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Dr. Lana Popović Maneski, Grad. Elec. Eng

email: lanapm13@gmail.com, lana.popovic.maneski@itn.sanu.ac.rs




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She was born in Belgrade in 1983. She graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade in 2007 (the five-year program), where she defended her doctoral thesis titled Upper extremity tremor suppression system based on functional electrical stimulation out-of-phase with tremor in 2011. Between 2008 and 2012, she worked at the company Tecnalia Serbia in Belgrade and was responsible for developing devices and methods for rehabilitation of upper extremities after injury of the central or peripheral nervous system using surface electrical stimulation. She was elected an assistant professor at the State University of Novi Pazar in 2012. Since 2013, she has been involved in teaching at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade (Biomedical Engineering). She was elected a Research Associate in 2015 and Senior Research Associate.

Fields of interest: biomedical engineering, technology for rehabilitation and assistance to the disabled, functional electrical stimulation 

Lana Popović Maneski is a reviewer of the Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Journal of  Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Signal Processing & Control.

She has been employed at the Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA since 2012..


Book chapter

L. Popović Maneski, S. Došen, G. Bijeić, "MAXSENS A flexible matrix electrode for sensory substitution", In Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation. José L. Pons, Diego Torricelli, and Marta Pajaro, eds., Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer, 2013, pp. 481–485. (Biosystems and Biorobotics, Vol. 1), https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34546-3_77.

L. Popovic-Maneski, Aleksandar Zunjic, "Safety and Ergonomic Design Issues of Certain Types of Robots", Ergonomic Design and Assessment of Products and Systems, Nova Science Publishers, 2017, pp. 105-122. ISBN 978-1-53611-784-4.

L. Popović-Maneski, I. Topalović, I. "EMG Map for Designing the Electrode Shape for Functional Electrical Therapy of Upper Extremitie", Biosystems and Biorobotics, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer, 2019, pp.1003–1007. (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01845-0_201)

Journal articles

E. Krueger, L. Popović-Maneski, G. N. N. Neto, E. Mendonça Scheeren, J. M. Fiusa, P. Nohama, Neuromuscular fatigue detection by mechanomyography in people with complete spinal cord injury. Research on Biomedical Engineering, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42600-020-00061-z

M. Manto, G. Grimaldi, T. Lorivel, D. Farina, L. Popović, S. Conforte, T. D’alessio, J. Belda- Lois, E. Rocon, Bioinformatic Approaches Used In Modeling Human Tremor, Current Bioinformatics, Vol. 4, No.2, May 2009, pp. 154-172, https://dx.doi.org/10.2174/157489309788184747.

L. Popović, T. Šekara, I, MB. Popović, Adaptive band-pass filter (ABPF) for tremor extraction from inertial sensor data, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Sept. 2010, Vol. 99 (3), pp. 298-305, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2010.03.018.  

N. Malešević, L. Popović, L. Schwirtlich and D.B. Popović, Distributed low-frequency functional electrical stimulation delays muscle fatigue compared to conventional stimulation, Muscle and Nerve, pp. 42(4): 556-562, 2010, https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2009.5333983

L. Popović Maneski, N. Jorgovanović, V. Ilić, S. Došen, T. Keller, M.B. Popović, D.B. Popović, Electrical stimulation for the suppression of pathological tremor, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Vol. 49, pp. 1187-1193, 2011, ISSN: 0140-0118, https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-011-0803-6.

J.L. Dideriksen, F. Gianfelici, L. Popovic, D. Farina, EMG-based characterization of pathological tremor using the Iterated Hilbert Transform, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 58(10), pp. 2911-2921, 2011, https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2011.2163069.

Malesevic N, Popovic-Maneski L, Ilic V, Jorgovanovic N, Bijelic G, Keller T, Popovic DB. A Multi-Pad Electrode based Functional Electrical Stimulation System for Restoration of Grasp. J Neuroeng & Rehab, Vol 9(66), 2012, https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-9-66.

Popović-Maneski L, Kostić M, Bijelić G, Keller T, Mitrović S, Konstantinović Lj, Popović DB. Multi-pad electrode for effective grasping: design. IEEE Trans Neur Syst & Rehab Eng, Vol 21(4), pp. 648-654, 2013, https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2013.2239662.

