- Interview with BCI Award 2016 Winner Gaurav Sharma
Interview with BCI Award 2016 Winner Gaurav Sharma
The International Annual BCI-Research Award is one of the top accolades in BCI research. In 2016, Gaurav Sharma from Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio (USA) won the BCI Award 2016 with his project about an implanted BCI for real-time cortical control of wrist and finger movements. Battelle is the world’s largest independent, non-profit research and development organization. It was founded in 1925 in Columbus, Ohio (USA). Battelle’s mission is to translate scientific discovery and technology advances into societal benefits. Gaurav Sharma is part of the Medical Devices Group at Battelle and the lead investigator on the NeuroLife™ program. As part of this program, he leads its efforts to develop enabling neurotechnologies that can help bypass disconnected pathways in the nervous system to link the brain directly to the body. Read the interview with Gaurav and learn about his motivation and vision.