We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.
Arto Nurmikko, Ph.D.
L. Herbert Ballou University Professor of Engineering and Physics
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Farah Laiwalla, M.D./Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering (Research)
Farah Laiwalla is originally from Karachi, Pakistan. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Lafayette College, Farah worked on developing integrated patch-clamp amplifiers at Yale and then completed joint M.D and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Brown. She specializes in low-power integrated circuit design and is currently working on developing next-generation ultra-miniaturized wireless implantable neurotechnologies.
Jihun Lee, Ph.D.
Jihun Lee is originally from Changwon, South Korea. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Applied Biology from Seoul National University, Jihun obtained a master’s degree in Nano Conversion and Technology from Seoul National University, and a Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University. He specializes wireless powering and auditory cortex decoding and is currently working on developing next-generation ultra-miniaturized wireless implantable neurotechnologies.
Huy Cu comes from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He got his Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from International University, Vietnam National University in 2015. Huy Cu is Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Engineering at Nurmikko’s lab, Brown University. His research focuses on the Neural dynamic of sensorimotor integration during active touch.
Ning Zhang is currently a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering at Nurmikko Group. He received his ScM Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University and B.E. Degree in Electronic Engineering from Zhejiang University, China. His research interests include neuroimaging, vital signal detection, and processing (continuous blood pressure measurement), neurovascular disease (stroke prediction) and colorimetric chip sensor design.
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
Ah-hyoung Lee is originally from Seoul, South Korea. After obtaining bachelor’s degrees in Electrical engineering and Physics from Kwangwoon University, Ah-hyoung earned a Ph.D in Nanoscience and Technology from Seoul National University. She has been a visiting researcher at Brown University since 2019. She specializes in microfabrication and is currently working on developing next-generation ultra-miniaturized wireless implantable neurotechnologies.
Former Lab Members
Cuong H. Dang
Benjamin R. Brush
Jiayi ‘Joanna’ Zhang
Mijail ‘Misha’ Serruya