Dr Kirill Aristovich

PhD in Electrical Engineering


Key skills: Computer Simulations, Image Processing, Image Reconstruction, Dynamics and Control, Microcontrollers, Signal Processing, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Additive Manufacturing (3D printing), Composite Materials. Key Interests: Brain imaging, Tomographic techniques, Brain-computer interface, Epilepsy research, Electrophysiology, Computer Simulations, Neuroimaging Patents: 1. IMPROVED WIND TURBINE WITH ADAPTABLE ROTOR. PCT: WO2011104506 (A2); 2011-09-01 2. DETECTING ACTIVITY IN PERIPHERAL NERVES, JRP/P139768GB00/01 Achievements and Awards: The Worshipful Company of Salters’ Prize for exceptional achievement in physical sciences (2007/2008) Journal papers: • McDermott, B. J., Avery, J., O'Halloran, M., Aristovich, K. Y., & Porter, E. (2019). Bi-frequency symmetry difference electrical impedance tomography - a novel technique for perturbation detection in static scenes. Physiol Meas. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/ab08ba • Tarotin, I., Aristovich, K. Y., & Holder, D. S. (2019). Effect of dispersion in nerve on compound action potential and impedance change: a modelling study. Physiol Meas. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/ab08ce • Chapman, C. A. R., Aristovich, K., Donega, M., Fjordbakk, C. T., Stathopoulou, T. -. R., Viscasillas, J., . . . Holder, D. (2019). Electrode fabrication and interface optimization for imaging of evoked peripheral nervous system activity with electrical impedance tomography (EIT). JOURNAL OF NEURAL ENGINEERING, 16 (1), ARTN 016001. doi:10.1088/1741-2552/aae868 • Hope, J., Aristovich, K. Y., Chapman, C. A. R., Volschenk, A., Vanholsbeeck, F., & McDaid, A. (2019). Extracting impedance changes from a frequency multiplexed signal during neural activity in sciatic nerve of rat: preliminary study in-vitro. Physiol Meas. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/ab0c24 • Hannan, S., Faulkner, M., Aristovich, K. Y., Avery, J., & Holder, D. S. (2019). Investigating the safety of fast neural electrical impedance tomography in the rat brain. Physiol Meas. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/ab0d53 • Avery, J., Dowrick, T., Witkowska-Wrobel, A., Faulkner, M., Aristovich, K. Y., & Holder, D. S. (2019). Simultaneous EIT and EEG using frequency division multiplexing. Physiological Measurement. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/ab0bbc • Faulkner, M., Hannan, S., Aristovich, K. Y., Avery, J., & Holder, D. S. (2018). Characterising the frequency response of impedance changes during evoked physiological activity in the rat brain. Physiological measurement. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aab01f • Staples, N. A., Goding, J. A., Gilmour, A. D., Aristovich, K. Y., Byrnes-Preston, P., Holder, D. S., . . . Green, R. A. (2018). Conductive Hydrogel Electrodes for Delivery of Long-Term High Frequency Pulses. FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 11, ARTN 748. doi:10.3389/fnins.2017.00748 • Witkowska-Wrobel, A., Aristovich, K., Faulkner, M., Avery, J., & Holder, D. (2018). Feasibility of imaging epileptic seizure onset with EIT and depth electrodes. NeuroImage, 173, 311-321. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.02.056 • Faulkner, M., Hannan, S., Aristovich, K., Avery, J., & Holder, D. (2018). Feasibility of imaging evoked activity throughout the rat brain using electrical impedance tomography. NeuroImage, 178, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.05.022 • Hannan, S., Faulkner, M., Aristovich, K. Y., Avery, J., & Holder, D. S. (2018). Frequency dependent characterisation of impedance changes during epileptiform activity in a rat model of epilepsy. Physiological Measurement. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aad5f4 • Hannan, S., Faulkner, M., Aristovich, K., Avery, J., Walker, M., & Holder, D. (2018). Imaging fast electrical activity in the brain during ictal epileptiform discharges with electrical impedance tomography. NeuroImage: Clinical, 20, 674-684. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2018.09.004 • Aristovich, K. Y., Donega, M., Blochet, C., Avery, J., Hannan, S., Chew, D., & Holder, D. S. (2018). Imaging fast neural traffic at fascicular level with electrical impedance tomography: proof of principle in rat sciatic nerve. J Neural Eng. doi:10.1088/1741-2552/aad78e • Tarotin, I., Aristovich, K., & Holder, D. (2018). Model of impedance changes in unmyelinated nerve fibres. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. doi:10.1109/TBME.2018.2849220 • Faulkner, M., Jehl, M., Aristovich, K., Avery, J., Witkowska-Wrobel, A., & Holder, D. (2017). Optimisation of current injection protocol based on a region of interest. Physiological measurement. