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#Winner "Winner"

The Winners for 2016
 

1st Place

 

Gaurav Sharma1, Nick Annetta1, Dave Friedenberg1, Marcie Bockbrader2, Ammar Shaikhouni2, W. Mysiw2, Chad Bouton1, Ali Rezai2

An Implanted BCI for Real-Time Cortical Control of Functional Wrist and Finger Movements in a Human with Quadriplegia

1 Battelle Memorial Institute, 505 King Ave, Columbus, OH 43201
2 The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA 43210.

 

 

2nd Place

 

Sharlene Flesher2,3, John Downey2,3, Jennifer Collinger1,2,3,4, Stephen Foldes1,3,4, Jeffrey Weiss1,2, Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara1,2,5, Sliman Bensmaia6, Andrew Schwartz2,3,8, Michael Boninger1,2,4, Robert Gaunt1,2,3

Intracortical Microstimulation as a Feedback Source for Brain-Computer Interface Users

1,2,5,8 Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bioengineering, Neurological Surgery, Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
3 Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
4 Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
6 Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

3rd Place

 

Thomas J. Oxley, Nicholas L. Opie, Sam E. John, Gil S. Rind, Stephen M. Ronayne, Clive N. May, Terence J. O’Brien

Minimally invasive endovascular stent-electrode array for high-fidelity, chronic recordings of cortical neural activity

Vascular Bionics Laboratory, Melbourne Brain Centre, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

 

#Interview "Interview"

“An Implanted BCI for Real-Time Cortical Control of Functional Wrist and Finger Movements in a Human with Quadriplegia”

 

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Gaurav Sharma, Ph.D.

Read the interview with the winner of the
BCI Award 2016 about his project
on the g.tec Blog.
 

#Nominees "Nominees"

The Nominees for 2016


This year, more than 50 top-level research projects were submitted from all over the world!
The jury, chaired by Mikhail A. Lebedev, carefully scored 12 nominated projects, and then selected the winners for the Annual BCI Research Award 2016.
 


 

Carlos Amaral1, João Andrade1, Marco Simões1, Susana Mouga1,2, Bruno Direito1, Miguel Castelo-Branco1,3

A P300-based brain-computer interface for social attention rehabilitation in autism

1 IBILI - Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine – University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
2 Unidade de Neurodesenvolvimento e Autismo do Serviço do Centro de Desenvolvimento da Criança, Pediatric Hospital, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
3 ICNAS – Brain Imaging Network of Portugal.


Daiki Aminaka, Tomasz M. Rutkowski

Sixteen Commands and 40 Hz Carrier Frequency Code-modulated Visual Evoked Potential BCI

University of Tsukuba, Japan.


Luke Bashford1,2, Jing Wu3, Devapratim Sarma3, Kelly Collins4, Jeff Ojemann4, Carsten Mehring2

Natural movement with concurrent brain-computer interface control induces persistent dissociation of neural activity

1 Imperial College London, Bioengineering, UK.
2 Bernstein Centre, Faculty of Biology, BrainLinks-BrainTools, Univ. of Freiburg, Germany.
3 Bioengineering, Ctr. For Sensorimotor Neural Eng.
4 Dept. of Neurolog. Surgery, Ctr. For Sensorimotor Neural Eng., Univ. of Washington, USA.


Sharlene Flesher2,3, John Downey2,3, Jennifer Collinger1,2,3,4, Stephen Foldes1,3,4, Jeffrey Weiss1,2, Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara1,2,5, Sliman Bensmaia6, Andrew Schwartz2,3,8, Michael Boninger1,2,4, Robert Gaunt1,2,3

Intracortical Microstimulation as a Feedback Source for Brain-Computer Interface Users 

1,2,5,8 Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bioengineering, Neurological Surgery, Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
3 Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
4Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
6 Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.


 

Thomas J. Oxley, Nicholas L. Opie, Sam E. John, Gil S. Rind, Stephen M. Ronayne, Clive N. May, Terence J. O’Brien

Minimally invasive endovascular stent-electrode array for high-fidelity, chronic recordings of cortical neural activity

Vascular Bionics Laboratory, Melbourne Brain Centre, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.


Jaime A. Pereira1,2, Ranganatha Sitaram1,3, Pradyumna Sepulveda2,4,5, Mohit Rana2, Cristián Montalba5, Cristián Tejos3,4,5, Sergio Ruiz1,2,3

Brain-Computer Interfaces based on fMRI for Volitional Control of Amygdala and Fusiform Face Area. Applications in Autism

1 Department of Psychiatry and Interdisciplinary Center for Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
2 Laboratory of Brain-Machine Interfaces and Neuromodulation, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.
3  Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, Schools of Engineering, Medicine and Biology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
4 Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
5 Biomedical Imaging Center, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.


Matthias Schultze-Kraft, Daniel Birman, Marco Rusconi, Carsten Allefeld, Kai Görgen, Sven Dähne, Benjamin Blankertz, John-Dylan Haynes

Reclaiming the Free Will: A Real-Time Duel between a Human and a Brain-Computer Interface

Neurotechnology Group, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


Gaurav Sharma1, Nick Annetta1, Dave Friedenberg1, Marcie Bockbrader2, Ammar Shaikhouni2, W. Mysiw2, Chad Bouton1, Ali Rezai2

An Implanted BCI for Real-Time Cortical Control of Functional Wrist and Finger Movements in a Human with Quadriplegia

1 Battelle Memorial Institute, 505 King Ave, Columbus, OH 43201.
2 The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA 43210.


 

Jordy Thielen, Pieter Marsman, Colleen Monaghan, Jason Farquhar and Peter Desain

Broad-band BCI: finding structure in noisy data

Donders Center for Cognition, Radboud University Nijmegen.


Yueming Wang1, Minlong Lu2, Zhaohui Wu2, Liwen Tian2, Kedi Xu1, Xiaoxiang Zheng1, Gang Pan2

Vision-Augmented Rat Cyborg

1 Qiushi Academy for Advanced Studies, Zhejiang University, China.
2 College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University , China.


Seung Woo Lee and Shelley I. Fried

Precise and reliable activation of cortex with micro-coils

Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.


L. Yao1, T. Xie2, Z. Wu3, X. Sheng2, D. Zhang2, C. Lin1, F. Negro1, L. Chen3, N. Mrachacz-Kersting4, X. Zhu2, D. Farina1
Towards Online Functional Brain Mapping and Monitoring during Awake Craniotomy Surgery using ECoG-based Brain-Surgeon Interface (BSI)

1 Institute of Neurorehabilitation Systems, University Medical Center Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany.
2 State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibration, Institute of Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, China.
4 Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.


 

#Jury "Jury"

The 2016 Jury
 

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Mikhail A. Lebedev

Chair
 

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Guy Hotson

Winner 2015
 

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Alexander Kaplan


 

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Klaus-Robert Müller


 

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Ayse Gündüz


 

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Kyousuke Kamada


 

#Ceremony "Ceremony"
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The Awards Ceremony 2016
 

Award Ceremony took place at the Sixth International Brain-Computer Interface Meeting 2016 in Pacific Grove, California, USA
May 30th–June 3rd, 2016

Photography by Stephanie Scott, San Jose, CA