College of Engineering and Computing

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  Magno R Guillén

 

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Name:

Magno Roboam Guillen Benavides

Office Info:

FIU ECE 2220, 305-348-4106
MCH Room 7-134-5,
Tel 305 555 5611 EXT 4564

E-mail:

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Homepage:

http://web.eng.fiu.edu/~mguil004

Office Hours:

N/A

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Current Reseach

MRI Repository-

Image transfer and processing

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Research Interests

Computer Networks
Neuro Imaging: DTI-FMRI integration
Data Mining
High Performance Computing
Network Security

Academic Advisor
Dr. Malek Adjouadi - FIU

Clinical Advisors
Dr. Byron Bernal -MCH
Dr. William Gaillard -CNMC

 

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Education

2008:

Ph.D.,Electrical Engineering, Florida International University, FIU, Miami, FL

1995:

M.S., Industrial Technology, Western Illinois University, WIU, Macomb, IL

1989:

B.S Electrical Engineering., Engineering National University, UNI, Managua, Nicaragua

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Professional Experience

2010-Present


Neuro Imaging Data Analyst for Radiology Department, Miami Children's Hospital Providing clinical support for neuroimaging modality (DTI-fMRI) post-processing and member of the research team of the Research Institute at MCH

2010-2017

Adjunct Professor  for Broward Community College, teaching Networking courses and computer architecture courses for the Computer Science department CTS1134C Broward Community College  and  for Miami Dade College,  teaching Advanced Digital Design Course for the Computer and Electronics Engineering Department, CET2142-C Miami Dade College

2009-2010

Postdoctoral Researcher on Neuroscience at Center of Advanced Technology and Education (CATE/FIU).

2008-2009

Electrical Engineering PhD, Florida Internacional University, and Research Assistant in projects funded by NSF and NIH in Area de Telecomunications and Medical Image Analysis at Center of Advanced Technology and Education (CATE/FIU).

2004 - 2005

 

 

Teaching & Research Assistant (TA/RA) at Florida International University, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, IT2. Duties: Instructor for Undergraduate Courses in C Programming Language, Computer Machine Architecture.

1995 - 2003

 

 

Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Managua, Nicaragua. Duties: Teach Undergrad and Graduate courses in the fields of Digital Systems, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems and Computer Networks. Private consultant on IT systems.

1999 - 2003

 

 

Development Manager for an IT Nicaraguan Company called "Análisis

 y Sistemas, aSis

" Duties: organize, lead and evaluate a team of engineers and programmers for designing and encoding systems in the financial and management field for private business. Developed systems: Accountant, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Invoicing, Payroll, Payable account and receivable account, Back office for Sabre and Amadeus Systems..

1995 - 1999

 

 

New Technology Manager for an IT Nicaraguan Company called "Sistema de Información Latinoamericanos, SILA" with more than forty Nicaraguan companies as customers, providing services of IT in the area of accounting, inventory control and fixed asset management.

1995

 

 

Graduate Assistant at Western Illinois University (Macomb,IL). Duty: Install a DEC server with 10 terminals and a printer to be used to host the UNIGRAPHICS system on VMS.

1994

 

 

Design Engineer in "Clark and Associates LTD." (Macomb,IL, USA). Duty: Develop the design of SMPTE and IRIG time reader card prototype, test of prototype, design of PCB for manufacturing.

1991-1993

 

 

Head of the Department of Digital Systems at the National Engineering University. Duty: staff teaching supervision, overseeing the use and the development of the digital system and microprocessor lab, and revise content of courses in the area of Digital Systems. Researching on "Smart Sensors" with Electrical Engineering Department on Tu Delft, The Netherlands.

1989-1990

 

 

Professor of the Department of Digital System. Duty: Teach the courses of Digital Systems I and II, Microprocessor Architecture I and II. UNI, Managua,Nicaragua

1988-1989

 

 

Lab Assistant. Duty: Laboratory management for the areas of Digital System and microprocessors. UNI, Managua,Nicaragua

1985-1989

 

 

Student Assistant at the Department of Research and Technological Orientation (Departamento de Investigacion y Orientacion Tecnologica- DINOT). Duty: Participate in the installation of Hydroelectric micro-centrals in rural areas at the North of the Country, Nicaragua.