Popović-Maneski L, Malešević N, Savić A, Keller T, Popović DB. Surface distributed low-frequency asynchronous stimulation (sDLFAS) delays fatigue of stimulated muscles. Muscle & nerve, Vol 48(6), pp.930-937, 2013, https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.23840.

Popović Maneski, L., Topalović, I., Jovičić, N., Dedijer, S., Konstantinović, L. & Popović, D.B. Stimulation map for control of functional grasp based on multi-channel EMG recordings", Medical Engineering and Physics, 38(11), pp. 1251–1259, 2016, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.06.004.

L. Popović-Maneski, A. Aleksić, R. Čobeljić, T. Bajd, D. B. Popović, "A new method and instrumentation for analyzing spasticity", IETI Transactions on Ergonomics and Safety, vol. 1, issue 1, pp. 12-27, 2017.

L. Popović-Maneski, A. Aleksić, A. Metani, V. Bergeron, R. Čobeljić, D. B. Popović, Assessment of spasticity by a pendulum test in SCI patients who exercise FES cycling or receive only conventional therapy. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2771466

A. Metani, L. Popović-Maneski, S. Mateo, L. Lemahieu, V. Bergeron, Functional electrical stimulation cycling strategies tested during preparation for the First Cybathlon Competition – a practical report from team ENS de Lyon. European Journal of Translational Myology 27 (2017) 279–288, https://doi.org/10.4081/ejtm.2017.7110

Krueger, E., Popović-Maneski, L. & Nohama, P. "Mechanomyography-Based Wearable Monitor of Quasi-Isometric Muscle Fatigue for Motor Neural Prostheses", Artificial Organs, vol. 42(2) (2018) pp. 208-218. https://doi.org/10.1111/aor.12973

R. D. Čobeljic, K. Ribarić-Jankeš, A. Aleksić, L. Z. Popović-Maneski, L. B. Schwirtlich, D. B. Popović, "Does galvanic vestibular stimulation decrease spasticity in clinically complete spinal cord injury?" International Journal of Rehabilitation Research 41, 3 (2018) 251-257, https://doi.org/10.1097/MRR.0000000000000297

E. Krueger, L.M.S. Magri, A.S. Botelho, F.S., Bach, C.L.K. Rebellato, L. Fracaro, F.Y.I. Fragoso, J.A. Villanova JR, P.R.S. Brofman, L. Popović-Maneski, "Effects of low-intensity electrical stimulation and adipose derived stem cells transplantation on the time-domain analysis-based electromyographic signals in dogs with SCI", Neuroscience letters 696 (2019) 38-45, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2018.12.004.

L. Popović-Maneski, M. D. Ivanović, V. Atanasoski, M. Miletić, S. Zdolšek, B. Bojović,Lj. Hadžievski, "Properties of different types of dry electrodes for wearable smart monitoring devices", Biomedical Engineering / Biomedizinische Technik (2020), https://doi.org/10.1515/bmt-2019-0167

E. Krueger, L. Popović-Maneski, G. N. N. Neto, E. Mendonça Scheeren, J. M. Fiusa, P. Nohama, Neuromuscular fatigue detection by mechanomyography in people with complete spinal cord injury. Research on Biomedical Engineering 36 (2020) 203–212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42600-020-00061-z

Conference papers (international)

L. Popović, MB. Popović, Extraction of Tremor for Control of Neural Prostheses: Comparison of Discrete Wavelet Transform and Butterworth Filter, Proc of 9thNEUREL 2008, Editors: Reljin B, Stankovic S, Belgrade, Sept 25-27, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2903-5, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP08481-PRT, pp. 137-140.

L Popović, N Malešević, MB Popović, Optimization of Multi-pad Surface Electrode: Selective   Stimulation of Wrist, Proc of IEEE EuroCON, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 18-23, 2009, pp.142-145.   

L. Popovic, N. Maleševic, Muscle Fatigue of Quadriceps in Paraplegics: Comparison between  Single vs. Multi-pad Electrode Surface Stimulation, Proc of IEEE EMBC, Minneapolis, MN, Sept 2-6, 2009, pp.6785-6788.           

