illustration representing functional electrical stimulation.

Neural engineering

  • Bioengineering of the brain
  • Neural system modeling and analysis
  • Brain – machine interface (BCI)
  • Biological signal processing
  • Prediction and control of epileptic seizures
  • Biological and artificial neural networks
  • Computational neuroscience

Researchers: Bardakjian B LGenov RWong W, Yoo PZariffa J

Rehabilitation engineering.

Rehabilitation engineering

  • Neuroprostheses for reaching, grasping, sitting, standing and walking
  • Functional electrical stimulation
  • Brain-machine interface
  • Mobility-enhancing devices
  • Gait and movement analysis

Researchers: Zariffa, J

A diagram representing sensory communication.

Sensory systems

  • Eye tracking
  • Biomedical acoustics
  • Motor and cognitive function assessment
  • Human communication
  • Speech enhancement
  • Hearing assistive technologies

ResearchersWong W

Abstraction of the genetic code.


  • Machine learning
  • Algorithms to infer genetic regulatory code
  • Protein design

Researchers: Frey BTruong K

Medical imaging.

Medical imaging & devices

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound
  • Optical bio-sensors based on semiconductor devices and nano-structures
  • Cellular imaging
  • Inverse problems and partial differential equations arising in medical imaging

ResearchersLevi O, Nachman A, Truong KCobbold R S C