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Loren Rieth
Associate Professor


What We Do

Neural Interfaces and Neural Engineering

  • Optical and electrical interfaces to the nervous system
  • Penetrating and flexible electrode design, fabrication, testing, and use
  • Translational device development, used in clinical investigations
  • Tools for basic neuroscience research

(Bio)Sensors and Actuators

  • Metal oxide gas sensors
  • Microhotplate design and microfabrication
  • High-temperature and Harsh-environment Microdevices

Research Highlights

DARPA funded HAPTIX program to develop an advanced sensorimotor prosthetic arm.
Human subject with an advanced prosthetic arm shaking his wife's hand, and a radiography of implanted electrodes, and optical pictures of electrodes.