Principal Investigator             

                      JoseCarmena

Jose Carmena, PhD (U of Edinburgh)

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Neuroscience, UC Berkeley

Co-Director, Center for Neural Engineering and Prostheses
UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco

Curriculum Vitae



Staff             

                      AlejandraDominguez

Alejandra Dominguez, BS (UC Berkeley)

Lab Manager








Postdoctoral Fellows


Ryan Canolty

Ryan Canolty, PhD (UC Berkeley)

Research interests: Neuronal oscillations, sparse coding, adaptive time-frequency decomposition, spatiotemporal dynamics of multi-scale brain networks.
Curriculum Vitae                                                 


Simon Overduin


Simon Overduin, PhD (MIT)

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Fellowship
Research interests  Movement disorders, brain-machine interfaces, control of muscles, movement and posture.
Curriculum Vitae                             


     

Simon Overduin

Maryam Shanechi, PhD (MIT)

Research interests  BMI architecture development using the principles of optimal feedback control theory and statistical signal processing. Neural signal processing. 
Curriculum Vitae                            




Graduate Students


Vivek AthalyeVivek Athalye, BS (Stanford)

EECS Graduate Program
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Research interests: Neural dynamics of action learning and execution, brain-machine interfaces, signal processing.
Curriculum Vitae


Siddharth Dangi

Siddharth Dangi, BS (UC Berkeley)

EECS Graduate Program
Research interests: Brain-machine interfaces, closed-loop decoder adaptation, signal processing.



Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda, BS (UC Berkeley)

EECS Graduate Program
Research interests: Brain machine interfaces, neural ensemble computation, machine learning.



Preeya Khanna

Preeya Khanna, BS (U of Pennsylvania)

UCB/UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Research Interests: Dynamics of neural oscillations in motor control, brain-machine interfaces, movement disorders.


Aaron Koralek

Aaron Koralek, BS (Princeton)

Neuroscience Graduate Program
Research interests: Neural plasticity, neural ensemble dynamics, brain-machine interfaces.



Peter Ledochowitsch

Peter Ledochowitsch, MS (G-A-U Gottingen)

UCB/UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering
(Co-advised with Michel Maharbiz, UC Berkeley)
Research Interests: Electrocorticography, sensor engineering, brain-machine interfaces, intrinsic functional length scales of the cerebral cortex.

Helene Moorman

Helene Moorman, BS (MIT)

Neuroscience Graduate Program
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Research interests: Motor control, motor learning,   brain-machine  interfaces, movement disorders.


Ryan Neely

Ryan Neely, BS (Harvard)

Neuroscience Graduate Program
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Research interests: Cortical circuits, neural plasticity, brain-machine interfaces.

Amy Orsborn

Amy Orsborn, BS (Case Western)

UCB/UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Research Interests: Neural representations of movement, motor control, brain-machine interfaces.
Curriculum Vitae


Kelvin So


Kelvin So, BS (U of Toronto)

EECS Graduate Program
(Co-advised with Michael Gastpar, EPFL)
Research interests:
Information theoretic methods applied to computational neuroscience, brain-machine interfaces,
signal processing.




Past Members


Postdoctoral Fellows 

  • Karunesh Ganguly (2007-2011). Currently Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF, and Staff Physician at SFVAMC.

  • Rodolphe Heliot (2008-2009). Currently Project Leader at CEA-LETI MINATEC (France)

  • Ignasi Cos-Aguilera (2006-2007). Currently postdoc at Paul Cisek's lab, University of Montreal


Graduate Students

  • Johhn Long (PhD, 2006-2011). Currently postdoc at Gyorgy Buzsaki's lab, Rutgers University

  • Jessica Jimenez (MS, 2009-2011).

  • Subramaniam Venkatraman (PhD, 2006-2009). Currently Senior Development Engineer at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

  • Gireeja Ranade (MS, 2007-2009). Currently PhD candidate at Anant Sahai's Lab, UC Berkeley

  • Aaron Kaluszca (MS, 2006-2007). Currently PhD candidate at Yang Dan's  Lab, UC Berkeley

  • Lavi Secundo (PhD 2005-2007, then at Robert Knight's Lab, UC Berkeley 2007-2010)


Undergraduate Students

  • Pattana Lee (EECS/MCB, UC Berkeley, 2007-2009)

  • Sandra Truong (MCB, UC Berkeley, 2008-2009)

  • Numa Perez (EECS, UC Berkeley, 2008-2009)

  • Nicolai Heinze (University of Erlangen, Germany, 2008-2009)

  • Yimin Yao (EECS/MCB, UC Berkeley, 2006-2007)

  • Ken Elkabany (EECS, UC Berkeley, 2006-2007)

  • Darin Hoyer (Pierce College Los Angeles, summer 2008)

  • Maria Bustamante (Oregon State University, summer 2007) 

  • Jeffrey Chou  (EECS, UC Berkeley, 2006-2007)