Stephen O'Driscoll
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Davis

office: Kemper Engineering Building (Engineering II) Room 2039 (map)
postal: Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-5294
phone: 530-754-0435             fax: 530-752-8428
email: odriscoll@ucdavis.edu   url: http://www.ece.ucdavis.edu/~odriscoll/

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Neural Interfaces


High-performance prosthetic systems for humans will require sensing and control of tens of thousands of neural channels, one hundred times more channels than the systems we have previously developed for smaller primates. Delivering such performance within the power constraints of implanted devices is a major challenge. We are investigating approaches to reduce power consumption in neural signal acquisition and neural actuation circuits through a combination of adaptive circuit design and signal processing.

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Research:
› Biomedical Electronics
  › Wireless Power Transfer
  › IPS
  › Neural Interfaces
  › Smart Pill
› Analog Design Automation
  › Analog Optimization
  › Genetic Analog

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