerick, Ireland, U-bend Evanescent Wave Plastic Optical Fibre Sensor for Minute Level Concentration Detection of Ethanol Corresponding to Biofuel Production Rate

Javed Iqbal, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, A Contactless Sensor for Human Body Identification using RF Absorption Signatures

Michael Salino-Hugg, FaceX, USA, A Flexible Electronic Flash for Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research

Athanasios Grigoropoulos, University of Thessaly & CERTH, Greece, Virtual Sensor Services for Simulated Mobile Nodes

Yuki Oda, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Analysis of VLSI Power Supply Network based on Current Estimation through Magnetic Field Measurement

 

2016

AUTOTESTCON 2016

Logan J Perreault, Monica Thornton, John W. Sheppard, Montana State University, USA, Valuation and Optimization for Performance Based Logistics Using Continuous Time Bayesian Networks

Mert Degerli, Mehmet Turkuzan, Hayati Atakan, Yusuf Yildirim, DEICO Engineering, Inc. (Degerli, Atakan, Yildirim), Aselan Inc. and Gazi University (Turkuzan), Turkey, A modular, extendible and reusable test configuration for design verification testing of mission computers

Ammon Gruwell, Peter Zabriskie, Michael Wirthlin, Brigham Young University, USA, High-Speed FPGA Configuration and Testing Through JTAG

Haoran Zhao, Qiao Li-yan, Libao Deng, YangQuan Chen, Harbin Institute of Technology (Zhao, Li-yan), Harbin Institute of Technology at Weihai (Deng), University of California-Merced (Chen), China, Construction of Chaotic Sensing Matrix for Fractional Bandlimited Signal Associated by Fractional Fourier Transform

Deng Dawei, Haiwen Yuan, Beihang University, China, Distributed wireless sensor network system for electric field measurement

Hayder Al-Hraishawi, Lalit Gupta, Southern Illinois University, USA, Modulation Identification for Cognitive Aeronautical Air-Ground Communications

Rajeev Ghimire, Krishna Pattipati, Peter Luh, University of Connecticut, USA, Fault Diagnosis and Augmented Reality-based Troubleshooting of HVAC Systems

Tristan Plante, Lucas Stanley, Ashkan Nejadpak, Cai Xia Yang, University of North Dakota, USA, Rotating machine fault detection using principal component analysis of vibration signal

 

I2MTC 2016

Shuai Zhang, North China Electric Power University, China, Characterisation of pulverised fuel flow in a square-shaped pneumatic conveying pipe using electrostatic sensor arrays

Yuedong Xie, University of Manchester, UK, Measurement of liquid level with a small surface area using high frequency electromagnetic sensing technique

Pengbo Zhang, Tsinghua University, China, EEG feature selection based on weighted-normalized mutual information for mental fatigue classification

Xinxin Wu, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China, China, EV-Based Voltage Regulation in Line Distribution Grid

Xiaojing Bai, North China Electric Power University, China, Measurement of coal particle combustion behaviors in a drop tube furnace through high-speed imaging

Bernhard Radler, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, Non-Contact Measurement of Circular Surfaces via Photometric Stereo in Polar Coordinates

Nasrin Afsarmanesh, Massey University, New Zealand, Sensors and Instrumentation towards early detection of Osteoporosis

Sarbajit Paul, Donga University, South Korea, Design of Absolute Encoder Disk Coding Based on Affine n digit N-ary Gray Code

 

MeMeA 2016

Udaya Wijenayake, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, PCA Based Analysis of External Respiratory Motion Using an RGB-D Camera

Xingchen Wang, University of Bremen/Institute of Automation, Germany, Monitoring of Gait Performance Using Dynamic Time Warping on IMU-Sensor Data

Jonathan Bouchard, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, Preliminary Results of a Low-Cost 4-Channel Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting System for Time-Domain Diffuse Optical Tomography

Chiara Losquadro, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy, Performances of heated wire humidifiers during adult mechanical ventilation: estimation of the amount of condensation

Udaya Wijenayake, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, PCA Based Analysis of External Respiratory Motion Using an RGB-D Camera

Xingchen Wang, University of Bremen/Institute of Automation, Germany Monitoring of Gait Performance Using Dynamic Time Warping on IMU-Sensor Data

Jonathan Bouchard, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, Preliminary Results of a Low-Cost 4-Channel Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting System for Time-Domain Diffuse Optical Tomography

Chiara Losquadro, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy, Performances of heated wire humidifiers during adult mechanical ventilation: estimation of the amount of condensation

 

SAS 2016

Mingzhe Jiang, University of Turku, Finland, IoT-based Remote Facial Expression Monitoring System with sEMG Signal

Nazir Kamaldin, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Application of Capacitive-Based Contact Sensing for a new Medical Instrument

Asem Khattab, Qatar University, Qatar, A Precise Converter for Resolvers and Sinusoidal Encoders Based on a Novel Ratiometric Technique

Gabriele Ligorio, BioRobotics Institute, Italy, A Particle Filter for 2D Indoor Localization Relying on Magnetic Disturbances and Magnetic-Inertial Measurement Units

Elisa Pievanelli, iXem Labs - Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Microwave-based leaf wetness detection in agricultural wireless sensor networks

Stephan Muhlbacher-Karrer, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria, A Wireless Steering Wheel Gripping Sensor for Hands On/Off Detection

 

2015

AUTOTESTCON 2015

Jiaming Li, George Vachtsevanos, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, Human-Machine Interface: A Framework for Contingency Management of Complex Aerospace Systems

Ning Fu, Li Yuanheng, Baowen Liu, Hongwei Xu, Yigang Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, Realization of Controlling eMMC 5.0 Device Based on FPGA for Automatic Test System

Charna Parkey, Wasfy Mikhael, University of Central Florida, USA, Cumulant Statistical Adaptation of Non-linear Post Conversion Correction for TI-ADCs

Alper Avcioglu, Mehmet Demirer, Hacettepe University & ASELAN Inc. (Avcioglu), Hacettepe University (Demirer), Turkey, Implementation of System Testing Automatization on Computer Aided Systems for Hardware and Software

Logan Perreault, Monica Thornton, Shane Strasser, John Sheppard, Montana State University, USA, Deriving Prognostic Continuous Time Bayesian Networks from D-matrices

Deng Dawei, Haiwen Yuan, Beihuang University, China, UAV equipment modeling and fault analysis

Tristan Plante, Ashkan Nejadpak, Cai Xia Yang, University of North Dakota, USA, Faults detection and failures prediction using vibration analysis

 

I2MTC 2015

MeMeA 2015

SAS 2015

Tuan Nguyen Gia, University of Turku, Finland, Fault Tolerant and Scalable IoT-based Architecture for Health Monitoring

Natàlia Hurtós Vilarnau, University of Girona, Spain, Adaptive Frequency Filtering for Forward-Looking Sonar Imagery Spectral Registration

Anandan Narendiran, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, A Novel Low-Cost Capacitive Tactile Sensor

Birutė Paliakaitė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, Estimation of Pulse Arrival Time Using Impedance Plethysmogram from Body Composition Scales

Taimur Aftab, University of Freiburg, Germany, A parallel plate dielectric resonator as a wireless passive strain sensor

Daniel Garcia-Lesta, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Capacitance-based Wireless Sensor Mote for Snail Pest Detection

Sebastian Stoecklin, University of Freiburg, Germany, Efficient Inductive Powering of Brain Implanted Sensors

Michał Meina, University of Warsaw, Poland, Model Fusion for Inertial-based Personal Dead Reckoning Systems

Ahmed Alfadhel, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Magnetic Micropillar Sensors for Force Sensing

Omar Abdel Rehim, The University of Manchester, UK,  Measurement System for Determining the Magnetic Polarizability Tensor of Small Metal Targets

 

2014

AUTOTESTCON 2014

Kamran Saleem, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, Efficient Algorithm for Test Vector Decompression Using an Embedded Processor

Jhonny de Sá Rodrigues, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela, Fuzzy PI Modification for Decision Making Simulation on a Conveyor 

Houston King, Montana State University, USA, Using Continuous-Time Bayesian Networks for Standards-Based Diagnostics and Prognostics 

Chenxu Zhao, National University of Defense Technology & University of Connecticut, China, A Testability Growth Model and Its Application

Wang Gang, National University of Defense Technology, China, Research on Fault Diagnosis Risk based on Electromagnetic Interference

Ali Foudazi, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA, Application of Active Microwave Thermography to Inspection of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites

 

