J. Adam Wilson, Ph.D.


J. Adam Wilson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave, S1.300
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Brief Biography

Dr. Wilson is a Professor of Neurology at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He received his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Wisconsin in 2009. His research interests include developing real-time, bedside clinical decision support systems for functional cortical mapping and traumatic brain injury, using massively parallel processing techniques for BCIs, and has been a core developer of the BCI2000 software system since 2003. His work has appeared in Time Magazine, Popular Science, and NPR, and in 2009 he was named to Popular Science’s Brilliant 10 Class of 2009.

Next-Generation Brain-Computer Interfaces: Towards a Brain-Robot Interface

Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) have caught the attention of researchers and the public alike for the last half-century. However, within the last decade, the confluence of increased miniaturized low power processing capabilities, thin-film and BioMEMS implantable electrode technology, and improved knowledge of brain function for the first time gives the promise of a functional and robust brain-controlled robotic prosthetic system. In this talk we will discuss current state-of-the art BCI technologies and their application towards creating neuroprosthetic devices in the next decade.