Special Issue "Wearable Sensing for Health Monitoring"

A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374). This special issue belongs to the section "Biosensor and Bioelectronic Devices".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Vladimir Pozdin
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Guest Editor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: wearable health monitoring; optical sensors; instrumented microphysiological systems; organic sensors; flexible electronics
Dr. James Dieffenderfer
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Guest Editor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Interests: bluetooth; physiology; solar power; energy engineering
Dr. Hakan Töreyin
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Guest Editor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: biomedical circuits and systems design; energy-efficient signal processing in hardware

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The current trend of miniaturization of integrated circuits has led to an expansion in the number of electronic devices aimed at on-body personalized health monitoring. While these devices continue to diminish in size and grow in computational power, there is a growing need to tailor the mechanical properties of the device, sensor design, and signal processing for wearable sensing. Flexibility and conformability of the device are needed for an interference-free application, which will enable long-term use and be easily concealed for user privacy. Corresponding sensor design needs to match the application site, draw low power, and achieve physiologically relevant sensitivity. Additional algorithms are needed to address persistent motion and environmental artifacts for resilient and high-quality data. Proper design is needed to propel wearable sensing beyond an electronic trinket and toward clinical-grade health monitoring tools.

In this Special Issue of Biosensors, we invite original research articles to explore and demonstrate novel development of sensors for diagnostics health monitoring in a wearable package.

Dr. Vladimir Pozdin
Dr. James Dieffenderfer
Dr. Hakan Töreyin
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Biosensors is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

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Keywords

  • conformable sensors
  • wearable electronics
  • smart health

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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