Cullen School of Engineering

Location

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
N308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77004-4005
Phone: 713-743-4400
Fax: 713-743-4444
Department: ece [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu
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Faculty

Dr. George Zouridakis

Joint Appointment

218 Philip G. Hoffman Hall, Room 228

Houston, TX 77204-3058

Tel: 713-743-8656 | Fax: 713-743-1250

Email: zouridakis [at] uh [dot] edu

Education

  • Dr.Ing. Electronics Engineering, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Awards and Honors

Research

Research Interests

  • Neuroengineering Biomedical Imaging Computational Biomedicine Functional Brain Mapping Biosignal Analysis and Modeling


Presentations

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Moore J.E. and Zouridakis G.,Editors-in-Chief, Biomedical Technology and Devices Handbook, CRC Press, 2003

  • Zouridakis G. and Papanicolaou A.C., A Concise Guide to Intraoperative Monitoring, CRC Press, 2001

  • Papanicolaou A.C. Computer illustrations by G. Zouridakis,Fundamentals of Functional Brain Imaging, Swets & Zeitlinger, 1988

  • Zouridakis G., Diaz J., and F Baluch. “Noninvasive Functional Brain Imaging,” In Encyclopedia of Informatics in Healthcare & Biomedicine, Athina A. Lazakidou (Ed.), Idea Group Reference, 2006.

  • Zouridakis G. and Iyer D. “Functional Brain Mapping through Intracranial Source Imaging,” In Biomedical Technology and Devices Handbook, J. E. Moore, Jr. and G. Zouridakis (Eds), CRC Press, 2003

  • Hatten C. and Zouridakis G. “Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring,” In Biomedical Technology and Devices Handbook, J.E. Moore, Jr. G. Zouridakis (Eds), CRC Press, 2003

  • Wheless JW, Venkataraman V, Kim H, Breier JI, Simos PG, Zouridakis G, and Papanicolaou AC. “Assessing Normal Brain Function with Magnetoencephalography (MEG),” In Recent Advances in Human Brain Mapping (International Congress Series 1232), Elsevier, NYC, NY, 2002.

  • Wheless, J.W., Venkataraman, V., Breier, J.I., Simos, P.G., Zouridakis, G., and Papanicolaou, A.C. “Functional Brain Mapping with Magnetoencephalography (MEG),” In Advanced Technology—Brain Tumor Surgery: Clinical Application of Advanced Technologies, T. Kayama (Ed.), Japanese Brain Tumor Congress, Japan, 2001.

  • Zouridakis G. “The Role of Functional Neurosurgery in Neurological Disorders,” In Practical Clinical Neurology, Dalakas M. (Ed), Medical Publishing Pashalidis, Athens, Greece, 2001.

  • Zouridakis G. and Tam D. C. “Recognition and Classification of Multineuron Activity using a Fuzzy Clustering Approach,” In Computational Medicine, Public Health, and Biotechnology, World Scientific, 1995.

  • Zouridakis G., Nyberg H. M., and Jansen B. H. “A Deterministic Approach to Visual Evoked Potential Modeling,” In Nonlinear Dynamical Analysis of the EEG, B. H. Jansen and M. E. Brandt (Eds.), World Scientific, pp. 336-349, 1993.

  • Zouridakis G., Nyberg H. M., and Jansen B. H. “Dynamical Analysis of Encephalic Activity,” In Chaotic Dynamics: Theory and Practice, A. Bountis (Ed.), Plenum, pp. 275-286, 1992.

  • Zouridakis G., Iyer D., Diaz J., and Patidar U. Estimation of individual evoked potential components using iterative independent component analysis, Phys. Med. Biol. 52: 5353-5368, 2007.

  • Iyer, D. and Zouridakis G. Single-trial evoked potential estimation: comparison between independent Component analysis and wavelet denoising, Clinical Neurophysiology, 118(3): 495-504, 2007.

