Wearable Electronics for Neurological Applications: a Review of Undergraduate Engineering Programmes

Ghannam, R. , Curia, G., Brante, G., Fan, H. and Heidari, H. (2020) Wearable Electronics for Neurological Applications: a Review of Undergraduate Engineering Programmes. Transnational Engineering Education Using Technology Workshop (TREET 2020), Glasgow, UK, 31 Jul 2020. ISBN 9781728188515 (doi:10.1109/TREET50959.2020.9189753)

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Neuroscientists accept that we are indeed faced with an overwhelming challenge in understanding how the brain works. A better understanding of the brain will ultimately enable us to appreciate how well our students have grasped their learning materials. It will also enable us to diagnose and treat neurological disorders more effectively. Designing and developing the next generation of wearable devices is an important steppingstone towards this endeavor. Consequently, interdisciplinary efforts are required in co-creating educational materials that enable future neuro-engineers to develop these new devices. The aim of this article is to present a review of current undergraduate programmes that deal with this issue. Moreover, we provide recommendations for how new programmes in this field can be organized and delivered to ensure effective benefit for transnational students.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ghannam, Dr Rami and Heidari, Dr Hadi
Authors: Ghannam, R., Curia, G., Brante, G., Fan, H., and Heidari, H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2020 IEEE
First Published:First published in 2020 Transnational Engineering Education using Technology (TREET)
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