Oscar Arturo Mayora Ibarra


Oscar Mayora obtained his Ph. D. in Electronic Engineering and Informatics at DIBE, University of Genoa, Italy in 2000. In the same year, he joined the Advance Interactive Systems Laboratory at VTT Electronics in Oulu, Finland, as an ERCIM Visiting Research Fellow. In August 2001 he was appointed Associate Professor in Computer Science at Tecnológico de Monterrey where he became head of the Graduate Program in Computer Science. From 2004 – 2016 he was Head of the Ubihealth area at Create-Net. Dr. Mayora is senior member of the ACM and SIG-CHI and was former president of ACM SIG-CHI for Mexico. Dr. Mayora is founder and permanent member of the steering committee of Pervasive Health Conference. He has published over 100 papers in International Conferences and Journals, participated as Guest Editor of special issues of Journals such as IEEE Intelligent Systems, EURASIP Signal Processing, Springer MONET and IMIA Journal on Methods of Information in Medicine in the topic of Pervasive Healthcare. Dr. Mayora has coordinated research projects at National and International level.  He has been involved in projects in the topic of pervasive healthcare and assistive technologies sponsored by different funding instruments such as EC FP6, FP7, H2020 and ICT Labs among others with different roles. As project coordinator in FP6 SAMBA, FP7 MONARCA, NYMPHA PCP and Marie Curie UBIHEALTH Research Network and as participant in H2020 SmartSDK, FiwareMexico, FP7 INTERSTRESS, Rehab@ HOME, NextMedia and other local projects such as Riabiligames, iTheater, The Living Space and Ambient Aware Assistance. Since January 2017 Dr. Mayora is senior researcher at FBK High Impact Initiative on Health and Wellbeing, Scientific Coordinator of the EIP-AHA Trentino Reference Site on Active and Healthy Ageing, responsible for the Projects coordination of TrentinoSalute4.0 initiative and adjunct professor in the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences at University of Trento.

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Selected publications since 2010:

Kessin L, Munkholm K, Faurholt M., Nielsen L, Ekstrom C., Winther O., Pedersen B., McIntyre R., Bardram J., Frost M., Mayora O., Knudsen G., Philips, M. Vinberg M. The Bipolar Illness Onset study – research protocol for the BIO cohort study. BMJ Open. 2017

K Connelly, O Mayora, J Favela, M Jacobs, A Matic, C Nugent, S Wagner. The Future of Pervasive Health. IEEE Pervasive Computing 16 (1), 16-20, 2017

Osmani V., Forti S., Mayora O., Conforti D. “Enabling Prescription-based Health Apps”. In Proceedings of Pervasive Health Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Pervasive Health Enabled Telemedicine. Barcelona, Spain, May 2017.

Osmani V., Forti S., Mayora O., Conforti D. “Challenges and Opportunities in evolving TreC Personal Health Record Platform”. In Proceedings of Pervasive Health Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Pervasive Health Enabled Telemedicine. Barcelona, Spain, May 2017.

Dey, A., N. Berthouze, K. Kunze, B. Arnrich, C. Ersoy, and O. Mayora, “Wearable Therapy – Detecting information from wearables and mobiles that are relevant to clinical and self-directed therapy”, Methods of Information in Medicine, 2016

Maxhuni, A., L. Hernandez, E. Sucar, V. Osmani, E. Morales, and O. Mayora, “Stress Modelling and Prediction in Presence of Scarce Data”, Elsevier Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2016

Maxhuni, A., A. Munoz-Melendez, V. Osmani, H. Perez, O. Mayora, and E. Morales, “Classification of bipolar disorder episodes based on analysis of voice and motor activity of patients”, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol.DOI:10.1016/j.pmcj.2016.01.008, January, 2016

Torri, E., O. Mayora, J. Cobo, and D. Palao, Workshop paper, “Requirements Identification Towards a Design of Adaptive ICTs for Supporting Bipolar Disorder Treatment in Different Healthcare Contexts””, Pervasive Health WATT Workshop – Workshop on Adaptive Treatments and Therapies, Istanbul, Turkey, May, 2015.

