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#Winner "Winner"

The Winners of 2018
 

1st Place

 

Abidemi Bolu Ajiboye1,2,6, Francis R. Willett1,2,6, Daniel R. Young1,2,6, William D. Memberg1,2,6, Brian A. Murphy1,2,6, Jonathan P. Miller2,4,6, Benjamin L. Walter2,3,6, Jennifer A. Sweet2,4,6, Harry A. Hoyen5,6, Michael W. Keith5,6, Paul Hunter Peckham1,2,6, John D. Simeral7,8,9,10, John P. Donoghue8,9,12, Leigh R. Hochberg7,8,9,10,11, Robert F. Kirsch1,2,4,6
Restoring Functional Reach-to-Grasp in a Person with Chronic Tetraplegia using
Implanted Functional Electrical Stimulation and Intracortical Brain-Computer Interfaces

1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
2 Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, FES Center of Excellence, Rehab. R&D Service, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
3 Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
4 Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
5 Department of Orthopaedics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
6 School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
7 School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
8 Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, Rehabilitation R&D Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

9 Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
10 Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
11 Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
12 Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

 

2nd Place

 

Michael Tangermann1,3, David Hübner1,3, Simone Denzer, Atieh Bamdadian4, Sarah
Schwarzkopf
2,3, Mariacristina Musso2,3

A BCI-Based Language Training for Patients with Chronic Aphasia

1 Brain State Decoding Lab, Dept. Computer Science, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.
2 Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany.
3 Cluster of Excellence BrainLinks-BrainTools, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.
4 Inovigate, Aeschenvorstadt 55, 4051 Basel, Switzerland.

3rd Place

 

Christian Herff1, Lorenz Diener1, Emily Mugler3, Marc Slutzky3, Dean Krusienski2, Tanja Schultz1

Brain-To-Speech: Direct Synthesis of Speech from Intracranial Brain
Activity Associated with Speech Production

1 Cognitive Systems Lab, University of Bremen, Germany.
2 ASPEN Lab, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, USA.
3 Departments of Neurology, Physiology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.

#Jury "Jury"

The Jury of 2018
 

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Kai Miller

Chair 2018, Stanford University
 

 

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Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting

Winner 2017, Aalborg University
 

 

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Vivek Prabhakaran

University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

 

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Yijun Wang

Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

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Milena Korostenskaja

Florida Hospital for Children

 

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Sharlene Flesher

Stanford University
 

 

#Nominees "Nominees"

The Nominees for 2018


This year, top-level research projects were submitted from all over the world.
The jury, chaired by Kai Miller, carefully scored 12 nominated projects:


 

Alexei E. Ossadtchi1*, Elizaveta Okorokova2, Joseph S. Erlichman3, Valery I. Rupasov4, Mikhail A. Lebedev1,5, and
Michael Linderman
4

Generating Handwriting from Multichannel EMG

1 National Research University Higher School of Economics.
2 University of Chicago.
3 St. Lawrence University.
4 Norconnect Inc.
5 Duke University.


Martin Burns, Dingyi Pei, Ramana Vinjamuri

Real-time EEG Control of a Dexterous Hand Exoskeleton embedded with Synergies

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, USA.


James O’Sullivan2, Zhuo Chen1, Jose Herrero4, Guy M McKhann3, Sameer A Sheth3, Ashesh D Mehta4, Nima Mesgarani1,2,5

Neural decoding of attentional selection in multi-speaker environments without
access to clean sources

1 Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, USA.

2 Mortimer B Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA.

3 Department of Neurological Surgery, The Neurological Institute, 710 West 168 Street, New York, USA.

4 Department of Neurosurgery, Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, USA.


J. Faller1, J. Cummings1, S. Saproo1, P. Sajda1,2

BCI-based regulation of arousal
improves human performance in a demanding sensory-motor task

1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, USA.
2 Data Science Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA.


Christian Herff1, Lorenz Diener1, Emily Mugler3, Marc Slutzky3, Dean Krusienski2, Tanja Schultz1

Brain-To-Speech: Direct Synthesis of Speech from Intracranial Brain
Activity Associated with Speech Production

1 Cognitive Systems Lab, University of Bremen, Germany.
2 ASPEN Lab, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, USA.
3 Departments of Neurology, Physiology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.


 

Abidemi Bolu Ajiboye1,2,6, Francis R. Willett1,2,6, Daniel R. Young1,2,6, William D. Memberg1,2,6, Brian A. Murphy1,2,6, Jonathan P. Miller2,4,6, Benjamin L. Walter2,3,6, Jennifer A. Sweet2,4,6, Harry A. Hoyen5,6, Michael W. Keith5,6, Paul Hunter Peckham1,2,6, John D. Simeral7,8,9,10, John P. Donoghue8,9,12, Leigh R. Hochberg7,8,9,10,11, Robert F. Kirsch1,2,4,6

Restoring Functional Reach-to-Grasp in a Person with Chronic Tetraplegia using
Implanted Functional Electrical Stimulation and Intracortical Brain-Computer Interfaces

1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
2 Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, FES Center of Excellence, Rehab. R&D Service, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
3 Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
4 Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
5 Department of Orthopaedics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
6 School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
7 School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
8 Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, Rehabilitation R&D Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

9 Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
10 Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
11 Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
12 Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.


Michael Tangermann1,3, David Hübner1,3, Simone Denzer, Atieh Bamdadian4, Sarah
Schwarzkopf
2,3, Mariacristina Musso2,3

A BCI-Based Language Training for Patients with Chronic Aphasia

1 Brain State Decoding Lab, Dept. Computer Science, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.
2 Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany.
3 Cluster of Excellence BrainLinks-BrainTools, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.
4 Inovigate, Aeschenvorstadt 55, 4051 Basel, Switzerland.


 

Robert Gabriel Lupu1, Florina Ungureanu1, Oana Ferche2, Alin Moldoveanu2

Neuromotor Recovery based on BCI, FES, Virtual Reality and Augmented Feedback for upper
limbs

1 Computer Engineering Department, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania.
2 Computer Engineering Department, “Politehnica” University of Bucharest, Romania.


Chen Yang, Xiang Li, Shangkai Gao, Xiaorong Gao

A Dynamic Window SSVEP-Based Brain-Computer Interface System using a Spatio-Temporal Equalizer

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University Beijing, P.R. China.


S. Perdikis, L. Tonin, S. Saeedi, C. Schneider, J. del R. Millán
Successful mutual learning with two tetraplegic users: The Cybathlon BCI race experience

Defitech Chair in Brain-Machine Interface (CNBI), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL),
Geneva, Switzerland.


Andrew G. Richardson1, Yohannes Ghenbot1, Xilin Liu2, Han Hao2, Sam DeLuccia1, Gregory Boyek1,
Solymar Torres-Maldonado
1, Firooz Aflatouni2, Jan Van der Spiegel2, Timothy H. Lucas1

A Wireless Sensory Interface to Inform Goal-Directed Actions

1 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
2 Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


S. Perdikis, S. Saeedi, J. del R. Millán

Longitudinal training and use of non-invasive motor imagery BCI by an incomplete locked-in user

Defitech Chair in Brain-Machine Interface (CNBI), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
(EPFL), Geneva, Switzerland


 

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#Ceremony "Ceremony"

The 2018 Award Ceremony

 

… took place on May 23rd, 2018 at the 7th International BCI Meeting 2018.

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