David Frakes

Associate Professor

ISTB1, room 281F

Lab: Image Processing Applications Laboratory

Research areas of interest
Vascular flow imaging and fluid dynamics, suppression of optical turbulence distortion in video, machine vision for industrial control systems.

Collaborations and industry affiliations
Analysis of procedural variable effects on fluid dynamics in coil embolized cerebral aneurysms, ASU-Mayo seed grant; Clinical applications of MR perfusion to characterize histologic heterogeneity in the post-treatment glioma bed: developing safe and accurate methods, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale.

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
NSF CAREER Award: Imaging-driven fluid dynamic engineering of modified biomedical systems, 2012
Mimics Innovation Award, 2010
Phase I SBIR Award, 2010
Arizona State University Centennial Professor of the Year, 2009
Georgia Institute of Technology Council of Outstanding Young Alumni, 2007

Selected publications

Zwart C, Frakes D. Segment Adaptive Gradient Angle Interpolation. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. vol 22(8), pp 2960-9, Aug 2013.

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.

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. accepted: Jun 2013.

Park S, Nigro J, Ryan J, Osborn M, Wellnitz C, Southard R, Sanders B, Lane J, Frakes D, Pophal S. Total Artificial Heart in a Small Pediatric Patient with Biventricular Heart Failure. Perfusion. accepted: Apr 2013.

Babiker M, Gonzalez L, Albuquerque F, Collins D, Elvikis A, Zwart C, Roszelle B, Frakes D. An In Vitro Study of Pulsatile Fluid Dynamics in Intracranial Aneurysm Models Treated with Embolic Coils and Flow Diverters. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. vol 60(4), pp 1150-9, Apr 2013.

Giers M, McLaren A, Plasencia J, Frakes D, McLemore R, Caplan M. Spatiotemporal Quantification of Local Drug Delivery Using MRI. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. vol 2013, pp 1-12(electronic), Apr 2013.

Zwart C, Ryan J, Frakes D, Ganesh T. Hand Drawn: Lessons on Neuromuscular Control and Prosthetic Hand Design. Science Scope. vol 36(6), pp 46-53, Feb 2013.

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.

Frakes D, Zwart C, Singhose W. Extracting Motion Data from Video Using Optical Flow with Physically-Based Constraints. International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems. accepted: Oct 2012.

Zwart C, Venkatesan R, Frakes D. Decomposed Multidimensional Control Grid Interpolation for Common Interpolation-Based Image Processing Applications in Consumer Electronics. SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging. accepted: Oct 2012.