Vice President Academics

The Vice President Academics is responsible for collecting and distributing information regarding biomedical field academia, both at the University of Manitoba and at other universities. This includes, but is not limited to course information, professor information, current professor and graduate research, research opportunities, and graduate programs. The Vice President Academics shall also attend all UMBMES meetings, and be the contact person for all academic oriented inquiries.

Curriculum Vitae

2008 – present

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Focus Area & Industry Internship Program

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada

Expected graduation date: June 2014

Conference Papers

C. A. MacGregor and Z. Moussavi, "A Novel Expert Classifier Approach to Pre-Screening Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness," Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2014 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Chicago, IL, USA, August 26-30, 2014, invited paper, under review.

[2] Available on: IEEE Xplore
C. A. MacGregor, D. Karimi, A. Azarbarzin, and Z. Moussavi, "Statistical Analysis of Tracheal Breath Sounds during Wakefulness for Screening Obstructive Sleep Apnea," Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2013 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Osaka, Japan, July 3-7 2013.
[3] Available on: IEEE Xplore
C. A. MacGregor, S. Bhadra, K. Perveen, M. Xing, G. E. Bridges, and D. J. Thomson, "A Wireless Volatile Organic Absorption pH Sensor Using A Mixed Metal Oxide Electrode," Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 2013 IEEE International, Minneapolis, MN, USA, May 6-9 2013.
[4] Pending availability
A. Byagowi, M. T. G. Campuzano, C. MacGregor, and Z. Moussavi, "Virtual Reality Psychophysical Tests to Investigate Human Temporal and Spatial Processing Ability," Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference 2012, Minneapolis, MN, USA, April 10-12, 2012.

APEGM Progress Reports

Mar 2013 - Aug 2013 Supervisor: Dr. Zahra Moussavi
Approved (2 months*)

Industry Internship Part 2 of 2
*Maximum total pre-graduation experience of 12 months attained

Sep 2012 - Feb 2013 Supervisor: Dr. Zahra Moussavi
Approved (6 months)

Industry Internship Part 1 of 2

May - Aug 2012 Supervisor: Dr. Douglas Thomson Approved (4 months)

Design and testing of wireless volatile organic absorption pH sensor using mixed metal oxide electrodes embedded in hydrogel (Listed on APEGM website as one example of how to write a 4 month report)

Awards & Honours

2014 3rd place Innovative Design, Western Engineering Competition, Edmonton, AB

for final-year group design project "Hardware and Firmware Design of Microwave Tomography System Sub-Components"

2014 Sunnybrook Prize Winner, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON

for internship research "A novel smart classifier approach to pre-screening obstructive sleep apnea"
(CBC Manitoba Information Radio Interview; Manitoban Article)

2013 Canadian Student Health Research Forum Manitoba Poster Competition - Dean of Graduate Studies Poster Presentation Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba

for internship research "Statistical analysis of tracheal breath sounds during wakefulness for screening obstructive sleep apnea"

2013 University of Manitoba Emerging Leader
2012 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award
2012 University of Manitoba Summer Undergraduate Research Award (Declined)
2011 Shell Canada Furthering the Environment of Learning (FUEL) scholarship
2010 Engineering Academic Excellence Award – Electrical Engineering
2009 Engineering Class of 1946 scholarship
2008 Hogg Centennial Entrance scholarship
2008 – present
Dean's Honour List, Faculty of Engineering

Extracurricular Involvement

2012 – present
University of Manitoba Biomedical Engineering Society (UMBMES)
2012 – 2013 Undergraduate student representative at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering council meetings
2011 – 2012 Outreach directorship, University of Manitoba Engineering Society
2010 – 2012 Orientation student leader for U1 (2010) and EngO (2011, 2012)
2009 – 2011 University of Manitoba Concert Band (Euphonium)