Publications

Scholarly book chapters

1. Teshome, A. K., Kibret, B., & Lai, D. T. (2017). Wireless Implant Communications using the Human Body. In M. Khosrow (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (4 ed., pp. 6319-6334): IGI Global. 

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2. Seyedi, M., Kibret, B., Salibindla, S., & Lai, D. T. (2015). An Overview of Intra-Body Communication Transceivers for Biomedical Applications. In M. Khosrow (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (3 ed., pp. 469-478): IGI Global. 

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Refereed journal articles

1. Teshome, A. K., Kibret, B., Lai, D. T. (2018) A review of implant communication technology in wireless body area networks (WBAN): Progresses and challenges.  In Press, IEEE Reviews on Biomedical Engineering

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2. Kibret, B., Premaratne M., Sullivan, C., Thomson, R., & Fitzgerald, P. (2018). Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) during pregnancy: quantifying and assessing the electric field strength inside the foetal brain. Scientific Reports (Nature), 8(1), 4128

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3. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M., Lewis, P., Thomson, R., & Fitzgerald, P. (2016). A time-varying magnetic flux concentrator. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(33).  (chosen for front cover)

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4. Teshome, A. K., Kibret, B., & Lai, D. T. (2016). Galvanically Coupled Intra-body Communications for Medical Implants: A Unified Analytic Model. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 64(7), 2989 - 3002. 

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5. Kibret, B., Teshome, A. K., & Lai, D. T. (2016). A New Perspective on the Cylindrical Antenna Theory. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagations, 64(7), 2981 – 2988.

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6. Kibret, B., Teshome, A. K., & Lai, D. T. (2016). Analysis of the Human Body as an Antenna for Wireless Implant Communication. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 64(4), 1466-1476.

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7. Kibret, B., Teshome, A. K., & Lai, D. T. (2015). Cylindrical antenna theory for the analysis of whole-body averaged specific absorption rate. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 63(11), 5224-5229. 

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8. Kibret, B., Teshome, A. K., & Lai, D. T. (2015). Characterizing the human body as a monopole antenna. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 63(10), 4384-4392. 

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9. Kibret, B., Teshome, A. K., & Lai, D. T. (2014). Human body as antenna and its effect on human body communications. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 148, 193-207. 

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10. Kibret, B., Seyedi, M., Lai, D. T., & Faulkner, M. (2014). Investigation of galvanic-coupled intrabody communication using the human body circuit model. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 18(4), 1196-1206. 

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11. Kibret, B., Teshome, A. K., & Lai, D. T. (2014). Analysis of the whole-body averaged specific absorption rate (SAR) for far-field exposure of an isolated human body using cylindrical antenna theory. Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, 38, 103-112. 

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12. Seyedi, M., Kibret, B., Lai, D. T., & Faulkner, M. (2013). A survey on intrabody communications for body area network applications. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 60(8), 2067-2079. 

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Refereed conference papers

1. Teshome, A. K., Kibret, B., & Lai, D. T. (2016). Intrabody Communication for Implants in Body Area Network Scenarios. 12th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, London, 14-16 September

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2. Kibret, B., Seyedi, M., Lai, D. T., & Faulkner, M. (2013). The effect of tissues in galvanic coupling intrabody communication. IEEE Eighth International Conference on the Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, Melbourne, 2-5 April 

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3. Seyedi, M., Kibret, B., Lai, D. T., & Faulkner, M. (2013). An empirical comparison of limb joint effects on capacitive and galvanic coupled intra-body communication. IEEE Eighth International Conference on the Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, Melbourne, 2-5 April 

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Dataset

1. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M. (2018) Menelik head mesh format (ACIS SAT v.26). Figshare https://doi.org/10.4225/03/5b2c9f6acd8e0


2. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M. (2018) Menelik head mesh model (STL files). Figshare https://doi.org/10.4225/03/5b2c64f668b73


3. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M. (2018) Menelik head voxel model (with CST Studio and SEMCAD X header files). Figshare https://doi.org/10.4225/03/5b2c64a59c8d2


4. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M. (2018) Menelik head voxel model (in NIFTI format). Figshare https://doi.org/10.4225/03/5b2c63a5428ae


5. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M. (2018) Menelik head voxel model (DES file format). Figshare https://doi.org/10.4225/03/5b2c63270939c


6. Kibret, B., Premaratne, M. (2018) Menelik head voxel model (DICOM (MR) format). Figshare https://doi.org/10.4225/03/5b2c6223e63d4

Thesis

Kibret, B. (2016) The Human Body Antenna: Characteristics and its Application, Victoria University, PhD thesis