Dan Bacher was a Senior Research and Development Engineer at Brown University. He was responsible for developing and maintaining software and hardware components for the BrainGate2 Neural Interface System. Dan worked towards creating a viable communication interface, in addition to integrating assistive robotic technology with the BrainGate system.
Dan received his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Syracuse University in 2007. He then went on to obtain a M.S. in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. As a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Aaron Batista, Dan served as the project lead in developing state-of-the-art data acquisition, control, virtual-reality display, and haptic feedback systems for human psychophysics and non-human primate neural prosthetics research.