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Department of Biomedical Engineering
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Neural Engineering

Department Faculty

Taner Akkin
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical optics and imaging
Bin He
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical imaging, neuroengineering, bioinstrumentation, biomodeling
Matt Johnson
Biomedical Engineering
Neuromodulation mechanisms and technology
Hubert Lim
Biomedical Engineering
Neural prostheses, auditory neuroscience, neural plasticity
Alexander Opitz
Biomedical Engineering
Neural engineering, neuromodulation, computational modeling, neurophysiology, biomedical imaging
Tay Netoff
Biomedical Engineering
Study of epilepsy, in vitro calcium imaging of seizures
Zhi Yang
Biomedical Engineering
Advanced neurotechnologies for stimulation, recording, and processing
     

Faculty with Graduate Education Responsibilities

Matthew Chafee
Neuroscience
Neural basis of spatial cognition and working memory, cortical system dysfunction in psychiatric disease
Wei Chen
Radiology
Study of brain metabolism and function using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and imaging (MRI) technologies
Afshin Divani
Neurosurgery
Cerebrovascular diseases and stroke, spinal cord injury, endovascular/implantable devices, medical signal and image processing, traumatic brain injury
Timothy Ebner
Neuroscience
Cerebellum and motor cortex control of limb movements, optical imaging of the brain
Geoff Ghose
Neuroscience
Effect of cognitive phenomena on neuronal signals underlying visually-guided behaviors
Noam Harel
Radiology
High-resolution brain imaging for clinical application; integration of 7T neuroimaging data into DBS surgical navigation; high-resolution mapping of brain activity using MR methods at ultra high magnetic fields; high-resolution, high-specificity fMRI applications; visualization techniques for imaging brain microvasculature
Suhasa Kodandaramaiah
Mechanical Engineering
Instrumentation and technologies for cellular resolution neural interfacing
Wynn Legon
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Transcranial focused ultrasound for non-surgical neuromodulation
Christophe Lenglet
Radiology
Neuroimaging
Kelvin Lim
Psychiatry
Neuroimaging and neuromodulation; novel treatments for psychiatric disorders
David Redish
Neuroscience
Dynamics of neural ensemble activity during learning, computational models of addiction and other disorders
Daniel Schmidt
Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
Invention and application of protein-based technologies to study and engineer living systems at a cellular level
Kamil Ugurbil
Radiology
Development of ultrahigh field magnetic resonance methodology for MR imaging and spectroscopy
Jerrold Vitek
Neurology
Deep brain stimulation, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, tremor

 

Quick Links to Research

Bioinstrumentation and Medical Devices

Biomaterials and Micro/Nanofabrication

Biomechanics

Biomedical Optics and Imaging

Biomolecular, Cellular, and Tissue Engineering

Cancer Bioengineering

Cardiovascular Engineering

Neural Engineering