  • Diaz J. and Zouridakis G. The phase of the ongoing activity at the stimulus time and the N100 response, WSEAS Transactions on Signal Processing, 1(2): 175-181, 2006

  • Zouridakis G. and Iyer D. Phase Aspects and Localization Analysis of the Auditory N100 Component, Int. J of Bioelectromagnetism, 7(2): 169-172, 2005.

  • Zouridakis G. and Bagrecha N. “Computational tools for MRI-guided thermal therapy,” WSEAS Transactions on Systems, 3(5): 2308-12, 2004.

  • Zouridakis G. and Iyer D. Improved estimation of evoked potentials using an iterative independent component analysis procedure, WSEAS Transactions on Circuits, 2(1): 288-291, 2003.

  • Papanicolaou A.C., Simos P.G., Breier J.I., and Zouridakis G. Magnetoencephalographic mapping of the language specific cortex: A review. Revista de Neurología, 34: 871-876, 2002.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiologi¬cal monitoring. Part 7. Artifacts & Troubleshooting, Journal of Clinical Engineering, 27: 2002.

  • Leon-Carion, J., Simos, P.G., Breier, J.I., Zouridakis, G., and Papanicolaou, A.C. Imagenes de activacion functional cerebral a traves de medidas de fuentes magneticas: Applicationes de la magnetoencephalografia a la Neuropsicologia, Revista de Psichologia General y Aplicada, 55: 105-112, 2002.

  • Zouridakis G. and Kataki M. Functional Neurosurgery: Overview and Application Examples, Research Advances in Biomedical Engineering, GRN 1: 10-21, 2001.

  • Van Horn G, Hassenbush S, Zouridakis G, Mullani N, Wilde M, Papanicolaou AC. Pallidotomy surgery: comparison of responders and nonresponders, J. Neurosurgery, 48: 263-273, 2001.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Part 6. Cranial Surgery. Journal of Clinical Engineering, 25: 54-64, 2000.

  • Zouridakis G. and Tam D.C. Identification of reliable spike templates in multi-unit extracellular recordings via fuzzy clustering. Comp. Meth. Prog. Biomed, 61: 91-98, 2000.

  • Breier J.I., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C. Lateralization of activity associated with language function using magnetoencephalography: a reliability study. J Clin Neurophysiol. 17(4): 503-510, 2000.

  • Papanicolaou A.C., Simos P.G., Breier J.I., Zouridakis G., Willmore L.J., Wheless J.W., Constantinou J.E.C., Maggio W.W., and Gormley W.B. Magnetoencephalographic mapping of the language-specific cortex. Journal of Neurosurgery, 90: 85-93, 1999.

  • Simos, P.G., Breier, J.I., Maggio W.W., Gormley, W.B., Zouridakis, G., Willmore L.J., Wheless J.W., Constantinou J.E.C., Papanicolaou, A.C. Atypical temporal lobe language representation revealed by MEG and intraoperative stimulation mapping. Neuroreport, 10: 139-142, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Part 4. Analysis of Evoked Activity. Journal of Clinical Engineering, 24: 309-319, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G. Magnetic Source Imaging: Fundamentals and Application Examples. Virtual University, http://www.uninet.edu/union99/congress/confs/mis/08Zouridakis.html, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G. Magnetic Source Imaging: Fundamentals and Application Examples. Virtual University, http://www.uninet.edu/union99/congress/confs/mis/08Zouridakis.html, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G. Magnetic Source Imaging: Fundamentals and Application Examples. Virtual University, http://www.uninet.edu/union99/congress/confs/mis/08Zouridakis.html, 1999.

  • Breier I., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., Wheless J.W., Wilmore L.J., Constantinou J.C., Maggio W.W., Papanicolaou A.C., Language dominance determined by magnetic source imaging: A comparison with the Wada Procedure. Neurology, 53: 938-945, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G., Simos P.G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Breier J.I. Magnetic Source Imaging: Introduction and application examples. Journal of Clinical Engineering, 24: 51-61, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Part 5. Surgery for Spinal Disorders. Journal of Clinical Engineering, 24: 372-379, 1999.

  • Breier J.I., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. Temporal course of regional activation associated with phonological decoding. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 21: 465-476, 1999.

