Expertise: Implantable medical devices, neuroengineering, epilepsy, circuits, telemetry, powering, packaging
Dr. Irazoqui received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, Durham in 1997 and 1999 respectively, and the Ph.D. in Neuroengineering from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2003 for work on the design, manufacture, and packaging, of implantable integrated-circuits for wireless neural recording. Currently he is an associate professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He is the Director of the Center for Implantable Devices working towards clinical treatment of physiological disorders, using miniature, wireless, implantable systems. Specific research and clinical applications explored in the center include: epilepsy, addiction, glaucoma, heart failure, and neural control of prostheses. He has received numerous teaching, service, and research awards, and has been serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering since late 2006.