Overview

  • Received his BS degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech, his MSE Degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1990 in electrical engineering. His research interests include virtual reality, artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic, computer assisted medical diagnosis, and fault-tolerant computing. Dr. Belfore joined Old Dominion University as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in August, 1997.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2010 The Impact of Content Area Focus on the Effectiveness of a Web-based SimulationBlackwell Publishing.
    2009 Virtual Operating Room Team Training via Computer–Based AgentsInternational Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems.
    2009 Virtual operating room team training via computer0-based agentsInternational Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems. 115-122.
    2003 A Diagnosis Methodology for Continuous Time Measurements using Hierarchical Signal RepresentationsIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics B. 951-965.
    2002 Performance Prediction of Fault Tolerant SRM Drives using Coupled Finite-Elements and GA Based ANN ModelsIEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. 380-384.
    2001 ANN Inverse Mapping Technique Applied to Electromagnetic DesignIEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 3584-3587.
    2001 An Architecture for Constructing Large VRML WorldsTransactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation. 24-40.
    2000 The Interactive Land Use VRML Application (ILUVA) ArchitectureJournal of Computer Science and Information Management. 27-34.
    1998 Neurogenetic Characterization of Fault Tolerant Switched Reluctance Motor DrivesIEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 3612-3615.
    1997 Modeling Faulted Switched Reluctance Motors Using Evolutionary Neural NetworksIEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 226-233.
    1996 An Artificial Neural Network Simulator with Integrated Fault Simulation CapabilitiesTransactions of the Society for Computer Simulation. 69-86.
    1989 The Fault Tolerance of Neural NetworksInternational Journal of Neural Networks: Research and Applications. 24-41.

    Conference Papers

    Year Title
    2009 Detecting critical patterns in maternal-fetal heart rate tracings over time.  1121-1125.
    2009 Detecting critical patterns in maternal-fetal heart rate tracings over time. Proceedings of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society 53rd Annual Meeting.  1121-1125.
    2009 Introducing Digital Logic and Electronics Concepts
    2009 Simulation Architecture for Virtual Operating Room Training
    2008 Detecting critical patterns in maternal-fetal heart rate signals.  1478-1482.
    2008 Detecting critical patterns in maternal-fetal heart rate signals. Proceedings of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society 52nd Annual Meeting.  1478-1482.
    2008 Monitoring simulated maternal-fetal heart rate signals. Medicine meets virtual reality.  439-441.
    2007 A Virtual operating room for context-relevant training.  507-511.
    2007 A Virtual operating room for context-relevant training. Proceedings of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting.  507-511.
    2006 A simulation-based training system for surgical wound debridement. Medicine meets virtual reality.  491-496.
    2006 The virtual operating room.  1-9.
    2006 The virtual operating room. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference.  1-9.

    Grants

  • Centrality of Teacher Child Interaction in Child Learning and Achievement  awarded by U. S. Department of Education 2009 - 2012
  • Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Advanced Surgical Skills, Augmented Patient Technologies, and Labor and Delivery  awarded by EVMS 2006 - 2010
  • A Technology Cluster Accelerator System for Hampton Roads Virginia 2007 - 2008
  • Medical Modeling and Simulation  awarded by Eastern Virginia Medical School 2006 - 2008
  • CATHIE Revisited: Using Interactive Learning Modules to Teach Helping Skills  awarded by Center for Learning Technologies Faculty Innovator Grant 2007
  • CATHIE: Computer Agents Teaching Helping Interactions Effectively.  awarded by Center for Learning Technologies Faculty Innovator Grant 2006
  • EVMS Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Surgery  awarded by Eastern Virginia Medical School 2006
  • JOFT/JFAST Integration  awarded by General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems 2006
  • Program SAFE  awarded by Portsmouth City Public Schools 2006
  • The Virtual Operating Room  awarded by Old Dominion University Research Foundation 2006
  • The Chesapeake Bay Interactive Modeling Project  awarded by Old Dominion University Research Foundation 2005
  • The virtual operating room  awarded by Old Dominion University Research Foundation 2005
  • EVMS NCCMMS Phase III  awarded by EVMS 2004 - 2005
  • Project Title: "Training Simulation Capabilities Devlopment for Civil Authorities (Homeland Security R&D),  awarded by Joint Forces Command through FISC Philly Det 2004
  • EVMS NCCMMS Phase II  awarded by EVMS 2003 - 2004
  • Development of Tools and Methods for Developing Internet Virtual Reality Applications  awarded by MYMIC 2003
  • National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation  awarded by Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia) 2003
  • National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation (Phase II)  awarded by Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)/Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) 2003
  • National center for collaboration in medical modeling and simulation. (Phase I)  awarded by EVMS/GEOCENTERS 2003
  • Cargo Logistics Modeling and Simulation  awarded by Science Applications International Corporation 2002
  • Development of Tools and Methods for Developing Internet Virtual Reality Applications  awarded by Loyola Enterprises 2002
  • Cargo Logistics Modeling and Simulation  awarded by Military Traffic Management Command Transportation Engineering Agency (MTMCTEA) via SAIC 2001 - 2002
  • GIFTS Data Compression Study and GIFTS Signal Modeling  awarded by NASA Langley Research Center 2000 - 2002
  • Munitions Cleanup Visualization  awarded by Army Corps of Engineers 2000
  • GIFTS Data Compression Study  awarded by NASA Langley Research Center 1999 - 2000
  • Development of Data Compression Methodologies for FTS Imagery  awarded by NASA Langley Research Center 1999
  • Virtual Reality Visualization for Marketing the Fairwood Homes Property  awarded by City of Portsmouth 1998
  • Development of JTASC Kiosk  awarded by JTASC Faculty/Student Contract 1997 - 1998
  • Research Experience for Electrical Engineering Undergraduates  awarded by National Science Foundation 1992 - 1994
  • Modeling Faculty Neural Networks  awarded by National Science Foundation, Research Initiation Grant 1991 - 1994
  • Equipment Grant  awarded by Motorola Corporation 1992
  • The Role of Computer-Aided Interactive Feedback for Problem Solving in Engineering Education  awarded by National Science Foundation 2005 -
  • The Role of Computer-Aided Interactive Feedback for Problem Solving in Engineering Education  awarded by National Science Foundation 2003 -
  • The Role of Computer-Aided Interactive Feedback for Problem Solving in Engineering Education  awarded by National Science Foundation 2002 -
  • O-DART: Online Disability Awareness & Response Training 1994 -
  • Keywords

  • Computer Engineering : Digital system design, computer architecture, FPGA, embedded systems, low power, SoC
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia 1990
  • M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, Princeton University 1983
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1982
  • Full Name

  • Lee Belfore