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<strong>August 2016:</strong> NPR lab presents research at the 8th International IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference in Orlando, Florida.

August 2016: NPR lab presents research at the 8th International IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Kevin Otto (center-left) and members of his lab attended the 8th International IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference in Orlando, Florida to present research on neural prosthetic interfaces. Graduate student Matthew McDermott gave an oral presentation (center-right and bottom left) titled, “The Effect of Multiple Thin-Film Coatings of Protein Loaded Sol-Gel on Total Multi-Electrode Array […]

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<strong>July 2015:</strong> Dr. Otto is featured in the latest version of the UF BME magazine Crosslink!

July 2015: Dr. Otto is featured in the latest version of the UF BME magazine Crosslink!

Dr. Kevin Otto joined the department as an associate professor under the Neuroscience and the Brain initiative. His research is in the area of systems neural engineering. Specific laboratory research interests include neuroprostheses, brain-machine interfaces, neural applications of BioMEMS, and assessing and optimizing neural implant lifetime and biocompatibility. Dr. Otto received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering […]

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<strong>November 2014:</strong> Dr. Otto quoted as expert on neuroprostheses in Nature news article

November 2014: Dr. Otto quoted as expert on neuroprostheses in Nature news article

Dr. Kevin Otto was recently quoted in a Nature news  article titled, “Artificial arms get closer to the real thing”. Powered prosthetic hands and arms have advanced little in the last 50 years. Their appearance and structure have improved, but advances in underlying function and control have been harder to come by. In a pair […]

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<strong>May 2014:</strong> Dr. Kevin Otto of Purdue University will join UF BME faculty starting August

May 2014: Dr. Kevin Otto of Purdue University will join UF BME faculty starting August

Dr. Kevin Otto of Purdue University will be joining the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida starting in August. Dr. Otto’s research is in the area if neural prostheses and neurotechnologies. He was hired as part of the Neuroscience and the Brain thrust area for the UF Rising […]

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