Darrel R. Deo
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Darrel received his BS degree in Robotics Engineering from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2013, and his MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 2015. Darrel is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. His academic advisers are Professor Allison M. Okamura of the Collaborative Haptics in Robotics and Medicine (CHARM) Lab, and Professor Krishna Shenoy and Dr. Jaimie Henderson, M.D. of the Stanford Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory (NPTL). He joined the BrainGate team in 2017 where his work has focused on characterizing movement representation in human motor cortex, developing and demonstrating an online discrete neural decoding system, and the effects of haptic feedback on brain-computer interface control performance and motor cortical activity.