Society for neuroscience 2017
This timer counts down, signals go, and reports the beam break finish time in hundredths of seconds.
Automated Light Perception System (ALPS) is a handheld diagnostic tool used to measure critical flicker fusion frequency. Patent Pending.
This surgical tool insures proper angle and approach for drilling into the lateral cranial ridge of a rodent skull. Patent Pending.
A single piezo sensor and data logger used to detect tremor frequency in a dystonic mouse model.
Fully contained electrophysiology recording system to record from cricket circal nerves during free fall.
Designed and fabricated, these boards support 128 channels of neural recording routed through a 3D-printed drive.
This table powers 532nm and 473nm lasers and combines them into a single fiber optic for deep brain experiments.
Based on an Arduino Uno with an Adafruit motor shield, this is a low-cost, high precision microelectrode spinner.
This analog circuit design transforms a digital signal into an impulse appropriate for an optical shutter coil.
Custom 33-tetrode implant designed for three brain targets. Created with SolidWorks and printed on U-M campus.
(Left Corner) This box conditions and amplifies the signal coming from photodiodes that monitor laser power.
We are able monitor right-left paw lifting with millisecond precision using easily machinable and inexpensive materials.
Using two linear actuators we can deliver right and left pellets in a skilled reaching task to increase animal throughput.
This PCB includes three stepper motor controllers and peripheral IO for tri-axis control of a robotic arm, controlled via USB.
An obscure tool only found in RF labs, this comb generator is a calibration device for electromagnetic chambers.
Fiber Optic Controller Area Network, this box converted a digital protocol to optical, for use in electromagnetic chambers.
Controlled by Matlab, this box includes a solenoid and vibration motor, enabling immersive feedback to computer actions.
This compact board interfaces with Deep Brain Stimulation micro-electrodes for a turnkey intraoperative recording system.
A pet project, this was a custom interface to a Mazda Speed 6 and displayed relevant performance information.
Used in an expandable micro-controller system, this board supplied power and some auxiliary functions.
The PS Touch project is a reprogrammable touch screen for use in commercial and industrial spaces. Patent Pending.
This box provided the interface to test the efficacy of different signal waveforms on backup sensors.
This controlled a FIRST robot, made from custom molded fiberglass with integrated and intuitive robotic controls.
Incorporated Near Field Communication (NFC) with QR codes for a quick way to navigate to a website with a smartphone.
Here I am at a FIRST robotics competition with a custom elbow-pivoting joint that controlled our robot.