Mia Folke, Senior Lecturer


Mia is associate professor in electronics, medical engineering. Her research interest is physiological measurements, both new measurement methods and sensor systems. She studied to Biomedical analyst in Örebro 1988 to 1990 followed by employment as Biomedical analyst at the hospital in Skövde and later at the Swedish Air Force in Stockholm and at the hospital in Eskilstuna. She studied Engineering at Mälardalen University between 1996 and 1999 in parallel with part-time employment at the Swedish Air Force, followed by PhD studies, completed nov 2005. She teaches nurses in biomedical engineering in two courses that she has developed based on a combination of theory and clinical practice.

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Latest publications:

Evaluation of the content of a web tool aimed to identify early markers related to fall risk among middle-aged people (Sep 2020)
Mia Folke, Anna Åkerberg, Marina Arkkukangas , Annika Kärnsund , Mikael Johnsson
Health and Technology (--)

Novel Weight Estimation Analyses and the Development of the Wearable IngVaL System for Monitoring of Health Related Walk Parameters (Jun 2020)
Per Hellström, Mia Folke
International journal on advances in life sciences, volume 12, numbers 1 and 2, 2020 (LifSciVol12)

Evaluation of the IngVaL Pedobarography System for Monitoring of Walking Speed (May 2018)
Per Hellström, Anna Åkerberg, Martin Ekström, Mia Folke
Healthcare Informatics Research (HIR)

Walking Intensity Estimation with a Portable Pedobarography System (May 2016)
Per Hellström, Anna Åkerberg, Martin Ekström, Mia Folke
13th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health (pHealth 2016)

Wearable Weight Estimation System (Oct 2015)
Per Hellström, Mia Folke, Martin Ekström
4th International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies (HCIST 2015)

Intelligent Wireless Body Area Network System for Human Motion Analysis (Jun 2015)
Per Hellström, Lennie Carlén Eriksson, Jonatan Scharff Willners, Mia Folke, Martin Ekström
1st International Conference on Smart Portable, Wearable, Implantable and Disability-oriented Devices and Systems (SPWID 2015)

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Jimmie Hagblad (former)