NX-422 / 6 credits

Teacher: Lacour Stéphanie

Language: English


Summary

Neural interfaces NI are bioelectronic systems that interface the nervous system to digital technologies. This course presents their main building blocks (transducers, instrumentation & communication), reviews current and upcoming materials and technological solutions for implantable & wearable NIs.

Content

Keywords

Electrodes

Microfabrication

Biomaterials

Implantable electronics

Transducers

Telemetry

Neural Engineering

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Sensors MICRO-330, Microfabrication MICRO-301, MICRO-331
Materials MSE-207, MSE-208, BIO315

Background in neuroscience BIO311

Background in electronics

 

Important concepts to start the course

Basic concepts in electronics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Design
  • Develop
  • Sketch
  • Integrate
  • Propose

Transversal skills

  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Keep appropriate documentation for group meetings.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lectures

Exercices (once a month TBC)

Team project (throughout the semester)

 

Expected student activities

attend weekly lectures

read proposed references

develop a team project

Assessment methods

Team project:

  • project report (50%)
  • team oral presentation (40%)
  • engagement across the semester (10%)

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neural interfaces
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9   INM10MED21522
9-10   
10-11   INM10MED21522
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 8h - 10h: Lecture INM10

Thursday, 10h - 11h: Exercise, TP INM10

Friday, 8h - 10h: Lecture MED21522

Friday, 10h - 11h: Exercise, TP MED21522