Koushik Kumar Nundy

Koushik Kumar Nundy

Koushik Kumar Nundy(S’09, M’12) received the Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India in 2010, and the Master of Science degree in Telecommunications from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011.
He has worked with research groups in Altai Technologies from 2011-2012 and the National University of Singapore from 2013-2015. He is currently the Chief Technical Officer of Think Biosolution Limited, Dublin, Ireland (a wearable health and fitness devices company). His fields of research include wireless communication, biomedical devices and biomedical signal processing.


Contributions

  • Algorithms for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rate from the video of a user’s face

    Smartphone cameras can measure heart rate (HR) by detecting pulsatile photoplethysmographic (iPPG) signals from post-processing the video of a subject’s face. The iPPG signal is often derived from variations in the intensity of the green channel as shown by Poh et. al., and Verkruysse et. al.. In this pilot study, we have introduced a novel iPPG method where by measuring variations in color of reflected light i.e. Hue, and can therefore measure both HR and respiratory rate (RR) from the video of a subject’s face.

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