2022 IEEE 4th Global Conference on Life Sciences and Technologies

LifeTech 2022 | Senri Life Science Center, Osaka, Japan | March 7-9, 2022

Awards

This year, LifeTech 2022 Technical Program Committee made a list of nominations based on their review scores and comments from session chairs and recommended it to the Award, Poster, and Demo Chairs. The chairs reviewed the nominated papers again and selected the winners based on their contributions to the conference field. IEEE LifeTech 2022 is excited to announce the winners of the Excellent Paper Awards for Oral Presentations, Poster Presentations, and Demo! Presentations.

Congratulations to the following LifeTech 2022 Award recipients!

Awards for Oral Presentation

1st Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Award for Oral Presentation
  • Mengyi Wang, Li Li and Roberto de Freitas (Osaka University, Japan); Takuyuki Endo (Osaka Toneyama Medical Center, Japan); Taishin Nomura and Toru Nakamura (Osaka University, Japan):
    "Assessment of spatio-temporal gait parameters using a novel wearable motion capture system"
2nd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Award for Oral Presentation
  • Makoto Yoshizawa and Norihiro Sugita (Tohoku University, Japan); Akira Tanaka (Fukushima University, Japan):
    "Basic Approach to Estimation of Blood Oxygen Saturation Using an RGB Color Camera without Infrared Light"
3rd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Awards for Oral Presentation
  • Ignasius Ian Savio Gunawan, Yanlei Gu and Igor Goncharenko (Ritsumeikan University, Japan); Shunsuke Kamijo (The University of Tokyo, Japan):
    "Cyclist Speed Estimation using Accelerometer and Gyroscope in Smartphones"
IEEE LifeTech 2022 Outstanding Paper Awards for Oral Presentation
  • Takashi Omori, Masahiro Miyata and Tetsuji Yamada (Tamagawa University, Japan):
    "Estimating Child's Participation to Class Activity from Teaching Scene Image Analysis"
  • Masahiro Shiraishi (Fujitsu Limited, Japan); Megumi Chikano (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan); Takeshi Konno (Fujitsu Limited, Japan):
    "Robust Gait Recognition with Two-Dimensional Pose Information under Occlusion"
  • Hsiang-Cheh Huang (National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan); Feng-Cheng Chang (Tamkang University, Taiwan); Yuh-Yih Lu (Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan); Po-Liang Chen (National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan):
    "Quadtree-Based Block Compressed Sensing for Reliable Transmission Applications"

Student Awards for Oral Presentation

1st Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Student Paper Award for Oral Presentation
  • Mamiko Shimada and Kazutaka Kurihara (Tsuda University, Japan); Takaaki Tsujii (Link Animal Hospital, Japan):
    "Prototype of an Augmented Reality System to Support Animal Surgery using HoloLens 2"
2nd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Student Paper Award for Oral Presentation
  • Etsuro Nakamura, Yusuke Honda and Yoichi Kageyama (Akita University, Japan); Satoshi Hirose (Japan Business Systems, Inc., Japan):
    "Facial Feature Points for Japanese Speech Content Estimation"
3rd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Student Paper Award for Oral Presentation
  • Asaad Musaed Anaam (Okayama University, Japan); Mohammed Al-masni (Yonsei University, Korea (South)); Akio Gofuku (Okayama University, Japan):
    "1D-DCGAN for Oversampling Minority Mitotic Patterns in HEp-2 Cell Images"
IEEE LifeTech 2022 Outstanding Student Paper Awards for Oral Presentation
  • Hua-Luen Chen (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan); Kuan-Hung Chen (Feng-Chia University, Taiwan); Yin-Tsung Hwang and Chih-Peng Fan (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan):
    "Acceleration Study of Two-Stage and Deep-Learning Based Facial Direction Detection on GPU-Based Edge Device"
  • Takayuki Imamura, Vasily Moshnyaga and Koji Hashimoto (Fukuoka University, Japan):
    "Automatic fall detection by using Doppler-radar and LSTM-based recurrent neural network"
  • Yuki Kuroda, Tatsuki Tsujimoto, Takayoshi Shimada and Yoshiko Yabuki (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan); Dianchun Bai (Shenyang University of Technology, China); Yusuke Yamanoi, Yinlai Jiang and Hiroshi Yokoi (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan):
    "Development and Clinical Evaluation of a Five-Fingered Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand with Pattern Recognition"
  • Yihan Zhao (Shounan Institute of Technology, Japan); Kazuyuki Kojima (Shonan Institute of Technology, Japan):
    "CFD Parameter Optimization for Air-Conditioning Guidance System using Small Room Experiments Model"
  • Jiang Wu (The University of Tokyo, Japan & Kakuchi Co., Ltd, Japan); Yuan Yuan and Yihang Dai (Kakuchi Co., Ltd, Japan):
    "UI/UX design of portable simulation pet "KEDAMA" system on human mental health"

