Core Faculty

Kenneth Barbee, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: traumatic brain injury and repair mechanisms, cellular biomechanics of neural and vascular injury, mechanotransduction in the cardiovascular system, mechanical control of growth and development for wound healing and tissue engineering, cell adhesion and biosensors

Scott Bunce, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit

Research Areas: clinical neuroscience

Pablo Burstein, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: neuroinformatics, neuroimaging

Brian Clark, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Areas: applied neuropharmacology

Guglielmo Foffani, Ph.D. | Email Faculty Member

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: computational neuroscience, signal processing

Simon Giszter, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Secondary Appointment(s): School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: motor primitives, synergies, motor control, spinal cord, trunk motor cortex, spinal cord injury, recovery of function, neurorobotics, neuroprosthetics

Allon Guez, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Areas: control systems, neurorobotics

Yixin Guo, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Mathematics

Research Areas: computational neuroscience

Kurtulus Izzetoglu, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberLAB Webpage

Primary appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Interests: cognitive workload assessment of UAV operators, sensor and algorithm development for depth of anesthesia monitoring, cognitive baselining and index developments, cognitive aging research, in particular, attentional network assessment.

John Kounios, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Psychology

Research Areas: cognitive neuroscience

Peter Lelkes, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems
Secondary Appointment(s): Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics; Biochemistry, Pathology and Surgery

Reseach Areas: tissue neuroengineering

Michel Lemay, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Secondary Appointment(s): School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Reseach Areas: spinal cord injury, neural prostheses, neurorobotics

Hualou Liang, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering

Research Areas: Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Biomedical Signal Processing, and Neuroinformatics and Neuroengineering

Sergey Markin, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Reseach Areas: computational neuroscience

Georgi Medvedev, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Mathematics

Research Areas: computational neuroscience

Karen Moxon, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems
Secondary Appointment(s): Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Areas: neuroengineering, neurorobotics, computation neuroscience, brain-machine interface, sensory processing, sensory gating

Jonathan Nissanov, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment:Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Secondary Appointment(s): School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Reseach Areas: neuroengineering, bioimaging, neuroinformatics

Banu Onaral, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: neuroimaging, fNIR/NIRS

Robert F. Rogers, Ph.D. | Email Faculty Member

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Secondary Appointment(s): School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Reseach Areas: sensory encoding/decoding; cardiovascular and respiratory control; information processing; and systems neuroscience

Ilya Rybak, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Secondary Appointment(s): School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Reseach Areas: computational neuroscience, central pattern generators, motor systems, respiratory systems

Maria Schultheis, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Psychology

Reseach Areas: traumatic brain injury

Natalia Shevtsova, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Reseach Areas: computational neuroscience

Patricia Shewokis, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: College of Nursing and Health Professions

Reseach Areas: movement science, motor training

Barry Waterhouse, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Reseach Areas: applied neuropharmacology, monoaminergic systems, sensory processing

Margaret Wheatley, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: neuroimaging, material engineering, spinal cord repair


Affiliated Faculty

Stacey Ake, PhD | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: English & Philosophy
Research Areas: bioethics

Ari Brooks, M.D. | Faculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Surgery
Secondary Appointment(s): Biomedical Graduate Studies and School of Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: imaging

Donna DeCarolis, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: College of Business

Research Areas: business and entrepreneurship, pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries, technology commercialization

Itzhak Fischer, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Areas: spinal cord neuroscience

Fred Fritz

NeuroDx; Industry Collaborator

Barry Furrow, J.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Law

Research Areas: health law, bioethics

John Houle, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Areas: spinal cord injury, neural transplant

Sigmund Jenssen, M.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurology

Reseach Areas: traumatic brain injury

Bruce Katz, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Areas: imaging

Bradley Layton, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment: Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas: cell mechanics

Don McEachron, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty WebpageLab Webpage

Primary Appointment:School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Research Areas: bioethics

Karl Okamoto, J.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Law

Research Areas: business and entrepreneurship

Jyoti Pillai, M.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Department of Neurology

Research Areas: epilepsy

Sheri Silfies, Ph.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Secondary Appointment(s): College of Nursing and Health Professions

Reseach Areas: trunk motor control

Alan Tessler, M.D. | Email Faculty MemberFaculty Webpage

Primary Appointment: Veterans Administration Hospital
Secondary Appointment(s): Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

Reseach Areas: spinal cord neuroscience, plasticity, regeneration