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|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
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.