David Frakes

Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor
Associate professor 
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Lab: Image Processing Applications Laboratory

Research expertise: Image and video processing, fluid dynamics, computer vision, medical device design

David Frakes joined ASU in spring 2008. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also earned a Ph.D. in bioengineering and performed post-doctoral work. Frakes is currently on leave from ASU serving as a Technical Program Lead in the Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) Group at Google.

Collaborations and industry affiliations
Google, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dignity Health, Syncardia Systems, Materialise, Lockheed Martin, Interactive Flow Studies, Endovantage, Heart in Your Hand

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

Recognition and awards

World Technology Network Award – Health and Medicine Category (2014)
State of Arizona Innovator of the Year Award – Academia Category (2014)
Mimics Innovation Award – 1st Place Poster Competition (2014)
ASU SBHSE Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Award (2014)
ASU Faculty Achievement Award – Best Innovation (2013)
ASU SBHSE Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member of the Year Award (2013)
ASU School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering Professor of the Year Award (2012)
ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Mentor Award (2012)
Arizona State University Top 5% Excellence in Instruction Award (2011)
IEEE Phoenix Section Outstanding Faculty Award (2011)

Selected journal publications of supervised students:

Ryan J, Almefty K, Nakaji P, Frakes D. Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Surgery Simulation Using Patient-Specific 3D Printing and Silicon Casting.  World Neurosurgery. epub: Jan 2016.

Nair P, Chong B, Indahlastari A, Ryan J, Workman C, Babiker H, Farsani H, Baccin C, Frakes D. Hemodynamic Characterization of Geometric Cerebral Aneurysm Templates Treated with Embolic Coils.  Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. vol 138(2), Jan 2016.

Nair P, Indahlastari A, Lindsay J, Dejeu D, Parthasarathy V, Ryan J, Babiker H, Chong B, Gonzalez L, Frakes D. Hemodynamic Characterization of Geometric Cerebral Aneurysm Templates. Journal of Biomechanics. epub, Nov 2015.

Ryan J, Moe T, Richardson R, Frakes D, Nigro JJ, Pophal SG. A Novel Approach to Neonatal Management of Tetralogy of Fallot, with Pulmonary Atresia, and Multiple Aortopulmonary Collaterals. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. vol 8(1), pp 103-4, Jan 2015.

Chaudhury R, Herrmann M, Frakes D, Adrian R. Length and Time for Development of Laminar Flow in Tubes Following a Step Increase of Volume Flux. Experiments in Fluids. available online: Jan 2015.

Russin J, Babiker H, Ryan J, Rangel-Castilla L, Frakes D, Nakaji P. Computational Fluid Dynamics to Evaluate the Management of a Giant Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm. World Neurosurgery. available online: Dec 2014.

Kanberoglu B, Moore N, Frakes D, Karam L, Debins J, Preul M. Neuronavigation Using Three-dimensional Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Data. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. vol 92(5), pp 306-14, Sep 2014.

Roszelle B, Nair P, Gonzalez F, Babiker H, Ryan J, Frakes D. Comparison among Different High Porosity Stent Configurations: Hemodynamic Effects of Treatment in a Large Cerebral Aneurysm. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. vol 136(2), pp 021013, Feb 2014.

Park S, Sanders D, Smith B, Ryan J, Plasencia J, Osborn M, Wellnitz C, Southard R, Pierce C, Arabia F, Lane J, Frakes D, Velez D, Pophal S, Nigro J. Total Artificial Heart in a Small Pediatric Patient with Biventricular Heart Failure. Perfusion. vol 29, pp 82-8, Jan 2014.

Babiker H, Gonzalez L, Chong B, Cheema S, Frakes D. Finite Element Modeling of Embolic Coil Deployment: Multifactor Characterization of Treatment Effects on Cerebral Aneurysm Hemodynamics. Journal of Biomechanics. vol 46(16), pp 2809-16, Nov 2013.

Zwart C, Frakes D. Segment Adaptive Gradient Angle Interpolation. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. vol 22(8), pp 2960-9, Aug 2013.

Babiker M, Gonzalez L, Albuquerque F, Collins D, Elvikis A, Zwart C, Roszelle B, Frakes D. An In Vitro Study of Pulsatile Fluid Dynamics in Intracranial Aneurysm Models Treated with Embolic Coils and Flow Diverters. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. vol 60(4), pp 1150-9, Apr 2013.

Zwart C, Venkatesan R, Frakes D. Decomposed Multidimensional Control Grid Interpolation for Common Interpolation-Based Image Processing Applications in Consumer Electronics. SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging. vol 21(4), pp 043012, Oct 2012.