1967

 

 

BornLeon, Nicaragua, Central America

 

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Research Projects

Honors

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Publications

  1. M. Guillen, M. Adjouadi and WD Gaillard. Modeling of a web-based pediatric MRI data repository site using OPNET. In: Fourth LACCET international latin american and caribbean conference for engineering and technology; June 2006, Puerto Rico, pp. 1-20, 2006. PDF
  2. M. Lahlou, M. Guillen, M. Adjouadi, W. D. Gaillard, "MEDIAR: an Online Web-Based Repository Site of fMRI Medical Images and Clinical Data for Childhood Epilepsy", Proc. of the 11th World Congress on Internet in Medicine (MEDNET 2006), October 14-19, 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp. 120-127,2006. PDF
  3. J. Delgado, M. R. Guillen, M. Lahlou, M. Adjouadi, A. Barreto, N. Rishe, "MIND: A Tiled Display Visualization System at CATE/FIU", Proc. of the IASTED International Conference on Graphics and Visualization in Engineering (GVE 2007), January 3-5, 2007, Clearwater, Florida, USA, ISBN: 978-0-88986-625-6, pp. 68-73, 2007. PDF
  4. M. R. Guillen, Malek Adjouadi , M. Ayala, X. You, W. D. Gaillard , "A Unified Approach to fMRI study on Group Identification based on Brain  Lateralization “,proceedings on The 6th International Conference on    Computing, Communications and Control Technologies: CCCT 2008  , June 29th - July 2nd, 2008 – Orlando, Florida, USA, pp. 87-92, PDF
  5. X. You, M. Adjouadi, M. R. Guillen, et al., "Automatic Decision Making Process For Classification of fMRI Patterns Integrating The Principal Component Analysis And The Laterality Index In Pediatric Epilepsy ",  October, 2008.
  6. M.R. Guillen, "Design and  Implementation of a Multisite Data Repository for Pediatric Epilepsy", PHD dissertation, 2008,  FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
  7. Magno Guillen, Malek Adjouadi, Melvin Ayala, Xiaozhen You,Armando Barreto, Naphtali Rishe , Byron Bernal,  William Gaillard ,“Toward fMRI Group Identification based on Brain Lateralization”,    The IEEE 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-09) University of Bradford, Bradford, UK, May 26-29, 2009,pp. 1025-1030, PDF
  8. M. R. Guillen, M. Adjouadi, X. You, B. Bernal, M. Ayala, A. Barreto, N. Rishe and W. D. Gaillard, “fMRI Group Identification based on Brain Asymmetry ”, IEEE Transaction Journal on Information Technology in Biomedicine (manuscript  submitted),2008.
  9. M. R. Guillen, M. Adjouadi, M. Goryawala, W. Gaillard, “Classification of Typical and Atypical Language Network Activations Using Nonlinear Decision Functions”, CAHSI Conference 2009: January 15-18, 2009, Mountain View, California.paper accepted ), 2008.
  10. M. R. Guillen, M. Adjouadi, B. Bernal, M. Ayala, A. Barreto, N. Rishe, G. Lizarraga, X. You, W. Gaillard, “A Knowledge-Based Database System for Visual Rating of fMRI Activation Pattern for Brain Language Network”, Tapia Conference 2009: Celebration of Diversity in Computing, April 1-4, 2009, Portland, Oregon., sponsored by ACM. pp 1-6, PDF
  11. X. You, M. R. Guillen, William D. Gaillard, M. Adjouadi, “Application of Nonlinear Classifiers with the Principal Component Analysis in fMRI Language Activation Pattern Recognition in a Multisite Study for Pediatric Epilepsy”. International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV'09: July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA) (Acceptance rate: 27%)
  12. X. You, M. R. Guillen, B. Bernal, W. Gaillard, M. Adjouadi, “fMRI activation pattern recognition: A novel application of PCA in Language Network of Pediatric Localization Related Epilepsy”, 31ST Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: September 2-6, 2009, Minneapolis, MN.
  13. X. You, M. Adjouadi, M. R. Guillen, B. Bernal, M. Ayala, A. Barreto, N. Rishe and W. D. Gaillard, “Automatic Decision Making Process For Classification of fMRI Patterns Integrating the Principal Component Analysis and the Laterality Index in Pediatric Epilepsy”,  Proceedings 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making SMDM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, p. 154, Oct.19-22, 2008.
  14. X. You, M. R. Guillen, M. AdjouadiThe Merit of Principal Component Analysis in FMRI Language Pattern Recognition for Pediatric Epilepsy”, International Journal of Medical Implants and devices, Vol. 4 (1), pp. 25, 2009.
  15. Xiaozhen You, Malek Adjouadi, Magno R. Guillen, Melvin Ayala, Armando Barreto, Naphtali Rishe, Joseph Sullivan, Dennis Dlugos, Madison Berl, John VanMeter, Drew Morris, Elizabeth Donner, Bruce Bjornson, Byron Bernal, Mary Lou Smith, William Davis Gaillard, “Integrating Nonlinear Decision Functions with Principal Component Analysis for the classification of  fMRI Language Activation Patterns”, Epilepsia, 50(Suppl. 11):1–502, 2009 doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2009.02377.x
  16. M. R. Guillen, M. Adjouadi, X. You, M. Goryawala, “Application of Nonlinear Decision Functions in the Identification of Language Dominance Behavior”, International Journal of Medical Implants and devices, Vol. 4 (1), pp. 26, 2009.
  17.  Xiaozhen You, Malek Adjouadi, Magno R. Guillen, Melvin Ayala, Armando Barreto, Napthtali Rishe, Joseph Sullivan, Dennis Dlugos, John VanMeter, Drew Morris, Elizabeth Donner, Bruce Bjornson, MaryLou Smith, Byron Bernal, Madison Berl, William Gaillard .  “Sub-Patterns of language network reorganization in Pediatric Localization Related Epilepsy- a Multisite Study”, under review by Human Brain Mapping
  18. Mohammed Goryawala, Magno R. Guillen, Armando Barreto, Ruchir Bhatt, Seza Gulec, Tushar Barot, Rekha Suthar, Anthony McGoron, Malek Adjouadi, Design and Evaluation of Parallel Processing Techniques for 3D Liver Segmentation and Volume Rendering”, accepted in i-manager’s Journal on Software Engineering, Vol 5, No 4, April – June 2011.
  19. Mohammed Goryawala, Magno R. Guillen, Seza Gulec, Tushar Barot, Rekha Suthar, Ruchir Bhatt, Anthony Mcgoron and Malek Adjouadi, “An Accurate 3D Liver Segmentation Method for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy Using a Modified K-Means Algorithm and Parallel Computing”, accepted in Int. J. of Innovative Computing Information and Control tentatively to be published in Vol 8, No. 7, July 2012.
  20. Mohammed Goryawala, Magno R. Guillen, Mercedes Cabrerizo, Seza Gulec, Tushar Barot, Rekha Suthar, Ruchir Bhatt, Anthony Mcgoron, Malek Adjouadi,A 3D Liver Segmentation Method with Parallel Computing for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy," accepted IEEE - Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine. in Press.
  21. You X, Adjouadi M, Wang J, Guillen MR, Bernal B, Sullivan J, Donner E, Bjornson B, Berl M, Gaillard WD., "A decisional space for fMRI pattern separation using the principal component analysis--a comparative study of language networks in pediatric epilepsy".

