David Frakes

Associate Professor

ISTB1, room 281F

Lab: Image Processing Applications Laboratory

Research areas of interest
Image and video processing, cardiovascular fluid mechanics, machine vision, medical device modeling and design

Collaborations and industry affiliations
Google, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dignity Health, Syncardia Systems, Materialise, Lockheed Martin, Interactive Flow Studies, Endovantage, Heart in Your Hand

Professional preparation
Ph.D., bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003
M.S., electrical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002
M.S., mechanical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002
B.S., electrical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998

Courses taught
Spring 2012
BME 394                Special Topics
BME 590                Reading and Conference
BME 593                Applied Project
EEE 592                 Research
EEE 599                 Thesis

Recognition and Awards

1. 2014 World Technology Network Award – Health and Medicine Category
2. 2014 Arizona Innovator of the Year Award – Academia Category
3. 2014 ASU SBHSE Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Award
4. 2013 ASU SBHSE Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Award
5. 2013 ASU Faculty Achievement Award – Best Innovation
6. 2012 ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Mentor Award
7. 2011 Arizona State University Top 5% Excellence in Instruction Award
8. 2011 IEEE Phoenix Section Outstanding Faculty Award
9. 2009 Arizona State University Centennial Professor of the Year Award
10. 2007 Georgia Tech College of Engineering Council of Outstanding Young Alumni

Selected Publications

  1. Venkatesan R, Zwart C, Frakes D, Li B. Spatio-temporal Video Deinterlacing Using Control Grid Interpolation. SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging. accepted: Feb 2015.
  2. Ryan J, Moe T, Richardson R, Frakes D, Nigro JJ, Pophal SG. A Novel Approach to Neonatal Management of Tetralogy of Fallot, with Pulmonary Atresia, and Multiple Aortopulmonary Collaterals. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. vol 8(1), pp 103-4, Jan 2015.
  3. Chaudhury R, Herrmann M, Frakes D, Adrian R. Length and Time for Development of Laminar Flow in Tubes Following a Step Increase of Volume Flux. Experiments in Fluids. available online: Jan 2015.
  4. Russin J, Babiker H, Ryan J, Rangel-Castilla L, Frakes D, Nakaji P. Computational Fluid Dynamics to Evaluate the Management of a Giant Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm. World Neurosurgery. available online: Dec 2014.
  5. Park S, Sanders D, Smith B, Ryan J, Plasencia J, Osborn M, Wellnitz C, Southard R, Pierce C, Arabia F, Lane J, Frakes D, Velez D, Pophal S, Nigro J. Total Artificial Heart in a Small Pediatric Patient with Biventricular Heart Failure. Perfusion. vol 29, pp 82-8, Jan 2014.
  6. Babiker H, Gonzalez L, Chong B, Cheema S, Frakes D. Finite Element Modeling of Embolic Coil Deployment: Multifactor Characterization of Treatment Effects on Cerebral Aneurysm Hemodynamics. Journal of Biomechanics. vol 46(16), pp 2809-16, Nov 2013.
  7. Zwart C, Frakes D. Segment Adaptive Gradient Angle Interpolation. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. vol 22(8), pp 2960-9, Aug 2013.
  8. Roszelle B, Gonzalez F, Babiker H, Ryan J, Albuquerque F, Frakes D. Flow Diverter Effect on Cerebral Aneurysm Hemodynamics: An In Vitro Comparison of Telescoping Stents and the Pipeline. Neuroradiology. vol 55(6), pp 751-8, Jun 2013.
  9. Ejaz F, Ryan J, Henriksen M, Stomski L, Osborn M, Feith M, Richardson R, Pophal S, Frakes D. Color-coded Patient-specific Physical Models of Congenital Heart Disease. Rapid Prototyping Journal. accepted: Jan 2013.
  10. Babiker M, Gonzalez F, Ryan J, Albuquerque F, Collins D, Elvikis A, Frakes D. Influence of Stent Configuration on Cerebral Aneurysm Fluid Dynamics. Journal of Biomechanics. vol 45(3), pp 440-7, Feb 2012.