Emil Jovanov, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research, Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering
EB 102E / TH N355
Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Dr. Emil Jovanov has been working on application specific hardware, software, and systems for more than 25 years. His area of interest include real-time and embedded systems, physiological monitoring and biomedical signal processing. Dr. Jovanov is recognized as the originator of the concept of wireless body area networks for health monitoring and he is one of the leaders in the field of wearable health monitoring. Dr. Jovanov is a Senior Member of IEEE, Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, and IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, and a member of Editorial Board of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. He was Guest Editor of two special issues of IEEE TITB: "Body Sensor Networks: From Theory to Emerging Applications" and "mHealth Emerging Mobile Technologies for Health Applications." Dr. Jovanov is a member of EMBS Technical Committee on Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems, Corresponding Member of the IEEE Medical Technology Policy Committee (MTPC), and served in Academic and Medical Advisory boards of several startups.
- Real-time and embedded systems
- physiological monitoring
- Biomedical signal processing
Honors & Awards
- 2010 UAHuntsville College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award
- 2009 Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Transactions of Information Technology in Biomedicine for paper: R.S.H. Istepanian, E. Jovanov, Y.T. Zhang, “Introduction to the Special Section on M-Health: Beyond Seamless Mobility and Global Wireless Health-Care Connectivity,” IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol.8, Issue 4, Dec. 2004, pp. 405 - 414.
- IEEE Senior Member, December 2004.
E. Jovanov and A. G. Volkov, “Plant Electrostimulation and Data Acquisition,” chapter in Plant Electrophysiology, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-29118-0, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29119-7_2, 2012.
E. Jovanov, “On Physiological Bases of States of Expanded Consciousness,” chapter in States of Consciousness, (Irena Cosic and Dean Cvetkovic, Eds), Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-642-18046-0, pp. 203-221, 2011.
- M. Milosevic, M. T. Shrove, E. Jovanov, “Applications of Smartphones for Ubiquitous Health Monitoring and Wellbeing Management,” Journal of Information Technology and Application (JITA), Vol.1, No. 1, 2011, pp 7-15.
- E. Jovanov, A. Milenkovic, “Body Area Networks for Ubiquitous Healthcare Applications: Opportunities and Challenges,” Journal of Medical Systems, Volume 35, Issue 5 (2011), pp. 1245-1254. DOI: 10.1007/s10916-011-9661-x.
- A. G. Volkov, K. Baker, J. C. Foster, J. Clemmons, E. Jovanov, V. S. Markin, “Circadian variations in biologically closed electrochemical circuits in Aloe vera and Mimosa pudica,” Bioelectrochemistry, 81 (2011), pp. 39-45. doi:10.1016/j.bioelechem.2011.01.004.
- E. Jovanov, “On Physiological Bases of States of Expanded Consciousness,” in States of Consciousness, (Irena Cosic and Dean Cvetkovic, Eds), Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-642-18046-0, pp. 203-221, 2011.
- E. Jovanov, M. Maxfield, “Entraining the Brain and Body,” in Music, Science, and the Rhythmic Brain: Cultural and Clinical Implications, (Jonathan Berger and Gabe Turow, Eds), Taylor and Francis, pp. 31-48, 2011.
- Emil Jovanov, Karen Frith, Faye Anderson, Mladen Milosevic, Michael T. Shrove, “Real-time Monitoring of Occupational Stress of Nurses,” 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Boston, MA, USA, September 2011, pp. 3640-3643.
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