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Text Box: Recently Published/Accepted Papers:

· J. Kim, H. Park, J. Bruce, E. Sutton, D. Rowles, D. Pucci, J. Holbrook, J. Minocha, B. Nardone, A. Laumann, E. Roth, M. Jones, E. Veledar, and M. Ghovanloo, “Tongue enables computer and wheelchair access for the people with high-level disabilities,” Science Translational Medicine, vol. 5, no. 213, p. 213ra166, Nov. 2013. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3006296

· U. Jow, P. McMenamin, M. Kiani, J.R. Manns, and M. Ghovanloo, “EnerCage: A smart experimental arena with scalable architecture for behavioral experiments,” Accepted for publication in IEEE Trans. on Biomed. Eng., June 2013.

· H.M. Lee and M. Ghovanloo, “A power-efficient wireless system with adaptive supply control for deep brain stimulation,” Accepted for publication in IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, July 2013.  

· H.M. Lee and M. Ghovanloo, “A power-efficient wireless capacitor charging system through an inductive link,” Accepted for publication in IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems-II, July 2013.

· X. Huo, H. Park, J. Kim, and M. Ghovanloo, “A dual-mode human computer interface combining speech and tongue motion for people with severe disabilities,” IEEE Trans. on Neural Sys. Rehab, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 979-991, Nov. 2013. 

· M. Kiani and M. Ghovanloo, “A figure-of-merit for designing high performance inductive power transmission links,” IEEE Trans. on Industrial Eng., vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 5292-5305, Nov. 2013.

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Maysam Ghovanloo, Ph.D.

Director GT-Bionics Lab

Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Eng.

Associate Editor IEEE Trans. Biomed Engineering

Associate Editor IEEE Trans. Biomed Circuits & Systems

Adjunct Professor, Wallace H. Coulter School of Biomedical Engineering

Program Faculty, Multidisciplinary Bioengineering Graduate Program

Faculty Member, Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC)

Faculty Member, Graphics, Visualization, and Usability (GVU) Center

RESEARCH INTERESTS

· Implantable Microelectronic Devices

· Wireless Neural Interfacing/Neuroprostheses

· Assistive Technologies and Rehabilitation Engineering

· Smart Health and Wellbeing

· Bio-inspired Microsystems

· Low-power analog/digital/mixed-mode integrated circuits

Jan 2, 2014:

NIH-NIBIB coverage of the results of the TDS clinical study: Tongue-Driven Wheelchair Out-Maneuvers the Competition

Dec 13, 2013:

Dr. Mehdi Kiani successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis and starts a post-doc position at GT-Bionics Lab. Congratulations Mehdi!

Nov 27, 2013:

Georgia Tech coverage of the results of the TDS clinical study: Tongue Drive Wheelchair

Shepherd Center coverage of the results of the TDS clinical study: Tongue Piercing Put to Medical Use

Washington Post coverage of the results of the TDS clinical study: Tongue pierce lets the paralyzed drive wheelchairs

The wheelchair driven by a tongue piercing: Cool concept faces uphill battle

BBC coverage of the results of the TDS clinical study: Body piercing controls wheelchair

Radio Interview: BBC World Business Report

Fox NEWS coverage of the results of the TDS clinical study: Tongue-controlled wheelchairs prove effective for quadriplegic patients

Nov 27, 2013:

Results of the TDS clinical study is published in Science Translational Medicine (Impact factor > 10).

July 1, 2013:

Bionic Sciences Inc. receives a Phase-I SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation to commercialize the EnerCage technology.

May 17, 2013:

Dr. Uei-Ming Jow receives his Ph.D. degree and starts his new career at Qualcomm Inc.

Congratulations Uei-Ming!

Nov 2, 2012:

I will be speaking at TEDx Peachtree on the Tongue Drive System, and Jeonghee will do a live demonstration.

February 20, 2012:

Intra Tongue Drive System featured on Georgia Tech research NEWS website:

Tongue Drive System Goes Inside the Mouth to Improve Performance and User Comfort

Summer, 2011:

Tongue Drive featured in Spinal Column magazine: Powered by the Tongue

August 11, 2011:

Tongue Drive featured in the WGN-TV Medical Watch: Tongue-Drive System

June 6, 2011:

Tongue Drive featured in the New York Times:

Piercing a Tongue, in the Name of Mobility

January 10, 2011:

MagneTrace System was featured in LA Times:

Pills with a mind of their own

September 30, 2010:

Tongue Drive System won the “Leo” People’s Choice Award at the 2010 da Vinci Awards ceremony!

August 27, 2010:

Tongue Drive featured in 11Alive:

Piercing Tongues To Achieve Self Sufficiency

May 26, 2010:

GT-Bionics Lab receives the 2010 Galaxy of Stars Award in the category of Barrier Breaker for Innovation from Tommy Nobis Center

March 1, 2010:

Maysam Ghovanloo receives the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to work on

Brain-Tongue-Computer Interfacing   

January 25, 2010:

Tongue Drive featured in CNN Health Minute:

Wheelchair Mobility at the Tip of the Tongue 

November 12, 2009:

Maysam Ghovanloo was named the “2009 Faculty Communicator of the Year” and received a Gold Tower Award from the Georgia Tech President.

October 10, 2009:

Tongue Drive featured on Science Nation (the NSF online Magazine):  Tongue Driver

October 1, 2009:

GT-Bionics lab receives an NIH Challenge Grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to evaluate the Tongue Drive System in a multi-center clinical trial.

July 6, 2009:

Tongue Drive on Georgia Tech research NEWS website:

Clinical Trial Shows That Quadriplegics Can Use Tongue Drive System

September 17, 2008:

Tongue Drive featured in President Bush’s Speech:

President Bush Attends Iftaar Dinner, Also see: Associated Press Coverage, Iran VNC video clip (English), Iran VNC video clip (Farsi)