Felipe L. Carvalho is a graduating senior in the Electrical Engineering program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton - FL. At FAU, he is a member of the Innovation Leadership Honors Program and as part of his undergraduate studies, is currently working on his Honors Project "Biomedical Signal Processing." Additionally, he is a co-op at BlackBerry, where he works closely with principles of telecommunications and software testing. He is a Tau Beta Pi certified member, where he holds the position of the Chair of Induction and Student Outreach Committee. Mr. Carvalho is also an IEEE student member for the 2013-2014 academic year. His research interests include Biomedical Engineering, Electromagnetics, Power, and Energy Systems.
Ravi Shankar is a senior professor with the engineering college at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton, FL. He has research and teaching interests in computer engineering and science, and electrical and biomedical engineering (see http://faculty.eng.fau.edu/shankar/ ). He is the director of a college-wide center that focuses on systems issues (http://csi.fau.edu/ ). In that capacity, he has built up teaching and research collaborations among professors and students from multiple colleges (arts and letters, business, education, engineering, K-12, and science). The collaborative work is documented at several subject specific FAU websites. He has a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. His doctoral dissertation was on early and noninvasive detection of atherosclerosis. He has been issued 7 US Patents, with 3 of them in the biomedical area licensed for commercialization by Florida Atlantic University. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association.
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