Gianluca Lazzi

Fellow, IEEE. Gianluca Lazzi (S’94–M’95–SM’99–F’08) received the Dr.Eng. degree in electronics from the University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, and an Executive M.B.A., specialized in Corporate Finance, from IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa), Madrid. Spain. He is currently a USTAR Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 international journal papers, conference presentations, and book chapters on implantable devices, medical applications of electromagnetics, wireless telemetry, antenna design, computational modeling, dosimetry, and bioelectromagnetics.

Associated articles

TBME, Featured Articles
Model-Based Analysis of Electrode Placement and Pulse Amplitutde for Hippocampal Stimulation
A brain implant performs best when it is properly adapted to the anatomy of the region with which it is meant to interface. Multiple-electrode arrays provide a system which can be adapted to various tissue geometries. Computational models of stimulating... Read more
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A μm-Scale Computational Model of Magnetic Neural Stimulation in Multifascicular Peripheral Nerves
Anil Kumar RamRakhyani, Zachary B. Kagan, David J. Warren, Richard A. Normann, Gianluca Lazzi, University of Utah, USA There has been recurring interest in using magnetic neural stimulation for implantable localized stimulation. Accurate prediction of stimulator performance in animal or human subjects... Read more
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In Vivo Magnetic Stimulation of Rat Sciatic Nerve With Centimeter- and Millimeter-Scale Solenoid Coils
Previous reports of magnetic stimulation of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) used various coil geometries, all with outer diameters larger than 35 mm, and stimulation energies in the 50 J range to evoke neural excitation. Recent reports of central nervous... Read more