Academic Staff

Dr Francisco Sepulveda BSc UCalif -Sta Barbara, MSc Clemson, PhD UniCamp(Br)

Position in departmentDisability Officer & BCI Lab Coordinator
Staff positionReader in Intelligent Systems
Emailfsepulv@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 87 (I am hearing-impaired; please use e-mail instead)
Room4.516
Office hoursBy appointment.
Biography

Previous positions:

  • 1999 - 2002:  Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Center for Sensorimotor Interaction, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • 1996 - 1998: FAPESP Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Dept., Unicamp, Brazil

Websitehttp://csee.essex.ac.uk/staff/sepulveda/
Qualifications
  • PhD Summa Cum Laude in Biomedical/Electrical Engineering, UNICAMP (Brazil), with a Fellowship at the Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde
  • MSc (Dist) in Bioengineering, Clemson University
  • BSc in Nuclear Engineering, University of California - Santa Barbara (receiving the 'Outstanding Student' award)
Current research
  • Brain-computer interfaces
  • Neural prostheses and neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • Bioelectronics
  • Rehabilitation engineering
  • Myoelectric operation of artificial limbs and robotic devices
  • Biomedical signal analysis
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Affective computing
  • Intelligent systems, both artificial and natural
  • Mathematical modelling of muscle and nerve
Research interests
  • Brain-computer interfaces
  • Neural prostheses and neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • Bioelectronics
  • Rehabilitation engineering
  • Myoelectric operation of artificial limbs and robotic devices
  • Biomedical signal analysis
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Sensori-motor neurophysiology
  • Affective computing
  • Intelligent systems, both artificial and natural
  • Mathematical modelling of muscle and nerve

(See also: staff research interests by category)

Teaching responsibilities

2013-2014:

  • CE161 - Digital Systems Architecture
  • CE164 - Fundamentals of Electronics - Part II

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