Afstudeeropdracht : Online identification for blood pressure measurement

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Are you looking for a challenging and educational graduation assignment in the field of non-invasive blood pressure measurement, autonomic testing and hemodynamics?

Over Demcon

Each one of our companies differentiates itself in its own domain with unique expertise and skills. This way they help customers improve their performance and achieve more. On the basis of their passion for technology our companies are able to combine forces. By sharing knowledge and working together we increase our social impact. Demcon is a developer and producer of technology and innovative products that contribute to solutions for technical and social problems.

Finapres provides te leading technology for continuous non-invasive blood pressure measurement, autonomic testing and hemodynamics!

Finapres Medical Systems BV, based in the Netherlands, develops and distributes medical devices and software for totally non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring. These devices are the result of over 30 years of research and user experiences in this area of ​​expertise.

In order to improve the customer experience, we seek to give the end user more indicators on signal quality. For this, an online system identification approach is foreseen.

Wat ga je doen?

Design and implement an online system identification method for determining the total dynamic system (hardware and human).

Perform experiments with the system and find a relation between perceived quality of the blood-pressure measurement and the identified system parameters.

Determine suitable limits on the parameters for suggestions to the user on when to reapply the system.

The research of this project will provide a basis for future projects, using the identified dynamics.

Wat breng je mee?

The assignment is suited for a student from Mechanical Engineering or Systems and Control. The student should have knowledge on (online) system identification, obtained through courses like

System Identification with Parameter Estimation and Machine Learning

Learning and Adaptive Control

Time Series Analysis

Wat bieden we jou?

Demcon offers a dynamic, growing and innovative organization. With our complex projects and multidisciplinary teams, we offer a good climate for this internship project. Thanks to enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues, our working atmosphere is good, open and informal. You will be supervised (daily) by a colleague from our department. We welcome your own initiative and give you room to express this. Furthermore, we offer you a lot of flexibility.

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