    Hum Brain Mapp. 2013 Sep;34(9):2330-42. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22069. PMID: 22461299 Free PMC article
  22. Bernal B., Guillen MR., Zamora K.,  Altman N. "Utilizing rs-fMRI's Mean to Localize Seizure Focus".Open journal of Radiology, 2015, Vol 5, No.2 ,12 pages 10.4236/ojrad.2015.52015
  23. Ibrahim GM, Sharma P, Hyslop A, Guillen MR, Morgan BR, Wong S, Abel TJ, Elkaim L, Cajigas I, Shah AH, Fallah A, Weil AG, Altman N, Bernal B, Medina S, Widjaja E, Jayakar P, Ragheb J, Bhatia S.

    "Presurgicalthalamocortical connectivity is associated with response to vagus nerve stimulation in children with intractable epilepsy".

    NeuroimageClin. 2017 Sep 22;16:634-642. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.09.015. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28971013 Free PMC article.

  24. Ibrahim GM, Weil AG, Sedighim S, Schoen NB, Mikhail M, Sharma P, Guillen MR, Morgan BR, Wong S, Cajigas I, Jermakowicz WJ, Sandoval-Garcia C, Lewis EC, Fallah A, Altman N, Medina S, Pacheco-Jacome E, Jayakar P, Hyslop A, Miller I, Ragheb J, Bhatia S, Bernal B.

    "Presurgicalhyperconnectivity of the ablation volume is associated with seizure-freedom after magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy". Seizure. 2018 Oct;61:89-93. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2018.08.006. Epub 2018 Aug 9. PMID: 30118930

  25. Mithani K, Mikhail M, Morgan BR, Wong S, Weil AG, Deschenes S, Wang S, Bernal B, Guillen MR, Ochi A, Otsubo H, Yau I, Lo W, Pang E, Holowka S, Snead OC, Donner E, Rutka JT, Go C, Widjaja E, Ibrahim GM.

