Ryan Verner (2013-07/2014)

Ryan Verner completed his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis in December of 2012. During his undergraduate studies, he worked in the Electrical and Optical Neuroimaging Lab under Dr. Linda Larson-Prior and in Dr. Daniel Moran’s Brain-Computer Interfacing Lab. A majority of his research focused on ECoG data analysis in humans and primates. In January 2013, Ryan began working toward his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, immediately joining the Neuroprostheses Research Laboratory. While his research aims have yet to be solidified, Ryan is interested in the characterization and mitigation of the reactive tissue response for chronically implanted electrodes.


  • 2013-Present: Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 2009-2012: B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis


Zempel, J., Politte, D., Kelsey, M., Verner, R., Nolan, T., Babajani-Feremi, A., Prior, F., Larson-Prior, L.J. Characterization of scale-free properties of human electrocorticography in awake and slow wave sleep states. Frontiers in Sleep and Chronobiology, 2012; 3:76. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2012.00076

Kelsey, M., Politte, D., Verner, R., Zempel, J.M., Nolan, T., Babajani-Feremi, A., Prior, F., Larson-Prior, L.J. Determination of neural state classification metrics from the power spectrum of human ECoG. IEEE/EMBS Conf. 2012. IEEE Xplore in press.