• Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture (250 participants) at International Conference on Medical Devices and Technology and International Conference on Biosciences and Medical Engineering, remotely, 29.06.2021, entitled "Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography."
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave an invited webinar (about 200 participants) entitled "Machine Learning for neonatal brain monitoring" in the framework of 12th International Newborn Brain Conference Series, organized by the Neonatal Brain Society, May 20, 2021.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave an invited webinar (45 participants) entitled "Biomedical Data Processing: Challenges in newborn brain protection"in the framework of SFB1261 Kolloquium, Institute for Materials Science, Kiel University, Kiel, Germany, on May 6, 2021.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave a series of four lectures (10 participants) in a PhD course organized by the Università Degli Studi Gabriele d'Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara, remotely, 26. – 29.04.2021, entitled "Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography."
  • In the framework of GirlsDay 2021 (43 participants), Dr.-Ing. Eva-Maria Dölker introduced the field of study "Biomedical Engineering" in form of a virtual lab tour entitled "Medical engineering charged up" to high school students on 22. April 2021 at Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany. Principles of EMG, ECG and EEG measurements and the benefits of dry electrode caps were presented.
  • Sabine Van Huffel and Maarten De Vos chaired  the online symposium "Epileptic seizure monitoring: towards a wearable solution", Arenberg castle, Leuven, Belgium, April 19, 2021 (275 participants).
  • Prof. Haueisen gave a lecture (77 participants) in a Webinar organized by ANT Neuro, remotely, 24.02.2021, entitled "HD-EEG with dry electrodes."
  • Prof. Haueisen gave a lecture (91 participants) at the 2021 ANT Neuro Technology Review Meeting, remotely, 28.-29.01.2021, entitled "Two decades of collaboration towards innovation in neurodiagnostic technologies."
  • Dr. Frank Zanow gave an online lecture (50 participants) entitled "The future of mobile EEG and pervasive neurotech in neuroscience and mental health applications" at the Neurotech 2020 conference, 04.12.2020.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave an invited seminar (80 participants) entitled "Challenges in neonatal monitoring" at Stadius Center for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing, and Data Analytics, Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), KU Leuven, 02.12.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Laura Smets (ESR3) gave a video presentation (180 participants) entitled "Quantification of dysmature EEG as a way to assess perinatal stress in neonatal EEG" at annual symposium: National Day of Biomedical Engineering, Royal Belgian Academy Brussels, 29.11.2020, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr. Thewissen and Prof. Gunnar Naulaers organized a research symposium about "Future study and new EEG studies" with 25 participants between KU/UZ Leuven and UMC Utrecht, 23.11.2020.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave a lecture (34 participants) at the 7th International Conference on Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, remotely, 11.11.2020, entitled "Modelling of the current flow in the visual system."
  • Indhika Fauzhan Warsito (ESR 1) introduced INFANS project and related topics to 95 followers through Linkedin following his experience for one year developing "Soft dry electrode for infant EEG", Germany, 21.10.2020.
  • Dr. Uwe Graichen presented a poster remotely entitled "A new approach to improve the SNR of evoked potentials using a SPHARA-based spatial filter" at 54th Annual Conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering on 29.09.2020.
  • Milana Komosar (ESR2) presented INFANS related topics to 19 participants in the study entitled "EEG measurements for detecting ERD/ERS during motor execution and imagery tasks" at the Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany, 29.09.2020.
  • Anneleen Dereymaeker gave a talk (50 participants) entitled "Automated sleep analysis as brain maturity index in congenital cardiomyopathy" at Neonatal Sleep Symposium (virtual symposium) between Leuven-Cork-Melbourne-London-Helsinki, 22.09.2020.
  • Amir Hossein Ansari gave a talk (50 participants) entitled "Deep learning for neonatal quiet sleep detection with limited EEG channels." at Neonatal Sleep Symposium (virtual symposium) between Leuven-Cork-Melbourne-London-Helsinki, 22.09.2020.
  • Mario Lavanga defended his PhD thesis "Advanced models for monitoring stress and development trajectories in premature infants" at Arenberg castle, KU Leuven with 60 participants, 15.09.2020.
  • Prof. Maarten De Vos gave an invited lecture (500 participants) entitled "Automated seizure detection" at the German Epilepsy Society meeting (DFGE) in Freiburg, Germany, 06.09.2020.
