The Stanford Photonics Research Center builds strategic partnerships between the Stanford University research community and companies employing optics and photonics in their commercial activities. SPRC offers member companies facilitated access to Stanford faculty, students, and researchers via faculty-led Working Groups, SPRC workshops and symposia, research project collaborations and visiting researcher programs.
BY JONATHAN RABINOVITZ
Using tiny solar-panel-like cells surgically placed underneath the retina, scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a system that may someday restore sight to people who have lost vision because of certain types of degenerative eye diseases.
Professor Shenoy heads the Neural Prosthetic Systems Laboratory at Stanford University. His research group conducts neuroscience (systems & cognitive neuroscience) and neuroengineering (electrical, bio, and biomedical engineering) research. Professor Shenoy’s group investigates the neural basis of sensorimotor integration and coordination, and designs neural prosthetic systems to assist disabled patients.
Electrical Engineering and Neurosciences
SPRC is proud to support the National Photonics Initiative. The National Photonics Initiative (NPI) is a collaborative alliance among industry, academia and government seeking to raise awareness of photonics - the application of light - and drive US funding and investment in five key photonics-driven fields critical to US competitiveness and national security: advanced manufacturing, communications and information technology, defense and national security, energy, and health and medicine.