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.
In collaboration with UM Aerospace Engineering, this CubeSat design explores how to image specimens in low earth orbit.
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.