Welcome to SINAPSE

Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE) brings together engineers, scientists and clinical researchers with a common goal of making an impact on society.

Vision Statement

Our overarching vision is to house, under one inspirational roof, an Institute focused on research at the frontiers of cognitive science, technology development, and clinical and commercial translation.

Cognitive Neuroengineering
NeuroChip
Neuroprosthetics
NeuroPhotonics
Neuromorphic Engineering
Robotics

Latest News

Unsupervised Learning of Spatiotemporal Feature Representations for Event-Based Vision

Rohan Ghosh, Student Member, IEEE, Anupam K. Gupta, Siyi Tang,and Nitish V. Thakor, Life Fellow, IEEE Read full paper here

Orientation Estimation and Grasp Type Detection of Household Objects for Upper Limb Prostheses with Dynamic Vision Sensor

Siyi Tang, Rohan Ghosh, Nitish V. Thakor, Sunil L. Kukreja Read full paper here

Real-Time Object Recognition and Orientation Estimation Using an Event-Based Camera and CNN

Rohan Ghosh, Abhishek Mishra, Garrick Orchard, and Nitish V. Thakor Fellow, IEEE Read full paper here

Publications

Unsupervised Learning of Spatiotemporal Feature Representations for Event-Based Vision

Rohan Ghosh, Student Member, IEEE, Anupam K. Gupta, Siyi Tang,and Nitish V. Thakor, Life Fellow, IEEE Read full paper here

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Orientation Estimation and Grasp Type Detection of Household Objects for Upper Limb Prostheses with Dynamic Vision Sensor

Siyi Tang, Rohan Ghosh, Nitish V. Thakor, Sunil L. Kukreja Read full paper here

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Real-Time Object Recognition and Orientation Estimation Using an Event-Based Camera and CNN

Rohan Ghosh, Abhishek Mishra, Garrick Orchard, and Nitish V. Thakor Fellow, IEEE Read full paper here

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Pose-Invariant Object Recognition for Event-Based Vision with Slow-ELM

Rohan Ghosh(B), Tang Siyi, Mahdi Rasouli, Nitish V. Thakor, and Sunil L. Kukreja Read full paper here

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Flexible Charge Balanced Stimulator with 5.6 fC Accuracy for 140 nC Injections

Sudip Nag, Xiaofeng Jia, Nitish V. Thcoakor, and Dinesh Sharma “Flexible Charge Balanced Stimulator with 5.6 fC Accuracy for 140 nC Injections,” accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.

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Connectivity mapping of human brain by phase-based evolution map approach

  Zhang H., Benz H. L., Thakor N. V., and Bezerianos A. (2012) “Connectivity mapping of human brain by phase-based evolution map approach”, Int. J. Bifurc. Chaos. Vol. 22, No. 9  

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Imaging brain fatigue from sustained mental workload: An ASL perfusion study of the time-On-task effect

Lim, J., Wang, J., Wu, W., Detre, J.A., Dinges, D.F., Rao H. (2010) Imaging brain fatigue from sustained mental workload: An ASL perfusion study of the time-On-task effect. Neuroimage 49(4): 3426-35.

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Dopaminergic polymorphisms associated with time-on-task declines and fatigue in the Psychomotor Vigilance Task

Lim, J., Ebstein, R., Tse, C.Y., Monakhov, M., Lai, P.S., Dinges, D.F., Kwok, K. (2012) Dopaminergic polymorphisms associated with time-on-task declines and fatigue in the Psychomotor Vigilance Task. PLoS One, 7(3): e33767.

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Human embryonic stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitors repair somatosensory pathways following contusive spinal cord injury

Angelo H. All, Faith A. Bazley, Siddharth Gupta, Amir Pourmorteza, Nikta Pashai, Charles Hu, Candace Kerr. “Human embryonic stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitors repair somatosensory pathways following contusive spinal cord injury.” PLoS ONE 7(10): e47645. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047645M, Accepted 12 Sep 2012

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A Novel Light-Addressable Multi-electrode Array Chip for Neural Signal Recording Based on VCSEL Diode Arrays

Lun-De Liao, Hsin-Yi Lai, Chin-Teng Lin, You-Yin Chen, “A Novel Light-Addressable Multi-electrode Array Chip for Neural Signal Recording Based on VCSEL Diode Arrays,” Vol. 1, pp. 4-12, Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 2012.

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