Gernot R. Müller-Putz, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.

Head of the Institute of Neural Engineering
Laboratory of Brain-Computer Interfaces
Graz University of Technology
Stremayrgasse 16/IV
8010 Graz, Austria

email: gernot.muellernoSpam@tugraz.at
tel: +43 316 873 30700
fax: +43 316 873 30702

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News

July 2017
We have Talk and Poster at IFESS2017 at the RehabWeek in London. 

June 2017
I am invited at NeuroIS in Gmunden to talk about the Power of EEG.

May 2017
I received the Ludwig-Guttman-Preis from the German Medical Association for Spinal Cord Injury. The presentation was at the annual meeting of DGMP and I gave a talk there.

Short Bio

Prof. Dr. Gernot Müller-Putz is head of the Institute of Neural Engineering and its associated Laboratory of Brain-Computer Interfaces. He received his MSc in electrical and biomedical engineering in 2000, his PhD in electrical engineering in 2004 and his habilitation and “venia docendi” in medical informatics from Graz University of Technoloy in 2008. Since 2014 he is full professor for semantic data analysis. He has gained extensive experience in the field of biosignal analysis, brain-computer interface research, EEG-based neuroprosthesis control, communication with BCI in patients with disorders of consciousness, hybrid BCI systems, the human somatosensory system, and BCIs in assistive technology over the past 16 years. He has also managed several national projects (State of Styria) and international projects (Wings for Life, EU Projects) and is currently coordinator of the EU Horizon 2020 project MoreGrasp. Furthermore, he organized and hosted six international Brain-Computer Interface Conferences over the last 13 years in Graz, currently preparing the 7th Conference in Sept. 2017. He is also steering board member of the International BCI Meeting, which takes place in the US every three years (last time in 2016). He is Review Editor of Frontiers in Neuroscience, special section Neuroprosthetics, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering and Associate Editor of the Brain-Computer Interface Journal. In 2014/15 he was Guest editor in chief of a special issue of the Proceedings if the IEEE “The Plurality of Human Brain-Computer Interfacing”. He has authored more than 135 peer reviewed publications and more than 100 contributions to conferences which were cited more than 9950 times (h-index 46). Recently he was awarded with an ERC Consolidator Grant “Feel your Reach” from the European Research Council. In May 2017 he received the Ludwig-Guttman Award from the German Medical Spinal Cord Injury Association (DMGP). (May 2017)

Teaching

Find all courses here and at TUG-Online.

Graduate students:
Christian Breitwieser, Dipl.-Ing.
Patrick Ofner, Dipl.-Ing.
Andreas Pinegger, Dipl.-Ing.
Steyrl David, Dipl.-Ing.
Andreas Schwarz, Dipl.-Ing.
Joana Pereira, MSc
Reinmar Kobler, Dipl.-Ing.
Catarina Lopes Dias, MSc

PhD finalized:
Martin Seeber, PhD (03/2017), currently PostDoc at University of Geneve, Prof. Michel.
Christoph Pokorny, PhD (02/2017), currently PostDoc at TU Graz, Professor Maass.
Petar Horki, PhD (04/2016), currently PostDoc at University of Freiburg, Inst. f. Medical Biometry and Statistics
Josef Faller, PhD (10/2015), currently PostDoc at Columbia University in City of New York, Prof. Sajda.
Alex Kreilinger, PhD (08/2015), currently Clinical Field Engineer at Medical University of Graz.
Martin Billinger, PhD (01/2015), currently MED-EL, Innsbruck

My Publications
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My Publications can be found here:
PURE TU Graz Online
ResearchGate
Frontiers

 

 

My Projects
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Feel Your Reach (ERC Consolidator)
MoreGrasp (EU Horizon 2020, RIA, Coordinator)
EEG@Wachkoma (Land Steiermark)
BNCI Horizoin 2020 (EU FP7, CSA, Coordinator)
BackHome (EU FP7, Strep, Partner)
BrainAble (EU FP7, Strep, Partner)
Better (EU FP7, Strep, Partner)
Decoder (EU FP7, Strep, Partner)
Tobi (EU FP7, IP, Partner)

Current Thesis Topics (Bachelor/Master)
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If you are interested in working with EEG, neuroprosthetics, robotics, persons with spinal cord injury, persons with disorders of consciousness, and want to develp new BCI systems for communication and control: make an appointment and let us talk!
Interested in studying error potentials, motor related cortical potentials or work on decoding of movement?: make an appointment and let us talk!

Past News
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Find past news here.