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Dr

Sam John

Senior Lecturer
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Dr

Sam John

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Nervous Disorders And Rehabilitation
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Dr

Sam John

 

Dr. Sam John is a Senior Lecturer in Neural Engineering at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Melbourne. He has a passion for translation of medical technology from the laboratory to real world application.

His primary research involves developing next generation implantable neural prostheses that interact with the nervous system. Dr. John's research draws from his background in medical electronics, electrical and electronic engineering and neuroscience. He was part of the original team that developed the Stentrode technology at the University of Melbourne who were awarded the 2019 Eureka Prize for interdisciplinary research. He has previously worked as the Lead Software developer at Synchron Australia, which aims to commercialise a minimally invasive Brain Machine Interface. He also has honorary appointments at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

UNSW Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research

Australia Museum

2019

Excellence in team based research

University of Melbourne

2018

Outstanding Post Doctoral Researcher, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (2018)

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

2013

Exceptional Poster award, 3nd International Conference on: Medical bionics

Melbourne Materials Institute

2011

Best Poster award, 2nd International Conference on: Medical bionics

Bionics Institute

2011

Postgraduate Student Travelling Fellowship

Harold Mitchell Foundation

2009

International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

La Trobe University

2009

International Full Fee Remission Scholarships

La Trobe University

8

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer

Biomedical Engineering

Honorary

Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital

Member

Brain Computer Interface Society

Member

Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)

Member

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

La Trobe University

MASTER OF ENGINEERING

La Trobe University

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING

Visvesvaraya Technological University