Pre-ictal Predictors

A Digital Cure for Epilepsy

 

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Membership level
2015-2016 Team
Team Name
Pre-ictal Predictors
Project Title
A Digital Cure for Epilepsy
Design Challenge
Over 1 million Americans suffer from intractable epilepsy and require alternative methods for seizure management. Our goal is to develop an implantable device which will predict a seizure before it occurs and deliver low-frequency electrical stimulation to mitigate the oncoming seizure. We are part of a multi-year team to provide a digital cure for epilepsy. Our focus this year is to develop and implement machine learning algorithms for seizure prediction using specialized hardware. See: dce.rice.edu for more information.
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Date Updated
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Sponsors
National Science Foundation
Helmsley Foundation
Rice Engineering Alumni
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Department(s)
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • OTHER
Faculty Advisor 1 - Name
Gary Woods
Faculty Advisor 1 - Department
  • ECE
Faculty Advisor 2 - Name
Behnaam Aazhang
Faculty Advisor 2 - Department
  • ECE
Award(s) and Recognition
Excellence in Capstone Engineering Design Award, 2016 George R. Brown School of Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Competition
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Electronic Tools Used
  • TI DSP Chip (eg C2000)
  • ARM
  • Low level voltage or current sensor
Software Used
  • C
  • Matlab
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PROPER ACKNOWLEDGMENT:
This project was sponsored by the Rice Engineering Alumni Association. The design work for this project was supported by the resources of the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen.
 

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