Mr Hamed Minaeizaeim

MEng Stellenbosch

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Hamed Minaeizaeim graduated with a Master of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, in 2012.  His master's project focused on development of a novel method based on active acoustic methodology to detect plural effusion. After completing his master’s, he worked at Finite Element Analysis Services (Pty) Ltd as a consultant engineer, where he was involved in solving various engineering problems.

In 2014, he commenced study towards a PhD at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute.
 

Research | Current

Identification of abnormalities in paediatric chest x-ray

Hamed’s doctoral project has two main focuses:

  1. Finding abnormality using image processing techniques in children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis,
  2. development of an image registering technique based on finite element analysis for different postures as well as different imaging modulates.

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Research group

Lungs and Respiratory System
 

Distinctions/Honours

2015 Spark $100k Challenge Winner - Uniservices Research Commercialisation Prize

2015 Spark $100k Challenge Finalist

BreathHero is about developing a novel chest physiotherapy (CPT) device for children that uses sensors and gaming technology to make CPT a motivating and entertaining experience. With Robert Gallichan.
 

2015 Spark Ideas Challenge Winner - Commercial Entrepreneurship category

GCP technology: New “chest physiotherapy” device that motivates children to exercise and records their performance so doctors can monitor the progression of their lung diseases. With Robert Gallichan.
 

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Primary location

UNISERVICES HOUSE - Bldg 439
Level 7 , Room 721
70 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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