Faculty

Dean J. Krusienski, PhD

ASPEN Lab Director
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Graduate Program Director, Biomedical Engineering
2123G Engineering Systems Building
Phone: 757-683-3752
email: dkrusien@odu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Graduate Students

Hassan Baker

MS Student, ECE
Thesis: TBD
Spring 2017-

Long Chen

Visiting PhD Student
East China University of Science and Technology
Spring 2017-

Matthew Gray

MS Student, BME
Thesis: TBD
Fall 2016-

Garett Johnson

PhD Candidate, BME
Dissertation: Toward a Brain-Actuated Musical Rhythm Synthesizer using Electrocorticography
Fall 2010-

Srdjan Lesaja

PhD Student, BME
Dissertation: TBD
Spring 2016-

George Micros, BS ECE/Math

Fall 2011-

Fernando Sobreira

PhD Student, BME
Dissertation: TBD
Fall 2014-

Christoph Tremmel

PhD Student, BME
Dissertation: TBD
Summer 2015-

Martina Zamponi

MS Student, BME
Thesis: TBD
Summer 2017-

Undergraduate Students

Michael Micros

ECE
Fall 2015-

Gabe Popescu

BME, University of Virginia
Summer 2014, 2017

High School Students

Mary Edwards

Ocean Lakes Math & Science Academy (SU17)

Greg Mytych

Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School (SU17)

Angelica Estrada

Ocean Lakes Math & Science Academy (SU17)

Alumni

Afnan Alabdulwahab, BS ECE

Spring 2016-Spring 2017

Zahra Battiwala, ME ECE

Summer 2015-Summer 2016

 

Taylor Bobrow, BS ECE

Spring 2016-Spring 2017

Currently in the BME PhD program at Johns Hopkins University

Shreya Chakrabarti, PhD ECE

Dissertation: Characterization and Decoding of Speech Representations from the Electrocorticogram
Fall 2011- Summer 2015
Postdoctoral Research: Columbia University

Currently a research scientist at Amazon Prime

 

Zachary Crane, BS Psychology

Fall 2015-Summer 2016

Currently a Senior Research Specialist at the Center for Automated Vehicle Systems at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institutue

Monicka Fosnocht, BS Neuroscience

BME Graduate Certificate
Fall 2014-Spring 2015

Currently in medical school

Laysa Hedjar, BS Biology

Spring 2013

Currently pursuing an MS in Biological Psychology at American University

Nicholas Jenkins, BS ECE

Fall 2011-Spring 2015

Komalpreet Kaur, PhD ECE

Dissertation: Empirical Modeling of Asynchronous Scalp-recorded and Intracranial EEG Potentials
Fall  2011-Summer 2014

Currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Salem State University, Salem, MA

Sara Macdonald, MS ECE

Fall 2013-Spring 2015

Currently pursing a PhD in communication systems at ODU

Nirmal Patel, MS ECE

Thesis: Deformable Contour Models for Digitizing a Printed Brainstem Atlas
Fall 2013-Spring 2016

Currently a System Administrator at Newport News Shipbuilding

Lynn Ray, BS Biology & Psychology

Christopher Newport University
Summer 2012

Hilary Sandberg, MS

Communication Disorders
Fall 2011-Fall 2016

Gabriella Scalzo, BS, Psychology Neuroscience

Virginia Tech
Summer 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016

Currently in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at Virginia Commonwealth University

Mark Scimone, BS Neuroscience

University of New Hampshire
Summer 2012

Currently pursuing an PhD in Biomedical Enginering at Brown University

Yalda Shahriari, PhD BME

Dissertation: Multichannel Characterization of Brain Activity in Neurological Impairments
Fall 2012-Spring 2015
Postdoctoral Research: University of California, San Francisco

Currently an Assistant Professor of BME at the University of Rhode Island

Yufei Shen, PhD ECE

Dissertation: A Vision-based Automatic Safe Landing-site Dectection System
Fall 2010-Spring 2012

Currently a Software Developer at MathWorks, Natick, MA

Dejah Singh, BS MAE

Fall 2012-Spring 2014

Nicholas Waytowich, PhD BME

Dissertation: Development of a Practical Visual Evoked Potential Based Brain-Computer Interface
Fall 2010-Spring 2015
Postdoctoral Research: Columbia University/Army Research Laboratory

Currently a research scientist at the Army Research Laboratory

Summer High School Students

Adam Cellon
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2012

Randy Deng
Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, CT
Summer 2014

Natalie Ebreo
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2014

Alex Harris
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2016

Chris Horrigan
Advanced Math and Science Adademy, Marlborough, MA
Summer 2013 & 2014

Sailee Joshi
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2013 & 2014

Nathan Luksik
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2016

Kyle Manetz
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2014

Timothy McDonald
Grassfield High School STEM Academy
Summer 2016

Jacob Mcgill
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2013

Kevin Nelson
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2013

 

James Ogletree
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2015

Paranjay Patel
Princess Anne High School 
Summer 2013

Parantap Patel
Princess Anne High School
Summer 2013

Long-Quan Pham
Oscar Smith High School
Summer 2013

Gabe Popescu
Tallwood High School
Summer 2014

Gabriella Scalzo
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2012

Andrew Sorenson
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2016

Hunter Thompson
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2012 & 2013

Francisca Wood
Ocean Lakes Mathematics and Science Academy
Summer 2012

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