What Wearables Can Tell Us About Ourselves (and the World)

15/09/2020

 

Join thought leader Conor Heneghan, Director of Research Algorithms in Fitbit, on UCD Discovery's 'Zoom for Thought' 15-min chat series on 

Tuesday September 15th 2020 @ 5pm IST 

where he will discuss

"What Wearables Can Tell Us About Ourselves (and the World)"

Join the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat via zoom: https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/j/99932450213

The event kicks off at 5pm sharp and finishes at 5.15pm.

 

Biography

Conor Heneghan PhD is a Director of Research Algorithms in Fitbit. He joined Fitbit in 2015 and has led up efforts in development of sleep tracking and other physiological metrics using Fitbit technology. Prior to Fitbit, he worked at ResMed (2011-2015) as Chief Engineer. ResMed is a leading manufacturer and developer of sleep apnea and non-invasive ventilation therapeutics products. From 2003-2011, he was co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of BiancaMed, a start-up focused on novel sleep and respiratory tracking devices. From 1997- 2006 he was on the faculty of Engineering at University College Dublin. Dr Heneghan received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1995 from Columbia University, New York.  His research interests are in the areas of sleep measurement and physiological signal processing. He has published over 200 scientific articles and abstracts in the areas of biomedical engineering and signal processing. He received a BE in Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin in 1990.