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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Guido Pagnacco

 

Adjunct Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
 
Office: EN 5068
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical& Computer Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
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Guido Pagnacco


Education:
  • Laurea Mechanical Engineering (summa cum laude), Politecnico di Torino, Italy, 1992
  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), The Ohio State University, 2000

Areas of Expertise:
Signal Processing, Software Design, Biomedical Instrumentation

Related Experience:
  • Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Wyoming, 2010-present
  • Professor of Biomechanical Engineering, Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Cape Canaveral, FL, 2014-present
  • Visiting Scholar – Università degli Studi di Udine, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Architettura, Udine, Italy, Nov-Dec 2011
  • Visiting Professor – Università degli Studi di Udine, Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria, Udine, Italy, May 2011
  • Associate Professor of Biomechanical Engineering, Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Cape Canaveral, FL, 2005-2014
  • V/P Engineering, Vestibular Technologies, LLC, Cheyenne, WY, 2003-present
  • V/P Engineering, Vestibular Technologies, Inc., Tampa, FL, 2001-2003
  • Technical director, Human Performance Laboratory, division of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Medical Professions – The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2001-2003
  • Technical co-director, Gait Analysis Laboratory – The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1997-1998
  • Visiting Scholar, The Ohio State University, 1993-1996

Research area of interest
are focused in the following areas:
  • Biomechanics (human locomotion and postural control)
  • Physiology (neuromuscular control)
  • Computer Science (software design and engineering, data acquisition, signal analysis, numerical methods, mathematical modeling of biological systems)
  • Biomedical Instrumentation (hardware and firmware design and optimization)

Publications and Presentations: see listing here
 
Professional Affiliations and Activities:
  • Jan '17 - today: Founding member, CAPS® Research Network
  • May '16 – today: Member of the Review Board for the journal: Neuroscience Letters
  • Sept '14 – today: Member of the Review Board for the journal: Gait & Posture (2015 outstanding reviewer)
  • June '14 – today: Member of the Review Board for the journal: Journal of Biomechanics (2014 recognized reviewer)
  • Oct '10 – today: Member of the Review Board for the journal: IEEE Sensors Journal
  • Aug ’09 – today: Member of the Board of Examiners of the American Board of Vestibular Rehabilitation – American College of Functional Neurology, Cocoa, FL
  • Nov '07 – today: Member of the Review Board for the journal: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control
  • June '05 – today: Member of the Review Board for the journal: Medical Engineering & Physics
  • Apr ’02 – today: Chair Student Contest, Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium Inc. (the Symposium has been held annually since 1964, making RMBS the oldest continually held biomedical engineering conference in North America)
  • Oct ’01 – Oct '03: Consultant and Collaborating Investigator, School of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Apr. ’01 – today: Member of the Board of Directors, Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Inc.
  • Mar. ’01 – today: Abstracts and Papers Reviewer, Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation - Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Inc.
  • June ‘02 – Oct. '03: Member of the Tampa Movement Analysis Society (TMAS)
  • Jan ’97 - Dec. ’00: Research collaboration, TNO-MADYMO North America, Northville, MI
  • July 8-12, ’96: Lecturer in the course “Modelling and Simulation of Human and Walking Machines Locomotion” - Advanced School Coordinated by A. Morecki and K. J. Waldron - C.I.S.M., Udine, Italy
  • Nov. ’93 - Dec. ’00: Research collaboration, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • June ’93: Licensed Professional Engineer, Italy and European Union

Honors and Awards:
  • President's Award for significant contributions to the RMBS - Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Apr. 18, 2009
  • K.C. Rock Student Contest - First Place Poster, Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Apr. 16, 2000
  • K.C. Rock Student Contest - Second Place Poster, Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Apr. 18, 1999
  • K.C. Rock Student Contest - Travel Award, Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Apr. 17, 1998
  • University Fellowship – The Ohio State University, Sept. ’96 – Aug. '97
  • Thesis Award, Associazione Tecnica dell’Automobile (ATA), Italy, 1993
  • Borsa di studio al merito (Honor Student Fellowship Award), Politecnico di Torino, Italy, 1989

Patents:
  • G. Pagnacco, E. Oggero “Force platform”, U.S. Patent D447,968
  • G. Pagnacco, E. Oggero, A.B. Henderson “Apparatus and methods for measuring physical disorders”, U.S. Patent 6,461,297
  • G. Pagnacco, E. Oggero “Force measuring apparatus”, U.S. Patent 6,510,749
  • G. Pagnacco, E. Oggero, A.B. Henderson “Patient data collection system and methods”, U.S. Patent 7,163,516

Invited Keynote Presentations:

  • Apr 8-10, 2016: 53rd Annual Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium - 53rd International ISA Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation Symposium
  • Dec 10-13, 2015: International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience 2015
  • Oct 16-19, 2014: 5th Annual Conference – International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation
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