LATEST NEWS

October 12, 2021

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received UG3 grant (Investigator) from NIH on "Speech Intervention via Telepractice for Children with Repaired Cleft Palate : Randomized Controlled Trial and Assessment of Speech Production and Perception Skills". This project is a collaboration between Texas Tech University (Jung, Ortega, Chong) and Texas Tech University Health Science Center (Lee), October, 2021.

August 1, 2020

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received an NSF grant (Investigator) on "Multiple Eye Disease Detection Using a Smartphone". This project is a collaboration between Texas Tech University (Chong) and iNoon, LLC (Kim), August, 2020.

LAB AWARDS & NEWS


  • [June 2022]

  • 06/21 - Congratulation! Our PhD alumni Dr. Shoushan Monay officially accepted the adjunct professor position in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana, USA. Dr. Monay will start from Fall 2022.

  • 06/11 - Dr. Askarian (alumni)'s submitted journal paper titled "A Novel Method for Detecting Keratoconus Using Smartphones" to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is recommended for major revision.

  • 06/06 - Congratulation! Ms. Yifan Li's conference paper "Cluster Inhalation Injury with Bronchi Images" submitted to UKC Conference under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • [May 2022]

  • 05/31 - Congratulation! Mr. Bengie successfully defended the PhD dissertation proposal.

  • 05/25 - Congratulation! Our research Biometric Authentication team (Mr. Bengie Ortiz, Ms. Lifan Li, Dr. Jo Woon Chong) successfully finished the regional I-Corps Program.

  • 05/14 - Congratulation! Ms. Monay Shoushan graduated the PhD Program. Congratulation again, Dr. Shoushan!

  • 05/04 - Congratulation! Mr. Bengie Ortiz's journal paper titled "A Biometric Authentication Technique Using Smartphone Fingertip Photoplethysmography Signals" to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Profs. Timothy Dallas and Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • 05/04 - Congratulation! Mr. Bengie Ortiz's journal paper titled "A Biometric Authentication Technique Using Smartphone Fingertip Photoplethysmography Signals" to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Profs. Timothy Dallas and Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • 05/01 - Congratulation! Ms. Monay Shoushan's journal paper titled "Remote blood pressure monitoring using hand palm smartphone videos" to IEEE EMBC 2022 under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • 05/01 - Congratulation! Ms. Bipasha Kundu's conference paper titled "Temperature Detection from Images Using Smartphones" to IEEE EMBC 2022 under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • 05/01 -Congratulation! Mr. Bengie Ortiz's conference paper titled "Receiver Operating Characteristics Performance in a Smartphone Photoplethysmography fingertip-based Biometric Authentication System" to MHSRS 2022 under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • 05/01 - Congratulation! Ms. Bipasha Kundu's conference paper titled "Remote COVID-19 detection from coughing sound analysis and breathing rate extraction using a smartphone" to MHSRS 2022 under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • [April 2022]

  • 04/30 - Mr. Hee Jo and Mr. Kamrul Foysal submitted a journal paper titled "An algorithm to determine safe subway door closing operations by detecting passengers at source and using passenger trajectory model" to IEEE Vehicular Technology under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong.

  • 04/27 - Congratulation! Ms. Monay Shoushan's journal paper "Contactless Monitoring of Heart Rate Variability During Respiratory Maneuvers" submitted to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong is accepted!

  • 04/19 - Dr. Askarian (alumni) submitted a journal paper titled "A Novel Method for Detecting Keratoconus Using Smartphones" to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong.

  • 04/01 - Mr. Bengie Ortiz submitted a journal paper titled "A Biometric Authentication Technique Using Smartphone Fingertip Photoplethysmography Signals" to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Prof. Tim Dallas and Prof. Jo Woon Chong.

  • 04/01 - Ms. Monay Shoushan submitted a journal paper titled "Contactless Monitoring of Heart Rate Variability During Respiratory Maneuvers" to IEEE Sensors under the guidance of Prof. Jo Woon Chong.

  • [~ April 2022]

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong actively serve as a reviewer of journal papers including Digital Medicine (Nature Partner Journals Series), IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, and Sensors in 2022.

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received UG3 grant (Investigator) from NIH on "Speech Intervention via Telepractice for Children with Repaired Cleft Palate : Randomized Controlled Trial and Assessment of Speech Production and Perception Skills". This project is a collaboration between Texas Tech University (Jung, Ortega, Chong) and Texas Tech University Health Science Center (Lee), October, 2021.

  • Behnam Askarian (graduated PhD'21 and MS'19 under Prof. Chong's guidance) was hired by West Texas A&M University as an Assistant Professor.

  • Fatemehsadat Tabei (graduated PhD'21 and MS'19 under Prof. Chong's guidance) was hired by West Texas A&M University as an Instructor (Faculty Position).

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received an NSF grant (Investigator) on "Multiple Eye Disease Detection Using a Smartphone". This project is a collaboration between Texas Tech University (Chong) and iNoon, LLC (Kim), August, 2020.

  • Featured Article of the Issue – “Accident detection system for bicycle riders” at the IEEE Sensors Journal, September, 2020 [Link].

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received an NSF grant on "Remote COVID-19 Diagnosis Using a Smart Device", August, 2020.

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received an NSF grant on "The Smartphone-Based Interactive Fit Detection Mirror", March, 2020.

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received an NSF grant on "A novel diagnostic method of detecting eye diseases using a smartphone", April, 2018.

  • Prof. Jo Woon Chong received an NIH grant on "Arrhythmia Detection Using a Smart Phone", August, 2017.