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Aniruddh Sarkar - Micro-/Nano-scale Tools for Biomarker Discovery and Electronic Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases

The current COVID-19 pandemic and other recent outbreaks such as Ebola, MERS, SARS and H1N1 have underscored the need for early detection and continued surveillance of emerging and re-emerging…

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Michelle J. Johnson - Feasibility and acceptability of using affordable robots for persons with motor and/or cognitive impairments in low-resource settings

Robots in Medicine are here to stay. While their use in medicine and rehabilitation is increasing in high income countries, there is still a need to find ways to extend their utility to more diverse…

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Courtney Crooks - Cyberpsychology & Future of Cybersecurity Research

Cyberpsychology is the interdisciplinary study of the psychology of cyberspace and those who use the tools of cyberspace. This field identifies and explores the overlap between online and offline…

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Douglas Weber - Neural prostheses for restoring sensory and motor functions

Significant advances in materials and microelectronics over the last decade have enabled clinically relevant neurotechnologies that measure and regulate neural activity in the brain, spinal cord, and…

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Sizhuang Liang - Protecting Intellectual Property in Additive Manufacturing Systems Against Optical Side-Channel Attacks

Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is gaining popularity in industry sectors, such as aerospace, automobile, medicine, and construction. As the market value of the AM industry…

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Carson Meredith - Advances in Cellulose Nanomaterial Utilization in Renewable Materials

This talk will review several recent advances in utilizing cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) in commodity materials applications. The talk will focus on developments relevant to the coatings industry,…

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Mark Churchland - From Spikes to Factors: Understanding Large-scale Neural Computations

It is widely accepted that human cognition is the product of spiking neurons. Yet even for basic cognitive functions, such as the ability to make decisions or prepare and execute a voluntary…

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Hadas Kress-Gazit - Synthesizing and Guaranteeing Robot Behaviors

In this talk I will describe how formal methods such as synthesis – automatically creating a system from a formal specification – can be leveraged to design robots, guarantee their…

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Aamir Lakhani - Anubis Clock

Bad guys live forever, and they adapt and become legends. The threat landscape has completely changed. In the last twelve months we have seen supply chain attacks, an increase in ransomware (with an…

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Cédric Pradalier - Field Robotics and Automation at GeorgiaTech Lorraine: An overview

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Leslie Chan - Harnessing In Vivo Enzymatic Activity to Engineer Synthetic Breath Biomarkers of Disease

Breath testing is a non-invasive and rapid diagnostic tool that is underutilized in the clinic due to scarcity of known breath biomarkers. Thousands of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are excreted…

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Aadeel Akhtar - PSYONIC - Advances in Commercial Sensorimotor Bionic Limbs

Commercially available bionic limbs have been far behind the state-of-the-art research that has been developed at academic institutions around the world. PSYONIC's Ability Hand was developed to…

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Melkior Ornik - Resilience of Autonomous Systems: A Step Beyond Adaptation

The ability of a system to correctly respond to a sudden adverse event is critical for high-level autonomy in complex, changing, or remote environments. By assuming continuing structural knowledge…

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Adam Hantman - Neural Basis for Skilled Movements

Skillful movements contribute to the major functions of the brain, such as perception and manipulation of the world. Skill involves understanding the world, developing appropriate plans, converting…

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Matthew D. Johnson - Modulation of Pathways with Deep Brain Stimulation

Recent advances in neurotechnology for basic science research and healthcare have created new and exciting opportunities to interface with our nervous system. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is one…

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Mario Penzo - The Role of the Paraventricular Thalamus in Fear

Fear learning is associated with the expression of defensive behaviors upon fear memory retrieval. In rodents, these behaviors range from reactions such as freezing, to instrumental responses like…

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