Phone: +64 9 9219999 ext 6303
School of Engineering, Mathematical and Computer Sciences
WZ Building, Level 3, Room WZ336E
34 St Paul Street
Auckland University of Technology
School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Private Bag 92006
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Auckland, 1999
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), University of Auckland, 1996
Memberships and Affiliations:
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, https://www.ieee.org/
IBTec (Institute of Biomedical Technologies, http://www.aut.ac.nz/ibtec/
Centre for eHealth (http://ehealth.aut.ac.nz/
MedTech CoRE (Medical Technology Centre of Research Excellence, https://www.cmdt.org.nz/
Previously 15 years as Chief Technology Officer at a medical device start-up company, leading an innovative non-invasive cardiovascular product from idea through manufacture, US FDA and European certification, intellectual property protection, worldwide licensing and distribution negotiations, and eventual trade sale.
Prior to that was at Kinetic Engineering, leading software development for industrial, multi-axis cutting robots. Graduated PhD from University of Auckland with a thesis on fuzzy logic applied to patient monitoring in anaesthesia, Bachelor of Engineering from the same university specialising in dynamics and control within the mechanical engineering department.
- Modelling of physiological systems
- Cardiovascular biomechanics
- Novel physical markers of cardiovascular risk
- Artificial intelligence for patient monitoring
- Healthcare devices and measurement systems
- Non-invasive cardiovascular technology including ECG, bioimpedance, phonocardiography, and oscillometry
- Health informatics, particularly at the interface with medical devices
Aim: Improving healthcare, using engineering methods.
Emphasis: Cardiovascular health, and how engineering modelling and technology can improve prevention, detection, treatment and management.
Focus: Low-cost, widely applicable solutions.
Selected Recent Journal Publications
Anand, G., Lowe, A., Al-Jumaily, A., (2016). Parametric Electrical Modelling of Human Forearm Simulation Response Using Multi-Frequency Electrical Bioimpedance. J Biosens Bioelectron 7. doi:10.4172/2155-6210.1000206
Anand, G., Lowe, A., Al-Jumaily, A.M., (2016). Simulation of impedance measurements at human forearm within 1 kHz to 2 MHz. Journal of Electrical Bioimpedance 7, 20. doi:10.5617/jeb.2657
Kalra, A., Lowe, A., Al-Jumaily, A.M., (2016). Quantifying Skin Stretch induced Motion Artifact from an Electrocardiogram signal-A Pilot Study. Journal of Biosensors & Bioelectronics.
Sluyter, J.D., Hughes, A.D., Lowe, A., Parker, K.H., Camargo, C.A., Hametner, B., Wassertheurer, S., Scragg, R.K., (2016). Different associations between beta-blockers and other antihypertensive medication combinations with brachial blood pressure and aortic waveform parameters. International Journal of Cardiology [accepted for publication, 2016-06-13].
Lin, H. C., Lowe, A., & Al-Jumaily, A. (2014). Non-invasive blood pressure measurement algorithm using neural networks. Artificial Intelligence Research, 3(2), 16-23. doi:10.5430/air.v3n2p16
Sluyter, J., Hughes, A., Thom, S., Parker, K., Lowe, A., & Scragg, R. (2013). Ethnic differences in arterial waveform measures in a large sample of adults enrolled in the Vitamin D Assessment (ViDA) Study [Abstract]. Artery Research, 7(3–4), 129-130. doi:10.1016/j.artres.2013.10.099
Stoner, L.,Faulkner, J.,Lowe, A.,M. Lambrick, D.,M. Young, J.,Love, R., ... S. Rowlands, D. (2013). Should the Augmentation Index be Normalized to Heart Rate? Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis, advpub.
Lin, A.,Lowe, A.,Sidhu, K.,Rawstom, J.,Maddison, R.,Kerr, A., ... Stewart, R. (2013). Relationship Between Central Arterial Pressure, Exercise and Fitness Level in Stable Coronary Artery Disease [Abstract]. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 22, 564-564. doi:10.1016/j.hlc.2013.04.041
Oh, T., Lowe, A., Lin, A., & Stewart, R. (2013). Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation Using the Pulsecor Cardioscope Blood Pressure Device [Abstract]. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 22, 572-572. doi:10.1016/j.hlc.2013.04.057