John LaCourse

Department Chair and Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-1324
Office: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W207, Durham, NH 03824
John 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 775/875: Appl of Integrated Circuits
  • ECE 784/884: Biomedical Instrumentation
  • ECE 784/994: Biomedical Instrumentation
  • ECE 796: Top/Empowrng Abilities in STEM
  • ECE 896: SpecTop/Bioelectricityof Trees
  • ECE 992: Adv Top/Appl Discrete Devices
  • ECE 993: Adv Topics Computer Engineer
  • ECE 994: AdvTop/Systems Engineering

Selected Publications

Chirgwin, C. W., LaCourse, J. R., McWilliam, P., & IEEE. (2015). Smart Syringe: Determining the Depth and Location of the Needle during Intramuscular Injection. In 2015 41ST ANNUAL NORTHEAST BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE (NEBEC). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Pretorius, H. S., LaCourse, J. R., & IEEE. (2015). Sensor to Monitor In-Cockpit Eye Level Arterial Pulse Patency for G-LOC. In 2015 41ST ANNUAL NORTHEAST BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE (NEBEC). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Shippee-Rice, R. V., LaCourse, J. R., Faulkner, N., Schlachter, E., & Rutigliano, K. (2013). BED PAN SAFETY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY: SMART-PAN MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. In GERONTOLOGIST Vol. 53 (pp. 394-395). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Faulkner, N. T., LaCourse, J. R., Shippee-Rice, R., & IEEE. (2013). Smart-Pan: Bedpan Management System. In 2013 39TH ANNUAL NORTHEAST BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE (NEBEC 2013) (pp. 175-+). doi:10.1109/NEBEC.2013.139

Rideout, T. M., LaCourse, J. R., McWilliam, P. L., & IEEE. (2012). Force Sensing Syringe as a Teaching Tool for Injection. In 2012 38TH ANNUAL NORTHEAST BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE (NEBEC) (pp. 364-365). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Smith, W. J., & LaCourse, J. R. (2004). Non-contact biopotential measurement from the human body using a low-impedance charge amplifier. In PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE 30TH ANNUAL NORTHEAST BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE (pp. 31-32). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

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., & 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., 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, 32(1), 82-86. doi:10.1109/TBME.1985.325636

Most Cited Publications