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Dave Thompson
Dave Thompson

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kansas State University

Thompson’s research lies at the intersection of electrical and biomedical engineering. Most of his work is measuring neural signals (usually scalp electro-encephalogram or EEG), trying to guess a user’s communicative intent or emotional state. These technologies hold the promise to restore communication to the most severely paralyzed people, as well as add to the body of knowledge about everyone’s decision making processes. Additionally, Thompson works with other non-invasive sensing technologies relevant to health care, including load cells and film sensors for sleep studies.