Lucas C. Parra is Harold Shames Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in physics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in 1996 with research in the area of machine learning under the guidance of Gustavo Deco. Prior to joining CCNY he worked on medical imaging at Siemens Corporate Research (1995-1997) and acoustic signal processing at Sarnoff Corporation (1997-2003).
Mahima is investigating the effects of direct current stimulation on synaptic plasticity.
Greg currently studies the effects of direct current stimulation on synaptic plasticity with in vitro electrophysiology and computational models.
Forouzan works on the effects of direct current stimulation on synaptic plasticity.
Ivan is analyzing the EEG responses to naturalistic stimuli in the context of hearing loss and disordered consciousness.
Max works on biomedical image processing and machine learning.
Lukas works in computer vision on biomedical images.
Gavin is currently studying skin sensation during electrical stimulation, with the goal of minimizing discomfort.
Sara is a visiting graduate student intern from ETH Zurich pursuing a MSc. in Neuroscience. She is currently working on investigating the connection between attention and education using electro-encephalography.
Office Phone: (212) 650-8426
Brian runs the day-to-day operation of the lab, supporting the Neural Engineering group. He manages the financial activities of the lab, organizes seminar and meetings, and also maintains IACUC and IRB protocols.