Current Lab Members

Principal Investigator
Prof. Cynthia Chestek

B.S./M.S.: Case Western Reserve University
Ph.D.: Stanford University

Email Policy


Staff
Eric Kennedy

B.S.: Grand Valley State University
M.S.: Michigan State University

Lab Manager, Senior Animal Technician


Research Scientists
Paras Patel, Ph.D.

B.S.E.: University of California, Berkeley
M.S./Ph.D.: University of Michigan

Projects: Electrode Technology, MEMS, Dopamine Sensing


Research Fellows
Philip Vu, Ph.D.

B.S.E.: University of Florida
M.S./Ph.D.: University of Michigan

Projects: Dexterous Finger Control, Cortical BMI
Alex Vaskov, Ph.D.

B.S.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S./Ph.D.: University of Michigan

Projects: Cortical BMI, Dexterous Finger Control, Peripheral Nerve Control


Graduate Students
Sam Nason

B.S.: University of Florida

Projects: Implantable Recording Modules, Cortical BMI, Dexterous Finger Control, Electrical Stimulation
Joe Letner

B.S.E.: University of Michigan
M.S.E.: University of Michigan

Projects: Electrode Technology, Neuron Localization, Cortical BMI, MEMS
Matt Mender

B.S.: University of Rochester

Projects: Cortical BMI, Dexterous Finger Control, Neural Coding
Julianna Richie

B.S.: Southern Illinois University

Projects: Electrode Technology, MEMS, Invertebrate Neural Recording
Dylan Wallace

B.S.E.: University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Projects: Cortical BMI, Dexterous Finger Control, Hand Exoskeleton
Hisham Temmar

B.S.: Georgia Institute of Technology

Projects: Cortical BMI, Dexterous Finger Control, Neural Coding
Joey Costello

B.S.: University of Michigan

Projects: Cortical BMI, Dexterous Finger Control, Implantable Recording Modules


Undergraduates
Hope Thayer

Projects: Electrode Technology
Justin Zhang

Projects: Brain-Machine Interface Technology
Sunny Singh

Projects: Brain-Machine Interface Technology