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Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Steve Warren

Steve Warren
Associate Professor
 3084 Engineering Hall
 (785) 532-4644
Research Interests: 
Biomedicine, Home Care, Light-Based Biomedical Instrumentation, Numerical Analysis & Simulation, Student Learning, Telemedicine


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994.

Other Courses Taught

EECE 510 - Circuit Theory 1

EECE512 Linear Systems

EECE571 Intro Biomedical Engineering

EECE636 Intro Computer Graphics

EECE772 Theory Bioinstrument

EECE773 Bioinstrument Lab

EECE840 Computer Engineering Method 1

Research Interests


Home care

Light-based biomedical instrumentation

Student learning


Numerical analysis & simulation

Selected Publications

Warren, S. and E. Jovanov. "The Need for Rules of Engagement Applied to Wireless Body Area Networks," IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, January 8-10, 2006, pp. 979-983. (Invited)


Yao, J., R. Schmitz, and S. Warren. "A Wearable Point-of-Care System for Home Use that Incorporates Plug-and-Play and Wireless Standards," IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol. 9, No. 3, September 2005, pp. 363-371.


Warren, S., L. Nagl, S. Schoenig, B. Krishnamurthi, T. Epp, H. Erickson, D. Poole, M. Spire, and D.Andresen. "Veterinary Telemedicine: Wearable and Wireless Systems for Cattle Health Assessment," 10th Annual Meeting of the American Telemedicine Association, Denver, CO, April 17-20, 2005. Abstract: Telemedicine and e-Health, Vol. 11, No. 2, April 2005, pp. 264-265.



Founding Director and Faculty Advisor - KSU Student Chapter of the Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS).

Founding Chair - Professional Midwest Chapter of the IEEE EMBS.

Proposal Review: NSF CAREER program, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, NIH NIBIB PoCT.

Professional Societies: IEEE, American Society for Engineering Education, American Telemedicine Association.

KSU Human Studies Board.

Faculty Liaison - KSU University Recognition Program.

Consultant, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health.


'Making a Difference' Award, Kansas State University Women in Engineering and Science Program, December 2005.


Honor Societies: Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Golden Key, and Phi Kappa Phi.


Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure, Kansas State University, February 2002.


Promotion to Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, Nov. 1998.


Sandia National Laboratories Individual Performance Award, Telemedicine effort, August 1997.


Sandia National Laboratories Award For Excellence, Personal Status Monitor effort, July 1997.

Other Notable Achievements

Director - KSU Medical Component Design Laboratory.


Research Funding: National Science Foundation CAREER, ITR, ASA, EEC, and CRI programs; KSU Targeted Excellence Program; Sandia National Laboratories; Kansas EPSCoR Program; Whitaker Foundation; National Instruments; Spatial Corporation; SolidWorks Corporation