Lab Members

We are currently recruiting postdocs and PhD students! Contact cchestek at umich dot edu.

 

Faculty and Staff

Name   Info
Cynthia Chestek, Ph.D. Cindy
(cchestek at umich dot edu)
 
B.S./M.S.: Case Western Reserve University
 
Ph.D.: Stanford University
Eric Kennedy eric_kennedy
(kennede at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
 
B.S.: Grand Valley State
 
M.S.: Michigan State

 

Postdocs and Fellows

Name   Info Projects/Interests
Paras Patel, Ph.D. Paras
(parasp at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
 
B.S.E.: UC Berkeley
 
M.S./Ph.D.: University of Michigan
Electrode Technology

 

Current Graduate Students

Name   Info Projects/Interests
Autumn Bullard Autumn
(ajbull at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
 
B.S.: Norfolk State University 
 
Philip Vu
(philipv at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Melbourne, FL
 
B.S.E.: University of Florida
Dexterous Finger Control
 
Cortical BMI
Chrono Nu  Chrono
(chrono at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Cedar Mill, OR
 
B.S.: Westminster College (SLC)
Cortical BMI
 
Dexterous Finger Control
 
Computational Neuroscience
 
Neuronal Network Analyses
Ciara Caldwell  Ciara
(ciaracc at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Defiance, OH
 
B.S.: University of Toledo
 
Elissa Welle  elissa
(elissajw at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
 
B.S.: Cornell University
Electrode Technology
 
Cortical BMI
Sam Nason  Sam
(samnason at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Lake Worth, FL
 
B.S.: University of Florida
Electrical Stimulation
 
Implantable Recording Module
Alex Vaskov alex_vaskov
(akvaskov at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Chevy Chase, MD
 
B.S.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dexterous Finger Control
 
Cortical BMI
 
Peripheral Nerve Control
Pavlo Popov  pavlo_popov
(ppopov at umich dot edu)
 
Hometown: Zaporizhia, Ukraine
 
B.S.: University of Minnesota
 

Learning and Reward Circuitry

 

Undergraduates

Name   Info Projects/Interests
 Naia North  

(naia @ umich dot edu)

Hometown: Waikoloa, HI

 Assistive Technology

 

Alumni

Name   Position / Degree Current Position
Prof. David Thompson, Ph.D. Dave2 Post-Doc Assistant Professor, ECE Dept. Kansas State University
Dr. J. Nicole Bentley, M.D. Nicole Research Fellow Neurosurgeron, Emory
Dr. Karen Schroeder, Ph.D.   Ph.D., 2016  Post-doc, Columbia University 
Dr. Zachary Irwin, Ph.D. Zach2 Ph.D., 2016  Post-doc, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Michael Kobylarek Michael BSE, 2016 Vice President of Product Management at Man La Mode, Inc.