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GRUP ISI - Instrumentation, Sensors and Interfaces Group

Total activity: 1001
Type
Research group
Type of group
UPC research group
Acronym
GRUP ISI
Address
Esteva Terradas, 7, Edif. C4 Open in new window
City
08860 Castelldefels
URL
http://isi.upc.edu/ Open in new window
Objectives
1) Autonomous sensors and wireless sensor networks for agro-environment applications, smart buildings, intelligent presentationtraffic systems, and body area networks.
a. Harvesting of solar, RF, pyroelectric, and wind energy.
b. Power and energy management for low-power systems.
c. Low-power sensor signal interfaces.
d. Interoperability and physical network deployment.
e. Electromagnetic compatibility.
f. Wireless sensor networks based on micro-aerial vehicles (MAVs).

2) Biomedical sensors for e-health, home health care, active healthy ageing, ambient assisted living, telemonitoring, and proactive and preventive medicine.
a. Passive vital sign monitors embedded in chairs, seats, weighing scales, bed linen.
b. Cardiovascular measurements based on feet and hand interfaces.

3) Engineering solutions for disabled people.
a. Augmented and alternative communication.
b. User interfaces for ambient control.
c. Vital sign monitoring.
d. Stress detection at the work place.

4) Instrumentation methods based on impedance measurements, including spectroscopy and tomography.
a. Electrolyte conductivity measurements based on resistive electrodes.
b. Electrolyte conductivity sensors based on capacitive electrodes.
c. Battery condition (State of charge (SoC) and State of health (SoH)) estimated from impedance and temperature measurements.
d. Systems for shallow prospection applied to Archaeology, Civil Engineering and Environmental Assessment.
Keywords
Instrumentació electrònica, compatibilitat electromagnètica, energy harvesting., instrumentació biomèdica, interfícies electròniques per a sensors, mesures d'impedància elèctrica, sensors, sensors autònoms, sistema d'alimentació i potència
Fill in details (researchers incharge only)
  • Aliau Bonet, Carles
    (until 2015-09-12)
  • Casas Nebra, Roberto Jose
    (until 2007-02-18)
  • Gaitan Pitre, Jorge Eliécer
    (until 2017-06-30)
  • Gomez Clapers, Joan
    (until 2016-09-30)
  • Lopez Garcia, Francisco Javier
    (until 2014-12-31)
  • Ovejas Benedicto, Victoria Julia
    (until 2017-01-31)
  • Penella Lopez, Maria Teresa
    (until 2009-12-31)

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