EEPIC Spotlight Event on Neural Prosthetics -2017-10-10

Event Information
Event Name: 
EEPIC Spotlight Event on Neural Prosthetics
Event Date: 
10/10/2017 - 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Lowenstein Sandler LLP, 390 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Event Details
Event Type: 
Lecture
Event Details: 

EPPIC Global, Tuesday Evening, Oct. 10, 2017

Topic: Spotlight Event on Neural Prosthetics
Speaker: Professor Krishna Shenoy, Neural Prosthetic Systems Lab, Stanford University
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
6pm - 7pm Networking mixer
7pm - 8:30pm Spotlight Speaker Presentation followed by Q&A
Location: Lowenstein Sandler LLP, 390 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Registration is complimentary. Refreshments will be provided. As seating is limited, please arrive on time to reserve your spot.

Topic Description
Professor Krishna Shenoy will present a talk about Neural prosthetics on October 10, 2017.
Prof. Shenoy directs the Neural Prosthetic Systems Lab (NPSL) at Stanford University, where his group conducts neuroscience and neuroengineering research to better understand how the brain controls movement and to design medical systems to assist those with movement disabilities. His neuroscience research investigates the neural basis of movement preparation and generation using a combination of electrophysiological, behavioral, computational and theoretical techniques. His neuroengineering research investigates the design of high-performance neural prosthetic systems, which are also known as brain-computer interfaces and brain-machine interfaces. These systems translate neural activity from the brain into control signals for prosthetic devices, which assist people with paralysis by restoring lost function. This work includes statistical-signal processing, machine learning, low-power circuits and real-time system modeling and implementation. Shenoy co-directs (along with Professor Jaimie Henderson, MD, Neurosurgery) the Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory (NPTL; 2009–present) which conducts brain-machine interface FDA clinical trials with people with paralysis.

Krishna V. Shenoy, PhD
Hong Seh and Vivian W. M. Lim Professor of Engineering
Departments of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy,
Bioengineering and Neurobiology
Stanford University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Dr. Krishna Shenoy's illustrious bio can be found at:
www.stanford.edu/~shenoy
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