Dr. Vidya Manian
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 9000
Mayaguez, PR 00681-9000
Office: CID Bldg. 221, S-408
Phone: (787) 832 4040 x 5845, 5840, 3650
Fax: (787) 832-2825
GENE DATA MINING AND MACHINE LEARNING - NASA EPSCoR project
NEUROIMAGING - EEG, fMRI signal processing
Brain Machine Interface (BMI) Systems using machine learning and artificial intelligence
Electroencephalogram (EEG) connectivity in human perception
Satellite multi-sensor, multi-data image analysis for decision making
BINFORMATICS -Research projects
BRAIN COMPUTER INTERFACE Lab (BCI Lab)
COMPLETED PHD STUDENTS
Ollanay Medina, PhD in CISE, UPRM, June 2014
First PhD student graduated from Electrical Engineering: Cesar Aceros, June 2019
With the first lady Sra. Wilma Pastrana (Wife of the Governor of PR) at La Fortaleza (Governor's house in San Juan), honored by the first lady as one of the women contributing to Education, art and business in Puerto Rico.
Distinguished Professor of Research Award -9 May 2014
Distinguished Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering - 5 May 2015
Introduction to Brain Machine(Computer) Interfaces BING 8995
Estimation, Detection and Stochastic Processes INEL 6078
Data Structures ICOM 4035
Signals and Systems INEL 4095
Digital Signal Processing INEL 5309
Pattern Recognition INEL 5046
Introduction to Remote Sensing INEL 6007
Digital Image Processing INEL 6209
Fundamentals of Computing-ICOM 4075
Image Processing-INEL 5327
Electrical System Analysis II-INEL 4102
SELECTED JOURNAL AND IEEE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
Auditory source localization by time frequency analysis and classification of electroencephalogram signals, Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, Vol. 19(5), July 2019
Assessment of cognitive aging using an SSVEP-Based Brain-Computer Interface System, mdpi Journal of Big Data and Cognitive Computing, Vol. 3(2), May 2019
J. Tantiongloc, D. A. Mesa, R. Ma, S. Kim, C. H. Alzate, J. Camacho, V. Manian and T. P. Coleman, "An information and control framework for optimizing user-complaint human computer interfaces," JOURNAL of PROC. OF THE IEEE 105.2, 273-285, 2017
A. Alarcon, M.R.Rwebangira, M.F. Chouika and V. Manian, "A new methodology based on level sets for target detection in hyperspectral images," IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 54, No. 9, 5385-5396, 2016
A. Sotomayor, J. Vidal, O. Medina and V. Manian, "Biodiversity assessment in coral reef benthic habitats using hyperspectral images," IEEE SMC World Automation Congress, DOI: 10.1109/WAC.2016.7582946, IEEE, Oct. 2016.
O. Medina and V. Manian, "A hierarchical semantic memory model for classification of motion capture data," IEEE SMC World Automation Congress, DOI: 10.1109/WAC.2016.7582947, IEEE, Oct. 2016.
O. Nieves and V. Manian, "Automatic person authentication using fewer channel EEG motor imagery," IEEE SMC World Automation Congress, DOI: 10.1109/WAC.2016.7582945, IEEE, Oct. 2016.
J. Camacho and V.Manian, "Real-time single channel EEG motor imagery based Brain Computer Interface, "IEEE SMC World Automation COngress, DOI:10.1109/WAC.2016.7582973, IEEE, Oct. 2016.
O. Medina, V. Manian and J. D. Chinea, "Biodiversity assessment using hierarchical agglomerative clustering and spectral unmixing over hyperspectral images," Sensors Journal, 13(10), 13949-13959, 2013.
S. Huaman and V. Manian, "Object segmentation in hyperspectral images using active contours and graph cuts," Intl. Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 33, NO. 4, pp. 1246-1263, Feb. 2012.
S. Velasco-Forero and V. Manian, "Improving hyperspectral image classification using spatial preprocessing," IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 297-301, April 2009.
V. Manian and M. Velez-Reyes, "Support vector classification of land cov er and benthic habitat from hyperspectral iamges," Intl. Journal of high speed electornics and systems, Vol. 18, NO. 2, pp. 337-348, June 2008.
V. Manian and L. O. Jimenez, "Land cover and benthic habitat classification using texture features from multispectral and hyperspectral images," Journal of Electronic Imaging, SPIE, VOl. 16, No. 2, 2007.
V. Manian and A. Ross, “Face detection using statistical and multi-resolution texture features.” Multimedia Cyberspace Journal, Special Issue on Pattern Recognition and Bioinformatics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 1-9, 2005.
V. Manian and R. Vasquez, “Texture discrimination based on neural dynamics of visual perception.” In IEEE Joint Intl. conf. Neural Networks, Proceedings IEEE, Portland, Oregon, July 2003.
V. Manian and R. Vasquez, “Approaches to color and texture based image classification.” Journal of Optical Engineering, SPIE, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 1480-1490, July 2002.
V. Manian, R. Vásquez, and P. Katiyar, “Texture classification using logical operators.” IEEE Trans. on image processing, Vol. 9, No: 10, pp. 1693-1703, Oct. 2000.
V. Manian and R. Vásquez, “Scaled and rotated texture classification using a class of basis functions.” Journal of Pattern Recognition, Vol. 31, No. 12, pp. 1937-1948, 1998