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    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

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Girijesh Prasad is Professor of intelligent systems in the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems.He is Director of Northern Ireland Functional Brain Mapping (NIFBM) facility at Intelligent Systems Research Centre, where he leads the Neural Systems and Neuro-technology research team.Girijesh received a BTech in Electrical Engineering from Regional Engineering College (now NIT) Calicut, India in 1987, an MTech in Computer Science and Technology from University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee), India in 1992, and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen's University Belfast, UK in 1997.He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of IET, a Senior Member of IEEE, and a founder member of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics society's Technical Committee on Brain-Machine Interface Systems.Girijesh joined Ulster University, as a Lecturer in 1999; he was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2007, Reader in 2008, and Professor in 2011.Previously he worked in industry, first as a Digital Systems Engineer and then as a Power Plant Engineer in India, and as a Research Fellow on an EPSRC/industry project at Queen's University Belfast.His research interests are in intelligent systems, data engineering, brain modelling, brain-computer interfaces and neuro-rehabilitation, assistive technology, and biometrics.He has published over 210 research papers in journals, edited books, and conference proceedings and his research has attracted over £5M funding from national and international agencies including Invest Northern Ireland, Department of Employment and Learning, RCUK, Leverhulme Trust, Royal Society, UK India Education and Research Initiative, and Irish industry.

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Research Output 1995 2019

A multiscript gaze-based assistive virtual keyboard

Cecotti, H., Meena, Y., Bhushan, B., Dutta, A. & Prasad, G., 7 Oct 2019, Proc. 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Graphical user interfaces
Developing countries
Display devices
4 Citations (Scopus)

An Automatic Subject Specific Intrinsic Mode Function Selection for Enhancing Two-Class EEG based Motor Imagery-Brain Computer Interface

Gaur, P., Pachori, R. B., Wang, H. & Prasad, G., 15 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 19, 16, p. 6938-6947 10 p., 8695803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Brain computer interface
4 Citations (Scopus)

An EEG-EMG Correlation-based Brain-Computer Interface for Hand Orthosis Supported Neuro-Rehabilitation

Chowdhury, A., Raza, H., Meena, Y. K., Dutta, A. & Prasad, G., 15 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 312, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Brain-Computer Interfaces
Orthotic Devices
1 Citation (Scopus)

A neural circuit model of decision uncertainty and change-of-mind

Atiya, N., Rano, I., Prasad, G. & Wong-Lin, K., 23 May 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 2287.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Networks (circuits)
Neural Networks (Computer)
Motor Neurons
1 Citation (Scopus)
Functional assessment
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Decision support systems
Alzheimer Disease
Support vector machines


Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Translational Medical Research

Ulster University Research Excellence Award - Business Category (Under 50 employees)

Magda Bucholc (Recipient), Xuemei Ding (Recipient), Kongfatt Wong-Lin (Recipient), Liam Maguire (Recipient), Peter Devine (Recipient), Haiying Wang (Recipient), David Glass (Recipient), Hui Wang (Recipient), Girijesh Prasad (Recipient), Tony Bjourson (Recipient), L Dowey (Recipient) & Ruth Price (Recipient), 9 May 2019



Advancing computational analysis and modelling of EEG/MEG data

Author: Rathee, D., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Prasad, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Computational modelling of decision uncertainty

Author: Atiya, N., Oct 2019

Supervisor: Wong-Lin, K. (Supervisor) & Prasad, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Development of Data-Driven Methods for Non-stationary Classification Problems in EEG/MEG based Brain-Computer Interfaces

Author: Gaur, P., May 2018

Supervisor: Prasad, G. (Supervisor) & Wang, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis