Visionaries in Technology: Thayer Distinguished Speaker Series
Miguel Nicolelis, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering and Psychology and Neuroscience; Co-Director, Center for Neuroengineering, Duke University
Friday, November 15, 2013, 3:30pm
Thayer School's Visionaries in Technology series honors engineers and scientists whose insights have benefited humanity through revolutionary engineering solutions, paradigm shifting scientific advances, novel fields of inquiry, or policy shaping debate. The 2013 series speaker is Miguel Nicolelis, M.D., Ph.D., the Duke School of Medicine Professor of Neurosciences at Duke University; Professor of Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering and Psychology and Neuroscience; and founder of Duke's Center for Neuroengineering. He is also Founder and Scientific Director of the Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute for Neuroscience of Natal. The title of his talk is "Principles of Neural Ensemble Physiology and How They Apply to Brain-Machine Interfaces."