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Dr Edmond Lou received his BSc, MSc and Ph.D. degrees in the Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Alberta, Canada in 1991, 1993, and 1998 respectively. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in Surgery and Adjunct Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Paediatrics, and Biomedical Engineering and Surgery at University of Alberta and is a Research Scientist in Alberta Health Services. He has over 20 years’ experience in conducting research in orthopaedic and instrumentation. He has been actively involved in supervising postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students at different disciplines. Before Dr. Lou held his academic appointment, he received over $300,000 in technology transfer grants from National Research Council (IRAP program) to commercialize medical products that he developed under his graduate studies. Dr. Lou currently held 1 international and 3 U.S. patents.

       Dr. Lou’s research interests are in the areas of low-power wireless embedded systems and medical imaging with a strong focus in orthopedics and rehabilitation. In support of this activity over the last 5 years, he has received $300,000/year in research grants from international, national, local and industrial funding sources and currently holds a NSERC Discovery Grant and 2 NSERC I2I Grants. He has been invited to different international and national institutions to give seminars on topics related to Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Engineering. He has published more than 60 peer reviewed manuscripts in high impact factor journals and over 100 conference proceedings.


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