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aa69d7 • Avery, J. P., Aristovich, K., Low, B., & Holder, D. (2017). Reproducible 3D printed head tanks for electrical impedance tomography with realistic shape and conductivity distribution. Physiological Measurement. doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aa6586 • Jehl, M., Aristovich, K., Faulkner, M., & Holder, D. (2016). Are patient specific meshes required for EIT head imaging?. Physiological Measurement, 37 (6), 879-892. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/37/6/879 • Vongerichten, A. N., dos Santos, G. S., Aristovich, K., Avery, J., McEvoy, A., Walker, M., & Holder, D. S. (2016). Characterisation and imaging of cortical impedance changes during interictal and ictal activity in the anaesthetised rat. NEUROIMAGE, 124, 813-823. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.015 • Canali, C., Aristovich, K., Ceccarelli, L., Larsen, L. B., Martinsen, G., Wolff, A., . . . Heiskanen, A. (2016). Electrical impedance tomography methods for miniaturised 3D systems. Journal of Electrical Bioimpedance, 7 (1), 59-67. doi:10.5617/jeb.4084 • Packham, B., Barnes, G., Dos Santos, G. S., Aristovich, K., Gilad, O., Ghosh, A., . . . Holder, D. (2016). Empirical validation of statistical parametric mapping for group imaging of fast neural activity using electrical impedance tomography. Physiological Measurement, 37 (6), 951-967. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/37/6/951 • Aristovich, K. Y., Packham, B. C., Koo, H., dos Santos, G. S., McEvoy, A., & Holder, D. S. (2016). Imaging fast electrical activity in the brain with electrical impedance tomography. NEUROIMAGE, 124, 204-213. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.08.071 • Jehl, M., Dedner, A., Betcke, T., Aristovich, K., Klöfkorn, R., & Holder, D. (2015). A fast parallel solver for the forward problem in electrical impedance tomography. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 62 (1), 126-137. doi:10.1109/TBME.2014.2342280 • Aristovich, K. Y., Dos Santos, G. S., & Holder, D. S. (2015). Investigation of potential artefactual changes in measurements of impedance changes during evoked activity: implications to electrical impedance tomography of brain function. PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT, 36 (6), 1245-1259. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/36/6/1245 • Jehl, M., Aristovich, K., Dowrick, T., Blochet, C., & Holder, D. (2015). Machine learning approach to clinical stroke type differentiation using Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT). • Aristovich, K. Y., dos Santos, G. S., Packham, B. C., & Holder, D. S. (2014). A method for reconstructing tomographic images of evoked neural activity with electrical impedance tomography using intracranial planar arrays. Physiol Meas, 35 (6), 1095-1109. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/35/6/1095 • Vongerichten, A., Aristovich, K., dos Santos, G. S., McEvoy, A. W., & Holder, D. S. (2014). Design for a three-dimensional printed laryngoscope blade for the intubation of rats. Lab Anim (NY), 43 (4), 140-142. doi:10.1038/laban.463 • Aristovich, K., Packham, B., Santos, G., Koo, H., & Holder, D. (2014). High-resolution imaging of fast neural activity in the brain with Electrical Impedance Tomography. Presented at: 15th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT 2014). • K. Y. Aristovich, S. H. Khan and A. I. Borovkov “Investigation of Optimal Parameters for Finite Element Solution of the Forward Problem in Magnetic Field Tomography Based on Magnetoencephalography”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 307, 012015 (10p), 2011 • K. Y. Aristovich and S. H. Khan “Automatic Procedure for Realistic 3D Finite Element Modelling of Human Brain for Bioelectromagnetic Computations”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 238, 012065 (8p), 2010 • K.Y. Aristovich and A.I. Borovkov “An Approach to Numerical Solution of the Forward Problem of Magnetic Field Tomography Based on Magnetoencephalography”. Nauchno-Technicheskie Vedomosti (In Russian, ISSN 1994-2354), 1(60)/2010 • S. H. Khan, K. Y. Aristovich and A. I. Borovkov “Solution of the Forward Problem in Magnetic-Field Tomography (MFT) Based on Magnetoencephalography (MEG)”. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, vol. 45, n. 3, march 2009. • K.Y. Aristovich, A.M. Krivtsov, “Modelling of the temperature effects in crystal structures”, Proceedings of the Conference "Actual Problems in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics", Durso, Novorossiysk, 8 - 11 September, 2004 • K.Y. Aristovich, A.M. Krivtsov. “Oscillations and nonlinear effects in nanostructural objects”. XXXII Conference "Advanced Problems in Mechanics", St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24-July 1, 2004