N. Malešević, L. Popović, G. Bijelić, G. Kvaščev, Classification of muscle twitch response using ANN: Application in multi-pad electrode optimization, Proc of 10th NEUREL, Belgrade, Serbia, 2010, pp.11-13.        

E. Rocon, J.A. Gallego, L. Barrios, A.R. Victoria, J. Ibánez, D. Farina, F. Negro, J. L. Dideriksen, S. Conforto, T. D'Alessio, G. Severini, J.M. Belda-Lois, L. Z. Popović, G. Grimaldi, M. Manto, J.L. Pons, Multimodal BCI-mediated FES suppression of pathological tremor. Proc of 32nd Ann Int Conf of the IEEE, EMBC'10, art. no. 5627914, pp. 3337-3340                                            

J.L. Dideriksen, F. Gianfelici, L.Z. Popovic-Maneski, D. Farina, EMG-based demodulation of pathological tremor using the Iterated Hilbert Transform. Proc of 5th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, 2011, pp. 116-119, DOI: 10.1109/NER.2011.5910502  

Velik R, Malesevic N, Popovic L, Hoffmann U, Keller T. INTFES: A multi-pad electrode system for selective transcutaneous electrical muscle stimulation. 16th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 2011, URL: https://ifess.org/proceedings/IFESS2011/IFESS2011_004_Velik.pdf

L. Popović Maneski, M.B. Popović, “Real time tracking of tremor EMG envelopes”, 5th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings, pp. 781-783, 2012 Budapest, Hungary, ISBN: 978-3-642-23507-8.  

Lana Popović-Maneski , Marija Janković, Tijana Jevtić, Nebojša Malešević, Milovan Radulović, Miloš Kostić, Goran Bijelić, Thierry Keller, Nikola Jorgovanović, Vojin Ilić, Dejan B. Popović, "Functional electrical stimulation (FES) for augmenting of the reaching and grasping", IFESS conference, pp.131-134, San Sebastian, Spain, 6-8 June 2013

Marija Stevanović, Minja Perović, Tijana Jevtić, Ilija Jovanov, Goran Bijelić, Strahinja Došen, Dario Farina, Lana Popović Maneski, Dejan Popović, "Electrical stimulation of the forearm: a method for transmitting sensory signals from the artificial hand to the brain", IFESS conference, pp.195-198, San Sebastian, Spain, 6-8 June 2013

Aleksandar Sedmak, Dejan Popović, Aleksandar Veg, Lana Popović Maneski, Snežana Kirin, Ljubica Konstantinović, Vladimir Simeunović, “Mechatronics in rehabilitation – new master program developed through tempus project huton“, ME4 Catalogue, Slavonski brod, Croatia, Dec 2014

T.Jevtic, M. Strbac, M. Jankovic, L. Popovic-Maneski, G. Bijelic, D.B. Popovic, “Optimization of active pads on a multipad electrode for selective finger movements based on accelerometer data”, 10th Mediterranean Congres of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Budva, Montenegro, Sep.29-Oct.2 2013, pp.119. 

N. Malesevic, L. Popovic-Maneski, D.B. Popovic, “The force feedback instrument: a tool for the assessment of the efficacy of the multi-pad electrode electrical stimulation and feedback for closed loop control”, 10th Mediterranean Congres of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Budva, Montenegro, Sep.29-Oct.2 2013, pp.118.

N. Aranđelović, L. Popović-Maneski,"Text messaging fot the visually impaired", Proceedings of IcETRAN, June 2015, Srebrno jezero, Serbia, ME1.3

D. Popović, L Popovic-Maneski, Robotics for rehabilitation: exoskeletons and prostheses for upper limbs. Proc. 15th IT, Feb 23-28 2015, Žabljak, Montenegro; pp. 1-6 (invited paper), ISBN: 978-86-85775-16-1

L Popovic-Maneski, Surface array electrodes for interfacing motor systems: A review and new solutions, Proc. IcETRAN, June 12-16, 2016, Zlatibor, Serbia, MEI1.4

L. Popović-Maneski, A. Metani, F. Le Jeune and V. Bergeron, „A systematic method to determine customised FES cycling patterns and assess their efficiency “, Proc of IcETRAN 2017, BTI2.3. ISBN 978-86-7466-692-0

Aleksandar Lazović, Lana Popović-Maneski and Ljupčo Hadžievski, „Multi sensor acquisition device for noninvasive detection of heart failure“, Proc of IcETRAN, Srebrno jezero, Serbia, 2019

Lana Popović-Maneski, „MAGNETRODE: magnetic multi-pad electrode for FET”, Proc of IFESS, Toronto, Canada, 2019.

