Integrative Neuromonitoring and
Critical Care Informatics Group

Professor Thomas Heldt

News

9.3.2017
Gladynel Saavedra Peña named to 2017 Class of Siebel Scholars

Graduate student Gladynel Saavedra Peña has been named to the Siebel Scholars Class of 2017. Siebel Scholars are selected on the basis of academic excellence and civic leadership. Gladynel is the fourth INCCI student to be selected for the Siebel Scholar award. Congratulations, Gladynel!

 

3.15.2017
Group’s research on early sepsis detection highlighted at MGH

The group’s collaborative research project with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) on early sepsis detection in the emergency department has been highlighted by MGH as one of the success stories of the MIT-MGH Grand Challenge in Diagnostics.

 

2.7.2017
Thomas Heldt promoted to Associate Professor without Tenure

Prof. Thomas Heldt has been promoted to the rank of Associated Professor without Tenure, effective July 1, 2017.

 

11.10.2016
INCCI establishes the Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Ideas Fund

With the generous support of Mr. Paul Tse, the Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group is pleased to establish the Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Ideas Fund.

 

11.3.2016
Becky Mieloszyk defends PhD thesis; wins Kong PhD thesis award in EE

Becky Mieloszyk successfully defended her doctoral thesis on Learning and Model-based Approaches to Improved Patient Monitoring, Assessment and Treatment in Capnography and Procedural Sedation. For her PhD thesis, she was awarded the 2016 Jin-Au Kong prize for Outstanding Thesis in Electrical Engineering at MIT. Congratulations, Becky!

 

10.17.2016
Margaret Guo named NCAA Woman of the Year

Former superUROP student Margaret Guo is names Woman of the Year by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Margaret is now an MD/PhD student at Stanford. Congratulations, Margaret, on this outstanding recognition!

 

9.1.2016
Jonathan Birjiniuk named to Kailath Fellowship

Graduate student Jonathan Birjiniuk is the recipient of the Thomas (1959) and Sarah Kailath Fellowship award in EECS. Congratulations, Jonathan.

 

5.15.2016
Thomas Heldt receives Smullin Teaching Award

Thomas Heldt received the Louis D. Smullin (’39) Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.

 

5.10.2016
Thomas Heldt named to W.M. Keck Career Development Chair in Biomedical Engineering

Thomas Heldt has been named to the Institute-wide W.M. Keck Career Development Chair in Biomedical Engineering at MIT, effective July 1, 2016. The Keck Professorship supports the work of a junior faculty member in science, engineering, and medical research.

 

5.5.2016
Max Dunitz receives David Adler Memorial Thesis Prize

Max Dunitz receives the David Adler Memorial Master of Engineering Thesis Award in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science for his work on predicting hyperlactatemia in intensive care unit patients.  Congratulations to Max!

 

4.26.2016
Varesh Prasad featured by MIT School of Engineering

INCCI, HST, and IMES graduate student Varesh Prasad is featured in recent article and video from MIT’s School of Engineering.

 

4.15.2016
Abubakar Abid wins Soros Fellowship for New Americans

INCCI student Abubakar Abid was awarded a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Soros fellows are immigrants or children of immigrants and are chosen for their creativity, initiative and sustained accomplishment. Congratulations to Abubakar.

 

3.31.2016
Group’s work highlighted by MIT ILP

The INCCI group’s work is featured by MIT’s Industrial Liaison Program.

 

11.28.2015
Amanda Zhou named Levine Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar

Amanda Zhou has been named a Levine Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar in the MIT School of Engineering superUROP program.

 

9.30.2015
Prof. Heldt leads MIT team on NIH U01 grant to develop a noninvasive approach to ABP measurement

Prof. Heldt leads a team of MIT investigators to develop a noninvasive, ultrasound-based approach to arterial blood pressure measurement. This NIH-funded U01 project brings together Dr. Brian Anthony, Dr. Kai Thomenius, Prof. Harry Lee, Prof. Charlie Sodini, and Prof. Collin Stultz at MIT to develop a next-generation blood pressure measurement system.

