Awards & Recognition

Research Profile - Scientia

Tackling Trauma: A Revolutionary Approach to Emergency Medical Care: Dr. Kayvan Najarian and his team of researchers at the University of Michigan are designing advanced automated trauma decision support systems that can help emergency physicians make critical time-sensitive decisions in life or death situations.

Interview - BBC Click

A Car to Detect Heart Attacks: Click hears from Kayvan Najarian about moving towards technology that can monitor the health of someone driving a car to predict if they are going to have a heart attack.

Team - Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS)

For outstanding research accomplishments in the research category of health information technology/informatics

Best Abstract - Resuscitation Science Symposium

Best Abstract for Cardiac and Trauma Resuscitation Science (By American Heart Association) - “Sardar Ansari; Daniel Slavin; Mohamad H Tiba; Harm Derksen; Kenn Oldham; Kevin Ward; and, Kayvan Najarian “A Novel Portable Polyvinylidene Fluoride Based Sensor for Detection of Hemorrhage”

Cover - IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

The paper “Ansari S, Ward K, Kayvan Najarian “Epsilon-Tube Filtering: Reduction of High-Amplitude Motion Artifacts from Impedance Plethysmography Signal” was selected as the flag/cover paper of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics Vol 19, No. 2, 2015.

Best Paper Award - BIOTECHNO 2010

N. Mirshahi, S.U. Demir, K. Ward, R. Hobson, R. Hakimzadeh, Kayvan Najarian, A Multi-Resolution Entropic-based Image Processing Technique for Diagnostic Analysis of Microcirculation Videos, The Second International Conference on Advances in Biotechnologies (BIOTECHNO 2010), Mexico, March 7-13, 2010.

Best Paper Award - IEEE BIBM 2009

S. Ansari, Kayvan Kayvan Najarian. Ward and M. H. Tiba, Extraction of Respiratory Rate from Impedance Signal Measured on Arm: A Portable Respiratory Rate Measurement Device, 2009 IEEE Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2009), pp.197-202, Nov 2009.