Ranu Jung, Ph.D.
Title: Professor and Department Chair, Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair in Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering & Computing
Ranu Jung is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She holds the Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair in Biomedical Engineering and is Director of the Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory. She received her Bachelors with Distinction in Electronics & Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India and her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. She has chaired or served on advisory committees and scientific review panels for the US National Institutes of Health, the US National Science Foundation, research foundations, international universities and professional journals. Her research team has developed the first implantable, wirelessly controlled, direct neural interface system for restoring sensations to amputees and has received FDA approval for conducting a first-in-human trial for this novel Class-III medical device system.