Selected to participate in the CSNE Hackathon

April 6-9, 2018: The Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) Hackathon is an annual, extended weekend-long event for students from the University of Washington and from CSNE-affiliated programs and partner institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, San Diego State University, Morehouse College and Spelman College. Five teams of three students are selected from … More Selected to participate in the CSNE Hackathon

Seminar Speaker at UW Continuum College KAUST Gifted Student Program

April 04, 2018: I presented a talk on Robotics in Neurosurgery to a group of 15 freshman students. These students belonged to the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) gifted student program. The program provides talented Saudi high school graduates interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with the guidance and support to … More Seminar Speaker at UW Continuum College KAUST Gifted Student Program

Panelist – Women in Science and Engineering 2018 Conference

University of Washington – Seattle hosts the Women in Science and Engineering conference every year around February-March window. I have attended it twice in the past and have learned how it benefits the community. This year, the conference was held on March 03, 2018. I led a roundtable lunch discussion on graduate school, and organized a … More Panelist – Women in Science and Engineering 2018 Conference

ChickTech AR/VR on Android Workshop

In February, I led a workshop for High School girls in partnership with ChickTech Seattle at Code Fellows. We can’t wait for February’s high school workshop with @nkalavak. She’ll be leading the girls in the development of their very first AR & VR app. Our amazing Community Partner, @codefellows will be hosting us. #GirlsinTech #GirlsinSTEM … More ChickTech AR/VR on Android Workshop

Haptic Biofeedback for Myoelectric Prosthesis Training

Recent efforts to integrate sensory feedback into upper limb prostheses have focused on substituting exteroceptive sensations like touch and texture. However, little has been done to address the idea that feedback and control of a prosthesis are exquisitely linked. In fact, the nature of using EMG signals as a controller introduces uncertainty into the system. … More Haptic Biofeedback for Myoelectric Prosthesis Training