• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

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Dewar Finlay is a Reader in Electronic Engineering in the School of Engineering and a member of the Engineering Research Institute.  Dewar’s main area of research interest is in healthcare technology.  In particular he is interested in the application of technology in cardiovascular medicine with a particular focus on computerised ECG analysis. He has secured funding to support this research from a number of funding bodies that include: EU (H.2020), ESRC, DEL, InvestNI, HEA.Dewar is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Computing in Cardiology Inc.  He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Electrocardiology and has served as conference Chairperson for both the 37th (2010) Computing in Cardiology conference and the 40th (2015) Conference of the International Society for Computerised Electrocardiology.Dewar holds a BEng Degree in Electronic Systems and a PhD in Computing.  He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His main areas of teaching are in digital signal processing and engineering computing.  He previously served as Course Director for Ulster’s postgraduate Health Informatics programmes.

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Research Output 2001 2019

Wearable technology-based metrics for predicting operator performance during cardiac catheterisation

Currie, J., Bond, RR., McCullagh, P., Black, P., Finlay, D., Gallagher, S., Kearney, P., Peace, A., Stoyanov, D., Bicknell, C. D., Leslie, S. & Gallagher, A. G., 7 Feb 2019, 14, 4, p. 645–657 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cardiac Catheterization
Display devices

Aesthetically-enhanced visual analytics platform to explore patient metadata

Cairns, A., Bond, RR., McCann, B., Finlay, D., Mulvenna, M., Moorhead, A. & McAlinden, A., 10 May 2018, Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI-2018). Bond, R., Mulvenna, M., Wallace, J. & Black, M. (eds.). Swindon, UK, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Human computer interaction

AI to enhance interactive simulation-based training in resuscitation medicine

Brisk, R., Bond, RR., Liu, J., Finlay, D., McLaughlin, J. & McEneaney, D., 10 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-4. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Artificial Intelligence
Delivery of Health Care

An Adaptive Laplacian Based Interpolation Algorithm for Noise Reduction in Body Surface Potential Maps

Rababah, A., Finlay, D., Guldenring, D., Bond, RR. & McLaughlin, J., 1 Oct 2018, p. 1. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

noise reduction

An investigation into the use of the impedance cardiogram as a predictor of manual chest compression efficacy

McAlister, O., Finlay, D., Bond, RR., Guldenring, D., McCartney, B., Davis, L., Torney, H., Crawford, P., Denny, F., Funston, R. & McEneaney, D., 5 Apr 2018, p. 1. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Electric Impedance
Heart Arrest
Data Compression

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...

CiC Conference

Tara Moore (Participant), Paul Brennan (Participant), D Finlay (Participant), Mark Spence (Participant), Agnes Awuah (Participant), James McLaughlin (Participant), Jonathan Moore (Participant), M. Andrew Nesbit (Participant), Emanuele Trucco (Participant), Ruixuan Wang (Participant)
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