Computational Physiology and Clinical Inference Group
Prof. George Verghese and Prof. Thomas Heldt



MIT Technology Review Article: A Diagnostic Breath Test



“Automated Quantitative Analysis of Capnogram Shape for COPD–Normal and COPD–CHF Classification” is a featured article in the December issue of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.



Becky Mieloszyk’s work on analyzing the capnogram for disease classification is the featured article on the MIT homepage and is covered by the MIT News Office.



James Noraky is appointed to the Siebels Scholars Class of 2014. The merit-based Siebel Scholars award is granted for academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. Congratulations to James for this outstanding award.



Thomas Heldt joins the MIT faculty as Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; he is also appointed Hermann von Helmholtz Career Development Professor in MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering & Science (IMES).



Andrea Fanelli joins CPCI Group and RLE as a postdoctoral associate.



CPCI research is featured in MIT News Office article Making Sense of Medical Sensors.



Shamim Nemati receives Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Complex Systems from the James McDonnell Foundation.



Aditya Kalluri, Yu-chi Kuo, and James Noraky have been named MIT EECS Research and Innovation Scholars by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.



Thomas Heldt has been promoted to Principal Research Scientist at MIT and Principal Investigator with the Research Laboratory of Electronics.



Faisal Kashif’s doctoral work on noninvasive estimation of intracranial pressure appears in Science Translational Medicine; covered by MIT’s News Office.



George Verghese is named for the Henry Ellis Warren Chair in Electrical Engineering at MIT.



Andrea Fanelli of the Department of Bioengineering at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, joins the Computational Physiology & Clinical Inference Group as a visiting student under funding from Progetto Roberto Rocca.



Faisal Kashif defends his doctoral thesis, entitled Modeling and Estimation for Non-invasive Monitoring of Intracranial Pressure and Cerebrovascular Autoregulation; selected co-recipient of RLE’s Helen Carr Peake Research Prize for his dissertation.



George Verghese is named a MacVicar Faculty Fellow at MIT.



Thomas Heldt is elected Senior Member of the IEEE; named Associate Editor of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology annual conference board (Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems Engineering Theme).



Professor George Verghese is featured in the RLE Investigator Profile Video Series.



Thomas Heldt gives short course on Cardiovascular Modeling at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy.



Bryan Haslam receives a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Defense.



Thomas Heldt gives Grand Rounds presentation to the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston.



Faisal Kashif wins ‘Most Innovative Research’ award at the 2009 Innovation Congress of the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology (CIMIT) for work on noninvasive estimation of intracranial



George Verghese gives invited opening plenary lecture, entitled ‘Getting to the Gray Box: Some Challenges for Model Reduction,’ at 2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis.