- Program Years: 2014-2018
- Academic Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
- Field of Study: Neural Computation
- Academic Advisor: Brent Doiron
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2015)
B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Research Area: Neural Computation
Generating Tactile Afferent Stimulation Patterns for Slip and Touch Feedback in Neural Prosthetics. Rager DM, Alvares D, Birznieks I, Redmond SJ, Morley JW, Lovell NH, Vickery RM. Proc. of the 35th Annual International Conference IEEE EMBS. Osaka, Japan. 2013
Coordinated Cybersecurity Incident Handling. Osorno M, Millar T, Rager DM. Proc. of the 16th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium. Quebec City, Canada. 2011.
Conference Talk (Invited Speaker):
Spline Regression Models for the Real-Time Decoding of Primary Afferent Activity. Rager DM. 2011 Tactile Research Group Meeting. Seattle, Washington.
Conference Abstracts and Posters:
Proprioceptive feedback modulates motor cortical activity during brain-machine-interface control. Rager DM, Downey J, Collinger JL, Weber DJ, Boninger ML, Gaunt RA, Ventura V. COSYNE 2015. Salt Lake City, UT.
Proprioceptive feedback modulates motor cortical activity during the control of an intracortical microelectode brain-machine interface. Rager DM, Downey J, Collinger JL, Weber DJ, Boninger ML, Ventura V, Gaunt RA. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2014. Washington, D.C.
Comparing Fuzzy Networks and Spline Regressions for Real-Time Decoding of Primary Afferent Activity. Rager DM, Wagenaar J, Weber DJ, Ventura V. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2011. Washington, D.C.
Exploring Cognitive Neuroscience Using Informal Concept Graph Visualizations. Osorno M, Rager DM, Sweeney D, Vogelstein J. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2011. Washington, D.C.
Automatic Classification of Sensory Neurons by Firing Properties in the Dorsal Root Ganglion. Rager DM, Smith M, Wagenaar J, Weber DJ.
Whitaker International Fellowship for Biomedical Research, 08/2012-07/2013
Fulbright Scholarship Finalist, 03/2012
Undergraduate Program in Neural Computation Fellowship, granted by Carnegie
Mellon University's Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, 05/2010-08/2011
University of Pittsburgh Dean's Honors List, 2008-2012
University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Scholarship, 2008-2012
University of Pittsburgh University Honors College Full Tuition Scholarship, 2008-2012
Maryland Distinguished Scholar Finalist, 2008
National Merit Commended Scholar, 2008
George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science Medal, 2008