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About the article
Hip Kõiv was born in Kanepi, Estonia in 1990. She received the B. S. degree in electronics and bionics in 2013 and the M. S. degree in electronics and communication in 2015 from Tallinn University of Technology. She is currently pursuing the Ph. D. degree in Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics at Tallinn University of Technology and her current research interests include the bioimpedance study, aortic blood pressure measurements and the materials for developing biological phantoms.
Marek Rist was born in Tallinn, Estonia, in 1980. He received the M. Sc. degree in electronics and biomedical engineering in 2007, in Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia with a thesis on technology for measurement of impedance of lithium-ion batteries. He is currently pursuing the Ph. D. degree in electronics engineering in Tallinn University of Technology where he is involved in several projects related to electrical impedance spectroscopy.
Mart Min (M’95–SM’13) received the Diploma Engineer’s qualification in electronics from Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), Estonia, in 1969 and the Ph. D. degree in measurement science from Kiev Polytechnic, Ukraine, in 1984. He has been with Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics of the TUT as a Professor and a Leading Scientist since 1992. During 1992–1993, he was with the Technical University of Munich and the Bundeswehr University in Munich, Germany, as a Guest Scientist and a Professor. During 2007–2010, he joined the Institute of Bioprocessing and Analytical Measurement Technique in Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany. He is interested in measurement and processing of bio-signals with implementations in industry, including developing of pacemakers for the companies St. Jude Medical (USA/Sweden) and Guidant/Cardiac Pacemakers (USA). He is a member of Instrumentation & Measurement and Engineering in Biology and Medicine Societies of the IEEE. Prof. Min belongs to the International Committee for Promotion of Research in Bio-Impedance (ICPRBI).
Published Online: 2018-03-27
Published in Print: 2018-05-25
Funding Source: Eesti Teadusagentuur
Award identifier / Grant number: IUT19-11
The research was supported by Eesti Teadusagentuur (grant IUT19-11) and the Centre of ICT Research Excellence EXCITE in collaboration with the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme FLAG-ERA JTC 2016 HESN project CONVERGENCE.