Medical Imaging and Signal Processing Group
Grupo de Processamento de Sinais e Imagens Médicas (GPSIM)

Director

  João L. A. Carvalho (Jul 2008 - present) [CV]
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Brasília
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2008

Graduate Students (pós-graduação)

Doctorate Degree

  Victor H. C. Dias (Mar 2017 - present) [CV]
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, electrocadiography, biometry
Thesis project: "Cardiac biometry: use of the electrocardiogram as biometric marker for forensic and access-control applications"
  Tony A. M. Silva (Aug 2017 - present) [CV]
Research topics: image segmentation, voxel-based morphometry
Thesis project: "Application of voxel-based morphometry for segmentation and identification of the hippocampus in magnetic resonance images"

Undergraduate Students (graduação)

Scientific Initiation

  Gustavo H.T.A. Carvalho (Aug 2017 - present) [CV]
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, electromyography, muscle fatigue
Scientific initiation project: "Selection of characterization parameters for electromyographic signals in free-weight resistance exercise"
  Ricardo M. A. Valladares (Aug 2017 - present) [CV]
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, electromyography, muscle fatigue
Scientific initiation project: "Evaulation of segmentation methods for electromyographic signals in free-weight resistance exercise"
  Gustavo V. Penido (Aug 2017 - present) [CV]
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, electrocadiography, biometry
Scientific initiation project: "Use of the electrocardiographic signal as a biometric marker"


Alumni (ex-alunos)

Doctorate Degree

  Vinícius C. Rispoli (Aug 2010 - Dec 2014) [CV]
Current position: Assistant Professor at the University of Brasília at Gama
Research topics: computational fluid dynamics, flow imaging
Thesis project: "Computational fluid dynamics simulation of cardiovascular flow driven by magnetic resonance imaging"
  Fabiano A. Soares (Oct 2009 - Mar 2013) [CV]
(co-advised with Prof. Adson F. da Rocha)
Current position: Assistant Professor at the University of Brasília at Gama
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, multi-channel electromyography
Thesis project: "Estimation of MUAP conduction velocity and tracking of innervation zones from multi-channel S-EMG signals using image processing techniques"

Master's Degree

  Mileny X. Oliveira (Mar 2014 - Ago 2016) [CV]
Research topics: biomedical instrumentation, neurostimulation
Thesis project: "Design of a prototype biphasic neurostimulator for patients with chronic pain"
  Thales H. Dantas (Oct 2010 - Jun 2014) [CV]
M.Sc. student
Current position: Owner of Embedded Architects
Research topics: non-Cartesian reconstruction of FVE data, CUDA parallel computing
Thesis project: "Fast reconstruction of non-uniformly sampled MRI flow data using general purpose GPUs"
REUNI project: "Design of development kits for the Digital Electronics 2 laboratory"

Bachelor's Degree

  Pedro H. F. Costa (scientific initiation and senior thesis, Oct 2014 - Jul 2016) [CV]
Research topics: golden-angle spiral MRI, flow imaging
Scientific initiation/thesis project: "Random undersampling of golden-angle spiral MRI"
  Danton D. Sá (senior thesis, Mar 2015 - Dec 2015) [CV]
Current position: internship at Siemens
Research topics: magnetic resonance imaging
Thesis project: "Study on the off-resonance effect in magnetic resonance imaging"
  Gabriel L. S. L. Oliveira (scientific initiation and senior thesis, Apr 2011 - Jul 2013) [CV]
Current position: M.Sc. student at UnB
Research topics: magnetic resonance imaging, compressed sensing
Scientific initiation project: "Sparse representations for magnetic resonance flow imaging data"
Thesis project: "Reconstruction of MRI data using compressed sensing with a priori support information"
Honors:
- Best Scientific Initiation Project of Session 24, 9th Scientific Initiation Congress of Distrito Federal
- Honorable Mention, 10th Scientific Initiation Congress of Distrito Federal.
  Daniel L. F. Almeida (scientific initiation, REUNI fellowship and senior thesis, May 2011 - July 2013) [CV]
Current position: exchange student at Queen Mary University of London
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, heart rate variability, detrended fluctuation analysis
Scientific initiation/thesis project: "New approaches for detrended fluctuation analysis of heart rate variability"
Reuni projects: "Proposal of new practical experiments for the Digital Electronics 1 laboratory" (completed), and  "Calculus 2 tutoring for engineering students" (completed)
  Artur B. Lima (senior thesis, Aug 2012 - July 2013) [CV]
Current position: works at Banco do Brasil (as of July 2013)
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, high-density surface electromiography
Thesis project: "A graphical user interface for multidimensional analysis of high-density surface electromiographic (HD-SEMG) signals on Matlab"
  Gustavo M. Q. Mendonça (scientific initiation and senior thesis, May 2011 - Feb 2013) [CV]
Current position: M.Sc. student at UnB
Research topics: medical image segmentation, high-density surface electromiography
Scientific initiation project: "Visualization of muscle fatigue estimators in two-dimensional electromyography"
Thesis project: "Segmentation of aortic flow in real-time magnetic resonance images"
 