  • Breier J.I., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. Lateralization of cerebral activation in verbal and nonverbal recognition memory tasks using magnetoencephalography. Brain Topography, 12: 89-97, 1999.

  • Simos P.G., Papanicolaou A.C., Breier J.I, Zouridakis G., Wilmore L.J., Wheless J.W., Constantinou J.C., Gormley W., Maggio W.W. Localization of language-specific cortex using MEG and intraoperative stimulation mapping. Journal of Neurosurgery, 91: 787-796, 1999.

  • Breier J.I., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., Wheless J.W., Wilmore L.J., Constantinou J.C., Papanicolaou A.C. A magnetoencephalography study of cortical plasticity. Neurocase, 5: 277-284, 1999.

  • Papanicolaou A.C., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., Kataki M. The mapping of the receptive language-specific cortex using MEG. Encephalos, 36(4): 221-235, 1999.

  • Zouridakis G., Simos P.G., and Papanicolaou A.C. Multiple bilaterally asymmetric cortical sources account for the auditory N1m component. Brain Topography, 10: 183-189, 1998.

  • Simos P.G., Breier J.I., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. Magnetic fields elicited by a tone onset time continuum in humans. Cognitive Brain Research, 6: 285-294, 1998.

  • Simos P.G., Diehl R., Breier J.I., Molis M., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. MEG correlates of categorical perception of a voice onset continuum in humans. Cognitive Brain Research, 7: 215-219, 1998.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Part 3. Analysis of Spontaneous Activity. Journal of Clinical Engineering, 23: 223-231, 1998.

  • Simos P.G., Breier J.I., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. MEG correlates of categorical-like temporal cue perception in humans. Neuroreport, 9: 2475-2479, 1998.

  • Simos P.G., Breier J.I., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. Assessment of cerebral dominance for language using Magnetoencephalography. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 15: 364-372, 1998.

  • Simos P.G., Breier J.I., Zouridakis G., and Papanicolaou A.C. Identification of language-related brain activity using Magnetoencephalography. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 20: 706-720, 1998.

  • Zouridakis G., Simos P.G., Breier J.I., and Papanicolaou A.C. Functional hemispheric asymmetry assessment in a visual language task using MEG. Brain Topography, 11: 57-65, 1998.

  • Breier J.I., Simos P.G., Zouridakis G., Constantinou J.C., Papanicolaou A.C. Relative timing of cortical activation during a word recognition task. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 20: 782-790, 1998.

  • Zouridakis G., Jansen, B.H., and Boutros N.N. A fuzzy clustering approach to EP estimation. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., 44: 673-680, 1997.

  • Zouridakis G., Boutros N.N., and Jansen, B. H. A fuzzy clustering approach to study the auditory P50 component in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 69: 169-181, 1997.

  • Zouridakis G. and Tam D.C. Multi-unit spike discrimination using wavelet transforms. Comp. Biol. & Med., 27: 9-18, 1997.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Part 1. General Overview. J. Clin. Engineering, 22: 316-319, 1997.

  • Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou A.C., and Simos P.G. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Part 2. Neurophysiological Background. J. Clin. Engineering, 22: 321-327, 1997.

  • Simos P.G., Basile L.F.H., Zouridakis G., Papanicolaou, A.C. Source localization of the N400 response in a sentence-reading paradigm using evoked magnetic fields and magnetic resonance imaging. Brain Research, 762: 29-39, 1997.

  • Jansen B.H., Nyberg H.M., and Zouridakis G. Selective averaging of evoked potentials using trajectory-based clustering. Methods of Information in Medicine, 33: 49-51, 1994.

  • Jansen B.H., Zouridakis G., and Brandt M. E. A neurophysiologically based model of flash visual evoked potentials. Biological Cybernetics, 68: 275-283, 1993.

  • Boutros N., Zouridakis G., Rusting T., Peabody C., and Warner C. The P50 component of the auditory EP and subtypes of schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 47: 243-254, 1993.


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