Model-predictive control, adaptive control, modeling and control of chemical and biomedical systems
CHBE 237
McMaster University, M.D.
University of Alberta, Ph.D., Computer Process Control
University of Alberta, B.Sc., Chemical Engineering with Distinction
Research Interests

Recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award.

Current research projects include: Clinical medicine and engineering; Diabetic modeling and control; Treatments for osteoarthritis; Assessment of prosthetic devices; Advanced model-based adaptive predictive control.

  • P. Bhuanantanondh, D. Grecov, E. Kwok, “Rheological Study of Viscosupplements and Synovial Fluid in Patients with Osteoarthritis”, Journal of Medical and Biomedical Engineering, 2011.
  • O. Vahidi, K.E. Kwok, R.B. Gopaluni, L. Sun “Investigating different organs dysfunction in type II diabetic patients using a developed model for type 1 diabetes”, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 55:7-16, 2011.
  • A. Cajiao, B. Gopaluni, E. Kwok, E. and J.N. Kizhakkedathu, “In Silico Design of Polymeric Antidote for Anticoagulant Fondaparinux” Special Issue, Journal of Medical and Biomedical Engineering, 31(2):129-134, 2011.
  • L. Sun, E. Kwok, B. Gopaluni, and O. Vahidi, “Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Modeling of Metformin for the Treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus”, The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, 5:1-7, 2011.
  • S. Talebi Fard, L. Chrostowski, E. Kwok, M.-C. Amann, “Chemometric Approach for Improving VCSEL-based Glucose Predictions”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 57(3):578-585, 2010.
CHBE 356 Introduction to Process Dynamics and Control
CHBE 474 Process Control Engineering
CHBE 475 Computer Process Control
CHBE 565 Advanced Process Control
CHBE 567 System Identification and Adaptive Control
CHBE 589 Simulation, Modeling and Control of Pulp and Paper Processes
Faculty of Medicine, Associate Member 2008
BCIT Biomedical Technology Program Advisory Committee, Member 2008
Mount St. Joseph Hospital, Staff Physician 2007
UBC Family Practice Clinic, Clinical Preceptor 2007
IEEE – Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Chapter Chair 2010
Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society, Full Member 2007
IEEE, Full Member 2007
BC College of Physicians and Surgeons, Full Member 2006
College of Family Practice of Canada, Full Member 2006
Biomedical Engineering, Founding Director 2005
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., Professional Engineer 2001
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta, Professional Engineer 1994