De Santa, S. Gabrielli., O. Mayora, and A. Maxhuni, “Strumenti Innovativi per la Misura dello Stress Correlato al Lavoro”, Medico competente Journal, 2015, Journal Article

Grunerbl, A., A. Muaremi, V. Osmani, G. Bahle, S. Oehler, G. Troester, O. Mayora, P. Lukowicz, and C. Haring, Journal Article, “Smartphone-Based Recognition of States and State Changes in Bipolar Disorder Patients”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 140-148, Jan, 2015

Haring, C., R. Banzer, A. Grunerbl, S. Oehler, G. bahle, P. Lukowicz, and O. Mayora, Journal Article, “Utilizing Smartphones as an Effective Way to Support Patients with Bipolar Disorder: Results of the Monarca Study”, European Psychiatry, vol. 30, no. 1: Elsevier, March, 2015

Garcia-Ceja, E., V. Osmani, and O. Mayora, Journal Article, “Automatic Stress Detection in Working Environments from Smartphones’ Accelerometer Data: A First Step””, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, , 2015

Osmani, V., Agnes Gruenerbl, Gernot Bahle, Christian Haring, Paul Lukowicz, Oscar Mayora Journal Article, “Smartphones in Mental Health: Detecting Depressive and Manic Episodes”, IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 10-13, July, 2015.

Mayora-Ibarra, O., M. Frost, B. Arnrich, F. Gravenhorst, A. Grunerbl, A. Muaremi, V. Osmani, A. Puiatti, N. Reichwaldt, C. Scharnweber, et al., “Mobile Health Systems for Bipolar Disorder: The Relevance of Non-Functional Requirements in MONARCA Project”, International Journal of Handheld ComputingResearch, vol. 5, no. 1-12, 2014.

Grunerbl, A., V. Osmani, G. Bahle, J. C. Carrasco, S. Oehler, O. M. Ibarra, C. Haring, and P. Lukowicz, “Using smart phone mobility traces for the diagnosis of depressive and manic episodes in bipolar patients”, Augmented Human 2014, 2014.

Mayora, O., P. Lukowicz, and M. Marschollek, “Evolving Pervasive Health Research into Clinical Practice”, Special Issue of Journal of Methods of Information in Medicine, vol. 13;, no. 53(5), October, 2014.

Alvarez-Lozano, J., V. Osmani, O. Mayora, M. Frost, J. Bardram, M. Faurholt-Jepsen, and L. V. Kessing, “Tell me your apps and I will tell you your mood: Correlation of apps usage with Bipolar Disorder State”, 7th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, Rhodes, ACM, May, 2014.

Fortino, G., S. Li, X. Lin, O. Mayora, E. Natalizio, and M. R. Yuce, “Wireless Technology for Pervasive Healthcare”, Special Issue in MONET – Mobile Networks and Applications Journal, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 273-275, 2014

Gravenhorst, F., A. Muaremi, J. Bardram, A. Gruenerb, O. Mayora, G. Wurzer, M. Frost, V. Osmani, B. Arnrich, P. Lukowicz, et al., “Mobile Phones as Medical Devices in Mental Disorder Treatment: an overview”, Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing , vol. Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 2014

Grunerbl, A., A. Muaremi, V. Osmani, G. Bahle, S. Oehler, G. Troester, O. Mayora, C. Haring, and P. Lukowicz, “Smartphone Based Recognition of States and State Changes in Bipolar Disorder Patients”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (formerly IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine), August, 2014

Matic, A., V. Osmani, and O. Mayora, “Automatic Sensing of Speech Activity and Correlation with Mood Changes”, Pervasive Mobile Sensing and Computing for Healthcare: Springer, 2013.

Tacconi, D., R. Tomasi, C. Costa, and O. Mayora, “Riabiligame: A system for remote orthopedics rehabilitation”, Proceedings of Pervasive Health 2013. DOI 10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2013.252121: Published by IEEE and EAI, May, 2013.

Matic, A., P. Mehta, J. M. Rehg, V. Osmani, and O. Mayora, “Monitoring Dressing Activity Failures through RFID and Video”, Journal of Methods of Information in Medicine, Vol.51, pp.45-54, Jan, Jan, 2012.

Mayora, O., “The MONARCA Project for Bipolar Disorder Treatment.”, Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation. Vol. 1, 2011.

Arnrich, B., O. Mayora, J. Bardram, and G. Tröster, “Pervasive Healthcare – Paving the Way for a Pervasive, User-Centered and Preventive Healthcare Model”, Journal of Methods of Information in Medicine, Vol. 1, pp. 67-73., 2010.