Wearable Gas And Physiological Sensors: GE's Approach For Boosting Sensor Reliability (Sensors USA 2019)

Dr Radislav Potyrailo, Principal Scientist-Micro & Optoelectronics
GE Global Research
United States


USA 2019 _ General Electric Company (GE) _ Presentation*
USA 2019 _ General Electric Company (GE) _ Presentation*
USA 2019 _ General Electric Company (GE) _ Presentation*

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Presentation Summary

Modern monitoring scenarios for industrial safety, medical diagnostics, and other applications demand sensing with higher reliability that include accuracy, stability, and other performance parameters. In our talk, we will (1) analyze requirements for wearable gas and physiological sensors for personal gas exposures and health monitoring, and then map these requirements onto emerging applications in medical, consumer, industrial, and military areas; (2) discuss the state-of-the-art wearable sensors and highlight common themes of needed improvements; and (3) demonstrate our recent results focusing on the identified needs.

Speaker Biography (Radislav Potyrailo)

Radislav Potyrailo is a Principal Scientist at GE Research, leading the growth of wireless, wearable, and industrial/consumer chemical and biological sensors. Radislav has been Principal Investigator on programs funded by GE, AFRL, DARPA, DHS, NETL, NIH, NIOSH, and TSWG. He holds 125+ issued US Patents, many of which were implemented in commercialized systems. He has 150+ publications and delivered 80+ invited lectures and 10 keynote/plenary lectures. His recent recognitions include SPIE Fellow and Prism Award by Photonics Media/SPIE.

Company Profile (General Electric Company (GE))

GE Global Research is GE's innovation powerhouse where research meets reality. We are a world-class team of 1,000+ scientific, engineering and marketing minds (600+ Ph. Ds), working at the intersection of physics and markets, physical and digital technologies, and across a broad set of industries to deliver world-changing innovations and capabilities for our customers.
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