Babak Ziaie, PhD has a broad background in design and development of biomedical devices and has extensive collaborations with physicians on numerous projects related to cancer, ophthalmology, neurology, and kinesiology. As PI or co-Investigator on many grants (NIH, National Science Foundation (NSF), industry), he has successfully managed the projects, collaborated with other researchers, and produced numerous peer-reviewed publications from each project. He is currently a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University.
Shirley Rietdyk, PhD is an expert in balance and mobility, and has been conducting research on balance and mobility for 27 years. Her overarching goal is to reduce falls in older adults, in order to reduce the personal and economic burdens associated with falls. She has successfully administered multiple research projects, collaborated with researchers in multiple fields, produced peer-reviewed publications, and has been funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). She is currently a Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Purdue University.
Albert Kim, PhD is the innovator behind the SmartGait technology. He is a motivated entrepreneur, who has successful technology transfer/commercialization experience. Dr. Kim has years of a broad range experiences on clinical and implantable biomedical device development with strong analytical design, theories, concepts, principles, methods, practices, techniques and equipment, as well as a vast knowledge of regulations, micro-fabrication and statistical analysis at Purdue University and Intel Corporation. He is currently assistant professor at Temple University.