  • Filipe Gonçalves Costa (ESR15) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "All Eyes on the Brain; Monitoring and Protecting the preterm Baby" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Xiaowan Wang (ESR14) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Sleep staging and brain maturation in preterm infants: the value of computational EEG features" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Naser Hakimi (ESR13) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Signal Quality Index: an algorithm for quantitative assessment of fNIRS signal quality" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Elizaveta Genke (ESR12) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Blood pressure estimation with NIRS" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Ana Borovac (ESR11) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Improving human-computer interface for EEG/NIRS monitoring" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Tim Hermans (ESR10) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Algorithms for automatic assessment of neonatal EEG and NIRS" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Saeed Montazeri Moghadam (ESR9) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Automatic classification of background EEG activity in neonates with HIE" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Ivan Lazarov (ESR7) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Optimization of an SVM based neonatal seizure detection algorithm for online analysis" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Mohammed-Reda Mejbar (ESR6) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Concepts for optimizing neonatal EEG cap functionality using lattice structure and additive manufacturing" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Mohammad Khazaei (ESR5) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Microstate characterization of the functional dynamics in the neonatal brain during active and quiet sleep stages" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Khadijeh Raeisi (ESR4) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Capability of EEG Microstate Features to Classify Pathological and Physiological States of the Neonatal Brain" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Milana Komosar (ESR2) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "ERD/ERS during motor execution and motor imagery using 64 dry electrodes" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Indhika Fauzhan Warsito (ESR1) presented a poster (60 participants) entitled "Soft dry electrode for infants EEG" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Dr. Jörn M. Horschig gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Data sharing and reporting and statistical fallacies" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Dr. Willy Colier gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Near-infrared spectroscopy" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Jens Haueisen gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Dry electrodes for EEG" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Gardar Thorvardsson gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Distributed architecture for EEG intelligence" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Maria Luisa Tataranno gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Cerebral neuromonitoring in preterm infants" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Thomas Philip Runarsson gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Human-expert-in-the-loop AI" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Sampsa Vanhatalo & Anton Tokariev gave invited talks (60 participants) entitled "Newborn network analyses" and "What it takes to tackle the INFANS challenge: building an EEG monitor for the clinician" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Maarten De Vos gave invited talks (60 participants) entitled "Machine learning approaches in neonatal monitoring" and "Printed EEG Electrodes" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Silvia Comani gave an invited talk (60 participants) entitled "Artefact Removal in electrophysiological signal processing" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave invited talks (60 participants) entitled "Challenges in neonatal EEG monitoring" and "Cerebral autoregulation techniques using NIRS" at 9th International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering: Noninvasive dynamic brain imaging in infants, children, and adults, 05.-11.08.2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture (about 125 participants) in the distinguished lecturer series at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 20.07.2020, entitled “Resonance and entrainment in the brain.”
  • In the framework of the university information day of the Technische Universität Ilmenau on 07.07.2020 Prof. Haueisen gave a talk and a Q&A session for about 20 interested future students, which included the topics of electroencephalography and online brain activity reconstruction.
  • Dr. Thewissen and Prof. Gunnar Naulaers organized a research symposium about "EEG sleep detection" with 25 participants between KU/UZ Leuven and UMC Utrecht, 25.06.2020.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture (about 45 participants) at 8th International Conference on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Remotely and at Kamien Slaski, Poland, 16.06.2020, entitled "Resonance and entrainment in the brain."
  • In the framework of the “virtual open doors” of the Technische Universität Ilmenau on 25.04.2020, Prof. Haueisen gave a talk and a Q&A session for about 15 interested future students, which included the topics of electroencephalography and online brain activity reconstruction.
  • Dr. Thewissen and Prof. Gunnar Naulaers organized a research symposium about "Autoregulation" with 25 participants between KU/UZ Leuven and UMC Utrecht, 20.02.2020.
  • Ofelie De Wel defended her PhD thesis (about 65 participants) entitled "Advanced solutions for neonatal sleep analysis and the effects of maturation" at Arenberg castle, Leuven, Belgium, 05.02.2020.
  • Dries Hendrikx gave a talk (20 participants) entitled "Neurovascular coupling and graph theory" at Symposium Research meeting Oxford-Leuven, 21.01.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Liesbeth Thewissen gave a talk (20 participants) entitled "Cerebral autoregulation during propofol administration" at Symposium Research meeting Oxford-Leuven, 21.01.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Mario Lavanga gave a talk (20 participants) entitled "Stress classification with sleep-state and bradycardias" at Symposium Research meeting Oxford-Leuven, 21.01.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Ofelie De Wel gave a talk (20 participants) entitled "Advanced solutions for neonatal sleep analysis and the effects of maturation" at Symposium Research meeting Oxford-Leuven, 21.01.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Tim Hermans (ESR 10) gave a talk (20 participants) entitled "Neurovascular coupling" at Symposium Research meeting Oxford-Leuven, 21.01.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Amir Hossein Ansari gave a talk (20 participants) entitled "Neoguard and seizure detection" at Symposium Research meeting Oxford-Leuven, 21.01.2020, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Prof. Samspa Vanhatalo gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 16.01.2020, entitled "Novel ways to assess sleep and brain maturation in the newborn".
