Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Associate







City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





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.



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

Luan S, Williams I, Maslik M, et al., 2018, Compact standalone platform for neural recording with real-time spike sorting and data logging, Journal of Neural Engineering, Vol:15, ISSN:1741-2552, Pages:1-13


Williams I, Rapeaux A, Pearson J, et al., 2019, SenseBack - implant considerations for an implantable neural stimulation and recording device, IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS) Conference, IEEE, Pages:1-4

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