Viktor Gruev

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Viktor Gruev
Professor
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
2052 ECE Building
306 North Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801

Primary Research Area

  • Biomedical Imaging, Bioengineering, and Acoustics - Biosensors and bioelectronics

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Education

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2000.
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2005.

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and and Engr., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008 - 2014
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and and Engr., Washington University in St. Louis, 2014 - 2016
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016 - 2019
  • Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019 - present

Other Professional Employment

  • Patent Expert Witness, White and Case LLP, Washington DC, 2012
  • Research Consultant, Emergent Views Inc., 2007 - 2010

Research Areas

  • Analog integrated circuits
  • Biosensors and bioelectronics
  • Circuits

Research Topics

  • Beyond CMOS
  • Electronics, Plasmonics, and Photonics
  • Healthcare and medical technologies
  • Human computer interactions
  • Machine vision
  • Medical imaging
  • Micro & nanoelectromechanical M/NEMS integrated systems
  • Nanomedicine and bio-nanotechnology
  • Photonics: optical engineering and systems
  • Point-of-care diagnostics
  • Sensing systems

Chapters in Books

  • Etienne-Cummings, R.; Clapp, M.; Gruev, V., "Focal-Plane Analog Image Processing," in O. Yadid-Pecht and R. Etienne-Cummings, CMOS Imagers: from Phototransduction to Image Processing, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Spring 2004.
  • Suman B. Mondal, Shengkui Gao, Nan Zhu, Rongguang Liang, Viktor Gruev, Samuel Achilefu,” Chapter Five – Real-Time Fluorescence Image-Guided Oncologic Surgery”, Advances in Cancer Research, Vol. 124, pp. 171–211, 2014.

Selected Articles in Journals

  • T. York, S. B. Powell, S. Gao, L. Kahan, T. Charanya, D. Saha, N. W. Roberts, T. W. Cronin, J. Marshall, S. Achilefu, S. P. Lake, B. Raman, and V. Gruev, "Bioinspired polarization imaging sensors: from circuits and optics to signal processing algorithms and biomedical applications," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 102, pp. 1450-1469, 2014.
  • G. M. Calabrese, P. C. Brady, V. Gruev, and M. E. Cummings, "Polarization signaling in swordtails alters female mate preference," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 111, pp. 13397-13402, 2014.
  • S. B. Powell and V. Gruev, "Calibration methods for division-of-focal-plane polarimeters," Optics Express, vol. 21, pp. 21039-21055, 2013.
  • V. Gruev, R. Perkins, and T. York, "CCD polarization imaging sensor with aluminum nanowire optical filters," Optics Express, vol. 18, pp. 19087-19094, 2010.
  • S. B. Mondal, S. Gao, N. Zhu, G. P. Sudlow, K. Liang, A. Som, W. J. Akers, R. C. Fields, J. Margenthaler, and R. Liang, "Binocular Goggle Augmented Imaging and Navigation System provides real-time fluorescence image guidance for tumor resection and sentinel lymph node mapping," Scientific Reports, vol. 5, 2015.
  • S. B. Mondal, S. Gao, N. Zhu, L. Habimana-Griffin, W. J. Akers, R. Liang, et al., "Optical See-Through Cancer Vision Goggles Enable Direct Patient Visualization and Real-Time Fluorescence-Guided Oncologic Surgery," vol. 0, pp. 1-7, 2017.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • M. Garcia, S. Gao, C. Edmiston, T. York, and V. Gruev, "Live demonstration: A 1300× 800, 700 mW, 30 fps spectral polarization imager," in IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 1911-1911, 2015.
  • N. Cui, T. York, R. Marinov, S. Mondal, S. Gao, J. Margenthaler, et al., "A 110 × 64 150 mW 28 frames/s integrated visible/near-infrared CMOS image sensor with dual exposure times for image guided surgery," in 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2016, pp. 101-104
  • V. Gruev, "Bio-inspired Polarization Imaging Sensor for Label-Free Applications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, San Jose, California, p. SM1O.2, 2016.
  • S. Gao, M. Garcia, C. Edmiston, T. York, R. Marinov, S. B. Mondal, et al., "A compact bio-inspired visible/NIR imager for image-guided surgery (Conference Presentation)," pp. 96960A-96960A-1, 2016.
  • N. Cui, T. York, R. Marinov, S. Mondal, S. Gao, J. Margenthaler, et al., "A 110 × 64 150 mW 28 frames/s integrated visible/near-infrared CMOS image sensor with dual exposure times for image guided surgery," in 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 101-104, 2016.

Patents

  • J. Van der Spiegel, V. Gruev, and Z. Yang, "CMOS linear voltage/current dual-mode imager," US Patent 8,471,189, 2013.
  • V. Gruev, "Sensor for spectral-polarization imaging," US Patent App. 13/866,096, 2013
  • S. Achilefu, Y. Liu, V. Gruev, J. P. Culver, W. Akers, and A. Bauer, "Goggle imaging systems and methods," US Patent App. 14/374,002, 2013.
  • V. Gruev, Z. Yang, and J. Van der Spiegel, "Current/voltage mode image sensor with switchless active pixels," US Patent 7,924,332, 2011.
  • V. Gruev, J. Van der Spiegel, and N. Engheta, "Sensor and polarimetric filters for real-time extraction of polarimetric information at the focal plane," US Patent 7,582,857, 2009.
  • M. A. Lewis, R. Etienne-Cummings, K. Hsiao, I. M. Ayub, V. Gruev, and C. F. Milne, "Colorstick," US Patent 7,251,031, 2007.

Journal Editorships

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems

Honors

  • IEEE ISCAS Best Paper Award (May 2011)
  • IEEE ISCAS Best Live Demo (May 2015)
  • IEEE ISCAS Best Paper in Sensory Track (May 2015)
  •  IEEE ISCAS Best Student Paper Award ( May 2017)
  • IEEE ISCAS Best Paper in the Sensory Systems Technical Track (May 2017)

Research Honors

  • IEEE ISCAS Best Paper Award (May 2011)
  • IEEE ISCAS Best Live Demo (May 2015)
  • 2016 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award (2016)

Courses Taught

  • ECE 110 - Introduction to Electronics
  • ECE 437 - Sensors and Instrumentation