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 16.01.2020, entitled "Advanced solutions for neonatal sleep analysis and perinatal stress monitoring".
  • Dr. Jeroen Dudink gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 16.01.2020, entitled "aEEG in the NICU: a neonatologist perspective".
  • Prof. Gunnar Naulaers gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 15.01.2020, entitled "Introduction to neonatology".
  • Dr. Jörn M. Hörschig gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 15.01.2020, entitled "NIRS signal analysis".
  • Dr. Uwe Graichen gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 15.01.2020, entitled "Spatial harmonic decomposition".
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave an invited talk (about 60 participants) at ANT Neuromeeting 2020, Beaune, France, 15.01.2020, entitled "Blind source separation".
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel coordinated the workshop on Multimodal Biomedical Signal Processing (about 40 participants) at KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 05.12.2019.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture (about 30 participants) at Zewail University and City of Science and Technology, Giza, Egypt, 1.12.2019, entitled “Biomedical Engineering Research at TU Ilmenau”.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel organized the Two-Day Symposium "Annual IEEE EMBS Benelux Chapter Symposium" - Artificial Intelligence in Health Care at 28.-29.11.2019 in Leuven (about 80 participants) and Brussels (about 300 participants), Belgium with further contribution in form of invited talks and poster presentations.
  • On 8th November 2019 the Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Informatics was a part of the Long Night of the Sciences (German: Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften). At the airport terminal in Erfurt, various research topics of the field of optoelectrophysiological medical engineering and biomedical engineering have been presented to the interested visitors.
  • Dr. Patrique Fiedler presented dry electrode prototypes and job flyers and lead discussions at the ANT Neuro company booth (~100 visitors) at the Annual Conference of the Society of Neuroscience 2019, Chicago, IL, USA, 19.-23.10.2019.
  • Dr. Frank Zanow and Dr. Patrique Fiedler gave an invited talk (about 30 participants) "The future of mobile EEG in neuroscience and mental health applications" at Symposium "Neuroimaging in psychedelics - what we can learn from EEG, fMRI and neuroplasticity studies", Prague, Czech Republic, 16.10.2019.
  • On 27th September 2019, the University "G. d’Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara" organized the Researchers’ Night 2019 event in downtown Chieti. On that occasion, Prof. Silvia Comani and Dr. Gabriella Tamburro presented a poster explaining the scientific and training purposes of the INFANS project to the general public. A huge attendance of hundreds of common people, students and professionals attended the event.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited tutorial lecture (about 30 participants) at the 27th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2019) in Split, Croatia, 19.-21.09.2019, entitled “New Recording and Data Analysis Techniques for Electroencephalography”.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited key note lecture (about 200 participants) at the 4th International Conference on Basic and Clinical Multimodal Imaging (BaCI) in Chengdu, China, 10.-14.09.2019, entitled “Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography”.
  • During a visit of a member of the German Parliament and the state authorities of the free state of Thuringia, Prof. Haueisen informed politicians about the scientific work at TU Ilmenau including the development of dry electrodes and the INFANS project. The visit took place on 28. August 2019 at TU Ilmenau.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel is theme keynote speaker on the topic "Challenges in neonatal brain monitoring" at the 41th annual IEEE Symposium of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2019), Berlin, July 23-27, 2019 (about 3000 participants).
  • Dr. Patrique Fiedler presented dry electrode prototypes and job flyers and lead discussions at the ANT Neuro company booth (~100 visitors) at the 41th annual IEEE Symposium of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2019), Berlin, July 23-27, 2019 (about 3000 participants).
  • In the framework of  the 19th „Traumberufetag“ (Day of dream jobs) Dr. Uwe Graichen presented the study program and current research of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Technische Universität Ilmenau on 27.06.2019 at Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium in Taucha, Germany (about 16 participants).
  • Dr. Patrique Fiedler gave a talk entitled “Advanced signal analysis for clinical neurology“ (about 10 participants) at the Journées de Neurophysiologie Clinique JNC in Nancy, France on 20.06.2019.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited opening lecture (about 80 participants) at the 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Biomedicine Kamien Slaski, Poland, 17.06.2019, entitled “Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography”.