 

9.15.2015
Integrative Neuromonitoring Group teams up with Philips, Boston Medical Center

The Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics group teams up with Philips Healthcare and Boston Medical Center to expand the validation of its noninvasive approach to intracranial pressure measurement. This news was covered by the MIT News Office and medGadget.

 

6.10.2015
Prof. Heldt featured on IMES website

IMES Faculty Spotlight features Prof. Heldt’s work on critical care data analytics.

 

6.5.2015
Taibo Li receives Henry Ford II Scholar Award and Eloranta Fellowship

Taibo Li receives the Henry Ford II Scholar Award from MIT’s School of Engineering. Established by a grant from the Ford Motor Company in 1977, the award goes to an undergraduate who, at the end of his or her third year of study at MIT, has achieved the highest academic standing in the School. Additionally, Taibo was named to a Peter J. Eloranta Undergraduate Summer Fellowship. Congratulations, Taibo!

 

5.29.2015
Kaustav Gopinathan and Margaret Guo win Goldwater Fellowships

Kaustav Gopinathan and Margaret Guo are named 2015-2016 Barry Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholars program recognizes undergraduate students who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Congratulations to Kaustav and Margaret for this outstanding recognition.

 

5.28.2015
Andrea Fanelli featured in Boston Globe article

Andrea Fanelli’s work on noninvasive intracranial pressure estimation is featured in a Boston Globe article on translating research ideas into start-up companies.

 

11.6.2014
Becky Mieloszyk’s work on analyzing the capnogram for disease classification featured by MIT News

Becky Mieloszyk’s Masters work on quantitative analysis of the capnogram for classifying cardiorespiratory disease conditions is featured on the MIT homepage and the IEEE TBME, and is covered by the MIT News Office.

 

10.15.2014
Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group receives MGH-MIT Challenge Grant

The INCCI group was selected for an MGH-MIT Challenge Grant to reinvent how clinical diagnoses are made in emergency care.

 

10.2.2014
INCCI Group collaborates with Nihon Kohden to improve patient monitoring

The Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics group is collaborating with Nihon Kohden Corporation – a member company of MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center – to develop better strategies for early detection of sepsis and to reduce the incidence of false monitoring alarms in critical care.

 

6.3.2014
Rebecca Mieloszyk receives RLE Helen Carr Peake Assistantship

For her research in quantitative analysis of capnograms, Becky Mieloszyk was named to the Helen Carr Peake Research Assistantship in MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics. Congratulations to Becky!

 

5.19.2014
Three undergraduates inducted into EECS Research & Innovation Scholars Program

MIT EECS undergraduate students Eun Cho, Zixi Liu, and Taibo Li win EECS Research and Innovation Scholars fellowships to conduct one-year research experiences with the Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group, starting September 2014. Eun was named the MIT EECS – Analog Devices Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar, Zixi the MIT EECS – Keel Foundation Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar, and Taibo the MIT EECS – Wertheimer Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar. Congratulations to Eun, Zixi, and Taibo!

 

5.7.2014
Thomas Heldt featured on Serious Science

Prof. Thomas Heldt is interviewed on Serious Science about his work on Physiological Modeling.

 

4.28.2014
Varesh Prasad awarded NDSERG fellowship

Varesh Prasad is awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSERG) Fellowship by the Department of Defense. Congratulations to Varesh for this achievement.

 

2.12.2014
Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group awarded NIH grant to study brain injury in children

The Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group was awarded an NIH grant to validate its model-based noninvasive approach to intracranial pressure monitoring in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus and severe traumatic brain injury. The work is conducted in collaboration with Dr. Robert Tasker (neurocritical care) and Dr. Dody Robinson (neurosurgery) of Boston Children’s Hospital.

 

7.25.2013
James Noraky appointed to 2014 Siebel Scholars Class

James Noraky is appointed to the Siebel 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.

 

7.1.2013
Thomas Heldt joins the MIT faculty

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).