  Davi M. Lyra-Leite (scientific initiation and senior thesis, Jun 2010 - July 2012) [CV] [homepage]
Current position: Ph.D. student at the University of Southern California (as of August 2012)
Research topics: magnetic resonance image reconstruction, parallel imaging
Scientific initiation project/thesis project: "Reconstruction of magnetic resonance flow imaging data using parallel imaging"
Honors:
- 2nd place, IEEE Latin America Student Paper Competition, Electrical Engineering (2011)
- Annenberg PhD Fellowship (2012-2016)
  Rosana R. Lima (scientific initiation and senior thesis, Jun 2010 - July 2012) [CV]
Current position: Technician in Educational Informations at Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais (INEP) (as of July 2013)
Research topics: heart rate variability, neural networks, dimensionality reduction, magnetic resonance image reconstruction, multi-core parallel computing
Thesis project: "Classification of heart rate variability signals using neural networks with dimensionality reduction" [dissertation] [slides]
Scientific initiation project: "Parallelized reconstruction of magnetic resonance flow imaging data on multi-core processors"
Honors:
- Scientific Initiation Award, 1st place, XXIII Brazilian Conference on Biomedical Engineering
  Fernanda S. Leite (senior thesis, Jul 2008 - Jul 2009) [CV]
Current position: research assistant at The University of Texas at El Paso (as of May 2010)
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, analysis of heart rate variability
Thesis project: "Development of algorithms for analysis of heart rate variability" (in Portuguese) [PDF]
Conference paper: “Matlab software for detrended fluctuation analysis of heart rate variability” (BIOSIGNALS 2010) [PDF]
  Thiago Z. Viana (senior thesis, Jul 2008 - Dec 2008)
Current position: clinical engineer at Hospital das Clínicas de Brasília (as of March 2010)
Research topics: medical image segmentation
Thesis project: "Segmentation of the aorta in sequences of cardiac nuclear magnetic resonance images" (in Portuguese) [PDF]
  Gustavo M. Gondim (senior thesis, Jul 2008 - Dec 2008)
Current position: engineer at Manaus Transmissora de Energia S.A (as of Jan 2010)
Research topics: medical image segmentation
Thesis project: "Segmentation of the aorta in sequences of cardiac nuclear magnetic resonance images" (in Portuguese) [PDF]

Other undergraduate supervisions

  Marcos V. A. Silva (Jan 2013 - Jul 2016) [CV]
Scientific Initiation, Permanence Fellowship
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, heart rate variability
Scientific initiation project: "Detection and correction of ectopic beats in heart rate variability"
  Cássio R. F. Costa (Jul 2012 - Dec 2014)
Permanence Fellowship
  Francisco Frantz (Feb 2011 - Aug 2011; May 2014 - Sept 2014) [CV]
Scientific Initiation, Directed Research, Reuni Tutoring Fellowship
Research topics: reconstruction of spiral MRI
, respiratory signal analysis
Scientific initiation project: "Random undersampling of golden-angle spiral Fourier velocity encoded MRI"
Directed research (Feb 2011 - Aug 2011): biomedical signal processing, respiratory signal analysis
Reuni project (Feb 2011 - Aug 2011): "Proposal of new practical experiments for the Digital Electronics 1 laboratory"
  Eduardo G. Gonzalez (Sept 2012 - July 2014) [CV]
Scientific Initiation
Research topics: partial volume effects, magnetic resonance flow imaging
Scientific initiation project: "Modelling partial volume effects in phase-contrast MRI"
REUNI project: "Calculus 2 tutoring for engineering students"
  Raquel C. F. Alves (Aug 2013 - Apr 2014) [CV]
Scientific Initiation
Research topics: reconstruction of spiral MRI
Scientific initiation project: "Random undersampling of golden-angle spiral Fourier velocity encoded MRI"
  Syntia S. Conceição (Mar 2011 - July 2013)
Permanence Fellowship
 
  Marina C. Rocha (Aug 2012 - May 2013) [CV]
Reuni Tutoring Fellowship
Current position: exchange student at University of Guelph, Canada
(as of Dec 2013)
Research Topics: magnetic resonance flow imaging, partial volume effects
Reuni project: "Calculus 2 tutoring for engineering students"
  Aline B. Alves (April 2012 - Nov 2012) [CV]
Scientific Initiation and Reuni Tutoring Fellowship
Current position: exchange student at
University of East London, England (as of Dec 2013)
Research topics: biomedical signal processing, magnetic resonance imaging data processing
Scientific initiation project: "Extraction of respiratory signals from real-time magnetic resonance imaging data" [poster] [abstract] [report]
Reuni project: "Calculus 2 tutoring for engineering students"
  Leila P. Morais (May 2011 - April 2012) [CV]
Scientific Initiation
Current position: internship at Eletronorte (as of April 2012)
Research topics: medical image segmentation
Scientific initiation project: "Segmentation of the chest wall in real-time magnetic resonance images" [poster] [abstract] [report]

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