Introduction to neural engineering, a technology to link the nervous system to a machine. This course provides a foundation of neuroscience and covers several updated topics in neural engineering.
Students are expected to understand the basic principles of neuroscience and neural engineering.
Anatomy and physiology of brain/nervous system, recording technique of neural signals, electrical stimulation and biological responses, cochlear implant, visual prosthesis, brain machine interface, deep brain stimulation
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This is a lecture style class. Sometimes demonstrations will be offered.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction||Quiz in class|
|Class 2||BCI||Quiz in class|
|Class 3||BMI||Quiz in class|
|Class 4||DBS||Quiz in class|
|Class 5||FES||Quiz in class|
|Class 6||Cochlear implant||Quiz in class|
|Class 7||Visual prosthesis||Quiz in class|
|Class 8||Presentation||Quiz in class|
Materials can be downloaded from OCW-i.
Test in class (50 points)
Final presentation (50 points)
Pass:100-60, Fail: 59 or under
Basic engineering knowledge regarding mechanical, electrical and material engineering. Basic biology.