FURI | Fall 2019

Wireless, Fully Passive, Multi-Channel Neural Recorder

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One in five people in the United States alone suffer from neurological damage which can lead to complications such as cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease, and many other disorders. However, while these issues cause the function of the brain to be of great interest to medical scientists, all current procedures to study the brain are either incredibly invasive or have significant potential to cause patient health complications following the procedure. The researcher explores the capability of a wireless neural recorder with no onboard power components to record on multiple channels, thereby reducing the invasiveness and risk of studying complex brain signals.

Student researcher

Ryan Szalanski

Ryan James Szalanski

Electrical engineering

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Graduation date: Spring 2021