The first Zimin Institute project cycle was completed and winners were announced during the official Zimin Institute Inauguration ceremony
Five projects were selected out of 29 submitted proposals – all of them proposed research in one of the topics that the International Advisory Board indicated:
1. Artificial Intelligence:
a) Deep learning.
b) Medicine and life sciences applications.
2. Advanced sensors
The winning projects are:
Innovative Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for Heart Medical Procedures: Optimal Intervention Time for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – Prof. Rami Haj-Ali, School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Development of a multimodal Brain-Computer Interface based on Artificial Intelligence for rehabilitation of people with motor disorders – Prof. Jason Friedman, Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Individualized closed-loop sensorized virtual reality for behavioral change – Prof. Yael Hanein, Electrical Engineering and Dr. Tom Schonberg, Life Sciences
Identification of intraperitoneal free cancer cell during surgical procedure for disease management: a multidisciplinary engineering solution using a deep learning and real-time-repaid sequencing technology – Prof. Noam Shomron, Sackler Faculty of Medicine
3D printing of cardiac patches with integrated sensors and actuators to regenerate the infarcted heart – Prof. Tal Dvir, Faculty of Life Sciences