Biography

Education

1992-1996  Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Utah
(Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)

1986-1991  B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University
(Provo, Utah, USA)


2001-Present  Assistant Professor, Dept. Biomedical Engineering,
U. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2001-Present  Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. Bioengineering,
U. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

1998-2001  Post-Doctoral Researcher, Div. of Neuroscience,
U. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1996-1998  Post-Doctoral Researcher, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine,
Emory Univ., Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1992-1996   Graduate Student Researcher, Neuroprosthetics Laboratory, Dept. of Bioengineering,
U. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Courses


BIOL 499: Honours Research Project I

BME 553: Rehabilitation Engineering

BME 530: Directed Readings in Biomedical

BME 310: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

NEURO 452: Honors Research Project II

NEURO 450: Honors Directed Readers

NEURO 451: Honors Research Project I

NEURO 500: Rotations in Neuroscience

PHYSL 465: Honors Research Project I

WkExp 905: Engineering Co-op Internships


2003-Present  International Society for MRI, member

1998-Present  New York Academy of Sciences, Member

1997-Present  Society for Neuroscience, Member

1997-Present  IEEE, Member

1996-Present  IFESS, Member

1995-1996  Society for Neuroscience, Student Member

1992-1996  IEEE, Student Member

11/2005   Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA

09/2005   Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (invitation declined – scheduling conflicts)

09/2005   National Institutes of Health Annual Neural Interfaces Workshop, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

09/2005   Annual Meeting of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Shanghai, CHINA, (invitation declined – scheduling conflicts)

09/2005   Annual Meeting of the Spinal Research Network, London, UNITED KINGDOM

07/2005   Annual Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, Colorado, USA

06/2005   11th Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

04/2005   Lexington Conference on Translational Neuroscience, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

04/2004   Will-to-Win Symposium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA

01/2004   Canadian Physiological Society and RB Stein Symposium, Vernon, British Colombia, CANADA

01/2004   Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Washington University, Seattle, USA

12/2003   Tenth Meeting of the International Neural Regeneration Society, San Francisco, California, USA

11/2003   Satellite Meeting on Developments in Neural Probe Technologies and Applications, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

09/2003   Grand Rounds Seminar, Spinal Cord Injury Division, Glenrose Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA

07/2003   International Brain Research Organization World Congress, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

06/2003   Grand Rounds Seminar, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA

03/2003   Canadian Paraplegic Association Seminar, Glenrose Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA

02/2003   Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA

10/2002   Second Joint Meeting of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology and the Biomedical Engineering Societies, Houston, Texas, USA

08/2002   World Congress on Biomechanics, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA

09/2001   Meeting of the American Paraplegic Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

07/2001   Spinal Cord Research Group Seminar, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA

04/2001   Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA

02/2001   Department of Bioengineering Seminar, University of Arizona, Tempe, Arizona, USA

02/2001   Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

12/2000   Centre de recherche en sciences neurologiques Seminar, University of Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

12/2000   Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

12/2000   Sensory Motor Performance Program Seminar, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

11/2000   Department of Sensorimotor Systems Seminar, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, ENGLAND

11/2000   Institute of Neurology Seminar, University College London, London, ENGLAND

11/2000   Salisbury District Hospital Seminar, Salisbury, ENGLAND

11/2000   Spinal Cord Function and Rehabilitation Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

08/2000   Division of Physical Therapy Seminar, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

08/2000   Biomedical Engineering Program Seminar, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, USA

06/2000   Swiss Paraplegic Center Seminar, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, SWITZERLAND

06/2000   Neural Prostheses Triennial Meeting: Motor Systems VI, Aalborg, DENMARK

04/1999   Dept. of Neurology Seminar, University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, USA

04/1999   Miami Project to Cure Paralysis Seminar, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA

01/1998   Dept. of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar, Allegheny Univ. of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

08/1997   Neuroscience Research Group Seminar, U. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA

08/1997   Neuroscience Research Group Seminar, U. of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA

12/1995   Motor Control Group Seminar, Emory Univ., Atlanta, Georgia, USA


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