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Neuroengineering

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Our neuroengineering research focus will be on traumatized and deceased brain and nerve tissue (e.g., inner ear) in close collaboration with the Laureate Institute for Brain Research.

Neuroengineering Research Themes

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  • Functional Neuroimaging for fundamental understanding of the human brain and clinical usage
  • NSF, NIH, DoD, OCAST funding
  • Collaborations with Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) and out-of-state clinical institutes
  • Targeting clinical applications
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  • Neurofeedback and transcranial magnetic stimulation to modulate the brain
  • DoD and MdDS Foundation
  • Collaborations with Laureate Institute for Brain Research
 
 
Infant Crawler Device
  • Robot assistants for promoting crawling and walking in children at risk of Cerebral Palsy
  • NSF National Robotic Initiative Project
  • Multidisciplinary endeavor with OU-HSC
  • Integrating undergraduate research education
Hearing devices
  • Modeling of human ear for understanding acoustic injury and developing implantable devices
  • NIH and DoD support
  • Multi-team efforts involving UT-Dallas, Hough Ear Institute and OU-HSC
Brain Computer Interface
  • Invasive and non-invasive decoding of the motor brain
  • NIH and DARPA support
  • International and national collaboration