Awards for On-site Poster Presentation

1st Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Award for On-site Poster Presentation
  • Daiki Matsuno, Hideo Saito and Ryo Fujii (Keio University, Japan):
    "Class Imbalanced Medical Image Classification with Complication Data"
2nd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Award for On-site Poster Presentation
  • Mamoru Kawai, Mitsuhiko Meguro and Masakazu Furuichi (Nihon University, Japan):
    "Color Inspection Tables for Estimating Degree of Color-Defective Vision"
3rd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Award for On-site Poster Presentation
  • Ryotaro Harada, Tadahiro Oyama and Kenji Fujimoto (Kobe City College of Technology, Japan); Naoki Hojyo (Kobe University, Japan):
    "Development of communication system from EMG of suprahyoid muscles using deep learning"
IEEE LifeTech 2022 Outstanding Paper Awards for On-site Poster Presentation
  • Hidenori Yanagihara and Kazuyuki Kojima (Shonan Institute of Technology, Japan):
    "Development of Transfer Assist Robot Adapted to Body Sizes of Care-recipients"
  • Koji Makino, Hiromitsu Nishizaki, Akihiro Usui and Xiaoyang Mao (University of Yamanashi, Japan):
    "Usability of Instrument for a Farm Product in a Real Farm"

Awards for Online Poster Presentation

1st Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Award for Online Poster Presentation
  • Keisuke Nishijima and Ken'ichi Furuya (Oita University, Japan):
    "Detection of vascular stenosis using average of differences between multiple positions in shunt sound"
2nd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Award for Online Poster Presentation
  • Yuki Matsui and Yasuo Kawai (Bunkyo University, Japan):
    "Development of a Human Flow Visualization System Using Video Streams from Fixed Point Cameras"
3rd Prize, IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Award for Online Poster Presentation
  • Yang Tan (School of Medical Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, China); Zhihua Wang (China University of Mining and Technology, China); Kun Qian and Bin Hu (Beijing Institute of Technology, China); Shiliang Zhao (Sichuan Normal University, China); Björn W Schuller (Imperial College London & University of Augsburg, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Yamamoto Yoshiharu (The University of Tokyo, Japan):
    "Heart Sound Classification based on Fractional Fourier Transformation Entropy"

Awards for Demo! Presentation


IEEE LifeTech 2022 Excellent Paper Award for Demo Presentation
  • Yuko Nakamura, Yinlai Jiang, Hiroshi Yokoi and Shunta Togo (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan):
    "Development of a 7-DOF electric shoulder prosthesis using a return-routing coupled tendon-driven mechanism"

WIE Paper Award

IEEE LifeTech 2022 WIE Excellent Paper Award
  • Cho Cho Mar, Thi Thi Zin, Ikuo Kobayashi and Yoichiro Horii (University of Miyazaki, Japan):
    "A Hybrid Approach: Image Processing Techniques and Deep Learning Method for Cow Detection and Tracking System"
IEEE LifeTech 2022 WIE Excellent Poster Award
  • Saya Takada, Ren Togo, Takahiro Ogawa and Miki Haseyama (Hokkaido University, Japan):
    "Generating Captions of Imagined Content from Human Brain Activities Applying An Image Captioning Model"