David Frakes

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Research expertise
General – image and video processing, fluid dynamics, machine vision
Specific – endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms, surgical planning for congenital heart defects, suppression of atmospheric distortion in video, control of flexible systems

David Frakes joined ASU in the spring of 2008. He received the BS degree in electrical engineering and MS degrees in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also earned a PhD in bioengineering and performed post-doctoral work.

Collaborations and industry affiliations
Frakes,David * , Frakes,David * , . Correlation of epileptogenic cortical malformations defined by MRI and surface-based MRI morphometry with areas of metabolic abnormality defined by FD. PHX. CHILDREN’S HOSP. (3/1/2012 – 8/30/2013).
Frakes,David * Frakes,David * . CAREER: Imaging-Driven Fluid Dynamic Engineering of Modified Biomedical Systems. NSF-ENG (2/1/2012 – 1/31/2017).
Frakes,David * Frakes,David * . Analysis of Procedural Variable Effects on Fluid Dynamics in Coil Embolized Cerebral Aneurysms. ASU-Mayo Seed Grant (1/1/2012 – 12/31/2012).
Frakes,David * , Frakes,David * , Adrian,RonaldJohn * , Frakes,David * , Frakes,David * , Frakes,David , Frakes,David , . Clinical Applications of MR Perfusion to Characterize Histologic Heterogeneity in the Post-Treatment Glioma Bed: Developing Safe and Accurate Methods. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE (10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012).
Frakes,David * Frakes,David * . Fluid Dynamic Optimization of Endovascular Treatment for Cerebral Aneurysms. BAF (10/7/2010 – 10/6/2011).

Professional preparation
Ph.D., bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003
M.S., electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002
B.S., electrical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998

Recognition and awards
Arizona State University Top 5% Excellence in Instruction Award, 2011
IEEE Phoenix Section Outstanding Faculty Award; 2010 Rosann Donato Chair of Research – The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, 2011
Mimics Innovation Award, 2010
Phase I SBIR Award, 2010
Arizona State University Centennial Professor of the Year Award, 2009
Georgia Institute of Technology Council of Outstanding Young Alumni, 2007

Selected Publications
S. Beeman, M. Zhang, L. Gubhaju, T. Wu, J. Bertram, B. Cherry D. Frakes, and K. Bennett, “Measuring glomerular number and size in perfused kidneys using MRI,” American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology, vol. 300, issue 6, pp. F1454-57, June 2011.

O. Dur, S. Coskun, K. Coskun, D. Frakes, L. Kara, and K. Pekkan, “Computer-aided patient-specific coronary artery graft design improvements using CFD coupled shape optimizer. Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, vol. 2, issue 1, pp. 35-47, Mar. 2011.

Dur O, Coskun S, Frakes D, Kara L, Pekkan K. Computer-Aided Patient-Specific Coronary Artery Graft Design Improvements Using CFD Coupled Shape Optimizer. In press: Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. Nov 2010.

Babiker M, Gonzalez L, Albuquerque F, Collins D, Elvikis A, Frakes D. Quantitative Effects of Coil Packing Density on Cerebral Aneurysm Fluid Dynamics: An In Vitro Steady Flow Study. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. vol 38(7), pp 2293-301, Jul 2010.

M. Patrick, C. Chen, D. Frakes, O. Dur, and K. Pekkan. “Cellular level near-wall unsteadiness of high-hematocrit erythrocyte flow,” Experiments in Fluids, vol. 50, issue 4, pp. 887-904, July 2010.