Center for Neural Interfaces: research opportunities in brain-machine-interfaces, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, patient rehabilitation and more!

Faculty Name:
Jake George

Department:
Bioengineering

Faculty College:
Engineering

Email:
jake.george@utah.edu


Project Description:

We approach neuroscience through the lens of engineering to develop neural interfaces to restore some combination of sensory feedback and motor control in individuals with limb-loss or paralysis.

Various projects and background information can be found on the Center for Neural Interfaces lab website: https://cni.bioen.utah.edu/prospective-members/

Prospective students can also propose their own projects as long as they are within the scope of the lab: https://cni.bioen.utah.edu/projects/



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; This is a paid research position; This is a work-study research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit


Student Role:

Roles/tasks are dependent on the project. To join a project, follow the info on the lab website. Anyone can apply; students from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged.


Student Benefits:

Students gain experience in programming, circuit boards, 3D printing, experimental design, patient care, neuroscience and rehabilitation. Paid positions are often available.


Project Duration:

Students typically start by exploring a few project informally, then they select one project to complete over 1 or 2 semesters working ~10 hours/week.


Minimum Requirements:

Preferred background and requirements are dependent on the project. There are projects available to new students with no experience. See lab website for more info.