Erin Shappell

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Individuality, neural engineering, connecting brain and behavior


Erin graduated from Clemson University in 2020 with a B.S. in computer engineering and a minor in psychology. As an undergraduate in Dr. Melissa Smith’s lab, she completed an honors thesis in EEG data prediction and seizure classification. She has also participated in two NSF REUs: one where she advanced a device that measures the vitality of yeast cells in beer brewing facilities and another where she developed a computational model of the rodent lower urinary tract. With her former REU advisor, Dr. Satish Nair, she is writing an e-book of neural engineering lessons and activities for K-12 teachers. Erin is now a student in Dr. Hang Lu's lab studying the role of individuality in the feeding behavior of C. elegans.

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