Gert Cauwenberghs

Gert Cauwenberghs (S'89-M'94-SM'04-F'11) is Professor of Bioengineering and Co-Director of the Institute for Neural Computation at UC San Diego, La Jolla CA. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology, Pasadena in 1994, and was previously Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, and Visiting Professor of Brain and Cognitive Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. He co-founded Cognionics Inc. and chairs its Scientific Advisory Board. His research focuses on micropower biomedical instrumentation, neuron-silicon and brain-machine interfaces, neuromorphic engineering, and adaptive intelligent systems. He received the NSF Career Award in 1997, ONR Young Investigator Award in 1999, and Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2000. He serves IEEE in a variety of roles including as General Chair of the IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2011, San Diego), as Program Chair of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2012, San Diego), and as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.

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Real-time Neuroimaging and Cognitive Monitoring Using Wearable Dry EEG
In recent years, there have been significant advances in wearable, mobile, dry-electrode electroencephalography (EEG) systems. These are yielding exciting new possibilities for scientific research, clinical diagnostics and therapeutics, and brain-computer interfaces (BCI) outside the clinic or laboratory. However, these systems... Read more