    "Connectomic Profiling Identifies Responders to Vagus Nerve Stimulation".

    Ann Neurol. 2019 Nov;86(5):743-753. doi: 10.1002/ana.25574. Epub 2019 Aug 27.PMID: 31393626
  26. Mithani K, Boutet A., Germann J., Elias G., Weil A., Shah A., Guillen MR, Bernal B., Achia J.,  Ragheb J., Donner E., Lozano A., Eidjaja E., Ibrahim G."Lesion network Localization of Seizure Freedom following MR-guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Ablation". Ann Neurol. 2019 Nov;86(5):743-753. doi: 10.1002/ana.25574. Epub 2019 Aug 27.PMID: 31393626
  27. Bernal B, Guillen M, Ragheb J, Altman N, Ibrahim GM, LaPlante P, Padilla A, Duchowny M. "Functional imaging localization of complex organic hallucinations".  Neurocase. 2019 Jun-Aug;25(3-4):91-97. doi: 10.1080/13554794.2019.1611866. Epub 2019 May 16.  PMID: 31094654

  28. Mithani K, Boutet A, Germann J, Elias GJB, Weil AG, Shah A, Guillen M, Bernal B, Achua JK, Ragheb J, Donner E, Lozano AM, Widjaja E, Ibrahim GM. "Lesion Network Localization of Seizure Freedom following MR-guided  Laser Interstitial Thermal Ablation"

    Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 9;9(1):18598. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-55015-y.

    PMID: 31819108 Free PMC article.
  29. Bernal B., Guillen MR., Valdez, P. Jayakar P., Altman N., Duchowny M., Riera J. "Epilepsy Focus Lozalization in Patients Utilizing Bold Differences Related to Regional Metabolic Dynamics".Open journal of Radiology, 2019, Vol9, No.3
  30. Bernal B, Guillen MR., Altman N., Duchowny M., "Functional Connectivity as a Tool to Ascertain language Localization in a Group of Children with Intractable Epilepsy". Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE),2021, Vol 4 Issue 4,

 JOURNAL PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

  1. Guillen MR.,Bernal B, Bernal, A. Portable Device to Stmulate Visual cortex on Sedate Patient under fMRI.Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2021 , under reviews.

POSTERS

  1. M. R. Guillen, M. Adjouadi, “AWeb-Based Repository Site of fMRI Medical Images and Clinical Data for Childhood Epilepsy - Part I”, Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions,2nd Annual meeting held in Miami, Florida in December 2007.
  2. M. R.Guillen, M. Adjouadi, “AWeb-Based Repository Site of fMRI Medical Images and Clinical Data for Childhood Epilepsy - Part II”, EDC's 7th Annual Life Science Conference ,Florida International University – Miami, April 24, 2008.
  3. X. You, M. Adjouadi, M. R. Guillen, B. Bernal, M. Ayala, A. Barreto, N. Rishe and W. D. Gaillard, “Automatic Decision Making Process For Classification of fMRI Patterns Integrating the Principal Component Analysis and the Laterality Index in Pediatric Epilepsy”,  Poster Session III, 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making SMDM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Oct.19-22, 2008.
  4. Adjouadi, M.; You, X.; Guillen, M.; Ayala, M.; Cabrerizo, M.; Jayakar, P.; Barreto, A.; Rishe, N.; Sullivan, J.; Dlugos, D.; Berl , M.; VanMeter , J.; Morris, D.; Donner, E.; Bjornson, B.; Smith, M.; Bernal, B.; Gaillard, W. D., "Integrating Nonlinear Decision Functions with Principal Component Analysis in fMRI Language Activation Patterns Classification", AES Annual Meeting, , Dec 4-8, 2009, Boston, MA.
  5. . D. Gaillard, X. You, B. Bernal, M. R. Guillen, M. Ayala, P. J., A. Barreto, N. Rishe, J. Sullivan, D. Dlugos, M. M. Berl, J. VanMeter, D. Morris, E. Donner, B. Bjornson, M. L. Smith, Malek Adjouadi, “ Pediatric Functional Imaging Consortium: Sub-patterns of Language Dominance in Pediatric Localization Related Epilepsy Identified by Data Driven Separation Analysis.” AES Annual Meeting, Dec 4-8, 2009, Boston, MA.
  6. M. R. Guillen; M. Adjouadi; B. Bernal ; X.You; A. Barreto; N. Rishe ; P.; Jayakar, W. D. Gaillard, ,  " Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Group Decision Making Based on Brain Asymmetry" , AES Annual Meeting, , Dec 4-8, 2009, Boston, MA.

 

 

 

 

 

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