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Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

Ying Sun

Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering
(401) 874-2515

Ying Sun received the BS degree from the National Taiwan University in 1978 and the PhD degree from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1985. Although all his degrees are in Electrical Engineering, he has always been interested in the field of Biomedical Engineering. In 1985 he joined the faculty of the University of Rhode Island, where he is now a full professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering and the Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program. His research areas include medical devices, biomedical signal processing, medical imaging systems, modeling of physiological systems, neuroengineering, and assistive technology for persons with disabilities. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, hospitals, and medical device industry. His research results have been published in over 200 papers in professional journals and conferences. He is the co-inventors of four issued and several pending patents. He has served as a consultant to medical device industry and has written several professional software packages for cardiovascular research and medical imaging. He was a visiting professor at the Linköping University (Sweden) in 1992, University of Vienna (Austria) in 1993, and National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan) in 2010.

The Program

The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, or a Certificate in the Neurosciences. The program provides broad instruction across several neuroscience disciplines and gives students an opportunity to focus on a specific area of specialization.

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Request for Proposals Rhode Island Neuroscience Collaborative Pilot Study Awards - Deadline for Applications: April15, 2014