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April 22nd, 2011 matthws1 Comments off

Video of Professor Tim Bretl’s TEDxUIUC Talk

April 16th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

Video of Professor Tim Bretl’s talk for TEDxUIUC can be found below:

Tim Bretl – Be Mindful of What Your Work Has Come to Mean

Rasheed Ibrahim to intern at JPL

April 12th, 2011 admin Comments off

Rasheed Ibrahim will be pursuing an internship at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) this summer through CalTech’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program.

Brain Awareness Day Pictures

April 10th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

Brain Awareness Day 2011 was a great success. Hundreds of people showed up, and we constantly had a long line for our exhibit (possibly even the longest). Both kids and parents were amazed by moving the Rhino Robot using motor imagery detected by the Emotiv EEG headset. Thanks go to Aadeel Akhtar, Bilal Mehdi, Miles Johnson, Abdullah Acke, Jamie Norton, and Matt Petrucci for putting together and running the exhibit. Pictures from our booth below.

Videos of Talks from 6th CSL Student Conference

April 6th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

Brain Awareness Day

April 6th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

Members from our lab will be presenting an exhibit entitled “Brain-Machine Interfaces: Control Your World” at the Neuroscience Program’s annual Brain Awareness Day. Kids and parents will be able to move a robot arm just with the power of their thought. The event will take place on Sunday, April 10 from 1-5pm at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum in Champaign.

Aadeel Akhtar accepted to UIUC MD/PhD program

March 3rd, 2011 admin Comments off

Congratulations to Aadeel Akhtar for receiving admission to the University of Illinois College of Medicine and Medical Scholars Program (MD/PhD) at UIUC!

Professor Tim Bretl to Talk at TEDxUIUC

February 16th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

Professor Tim Bretl will be giving a talk titled “Be Mindful of What Your Work has Come to Mean” at the TEDxUIUC 2011 Conference on February 19.

Video of Mind Checkers Project

February 4th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

Video of the Mind Checkers project has been uploaded to YouTube. You can watch it below:

6th CSL Student Conference

January 25th, 2011 aakhtar Comments off

The 6th CSL Student Conference will be taking place on January 27-28 at the Coordinated Science Laboratory @UIUC. Many of our lab members will be giving talks and presenting posters.

Today (Thursday)
Aaron Becker, 3:00 – 3:20 PM, B02 CSL
“Ensemble Control: steering a continuum between configurations”

Tomorrow (Friday)
Aadeel Akhtar, 11:20 – 11:40 AM, B02 CSL
“Playing Checkers with your Mind: An Application of a SSVEP-Based Brain-Computer Interface”

Abdullah Akce, 2:50 – 3:10 PM, 301 CSL
“Incorporating intent inference and feedback control into the design of brain-machine interfaces for navigating vehicles”

The poster session and reception is from 3:40 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on January 27th, in CSL 301. Navid Aghasadeghi, Colin Das, Miles Johnson, Jamie Norton, Cem Onyuksel, and Sophie Puydupin will be presenting posters.

Navid Aghasadeghi passes Quals

December 3rd, 2010 aakhtar Comments off

Congratulations to Navid Aghasadeghi for passing his Ph.D. Qualifying Exam in Electrical & Computer Engineering!

Ben Parks to intern at SpaceX

July 27th, 2010 aakhtar Comments off

Ben Parks will be doing a year-long internship at SpaceX during the 2010-2011 academic year.

First Deere EEG teleoperation test!

June 18th, 2010 miles Comments off

Our lab and the Deere autonomous tractor team have had our first successful EEG-teleoperation test.

Welcome

May 27th, 2010 admin Comments off

Welcome to our lab website. Here you will find information on who we are, what we do, and what we’ve published.