The Brain Trust’s Newest Additions
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering welcomes new faculty members Associate Professor Archana Venkataraman and Assistant Professor Kayhan Batmanhelich.
Giving Your Neurons a Nudge: ECE Researchers Use Light, Sound and Microwaves to Influence Brain Function
Professors Ji-Xin Cheng and Chen Yang have two ongoing projects that could LITERALLY change your mind. The application of optoacoustic stimulation directly to specific neural circuits holds great promise for new therapeutic applications, while the inhibiting effects of microwaves on other neurological processes may offer a drug-free form of pain management.