F A C U L T Y

Angel Peterchev, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. Psychiatry & Behavior Sciences, Dept. BME, Dept. ECE, Director of BSEL

angel.peterchev@duke.edu

Dr. Peterchev's primary research interests involve modeling and developing application paradigms for transcranial brain stimulation. He also conducts research in power electronics and electrical energy conversion.

More information about Angel can be found on his [Scholars@Duke] profile.

Stefan Goetz, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

stefan.goetz@duke.edu

Dr. Goetz's interests include magnetic stimulation technology, estimation algorithms, neural modeling, and mechanism characterization. He also works on advanced power electronic circuits with applications in electrical energy conversion.

More information about Stefan can be found on his [Scholars@Duke] profile.

C U R R E N T

Residents & Post-doctoral Associates

Boshuo Wang, PhD

boshuo.wang@duke.edu


Dr. Wang's research interests include neural prostheses, engineering, and modulation, and related modeling, electrophysiology, and interface technology.

Luis Gomez, PhD

ljg24@duke.edu


Dr. Gomez is interested in computational electromagnetism, with a focus on advanced modeling for biomedical applications, like transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Zhiyong Zeng, PhD

zhiyong.zeng@duke.edu


Dr. Zeng's research interests center on advanced power electronic systems.

Ricardo Andrés Lizana Fuentes, PhD

ricardo.lizana@duke.edu


Dr. Fuentes' research interests include modular multilevel converters with parallel connectivity, particularly novel topology, control, and targeted applications.

Michael Kritzer-Cheren, MD, PhD, Resident

michael.kritzer-cheren@duke.edu


Social defeat stress mouse model of electroconvulsive therapy

PhD Candidates

Aman Aberra, BSE

aman.aberra@duke.edu


Advisers: Warren M. Grill and Angel V. Peterchev

Zhongxi Li, BSE

zhongxi.li@duke.edu


Advisers: Stefan M. Goetz and Angel V. Peterchev

Research Staff

Rena Hamdan, Biomedical Engineering, BS

rena.hamdan@duke.edu


Mechanical designs, manufacturing, rapid prototyping

Undergraduates

Wesley Lim (2018): Biomedical Engineering, Pratt Fellow

wesley.lim@duke.edu


Simulation of transcranial magnetic stimulation for enhanced targeting (co-advisor: L. Gregory Appelbaum)

Joe Tharayil (2018): Biomedical Engineering, Pratt Fellow

joeseph.tharayil@duke.edu


Computational optimization of transcranial magnetic stimulation coils designs

Anna Hoover (2019): Computer Science

anna.hoover@duke.edu


Electric field modeling of brain stimulation in ferret

Christopher Lai (2019): Neuroscience

christopher.lai97@duke.edu


Social defeat stress mouse model of electroconvulsive therapy

A L U M N I

Post-doctoral Associates

Moacyr A. Rosa, MD, PhD

2008-2011, "Rational dosing of electric and magnetic seizure therapy"

Director, Institute for Advanced Research in Neurostimulation, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Stefan M. Goetz, PhD

2011-2014, "Enhancing neuromodulation with transcranial magnetic stimulation"

Assistant Professor, Dept. Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University

Seyed M. M. "Mahdi" Alavi, PhD

2015-2016, "Optimal estimation of parameters with transcranial stimulation"

Senior Research Associate, University of Calgary, Canada

Nagy Youssef, MD

2012-2013, "Rational dosing of electric and magnetic seizure therapy"

Associate Professor, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta, Georgia Regents University


Graduate Students

PhD

Zhi-De Deng

PhD, 2013, Columbia University, "Electromagnetic field modeling of transcranial electric and magnetic stimulation: targeting, individualization, and safety of convulsive and subconvulsive applications"

Research Associate, NIMH, NIH

Won Hee Lee

PhD, 2014, Columbia University, "Noninvasive neuromodulation: modeling and analysis of transcranial brain stimulation with applications to electric and magnetic seizure therapy"

Post-doctoral Researcher, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Chuang Wang, BSE, visiting, Xi’an Jiaotong University

MD

Jonathan R. Young, 2014-2015, "Subcranial magnetic stimulation"

MS

Bruce Bassi, 2008, "TMS synchronization to EEG"

I. Cassie Kozyrkov, 2011, "Enhancement of neuromodulation with novel pulse shapes generated by controllable pulse parameter transcranial magnetic stimulation"

Huda Elbshir, 2013, "Feasibility of RFID technology for physiological monitoring in hibernating lemurs"

Walter "Ivey" Barnes, 2013-2015, "Efficient methods for delivery of transcranial electric and magnetic stimulation in rodents"

Nithesh Reddy Nelvoy, 2013-2015, "Modular multilevel converters for energy conversion and biomedical applications"


Research Staff

Daniel Kaplan, 2006-2008

Gregory G. Westin, 2007-2009

Brian Chan, 2008-2010

Christopher Sikes-Keilp, 2011-2015

David L.K. Murphy, 2007-2015

Clement Gurrey, 2015-2016

James Evan Smith, 2016-2017


Undergraduate

Jason Brodsky, 2006, "3D reconstruction of electric field from intracerebral potential recordings in non-human primates"

Robert Curtis, 2011, "MRI segmentation for intracerebral electric field modeling and analysis"

Manjiri Kshirsagar, 2012, "Safety of transcranial magnetic stimulation in subjects with deep-brain stimulation implants"

James McCall, 2013, "Safety of transcranial magnetic stimulation in subjects with deep-brain stimulation implants"

Huda Elbshir, 2013, "Feasibility of RFID technology for physiological monitoring in hibernating lemurs"

Connie Scoggins, 2015, "Electric field modeling of brain stimulation in primates and ferret"

Pum Wiboonsaksakul, 2014-2015, "Finite-element modeling and measurement of transcranial brain stimulation"

Gabriel Kroch, 2013-2016, "Modeling of static magnetic stimulation"

John Bernabei (Pratt Fellow), 2013-2016, "Modeling of transcranial magnetic stimulation and transcranial electric stimulation in animals"

Emelina Vienneau, 2015-2016, "Modeling of transcranial magnetic stimulation for fMRI studies"

Aniruddh Marellapudi, 2016, "Modular integrated-battery converter drivetrain for next generation electric vehicles"

Michael Shen (Pratt Fellow), 2016-2017, "Modeling of transcranial magnetic stimulation"

Evan Rogers (Pratt Fellow), 2016-2017, "Simulation and imaging of electric brain stimulation"

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