Conference abstracts

L. Popović, N. Malešević, I. Petrović, MB. Popović, Closed-loop tremor attenuation with Functional Electrical Stimulation, Abstract on ISEK Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, June 16-19, 2010, ISBN: 978-87-7094-047-4.            

L. Popović, N. Malešević, I. Petrović, MB. Popović, Semi-closed loop tremor attenuation with FES, Artificial Organs Vol. 34(8), A31, 2010.

Journal articles (national)

N. Malešević, L. Popović, G. Bijelić and G. Kvaščev, Muscle twitch responses for shaping the multi-pad electrode for functional electrical stimulation, Journal of Automatic Control, Vol. 20(1), pp.53-58, 2010, https://doi.org/10.2298/JAC1001053M

M. Perović, M. Stevanović, T. Jevtić, M. Štrbac, G. Bijelić, Č. Vučetić, L. Popović Maneski and D.B. Popović, Electrical stimulation of the forearm: a method for transmitting sensory signals from the artificial hand to the brain, Journal of Automatic Control, Vol. 21(1), pp.13-18, 2013, https://doi.org/10.2298/JAC1301013P

A. Aleksić, S. Graovac, L. P. Maneski, D. B. Popović, "The assessment of spasticity: Pendulum test based smart phone movie of passive markers", Serbian Journal of Electrical Engineering, vol. 15(1) (2018) pp. 29-39. (https://doi.org/10.2298/SJEE1801029A)

M Miletić, B Bojović, L Popović-Maneski, Multiparametric biomedical measurements for applications in cardiac disease diagnostic, Ninth Photonics Workshop March 2016, Kopaonik, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, pp.25, ISBN: 868244144-1

M Miletić, Marija D. Ivanović, L Popović-Maneski, B Bojović. Ejection fraction calculation using multiparametric cardiac measurement system, Tenth Photonics Workshop, March 2017, Kopaonik, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, pp. 31

M Miletić, M D Ivanović, L. Popović Maneski, B Bojović, Application of multiparametric cardiac measurement system in ejection fraction calculation, PHOTONICA 2017, VI International School and Conference on Photonics, Book of Abstracts, p. 112, Belgrade, Serbia, 2017. ISBN 978-86-82441-46-5

L. Popovic-Maneski, A. Metani, V. Bergeron, D. Popovic, "Assessing different muscle contributions during FES cycling", Proc of IFESS, July 18-22, 2017, pp.28. URL: https://www.forskningsdatabasen.dk/en/catalog/2392922058

Popović-Maneski, Lana. "Functional electrical stimulation for pedaling: the impact of chronic external activation of paralyzed muscles after a spinal cord lesion." Medicinski vjesnik 50.Suppl. 1) (2018): 64-65. ISSN: 0350-6487

Lana Popović-Maneski, Maxime Blot, Amine Metani, Gaelle Deley „Increasing fitness with FES rowing”, Proc of IFESS, Toronto, Canada, 2019.

Lana Popovic-Maneski and Amine Metani, “FES Cycling in Persons with Paralyzed Legs- Force Feedback for Setup and Control”, 13th Vienna FES workshop, September 23rd-25th, 2019, abstract

Conference papers


L. Popović, J. Robertson, Estimation of forearm rotation with a “Virtual Stick”, Proc 53rd ETRAN,  15-18 June 2009, Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia, ME1.2-1.4.

L Popovic-Maneski, T Jevtic, Assessment of hand function with flex sensors. Proc. 56th ETRAN 2012, June 11-14, 2012, Zlatibor, Serbia; ME1.3.

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