Sam John is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Melbourne.
Sam John is part of the Melbourne Bionics Group at the Department of Medicine and the Neuroengineering Research Laboratory Centre for Neural Engineering.
His areas of expertise include biomedical signal processing, electronic engineering, design and validation of neural implants, multi-channel neural stimulation and recording. His main research interests include neural prostheses for treatment/rehabilitation of patients afflicted by loss of sensory, motor or cognitive function and in understanding how the brain processes information.
Brain computer interfaces
Exceptional Poster award, 3nd International Conference on: Medical bionics, Melbourne Materials Institute,
Best Poster award, 2nd International Conference on: Medical bionics, Bionics Institute,
Postgraduate Student Travelling Fellowship, Harold Mitchell Foundation,
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, La Trobe University,
International Full Fee Remission Scholarships, La Trobe University,
Available for supervision
We offer several multidisciplinary research projects relating to bionics, neural prostheses and brain computer interfaces for students in Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Neurosciences, Psychology, Computer Science or related fields.