John LaCourse

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-1324 ext. 0041
Office: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W207, Durham, NH 03824
John R. LaCourse

John LaCourse was born in Norwich, CT on March 17, 1952. He received the B.A. in Biophysics from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT in 1974, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biological engineering from the same institute in 1977 and 1981, respectively. Since 1980 he has been a member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Hampshire. He is a member of IEEE-EMBS, IEEE-IMS, Sigma Xi, Medical Ergonomics Society, and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. He is also a certified Professional Ergonomist (#83).

Education

  • Ph.D., Biological Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • M.S., Biological Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • B.A., Biophysics, University of Connecticut

Courses Taught

  • ECE 444: Honors/Bionics
  • ECE 694: Professional Principles of Eng
  • ECE 775/875: Appl of Integrated Circuits
  • ECE 784/884: Biomedical Instrumentation
  • ECE 796: Top/Empowrng Abilities in STEM
  • ECE 896: SpecTop/Bioelectricityof Trees
  • ECE 915: Advanced Active Circuits
  • ECE 992: Adv Top/Appl Discrete Devices
  • ECE 993: Adv Topics Computer Engineer
  • ECE 994: AdvTop/Systems Engineering

Selected Publications

Jankauskas, G. T., LaCourse, J. R., & Limbert, D. E. (1992). Optimization and analysis of a capacitive contactless angular transducer. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 41(2), 311-315. doi:10.1109/19.137367

LACOURSE, J. R., SIVAPRASAD, K., & ROGERS, D. B. (1991). A SYSTEM TO MEASURE A PILOTS TEMPORAL PULSE PRESSURE DURING ACCELERATION. AVIATION SPACE AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 62(4), 356-362. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

LaCourse, J. R., & Hludik, F. C. (1990). An eye movement communication-control system for the disabled. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 37(12), 1215-1220. doi:10.1109/10.64465

LaCourse, J. R., Vogt, M. C., Miller, W. T., & Selikowitz, S. M. (1988). Spectral analysis interpretation of electro-surgical generator nerve and muscle stimulation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 35(7), 505-509. doi:10.1109/10.4578

SELIKOWITZ, S. M., & LACOURSE, J. R. (1987). ELECTRIC-CURRENT AND VOLTAGE RECORDINGS ON THE MYOCARDIUM DURING ELECTROSURGICAL PROCEDURES IN CANINES. SURGERY GYNECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS, 164(3), 219-224. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Lacourse, J. R., & Sekel, D. A. (1986). A Contact Method of Ocular Pulse Detection for Studies of Carotid Occlusions. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, BME-33(4), 381-385. doi:10.1109/tbme.1986.325792

LaCourse, J. R., Mohanakrishnan, G., & Sivaprasad, K. (1986). Simulations of arterial pressure pulses using a transmission line model. Journal of Biomechanics, 19(9), 771-780. doi:10.1016/0021-9290(86)90200-9

Lacourse, J. R., Miller, W. T., Vogt, M., & Selikowitz, S. M. (1985). Effect of High-Frequency Current on Nerve and Muscle Tissue. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, BME-32(1), 82-86. doi:10.1109/tbme.1985.325636

LACOURSE, J. R., & NORTHROP, R. B. (1978). PRELIMINARY-STUDY OF MECHANORECEPTORS WITHIN ANTERIOR BYSSUS RETRACTOR MUSCLE OF MYTILUS-EDULIS-L. BIOLOGICAL BULLETIN, 155(1), 161-168. doi:10.2307/1540873

Cooke, J. C., & LaCourse, J. R. (1975). A Preliminary Study of Microfungi from the Connecticut River Estuary. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 102(1), 1. doi:10.2307/2484588

Most Cited Publications