Imperial College London

DrIanWilliams

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Fellow in Translational Implantable Devices
 
 
 
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Contact

 

i.williams10

 
 
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Location

 

City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Sensory feedback from the body is key to enabling fine motor control, natural (low cognitive load) movement and non-visual awareness of the position of your body. Individuals with prosthetic limbs lack this proprioceptive and tactile feedback and as such struggle to learn to control their artificial limbs and are unlikely to achieve high levels of coordination.

My research investigates neural stimulation as a method of providing artificial feedback from a prosthetic limb. Our approach makes use of a peripheral neural implant for stimulation and will focus on providing the user with intuitively understood information. As such the research will look at creating neural signals that mimic those naturally found in the body.

Publications

Journals

Davies HJ, Bachtiger P, Williams I, et al., 2022, Wearable in-ear PPG: detailed respiratory variations enable classification of COPD, Ieee Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, ISSN:0018-9294

Williams I, Brunton E, Rapeaux A, et al., 2020, SenseBack-an implantable system for bidirectional neural interfacing, Ieee Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Vol:14, ISSN:1932-4545, Pages:1079-1087

Davies HJ, Williams I, Peters NS, et al., 2020, In-ear SpO2: a tool for wearable, unobtrusive monitoring of core blood oxygen saturation, Sensors (basel, Switzerland), Vol:20, ISSN:1424-8220

Conference

Delbruck T, Elfadel IAM, Muzaffar S, et al., 2020, Confession Session: Lessons Learned the Hard Way, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), IEEE, ISSN:0271-4302

Schiavone PD, Rossi D, Liu Y, et al., 2020, Neuro-PULP: A Paradigm Shift Towards Fully Programmable Platforms for Neural Interfaces, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (AICAS), IEEE, Pages:50-54

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