INDEPENDENT CONSULTING 1985-2000
Rockwell Electronic Commerce
Siemens Medical Systems, Nuclear Medicine Division
Cellular Telephone Industry Association, Wireless Technology Research
Bruker Medical Instruments
University of Chicago
Illinois Institute of Technology
Recon Optical, CAI Division
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL - 1987-1995
Assistant Research Professor of Neurology and Biomedical Engineering.
Director of Brain Imaging Research Laboratory, Evanston Hospital Division of Neurology
Children's Memorial Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Chicago, IL - 1980-1987
Principal Research Engineer
Evanston Hospital, Division of Neurology, Evanston, IL - 1977-1980
Northwestern University, B.S. (Biomedical Engineering), 1978.
Northwestern University, M.S. (Electrical Engineering), 1979.
Thesis Title: Novel Instrumentation Techniques in Brainstem Evoked Response.
Universität Christian Albrechts, Kiel, FRG, Fellow in Abteilung Kinderkardiologie und Biomedizinische Technik, 1982.
Northwestern University, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering), 1987.
Thesis Title: Tissue Characterization by Spectral Analysis of Ultrasonic Images.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
American Radio Relay League (ARRL)
Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, Senior Member)
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS)
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (IEEE-APS)
IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society (IEEE-EMC)
Member, IEEE Committee on Man and Radiation (COMAR).
Chairman, EM Effects Theme, IEEE EMBS International Conferences, 1997-1998.
Chairman, IEEE-EMBS Whitaker Foundation Student Paper Competition, 1990-1993.
Reviewer for IEEE SCC-28: Non-ionizing Electromagnetic Energy Safety Standards to 300GHz
Reviewer for IEEE Trans on Medical Imaging, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Radiation Research.
Member, Panel for Biomedical Engineering and Aids to the Handicapped Program, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1994.
Chairman, American Radio Relay League RF Safety Committee
Registered Professional Engineer, State of Illinois (License #062-044740).
FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL #PG-GB-003697).
Amateur Radio License, N9GL, Extra Class.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (from a list of 47)
Lapin GD and Groothuis DR: The necessity of image registration for dynamic CT studies. Proc IEEE EMBS 13:283-284, 1991.
Lapin GD and Groothuis DR: Potential errors due to aliasing in digital video analysis of quantitative autoradiography. J Neuroscience Methods 38:71-80, 1991.
Groothuis DR, Lapin GD, Vriesendorp FJ, Mikhael MA and Patlak CS: A method to quantitatively measure transcapillary transport of iodinated compounds in canine brain tumors with computed tomography. J Cereb Blood Flow Metabol 11:939-948, 1991.
Lapin GD, Munson RJ and Groothuis DR: Noninvasive determination of arterial blood concentrations of meglumine iothalamate with x-ray computed tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr 17:108-114, 1993.
Lapin GD and Groothuis DR: Optimal venous infusion schedules of radioopaque dyes for CT determination of transcapillary transport rates. Proc IEEE EMBS 15:479-480, 1993.
Shrawder S, Lapin GD, Allen CV, Groothuis DR and Vick NA: A new head holder for patient immobilization and repositioning in physiological imaging. J Comput Assist Tomogr 18:329-336, 1994.
Lapin GD, Allen CV and Groothuis DR: Noninvasive measurement of plasma arterial blood concentration of meglumine iothalamate from CT scans of human brain. J Comput Assist Tomogr 18:363-369, 1994.
Goyette JA, Lapin GD, Kang MG and Katsaggelos AK: Improving autoradiograph resolution using image restoration techniques. IEEE Eng Med Biol 13:571-574, 1994.
Lapin GD: Modeling of drug delivery to brain tissue. In Polymeric Site-Specific Pharmacotherapy AJ Domb, ed., Wiley, Chichester, pp. 69-93, 1994.
Lapin GD: Analog signals and components. In The ARRL Handbook, Seventy Second through Seventy-Seventh Editions, R Schetgen, ed., American Radio Relay League, Newington, CT, pp. 8.1-8.37, 1994-2000.
Lapin GD: The EMF to BBB Connection: Studying the effects of electromagnetic energy on the blood-brain barrier. IEEE Eng Med Biol 15:57-60, 1996.
Lapin GD and Allen C: Requirements for accurate anatomical imaging of the rat for electromagnetic modeling. Proc IEEE EMBS 19:2480-2483, 1997.
Lapin GD: RF safety at Field Day. QST 83(6):48-51, June 1999.