Computation & Neural Systems California Institute of Technology

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Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering

B.S., Duke University, 1981; M.S., Stanford University, 1982; Ph.D., 1988.

phone: 626-395-4139; secretary: 626-395-3385
location: 319 Thomas Laboratory
mail code: 104-44

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Artificial Systems, Robotics Our research group covers both Robotics and BioEngineering. Current topics of interest include: Neural Prosthetics and Brain-Machine Interfaces. A neural prosthesis as a "direct brain interface" that enables a human, via the use of surgically implanted electrode arrays and associated computer decoding algorithms, to control external electromechanical devices by pure thought alone.

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