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Monday October 23, 2017

Malek Adjouadi

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Florida International University
Phone: (305)348-3019, Email: adjouadi@fiu.edu
http://www.eng.fiu.edu/ece/Faculty/Adjouadi.htm
http://www.eng.fiu.edu/cate

Malek Adjouadi is a joint faculty member with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University. He is the founding director of the Center for Advanced Technology and Education funded by the National Science Foundation since 1993. He received his BS degree from Oklahoma State University and his MS and Ph.D. degrees all in EE from the University of Florida. Malek's earlier work on computer vision to help blind persons led to his testimony to the US Senate on the committee of Veterans Affairs on the subject of technology to help persons with disability. Malek is also co-leading the joint neuro-engineering program between FIU and Miami Children.s Hospital in researching methods for understanding key brain dysfunctions such as epilepsy. His research interests are in vision-based guidance systems, machine vision applications, biomedical imaging and diagnostics, and man-machine interfaces to help persons with visual and motor disabilities.


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This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number OISE-0730065. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. © 2007 Florida International University