Research Area: Neural Engineering

Diba Mani, Ph.D.

Diba Mani earned her degrees under the mentorship of Dr. Roger Enoka in the Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory at the University of Colorado. Her doctoral dissertation focused on evaluating the effects of electrical nerve stimulation on motor unit discharge properties and mobility… Read More

Abbas Babajani-Feremi, PhD

Dr. Abbas Babajani-Feremi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology, Division of Epilepsy at UF and the Director of the Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Laboratory. Abbas joined as a postdoctoral fellow in the department of Neurology at the Henry Ford… Read More

Adam Khalifa

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREA Electronics RESEARCH INTERESTS Low-power analog/RF/Mixed-mode ASIC design, miniaturization, wireless powering, electrode design/microfabrication, coil design/fabrication for magnetic stimulation, neural stimulation and recording in animal models, and implant packaging ABOUT HOMEPAGE PUBLICATIONS HONORS AND AWARDS NIH T32 Fellow, 2019… Read More

Christopher Butson, Ph.D.

Dr. Butson received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah. He completed post-doctoral training at the Cleveland Clinic and… Read More

Shahab Vahdat, Ph.D.

Research Interests  Mechanisms of neuroplasticity in motor learning and stroke recovery Spinal cord and brain functional neuroimaging Optogenetic fMRI in rodents

David Clark, Sc.D.

Dr. Clark is the Associate Chief of Staff for Research Service (“Chief of Research”) for the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, and Professor of Neurology at UF. Dr. Clark studies the neural control of walking in people with neurological… Read More

Aaron Mickle, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida Research Interests: Using optogenetics, small implantable devices, and 3D organoid cultures to answer questions related to mechanisms of visceral pain and function.

Kyle D. Allen, Ph.D.

Kyle Allen, PhD

Research Summary: Dr. Allen’s research seeks to improve the evaluation of preclinical osteoarthritis models and improve the preclinical-to-clinical translation of emerging diagnostics and therapeutics for joint diseases.  Within this goal, Dr. Allen’s lab is currently developing new behavioral assays that… Read More

Daniel Ferris, Ph.D.

Research Summary: Dr. Ferris’ research focuses on the biomechanics and neural control of human locomotion. Most of his research focuses on human-machine interactions (mechanically and electrically). Projects include both technology development and basic research using mobile brain imaging, robotic lower… Read More