  • Dr. Frank Zanow gave a talk entitled “The future of pervasive neuromonitoring“ (about 5 participants) on 17.06.2019 at a Workshop hold in Hongkong, China.
  • Prof. Gunnar Naulaers gave a talk entitled “Neonatal brain monitoring: past – present – future” (about 40 participants) at the Neonatal brain monitoring workshop in Leuven, Belgium on 27.05.2019.
  • In the framework of the 3-annual exhibit “Mile of Technology” / “Lange Nacht der Technik” at the Technische Universität Ilmenau on 11.05.2019, live demonstrations on various bio signal acquisition technologies including electroencephalography were performed by project fellows of the INFANS project, using dry electrode technology, visual stimulation as well as online artefact rejection and source reconstruction. The future requirements, advantages and potential new applications of novel dry biosignal electrodes for the use within the INFANS project have been demonstrated and discussed showing several prototypes of previous projects. Impacts on current and future research were highlighted in relation to other ongoing projects at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMTI). The event was open to a broad public audience of more than 15 000 visitors,  including families, school and university students, scientists, media representatives and journalists. To summarize, the feedback on the research and education at the BMTI as well as in the frame of the INFANS project was very positive.
  • Dr. Franz Zanow gave a talk entitled “The future of pervasive neuromonitoring” (about 5 participants) at a workshop in Santiago, Chile on 10.05.2019.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture (about 250 participants) at the 2nd China Symposium on “Cognition and Brain Regulation” 2019 entitled „Analysis of large EEG data sets: online analysis and deep learning“ in Shanghai, China, 28.04.2019.
  • In the framework of the “open doors” of the Technische Universität Ilmenau on 13.04.2019 live demonstration on electroencephalography and online brain activity reconstruction were performed using single dry electrodes and cap prototypes. The dry electrode caps will form the basis for the development of electrode caps for infants within the INFANS project. The presentations included guided lab tours and live demonstrations for approx. 25 groups of about 5-10 persons each. Furthermore, the INFANS project was covered as an example research project in two general talks on research and education at the BMTI (45 min, audience 200 people each). The audience included future students, current students, parents and employees of the university.
  • On 05.04.2019, Prof. Haueisen gave a lecture entitled “Bioelectric and biomagnetic signals of the brain” to the general public (about 80 participants) in the frame of the academy for senior citizens.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel gave an Invited Talk “Processing human brain signals: Algorithms and Applications”.  f-tales symposium on ``Neuro-sense and sensibility: Advances in sensing, analyzing , and curing the brain'', Leuven, April 1-2, 2019 (about 200 participants).”
  • On the occasion of the visit of Minister of Health of Thuringia, the vice minister of Health of Lithuania, and the Councillor of Mazovia on 01.04.2019 in Ilmenau, Prof. Haueisen gave a talk entitled “Individualized rehabilitation techniques for patients with acquired brain damage using telemedicine” (about 30 participants) and discussed with political stakeholders on novel approaches to brain measurements.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave a talk entitled “Biomedical Engineering research at TU Ilmenau” (about 20 participants) at the Universitas Indonesia (UI), Jakarta, Indonesien, 08.03.2019.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture entitled “The future of Biomedical Engineering” (about 30 participants) at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 05.03.2019.
  • Prof. Sabine Van Huffel and Prof. Gunnar Naulaers attended The 11th International Conference on Brain Monitoring & Neuroprotection in the Newborn on February 7 – 9, 2019 at the Sheraton Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, FL, USA and presented 4  posters on neonatal brain monitoring research.
  • Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture (about 60 participants) at the ChildBrain conference 2019 entitled „Dry multipin electrodes for Electroencephalography“ in Leuven, Belgium, 06.02.2019.
  • Prof. Haueisen presented the INFANS project on 19.01.2019 at the ANT Neuromeeting, January 16-19, 2019, in Beaune, France.
  • About 40 scientists were in the audience and discussed about planned developments.
  • Dr. Patrique Fiedler gave a talk entitled “Soft electrodes for biopotential measurement “ (about 30 participants) at the ANT Neuromeeting, January 16-19, 2019, in Beaune, France on 16.01.2019.
  • Prof. Silvia Comani was invited to give a lecture at the International Summer School on Technologies and Signal Processing in Perinatal Medicine (http://sites.ieee.org/tsppm-2018/) that was held in Pula (Cagliari, Sardinia) from July 2nd, 2018, until July 6th, 2018. On that occasion, Prof. Comani presented the INFANS project to the audience, composed of about 60 professors and young researchers from all over the world.