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Dr. Dean  M. Aslam is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate VP Americas of MANCEF, founding Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Nanosystems and Technology . . . Click on Profile for more details


Electrical and Computer Engineering, 428 S. Shaw Lane, Michgan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, U.S.A.


E-mail: aslam@msu.edu; deanaslam@gmail.com; Phone: 517-353-6329


Active Research Areas

Neural Engineering:

  • Mind-Controlled Prosthetics & Robots Using Brainwaves; fabric-embedded systems, watch a video
  • Non-invasive MEMS Interfaces (EEG, EMG & ECG) for Personal Healthcare; neural disorders (ADD/ADHD, Altzheimer, PD), happiness monitoring,
  • Video Image Processing for Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • DNA Inspired Active Network Arrays (DIANA); a new concept in computer engineering research and education
  • Technology Assisted Cognitive Training (TACT); gariatric neurology
  • Smart Homes with Mind-controlled Appliances & Devices

Renewable Energy Engineering:

  • Technology Assisted Smart Systems (TASS); solar, other
  • Zero-energy Systems Using TASS; smart buildings, smart roads, smart street lights
  • Energy Scavenging from Static Charges on Humans

Microdrones & Robotics:

  • Microdrones; Maple-seed inspired designs (an MSU/U of Michigan joint project);
  • Mind-Controlled Robots; watch a video
  • Image Processing Technologies for Microdrones
  • Programmable Robots using FBEIs; LEGO-like & Wall-climber robots

Microsystems Engineering:

  • System Integration Technologies; 3D-inkjet-printeded packaging and control electronics,sensors, actuators, microcontroller programming,
  • Single Material MEMS (SMM) Fabrication Using Carbon-based Materials (UNCD, graphene, carbon nanotubes); neural electrodes & neural probe arrays (an MSU-UT Dallas joint project)

Transdisciplinary Research& Education:

  • Functionalized Bricks with Embedded Intelligence (FBEI)
  • Technology Assisted Bullying Study Using Smart Robots
  • Non-invasive Personal Healthcare Technologies in Nursing
  • Technology Assisted Dancing (TAD) using Fabric-embedded FBEIs
Updated: August 2014



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