Dr Emma Brunton
- Email: email@example.com
- Address: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU, UK
Emma is a member of the Intelligent Sensing Lab. She is currently working towards the development and testing of novel technologies to restore sensory feedback in assistive devices such as prosthetic hands. Her profile can be viewed on Google Scholar.
Area of Expertise
- 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
- 2014-2015: Biomedical Engineer, 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
- 2015 Douglas Lampard Electrical Engineering Research Prize and Medal
- Neural Prosthetics
- Design of electrodes for interfacing with the nervous system
- Silveira C, Brunton E, Spendiff S, Nazarpour K. Influence of nerve cuff channel count and implantation site on the separability of afferent ENG. Journal of Neural Engineering 2018, 15(4), 046004.
- Brunton E, Blau C, Silveira C, Nazarpour K. Identification of Sensory Information in Mixed Nerves using Multi-channel Cuff Electrodes for Closed Loop Neural Prostheses. In: 8th International IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference. 2017, Shanghai, China: IEEE.
- Brunton E, Blau CW, Nazarpour K. Multichannel cuff electrodes for peripheral nerve stimulation and recording. In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016). 2017, Budapest, Hungary: IEEE.
- Brunton E, Blau CW, Nazarpour K. Separability of neural responses to standardised mechanical stimulation of limbs. Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 11138.
- Brunton EK, Winther-Jensen B, Wang C, HaghGooie S, Lowery AJ, Rajan R. In vivo comparison of the charge densities required to evoke motor responses using novel annular penetrating microelectrodes. Frontiers in Neuroscience 2015, 9, 265.
- Brunton E, Yan EB, Gillespie-Jones KL, Lowery A, Rajan R. Chronic thresholds for evoking perceptual responses in the rat sensory cortex. In: Neural Engineering (NER), 2015 7th International IEEE/EMBS Conference onn. 2015, IEEE.
- Wang C, Brunton E, Haghgooie S, Cassells K, Lowery A, Rajan R. Characteristics of electrode impedance and stimulation efficacy of a chronic cortical implant using novel annulus electrodes in rat motor cortex. Journal of neural engineering 2013, 10, 046010.
- Brunton EK, Rajan R, Lowery AJ. Optimising electrode surface area to minimize power consumption in a cortical penetrating prosthesis. In: Neural Engineering (NER), 2013 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on. 2013, IEEE.
- Brunton EK, Lowery AJ, Rajan R. A comparison of microelectrodes for a visual cortical prosthesis using finite element analysis. Frontiers in Neuroengineering 2012.