Academic Faculty and Research Fellows

Research Associates

  • Dr Alejandro Pascual Valdunciel

    Alejandro Pascual Valdunciel

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    Dr Alejandro Pascual Valdunciel Research Associate

    Projects

    SERG Tremor Project, Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Dr Aritra Kundu

    Aritra Kundu

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    Dr Aritra Kundu Research Associate

    Projects

    Neurorehab researcher for the EPSRC funded NISNEM project. Working on electrode design, animal experiments, modelling and algorithm development. The project, with the help of partner labs at ICL, aims to develop an ultra-high-density, non-invasive interface and novel algorithms to discern single neuron activity.

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Arnault Caillet

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    Arnault Caillet Research Associate

    Projects

    ERC Natural BionicS project - Electrophysiological and computational methods for neural drive estimation and neuromusculoskeletal modelling and control

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Ciaran McGeady

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    Ciaran McGeady Research Associate

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Dr. Deren Barsakcioglu

    Deren Barsakcioglu

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    Dr. Deren Barsakcioglu Research Associate

    Projects

    INTERSPINE: Non-Invasive, General-Purpose Interfacing With Human Spinal Motor Neurons

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Dr Jaime Ibanez Pereda

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    Dr Jaime Ibanez Pereda Honorary Research Fellow

    Projects

    Natural Bionics

  • Dr Jumpei Kashiwakura

    Jumpei Kashiwakura

    Personal details

    Dr Jumpei Kashiwakura Research Associate

    Projects

    Natural Bionics

  • Laura Ferrante

    Laura Ferrante

    Personal details

    Laura Ferrante Research Associate

    Projects

    Natural BionicS: neural interfacing, prostheses control.

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Pranav Mamidanna

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    Pranav Mamidanna Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Dr Rejin Varghese

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    Dr Rejin Varghese Research Associate

    Projects

    EPSRC NISNEM (Soft-Exosuits) and ERC U-WEAR (wearable motion-capture system)

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Dr Simos Koutsoftidis

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    Dr Simos Koutsoftidis Research Associate

    Projects

    Eurobench, MyolinkV3 (a part of NISNEM), EMG ASIC (main core of my PhD), Closed-loop stimulator for tremor suppression

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Dr Tianyi Yu

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    Dr Tianyi Yu Research Associate

    Projects

    NISNEM

  • Tianyu Jia

    Personal details

    Tianyu Jia Sponsored Researcher

    Projects

    BCI-based Neurorehabilitation

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Xingchen Yang

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    Xingchen Yang Research Associate

PhD Students and Research Assistants

  • Agnese Grison

    Agnese Grison

    Personal details

    Agnese Grison Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Neural interfaces, Subcutaneous high-density electrode arrays to connect to the human spinal cord

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Alexander Clarke

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    Alexander Clarke Research Assistant

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Balint Hodossy

    Balint Hodossy

    Personal details

    Balint Hodossy Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Intent-driven Gait Synthesis for Simulated Assistive Technology

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Blanka Zicher

    Blanka Zicher

    Personal details

    Blanka Zicher Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Peripheral neural interfaces for motor augmentation

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Bruno Grandi Sgambato

    Bruno Grandi Sgambato

    Personal details

    Bruno Grandi Sgambato Research Assistant

    Projects

    Wearable Human machine interfacing using Ultrasound
    SOMA: Ultrasound peripheral interface and in-vitro model of human somatosensory system and muscles for motor decoding and restoration of somatic sensations in amputees

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Ciara Gibbs

    Personal details

    Ciara Gibbs PhD Student

    Projects

    The neural constraints on human motor control

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Dimitrios Chalatsis

    Dimitrios Chalatsis

    Personal details

    Dimitrios Chalatsis Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Deep Learning Techniques for Robust EMG Analysis in Cross Subject Settings

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Emanuele Abbagnano

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    Emanuele Abbagnano Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Peripheral non-invasive brain interfacing for neurorehabilitation and motor augmentation

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Emma R M Lubel

    Emma Lubel

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    Emma R M Lubel Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Human machine interfacing using ultrasound

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Halla Hakami

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    Halla Hakami Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Biomechanical Analysis of Body Movements of Myoelectric Prosthesis Users During Standardised Clinical Tests

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Irene Mendez Guerra

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    Irene Mendez Guerra Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Wearable surface electromyographic systems for neural interfacing

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Jiatong Jiang

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    Jiatong Jiang Research Assistant

    Projects

    Optimization of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation for Tremor Suppression

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Joao Pereira

    Joao Pereira

    Personal details

    Joao Pereira Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Closed-loop brain stimulation for induction of targeted functional brain plasticity in neurological patients

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Kourosh S Kamali

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    Kourosh S Kamali Research Assistant

    Projects

    Wearable Stroke Rehabilitation Band 

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Manasavee Yimyam

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    Manasavee Yimyam Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Neural interfacing by decoding spinal motoneuron activities in SCI patients

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Matteo Pizzi

    Matteo Pizzi

    Personal details

    Matteo Pizzi PhD Student

    Projects

    Generative models for the investigation of latent spaces during human-motor augmentation tasks

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Megan Hutchings

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    Megan Hutchings Megan Hutchings

    Projects

    Severe stroke rehabilitation using AI

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Michael Alummoottil

    Personal details

    Michael Alummoottil Research Assistant

    Projects

    EPSRC-UWEAR (wearable motion capture system) 

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Natalia Torres-Consul

    Personal details

    Natalia Torres-Consul PhD Student

    Projects

    Neuromodulatory influences in motoneuron control and learning

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Nina Merino Miralles

    Personal details

    Nina Merino Miralles PhD Student

    Projects

    Reinforcement Learning for Motion Synthesis in Pain and Motor Control Research

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Patrick G Sagastegui Alva

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    Patrick G Sagastegui Alva Research Assistant

    Projects

    Sensory feedback for advanced prosthesis interfacing

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Peter Bryan

    Peter Bryan

    Personal details

    Peter Bryan Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    TBC

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Rita Kharboush

    Rita Kharboush

    Personal details

    Rita Kharboush Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Sensory feedback via spinal cord stimulation for upper-limb prosthetic users

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Shibo Jing

    Shibo Jing

    Personal details

    Shibo Jing Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Locomotion Intention Recognition and Lower limb Exoskeleton control using High-density EMG

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Shihan Ma

    Shihan Ma

    Personal details

    Shihan Ma Research Assistant

    Projects

    Surface electromyography (sEMG) modelling

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Shloak M Mehta

    Shloak Mehta

    Personal details

    Shloak M Mehta Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    The Sergtech Tremor project, lower limb sensation project

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Visva Moorthy

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    Visva Moorthy Research Postgraduate

    Projects

    Real-time control of soft, high-frequency actuators for tremor suppression

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Yongkun Zhao

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    Personal details

    Yongkun Zhao PhD Student

    Projects

    TBC

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

Admin

  • Chuan Ching Foo

    Chuan Ching Foo

    Personal details

    Chuan Ching Foo Meta Centre Administrator

    Projects

    Meta Centre

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Mulenga Duodu

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    Mulenga Duodu Project Administrator

    Projects

    Natural Bionics

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

Alumni

  • Chuan Ching Foo

    Chuan Ching Foo

    Personal details

    Chuan Ching Foo Meta Centre Administrator

    Projects

    Meta Centre

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus

  • Mulenga Duodu

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    Mulenga Duodu Project Administrator

    Projects

    Natural Bionics

    Location

    4th Floor
    Sir Michael Uren Hub
    White City Campus