Neural Engineering, Neurohumanities, Powered Exoskeletons, Brain-Machine Interfaces, Neuromodulation, Computational Neuroscience, Regulatory Science of Medical Devices, Arts in Medicine, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity
A. G. Steele et al., "A Mixed Filtering Approach for Real-Time Seizure State Tracking Using Multi-Channel Electroencephalography Data," in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 29, pp. 2037-2045, 2021, doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2021.3113888.
A. Y. Paek et al., "A Roadmap Towards Standards for Neurally Controlled End Effectors," in IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, vol. 2, pp. 84-90, 2021, doi: 10.1109/OJEMB.2021.3059161.
A. Y. Paek, J. A. Brantley, B. J. Evans and J. L. Contreras-Vidal, "Concerns in the Blurred Divisions Between Medical and Consumer Neurotechnology," in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 3069-3080, June 2021, doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2020.3032609.
Morse LR, Field-Fote EC, Contreras-Vidal J, Noble-Haeusslein LJ, Rodreick M, Shields RK, Sofroniew M, Wudlick R, Zanca JM; SCI 2020 Working Group. Meeting Proceedings for SCI 2020: Launching a Decade of Disruption in Spinal Cord Injury Research. J Neurotrauma. 2021 May 1;38(9):1251-1266. doi: 10.1089/neu.2020.7174.
D. Eguren and J. L. Contreras-Vidal, "Navigating the FDA Medical Device Regulatory Pathways for Pediatric Lower Limb Exoskeleton Devices," in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 2361-2368, June 2021, doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2020.3025111.
Nakagome, S., Luu, T.P., He, Y. et al. "An empirical comparison of neural networks and machine learning algorithms for EEG gait decoding". Sci Rep 10, 4372 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-60932-4
Bhagat NA, Yozbatiran N, Sullivan JL, Paranjape R, Losey C, Hernandez Z, Keser Z, Grossman R, Francisco GE, O'Malley MK, Contreras-Vidal JL. "Neural activity modulations and motor recovery following brain-exoskeleton interface mediated stroke rehabilitation". Neuroimage Clin. 2020;28:102502. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102502. Epub 2020 Nov 19. PMID: 33395991; PMCID: PMC7749405.
Cruz-Garza JG, Sujatha Ravindran A, Kopteva AE, Rivera Garza C and Contreras-Vidal JL (2020) "Characterization of the Stages of Creative Writing With Mobile EEG Using Generalized Partial Directed Coherence". Front. Hum. Neurosci. 14:577651. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2020.577651
Craik A, He Y, Contreras-Vidal JL. "Deep learning for electroencephalogram (EEG) classification tasks: a review". J Neural Eng. 2019 Jun;16(3):031001. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/ab0ab5. Epub 2019 Feb 26. PMID: 30808014.
He Y, Eguren D, Luu TP, Contreras-Vidal JL. (2017). "Risk management and regulations for lower limb medical exoskeletons: a review." Med Devices (Auckl). 2017 May 9;10:89-107. doi: 10.2147/MDER.S107134.
Ortiz M., Nathan K., Azorín J.M., Contreras-Vidal J.L. (2021) Brain-Machine Interfaces for Neurorobotics. In: Thakor N.V. (eds) Handbook of Neuroengineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-2848-4_52-1
Nakagome S., Craik A., Sujatha Ravindran A., He Y., Cruz-Garza J.G., Contreras-Vidal J.L. (2022) Deep Learning Methods for EEG Neural Classification. In: Thakor N.V. (eds) Handbook of Neuroengineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-2848-4_78-1
Kilicarslan, A., Contreras-Vidal, J.L. (2021). Neuro-Robotics: Rehabilitation and Restoration of Walking Using Exoskeletons via Non-invasive Brain–Machine Interfaces. In: Müller-Putz, G., Rupp, R. (eds) Neuroprosthetics and Brain-Computer Interfaces in Spinal Cord Injury. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68545-4_6
Mobile Brain-Body Imaging and the Neuroscience of Art, Innovation and Creativity; Editors: Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Dario Robleto, Jesus G. Cruz-Garza, José M. Azorín, Chang S. Nam; Springer Series on Bio- and Neurosystems, Springer; https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24326-5
NobleMotion Dance and Musiqa presents LiveWire, CultureMap Houston, an art-science performance and research study, with NobleMotion Dance Company, Musiqa String Quartet, and the University of Houston Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface Systems Lab (Jan 21-22, 2022)
UH's 'Color Field' experiment merges visual art and brain science, Houston Chronicle (Feb. 23, 2021)
Tapping the brain to boost stroke rehabilitation, Science Daily (Jan. 21, 2021)
'Smart' robotic system could offer home-based rehabilitation, EurekaAlert, AAS (Oct 9, 2018)
National Academies Keck Futures Initiative announces winners of the NAKFI challenge, Honorific Mention for project on “Aesthetic Neurotherapeutics” (PI Contreras-Vidal) (September 4, 2018)
The mind-reading devices that can free paralysed muscles, Nature, Outlook Section (March 7, 2018)
National Science Foundation, "At the Intersection of Science and Art" (November 17, 2015)
UH Moment: "Your Brain On Art" (Nov 17, 2015)
Houston Public Media, "University Of Houston Study Examines Relationship Between The Brain And Creativity" (October 15, 2015)
National Public Radio, NPR: I, Robot: Paraplegics get an assist (November 14, 2012)
The Economist, Bionics 1, A Mind to Walk Again: A trial of thought-controlled robotics legs is taking its first steps (May 19, 2012)
The Wall Street Journal, Harnessing Brain Power to Move Stuff (August 2, 2011)
Science Business, Head Cap Devised to Capture Brain Signals to Control Devices
Neuroscience News, Researchers Aim for Direct Brain Control of Prosthetic Arms (July 29, 2011)
Futurity, Brain cap morphs thought into motion (July 28, 2011)