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Chang S. Nam

Associate Professor | Chang S Nam
Associate Professor
Office Phone: (919) 515-8140
Office Fax: (919) 515-5281
Office Location: 466 Daniels Hall
E-mail: csnam@ncsu.edu
Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2003
MSIE, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2000

 
Chang S. Nam has been an Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University since 2011. He is also an associated faculty in the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering as well as Department of Psychology. Previously he was an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas. He has received the NSF CAREER Award (2010), Outstanding Researcher Award (2010-2011), and Best Teacher Award (2010-2011). He teaches and conducts basic and applied research in human factors and ergonomics engineering to advance the science of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) with a broad perspective on the application of systems and information engineering to human-centered technologies, including brain-computer interfaces and rehabilitation engineering. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS), UNC/NCSU Rehabilitation Engineering Center (REC).

 

Na Young Kim

Na Young Kim | Ph.D. Student
Ph.D. Student
Office Phone: (919) 515-7210
Office Fax: (919) 515-5281
Office Location: 458 Daniels Hall
E-mail: nkim3@ncsu.edu
MSME, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Seoul, Korea, 2014
BSME, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Daejeon, Korea, 2011

 
Na Young Kim is a Ph.D. student of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University since 2015. Her primary research interests are concerned with neuroergonomics and neurorehabilitation. She is also interested in Art therapy so she wants to delve into the relationship between art and brain.

 

Sang Hun Chung

Sang Hun Chung | BCI Student Researcher
Ph.D. Student (BME)
E-mail: schung8@ncsu.edu
MSBE, University of Southern California
BSME, Virginia Tech

 
Sang Hun Chung is a Ph.D. student of the Biomedical Engineering NCSU/UNC joint program. His primary research interests are concerned with EMG, EEG, rehabilitation, machine learning, robotics.

 

Russell House

Russell House | BCI Student Researcher
Ph.D. Student (PSG)
Office Phone: (919) 515-7210
Office Fax: (919) 515-5281
Office Location: 458 Daniels Hall
E-mail: rthouse@ncsu.edu
MS, University of Central Arkansas, 2012
BA, University of Central Arkansas, 2010

 
Russell House is a Ph.D. student in the Human Factors and Cognition Program. His current research interests are concerned with usability, cognitive ergonomics, and neuroergonomics.

 

Zachery Baker

Zachary Baker | BCI Student Researcher
Undergraduate Student (MAE)
E-mail: zmbaker@ncsu.edu

 
Zachary Baker is a senior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at North Carolina State University (NCSU). He is expected to graduate December 2017 with a minor in Industrial and Systems Engineering. During his time at NC State, he participated in the Co-operative Education Program and completed an internship at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Current research interest topics include synthetic biology, biosignal processing, and organic robotics.

 

Sabrina Earp

Sabrina Earp | BCI Student Researcher
Undergraduate Student (BME)
E-mail: searp@ncsu.edu

 
Sabrina Earp is a second year undergraduate in the Biomedical Engineering program. Her research interests include applications of programmable nanomaterials to drug delivery and immunotherapy, applications of stem cells to regenerative medicine, and the improvement of brain-computer interface precision and scope for rehabilitation, integrated prosthesis control, and neuroimaging.

 

Erica McCune

Undergraduate Student (BME)
E-mail: epmccune@ncsu.edu

 
Erica McCune is an undergraduate biomedical engineering student at North Carolina State University. She is interested in interactions between technology and the brain. Specifically, her research interests include brain-computer interfaces and neurorehabilitation.

 

 

Sarah Kubik

Sarah Kubik | BCI Student Researcher
Undergraduate Student (BME)
E-mail: sekubik2@ncsu.edu

 
Sarah Kubik is an undergraduate double majoring in biomedical engineering and Arts Studies at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on developing new technologies and processes to improve mobility in patients, particularly with a focus on making these technologies more integrated with and controlled by the human brain.

 

John Schell

John Schell | BCI Student Researcher
Undergraduate Student
E-mail: jaschel2@ncsu.edu

 
John Schell is an undergraduate student in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Program with a minor in music at North Carolina State University. His research focuses on ergonomics and efficiency of systems, particularly in the medical field.

 

Zainab Homoud

Zainab Homoud | BCI Student Researcher
Undergraduate Student (BME)
E-mail: zahomoud@ncsu.edu

 
Sarah Kubik is an undergraduate student in the Biomedical Engineering Program at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on biomedical imaging, specifically investigating people’s comprehensibility of safety signs (e.g., hard vs easy to comprehend) in terms of gaze patterns (eye tracker) and brain activity (EEG).