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Gavin Philips
philips.gavin (at) gmail (dot) com

Education:

M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 2008

Concentrations: Biomedical Instrumentation, Image Processing

Thesis: Expanding Smart Wheelchair Technology for Users with Severe Disabilities

 

B.S., Computer Engineering and University Honors Program, University of Wyoming, 2006


Academic appointments:

          Graduate Assistant, 2011-Present
        Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
        University of Florida

Professional Research Assistant, 2009-present
Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Colorado Denver

Student Assistant III, 2008-2009
Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Colorado Denver

Graduate Assistant, 2006-2008
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Wyoming

Honors, special recognitions, and awards:

University of Florida Graduate School Fellowship Award. 2011-present


Second Place, 45th Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium Student Paper Competition. 2008

 

Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 2006

 

Best Team Project, University of Wyoming Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Senior Design Competition. 2006

 

Wyoming Engineering Society Past Presidents’ Scholarship. 2005

 

John and Esther Clay Honors Program Scholarship. 2005

 

Jerry J. Cupal College of Engineering Scholarship. 2005

 

National Science Foundation EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Grant (three terms). 2004-2005

 

University of Wyoming Trustees’ Superior Student Scholarship. 2001-2005


National Merit Scholarship. 2001

 

First Place, University of Wyoming Freshman Engineering Design Challenge. 2001


Membership in professional organizations:

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). 2008-2009


Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.  2004-present


Major Committee and Service Responsibilities:

Ablegames Tech Committee, Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver. 2009-present

 

Web Committee, Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver. 2008-present

 

STEMapalooza Presentation Committee, Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver. 2008-present

 

Orientation Leader, University of Wyoming. 2005

 

Teaching Assistant, University of Wyoming Engineering Summer Program for high school students. 2004

 

Teaching Assistant, University of Wyoming Orientation to Engineering Program. 2003

 

Advisor/Judge, Hot Springs County High School Speech and Debate team. 2003-2007


Licensure and Board Certification:

Registered Engineer-In-Training, Wyoming State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors. 2006

Additional Training:

        CLSC 6281 Assistive Technology: Engineering and Biotechnology: Principles & Emerging Technologies, Greg McGrew, Assistive Technology Partners, 

        Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of  Colorado Denver. 2008


        Wheelchair Seating for Postural Control and Function, Kelly Waugh, Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver. 2009


Teaching Record:

Courses


Philips, G. R. (2011). EEL-3112: Circuits 2 (weekly recitation).  University of Florida.


Philips, G. R. (2006-2007). EE-4390: Microprocessors Lab. University of Wyoming.

 

Guest Lectures


Philips, G. R. (2009). AbleGames. Guest lecture, ATIA 2009 Chicago.


Philips, G. R. (2009). Electronic Aids to Daily Living. Recurring guest lecture, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver.

 

Philips, G. R. (2009). Electronic Aids to Daily Living. Guest lecture, CLSC 6271, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver.


Bibliography:

Journals


1. Philips, G. R., Wright, C. H. G., & Barrett, S. F. (2008). Expanding Smart Wheelchair Technology for Users with Severe Disabilities. ISA Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 44.

 

2. Philips, G. R., Catellier, A. A., Barrett, S. F., & Wright, C. H. G. (2007). Electrooculogram Wheelchair Control. ISA Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 43.

 

Other Works


3. Philips, G. R. (2008). Expanding Smart Wheelchair Technology for Users with Severe Disabilities. Unpublished master’s thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

 

4. Philips, G. R. (2008, April). Expanding Smart Wheelchair Technology for Users with Severe Disabilities. Poster session presented at the 45th Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Copper Mountain, Colorado.

 

5. Philips, G. R. (2006). How to Program the Flash Memory of a Minidragon+ (9s12dp256 Based Evaluation Board). Technical report retrieved March 17, 2009, from http://wwweng.uwyo.edu/electrical/faculty/barrett/68hc12/HowToFlash.pdf.






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