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UW CSE + EE professor Shwetak Patel to deliver NSF CISE Distinguished Lecture on mobile health

Shwetak PatelTune in Wednesday, February 15th, when UW CSE and Electrical Engineering professor Shwetak Patel will deliver a talk on the emerging role of mobile phones in health as part of the National Science Foundation’s Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Distinguished Lecture Series.

In his presentation, Patel will describe how he and his students in the UbiComp Lab have leveraged the increasingly sophisticated sensing capabilities of mobile phones to create palm-sized, yet powerful, health diagnostics and disease management tools. He will also share his thoughts on the critical role that computer science plays in enabling mobile health innovation and what he envisions for the future of this rapidly growing field.

Patel’s talk will begin at 11:00 am PST (2:00 pm EST). Learn more and register to watch the live stream here.

February 14, 2017