I2MTC 2014

Andrei Stancovici, University "Politehnica" of Timisoara, Department of Automation and Computers, Romania, Relative Positioning System Using Inter-Robot Ultrasonic Localization Turret

Asif Iqbal Zia, School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University, New Zealand, Introducing Molecular Selectivity in Rapid Impedimetric 

Lee Gonzales Fuentes , Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Adaptive Noise Tracking for Cognitive Radios under more realistic operation conditions

Lijuan Wang, North China Electric Power University, China, Performance Assessment of the Rotational Speed Measurement System Based on a Single Electrostatic Sensor

Paolo Castello, University of Cagliari Italy, Improving Availability of Distributed PMU in Electrical Substations using Redundant Process Bus

Wei Guan, Science and Technology on Inertial Laboratory, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, Accelerometer Transverse Sensitivity Testing with Double Turntable Centrifuge

 

MeMeA 2014

 

SAS 2014

Michael Hofbauer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, A Processing Approach for a Correlating Time-of-Flight Range Sensor Based on a Least Squares Method

Adam Santorelli, McGill University, Canada, Predicting Cole-Cole Parameters of Microfluids with Microstrip Technology

Christian Schultz, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, A New Approach On Advanced Compact Plasma Sensors for Industrial Plasma Applications

Debraj Basu, Massey University, New Zealand, Investigation into the Impact of Protocol Design on Energy Consumption of Low Power Wireless Sensors

Jia-Hao Li, National Chi Nan University Nantou County, Taiwan, Design and Implementation of Array Readout Integrated Circuit and Image System for Current Mode Sensors

Hang Bui Thu, Vietnam National University, Vietnam, Microfluidic Injector Simulation with SAW Sensor for 3D Integration

Phillip Diefenderfer, Bucknell University, USA, Power Sensor Applications in a Load Management Network for a Residential Microgrid

 

2013

AUTOTESTCON 2013

Matthew Anderson, National Instruments, USA, Managing Costs Through Test System Manageability

Liessman Sturlaugson, Montana State University, USA, Diagnostic Bayesian Networks with Fuzzy Evidence

Nikhil Adnani, ThinkRF Corp, Canada, Wideband 20 GHz RF Digitizer and Python-based Open Application Framework for Test and Measurement

 

I2MTC 2013

Luis Rosado, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal, Real-Time Processing of Multi-Frequency Eddy Currents Testing Signals

Jing Zhong, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, Optimization for temperature estimation using magnetic nanoparticle: a set of equations solving solution investigation

Fuqiang Gao, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, In Vivo Microwave Dielectric Spectroscopy of Breast Tumor Xenografts with Intra-Tumoral Injections of SWCNT Dispersions

Yuning Qian, Southeast University, China, Pulse Signal Analysis Based on Wavelet Packet Transform and Hidden Markov Model Estimation 

Camila Paes Salomon, Universidade Federal de Itajubá, Brazil, An Air-Gap Torque Based Method for Efficiency Evaluation Using PSO to Estimate a New Concept of Stator Resistance Including the Losses Effect

Matthew Kempin, Applied Microwave Nondestructive Laboratory at Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA, Finite Flange Correction for Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Nondestructive Material Characterization

Biswarup Mukherjee, Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, India, An Intelligent Ophthalmic Regional Anesthesia Training System based on Capacitive Sensing

Adriana Bonilla, University of Campinas, Brazil, Holdup Estimation in Core Flow Using Image Processing

 

MeMeA 2013

 

SAS 2013

Hamid Fahim Rezaei, University of Iowa, USA, Low Weight Double Layer Coded CDMA as a Novel Physical Layer for OneWire Bus Communication in Sensor Networks

Mohammad Seyed Jalali, University of Lousiana at Lafayette, USA, Microhotplates for Low Power, and Ultra Dense Gaseous Sensor Arrays Using Recessed Silica Aerogel for Heat Insulation

Guanhong Tao, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Biomechanical Model-based Multi-sensor Motion Estimation

Yi Zheng, Virginia Tech, USA, Improved Biological Agent Sensing Integrated Circuit (BASIC)

Mitko Tanevski, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, Power Supply Energy Optimization for Ultra Low-Power Wireless Sensor Nodes

Manuel Glueck, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany, Automatic Realtime Offset Calibration of Gyroscopes

Ali C Gurbuz, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey, Energy and lifetime analysis of compressed Wireless Sensor Network communication