Special Issue

Topic: Wearable Sensors for Biochemical and Biophysical Analysis of Human Health

A Special Issue of Soft Science

ISSN 2769-5441 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 Dec 2023

Guest Editor(s)

Prof. Roozbeh Ghaffari
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.

Special Issue Introduction

Advances in soft, wearable biosensing systems with electrochemical, colorimetric, cardiovascular, biomechanics, hemodynamics, and integrated energy harvesting capabilities have enabled new possibilities in remote health monitoring, including personalized hydration, fatigue, blood pressure monitoring, health diagnostic, stress, and disease progression tracking. These novel classes of biosensors, devices, and the associated multi-modal data streams and actionable insights are fundamentally changing the way we analyze, diagnose, and intervene to improve the state of healthcare. The end result is a new landscape in digital health enabled by non-invasive biochemical and metabolic data which extends our capabilities from the paradigm of existing biophysical metrics (e.g. heart rate, step counts, heart rate variability) to a more holistic view of both biochemical and biophysical state of health. The resulting data and insights will spawn new algorithms, predictive models, and analytical tools for the data science and clinical communities. This Special Issue in Soft Science aims to highlight the recent advances in wearable biochemical and biophysical sensing across feasibility research through translational breakthroughs. Manuscripts that focus on novel wearable biosensing systems, clinical validation in human subjects, and multimodal data analytics approaches are strongly encouraged. We strongly encourage authors to deposit their source code, data, and design files in a public repository or in supplementary sections where appropriate.

Submission Deadline

31 Dec 2023

Submission Information

For Author Instructions, please refer to https://oaepublish.com/ss/author_instructions
For Online Submission, please login at https://oaemesas.com/login?JournalId=ss&IssueId=ss220830
Submission Deadline: 30 Sep 2023
Contacts: April Sha, Assistant Editor, assistant_editor@softscijournal.com

Published Articles

A dual-mode wearable sensor with coupled ion and pressure sensing
Open Access Research Article
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The sweat rate as a digital biomarker in clinical medicine beyond sports science
Open Access Commentary
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ISSN 2769-5441 (Online)
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