Dr. Krishna Shenoy




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Stanford University

Dr. Krishna Shenoy

Dr. Krishna V. Shenoy is the Hong Seh and Vivian W. M. Lim Professor of Engineering, with the Departments of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy, Bioengineering and Neurobiology at Stanford University. He is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.


Dr. Shenoy holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UC Irvine and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He was a postdoctoral fellow in Neurobiology at Caltech from 1995-2001 and has been on faculty at Stanford since then.


Dr. Shenoy directs the Stanford Neural Prosthetic Systems Lab and co-directs the Stanford Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory, which aim to help restore lost motor function to people with paralysis.


Honors and awards include a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences, a Sloan Fellow, a McKnight Technological Innovations in Neurosciences Award, an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, the 2010 Stanford University Postdoc Mentoring Award, and he was elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.


Dr. Shenoy serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards of The University of Washington's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering—a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center—CTRL-Labs Inc., MIND-X Inc., Inscopix Inc. and Heal Inc. He is also a consultant for Neuralink Corp.