Bio Instruments Research and Development Society (BIRDS )
The institution has an interdisciplinary research group called Bio Instruments Research and Development Society (BIRDS). BIRDS is a forum for professionals in the field of medicine and engineering to work in collaboration.
Conduct workshops/seminars annually:
Conducted a half day workshop on 'Enabling Technologies for Health Care' in association with IEEE EMBS Kerala Chapter at RSET on 16th Aug 2016.
One day workshop on BIRDS-'so far and future'with panel discussions on 6th June 2017.
R&D on biomedical instruments:
Designing a 'Upper limb rehabilitation system'for patients with impairments after a stroke.
Designing of a 'Kinetic gait analysis device' for recording, analyzing and reporting gait of physically impaired.
Designing of a 'Therapeutic hand massager'.
Taking up issues referred to the Society by practicing doctors:
Research on EEG signals since 2012. Associated with doctors and medical industries to bring out improvements in the current method of EEG recordings.
Internships for PG students
Projects for UG students
Transfer of technology to industry:
Interaction with R& D Center, SFO, Ms. NeST Technologies, Kakkanad for developing projects as products on 6th Feb 2018.
Development of equipment and software tools for medical diagnosis and treatment.
Regular faculty interactions with doctors at Rajagiri Hospital, Kalamassery.