Rehabilitation and Neural Engineering Laboratory

People

Faculty

Michael Boninger, MD
Professor
Research Interests
Assistive technology, biomechanics, neuroprosthetics, spinal cord injury, wheelchairs, regenerative medicine, teaching research
Jennifer L. Collinger, PhD
Assistant Professor
412-383-1274
Research Interests
Brain-computer interfaces, spinal cord injury, neurorehabilitation, assistive technology, neuroprosthetics
Lee Fisher, PhD
Assistant Professor
412-383-1326
Research Interests
neuroprosthetics, somatosensory function, spinal cord injury, amputation, balance control
Robert Gaunt, PhD
Assistant Professor
412-383-1426
Research Interests
neuroprostheses, sensorimotor control, bladder function, electrical stimulation
Amit Sethi, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Research Interests
motor control, stroke, neuroplasticity, neurorehabilitation
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Interests
brain computer interfaces, cerebral palsy, spasticity, movement disorders, pediatric spinal and skull base disorders
Douglas J. Weber, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Interests
neural engineering and prosthetics, functional electrical simulation, neural decoding

Post Docs

Misagh Mansouri Boroujeni, PhD
Research Interests
Musculoskeletal modeling, dynamics simulation, prosthetic control, biomechanics, neuroprosthetics, rehabilitation
Santosh Chandrasekaran, PhD
Research Interests
neuroprostheses, somatosensory feedback, embodiment
Chaitanya Gopinath, PhD
Research Interests
Neuro-urology, neural control of lower urinary tract, spinal cord, bladder and urinary physiology
Mike Urbin, PhD
Research Interests
neuroplasticity, neurorehabilitation, stroke, spinal cord injury

Graduate Students

Matt Bauman
PhD Candidate
Kevin King
Advisor: Lee Fisher
Carl Beringer
Advisor: Robert Gaunt
John Downey
Advisor: Jen Collinger
Research Interests
neuroprostheses, intracortical brain-computer interface, electrophysiology
Sharlene Flesher
Advisor: Robert Gaunt
Research Interests
brain-machine interface, somatosensory feedback, motor control, neuroprostheses
Angelica Herrera
Advisor: Jen Collinger
Chris Hughes, MS
Advisor: Robert Gaunt
Ahmed Kashkoush
Advisor: Lee Fisher
Monica Liu
Advisor: Doug Weber
Ameya Nanivadekar, MS
Advisor: Lee Fisher
Research Interests
Neuroprosthetics, somatosensory feedback, neuropathic pain, computational modeling, big data management
Dylan Royston
Advisor: Jen Collinger
Research Interests
Brain-computer interfaces, neuroprosthetics, neural decoding, neuroimaging, sensorimotor control, multisensory integration, neural connectivity
Jeff Weiss
Advisor: Jen Collinger
Research Interests
neuroprosthetics, microstimulation, signal processing, robotics

Undergraduate Students

Grace Brueggman
Advisor: Jen Collinger

Staff

Marisa Angiolini
Office Coordinator
Debbie Harrington
Research Coordinator/Bioengineer
412-383-1355
Holly Jourdan, MS
Program Manager
Fang Liu, PhD
Engineer
Max Novelli, MS
Software Engineer
Tyler Simpson, MS
Senior Bioengineer
Research Interests
assistive technology, electrophysiology, and neuroprostheses
Cody Wabiszewski
Engineer
Research Interests
neuroprosthetics, brain-computer interfaces
David Weir, MS
Engineer
Lauren Wilcox
Research Coordinator
412-383-1077

Alumni

Robin Ashmore
David Bjanes
William Cusack
Shubham Debnath
Alan Deganhart
Stephen Foldes, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Shivayogi Hiremath, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
James Hokanson
W. Max Maguire
Kelly Meyers
Lab Manager
Rebecca Parker
Ramana Vinjamuri
Brian Wodlinger