School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Emma Brunton

Research Associate

Background

Emma is a member of the Communications, Sensors, Signal and Information Processing group (COMS2IP). She is currently working on the SenseBack project. The aim of this project is to develop technologies to restore sensory feedback in assistive devices such as prosthetic hands. Her profile can be viewed on Google Scholar.

Qualifications  

  • 2011-2015: PhD in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Topic: Novel Annular Electrodes for a Cortical Visual Prosthesis, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 
  • 2005-2010: BEng (Hons) / BSc, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Previous Positions

  • 2014-2015: Research assistant, Monash Vision Group, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011-2014: Lab demonstrator, Department of Physiology and Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne Australia
  • 2009: Student researcher, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Canada  
  • 2008-2009: Industry based learning placement, Software Engineering, Invetech, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2007-2008: Student researcher, CSIRO, The Australian E-Health Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Awards

  • 2015 Douglas Lampard Electrical Engineering Research Prize and Medal 

Research

Research Interests

  • Neural Prosthetics
  • Design of electrodes for interfacing with the nervous system
  • Electrophysiology

Publications