Texas Tech University

Welcome to SmartBioMed Lab

SmartBioMed Lab explores the fundamental science in physiology and biomedical engineering to find the new knowledges and also apply it to future biomedical technologies. SmartBioMed Lab has long-term expertise in 1) Identification and Modeling of Physiological Systems, 2) Smartphone- or Smartwatch-Based Mobile Health Monitoring, 3) Biomedical Signal Processing,​ 4) Physiology-Based Medical Instrumentation which are all based on physiology, signal processing, image processing, and machine learning algorithms.

SmartBioMed Lab is currently looking for PhD program applicants who have strong background in mathematics, programming, and biomedical engineering. Especially, we are seeking applicants who have experience of programming image processing and machine learning algorithm and can start PhD program from Spring 2021 or earlier. If you are interested, please send an email to Dr. Chong (J.Chong@ttu.edu) by Nov. 22nd, 2020 with your application including "Cover Letter" attached . We will start to look at applications from Nov. 23rd, 2020.  

Recent News

September 30, 2020, 2:00:00 PM

Smartphone-Based Periodontal Disease Detection

Our paper titled "Smartphone-Based Method for Detecting Periodontal Disease" published in IEEE Healthcare Innovations and Point of Care Technologies (Hi-POCT) conference in 2019 received attention. See the related paper in https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8962844 and Videos in the Media Tab.

February 1, 2018, 1:30:00 PM

Dr. Chong received NSF Funding.

Dr. Chong received NSF Funding titled "A novel diagnostic method of detecting eye diseases using a smartphone".

January 1, 2016, 1:00:00 PM

Dr. Chong received NIH Funding.

Dr. Chong received NIH Funding titled "Arrhythmia Detection Using a Smartphone".