Prof. El Saddik is appointed Associate Editor in Chief for IEEE MM magazine

Starting January 1, 2018, Prof. El Saddik is appointed Associate Editor in Chief for IEEE MM magazine

Editorial Board


Our paper ECG Authentication for Mobile Devices

ECG Authentication for Mobile Devices

Includes the top 50 most frequently accessed documents for this publication according to the usage statistics for the month of Oc. 2017


Prof. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik demonstrates a glove-based tool that responds to pressure with senator Chantal Petitclerc at the University of Ottawa on Oct. 31, 2017.

The internet as it operates today is based on protocols that were “developed for email, not for multimedia, not for touch, not for haptic, smell, whatever,” El Saddik said. This is why we need the Tactile Internet (IEEE 1918.1) standard.


MDII and NSERC CREATE BEST 1st annual poster event

MDII and NSERC CREATE BEST would like to invite you to attend the first annual student poster event located at 55 Laurier –  (room 12102) on Thursday September 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm.  It is our great honor to have you as our guest as we appreciate you as a partner.

Please find here the list of posters.

The Medical Devices Innovation Institute MDII fosters collaboration among the key stakeholders to address health intelligence and targeted medical devices  needs, find solutions to sector specific barriers and challenges, and drives the development of leading edge, innovative wellbeing systems and nurtures talent in relevant fields, by ultimately bringing innovative ideas from concept to deployment.

MDII is bringing together the Ottawa science, engineering, health and medical communities to create a cogent core of excellence to:

  1. Research: producing high quality interdisciplinary research related to the wellbeing of citizens with particular reference to Internet of Things and multi-sensory data; Intelligent and cognitive analytics; and Human Interaction with digital media.;
  2. Training: encouraging the development of HQP by promoting a nurturing environment for our higher degree research students, including: a) graduate diploma/certificate; b) entrepreneurship training with focus on wellness devices and regulatory related to Health Canada;
  3. Services: holding a yearly meeting (workshop/forum) to bridge the gap between academia and industry in wellness systems and offering short courses for industry around wearable technologies, software, medical IT, machine learning (big-data), augmented/virtual reality, and decision-making in connected health settings;


We look forward to your attendance.