Marco Dozza - PhD in Bioengineering, 2003-2007

Biofeedback Systems for Postural Control

Public Press & Awards

The interest that these PhD studies have encountered both from the scientific community and from the mass-media is also demonstrated by articles in the public press and by awards won by these projects.




The biofeedback prototypes developed in the course of this PhD program were also reported on the Italian and American public press including:

Il Resto del Carlino, Il Domani - "Equlibrio al Diapason" - 14 May 2004

La Macchina del Tempo - "Una radiolina per stare in equilibrio" - pg 23, vol 8, Ago 2004

The Oregonian - "OHSU invention puts unsteady walkers on firmer footing in effort to prevent falls" - 23 July 2005 (Photo).

Los Angeles Times - "Listening for balance" - 1 August 2005.

New York Daily News - "Standing Tall" - 28 September 2005.


Awards received during this PhD program

VI Design-In Award, 1st Place for a “Biofeedback Wireless Wearable System.” This award was for the most innovative applied electronic design in the field of sensor networks, for 2005.

AURION Prize, 2nd Place for the presentation “Visual vs. Audio Biofeedback for the Control of Upright Posture” at the Italian Society for the Analysis of Movement in Clinics (SIAMOC), Tirrenia (PI), Italy, October 2005.



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